Chesapeake Beach is a somewhat small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 5,874 people and just one neighborhood, Chesapeake Beach is the 122nd largest community in Maryland.
Real Estate Prices
Housing costs in Chesapeake Beach are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Maryland.
Occupations and Workforce
Chesapeake Beach is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 86.51% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Chesapeake Beach is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Chesapeake Beach who work in office and administrative support (20.95%), management occupations (12.44%) and food service (9.59%).
Also of interest is that Chesapeake Beach has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
One of the nice things about Chesapeake Beach is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.
One downside of living in Chesapeake Beach, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 38.81 minutes every day commuting to work.