Chesapeake City is a tiny coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 690 people and just one neighborhood, Chesapeake City is the 238th largest community in Maryland. Chesapeake City has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns in the country.
Real Estate Prices
Housing costs in Chesapeake City 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
Unlike some towns, Chesapeake City isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Chesapeake City are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Chesapeake City is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Chesapeake City who work in sales jobs (14.52%), teaching (12.05%) and management occupations (11.78%).
Also of interest is that Chesapeake City 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 City 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 City is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Chesapeake City, the average commute to work is 30.54 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.