Chesapeake, VA
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Chesapeake, VA Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

Chesapeake Housing Market Information

With 235,429 people, 81,518 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $279,043, Chesapeake real estate prices are well above average cost compared to national prices.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Chesapeake, accounting for 66.85% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Chesapeake include row houses and other attached homes ( 13.09%), large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 12.41%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 5.10%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Chesapeake. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 68.37% of Chesapeake's homes, and 66.33% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

There is a lot of housing in Chesapeake built from 1970 to 1999 so parts of town may have that "Brady Bunch" look of homes popular in the '70s and early '80s, although some of these houses were built up through the early '90s as well. There is also a lot of housing in Chesapeake built between 1940-1969 ( 20.73%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 17.51%). There's also some housing in Chesapeake built before 1939 ( 2.00%).

Chesapeake Home Appreciation Rates

Chesapeake's appreciation rate notably has been below the national average for the last ten years. The average annual home appreciation rate in Chesapeake during the period has been just -1.44%, which is lower than 80% of US communities.

Over the last year, Chesapeake appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Chesapeake's appreciation rate has been 3.13%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Chesapeake were at -0.63%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of -2.48%.

Notably, Chesapeake's appreciation rate in the latest quarter is one of the lowest in America.

Relative to Virginia, our data show that Chesapeake's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 60% of the other cities and towns in Virginia.

One very important thing to keep in mind is that these are average appreciation rates for the city. Individual neighborhoods within Chesapeake differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Chesapeake - or in any city or town - that have the best track record of real estate appreciation, by the latest quarter, the last year, 2 years, 5 years, 10 years, or even since 2000, to assist you in making the best Chesapeake real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values

 

Median Home Value:
$279,043

Chesapeake, VA HOME PRICES

Value Range
> $1,065,000 0.4
$799,001 - $1,065,000 0.5
$533,001 - $799,000 3.8
$426,001 - $533,000 7.0
$319,001 - $426,000 21.2
$213,001 - $319,000 34.3
$106,001 - $213,000 26.2
$53,001 - $106,000 2.4
$0 - $53,000 4.0

High for VA
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
18.6101019571077 22.4376731301939

Number Of Homes And Apartments:
81,518

Chesapeake Appreciation Rates

 
Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
VA*
Compared To
America*
Latest Quarter:
2016 Q4 - 2017 Q1
Last 12 Months:
2016 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 2 Years:
2015 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 5 Years:
2012 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 10 Years:
2007 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2017 Q1
78.76% 3.42% 9 9
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership

 

Average Market Rent:
$1,608 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Homeownership
Owners 68.37
Renters 31.63
Vacant 5.93

Housing Market Details

 

Age of Homes

AGE OF Chesapeake HOMES
2000 or Newer 17.5
1970 - 1999 59.8
1940 - 1969 20.7
1939 or Older 2.0

Types of Homes

TYPE OF Chesapeake HOMES
Single-Family 66.8
Townhomes 13.1
Small Apt. Buildings 5.1
Apt. Complexes 12.4
Mobile Homes 2.4
Other 0.1

Home Size

SIZE OF Chesapeake HOMES
No Bedroom 1.20
1 Bedroom 3.61
2 Bedrooms 21.49
3 Bedrooms 41.17
4 Bedrooms 25.16
5 or more bedrooms 7.37