Chesapeake Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Chesapeake, VA

General Chesapeake Information

State: Virginia

County: Chesapeake County

Close cities: Hampton, VA, Norfolk, VA, Rescue, VA, Virginia Beach, VA, Suffolk, VA, Carrollton, VA, Portsmouth, VA, Battery Park, VA, Smithfield, VA

Chesapeake Population (census data)
Total 219,154 (+9.8% since 2000)
Male 106,425 (48.6%)
Female 112,729 (51.4%)

Population Density: 643 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 87.1 (US Avg is 100)

Chesapeake Elevation: 15 feet above sea level

Land Area: 340.7 square miles

Median Household Income: $63,517

Zip Codes: 23328, 23322, 23327, 23323, 23326, 23321, 23325, 23320, and 23324.

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Chesapeake Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (65.9%)
  • Black (28.5%)
  • Hispanic (2.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.6%)
  • Filipino (1.0%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)
  • Other race (0.7%)
Ancestry Information:
  • English (10.5%)
  • German (10.3%)
  • United States (9.7%)
  • Irish (9.5%)
  • Italian (4.1%)
  • French (2.3%)
Foriegn Born: 5,971 people (2.7%)
  • Asia (48.1%)
  • Europe (25.9%)
  • Latin America (25.9%)

Local Chesapeake Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Washington Nationals, Baltimore Orioles
NBA Basketball: Washington Wizards
NHL Hockey: Washington Capitals

Chesapeake School Information

High Schools
Deep Creek High (2900 Margaret Booker Drive, Chesapeake, VA, 23323 - Chesapeake City Public Schools District)
Great Bridge High (301 West Hanbury Road, Chesapeake, VA, 23322 - Chesapeake City Public Schools District)
Hickory High (1996 Hawk Boulevard, Chesapeake, VA, 23322 - Chesapeake City Public Schools District)
Indian River High (1969 Braves Trail, Chesapeake, VA, 23325 - Chesapeake City Public Schools District)
Oscar F. Smith High (1994 Tiger Drive, Chesapeake, VA, 23320 - Chesapeake City Public Schools District)
Western Branch High (1968 Bruin Place, Chesapeake, VA, 23321 - Chesapeake City Public Schools District)
Middle Schools
Crestwood Middle (1420 Great Bridge Boulevard, Chesapeake, VA, 23320 - Chesapeake City Public Schools District)
Deep Creek Middle (1955 Deal Drive, Chesapeake, VA, 23323 - Chesapeake City Public Schools District)
Great Bridge Middle (441 Battlefield Boulevard South, Chesapeake, VA, 23322 - Chesapeake City Public Schools District)
Greenbrier Middle (1016 Greenbrier Parkway, Chesapeake, VA, 23320 - Chesapeake City Public Schools District)
Hickory Middle School (1997 Hawk Boulevard, Chesapeake, VA, 23322 - Chesapeake City Public Schools District)
Hugo A. Owens Middle (1997 Horseback Run, Chesapeake, VA, 23323 - Chesapeake City Public Schools District)
Indian River Middle (2300 Old Greenbrier Road, Chesapeake, VA, 23325 - Chesapeake City Public Schools District)
Jolliff Middle (1021 Jolliff Road, Chesapeake, VA, 23321 - Chesapeake City Public Schools District)
Oscar Smith Middle (2500 Rodgers Street, Chesapeake, VA, 23324 - Chesapeake City Public Schools District)
Western Branch Middle (4201 Hawksley Drive, Chesapeake, VA, 23321 - Chesapeake City Public Schools District)
Elementary Schools
Camelot Elementary (2901 Guenevere Drive, Chesapeake, VA, 23323 - Chesapeake City Public Schools District)
Cedar Road Elementary (1605 Cedar Road, Chesapeake, VA, 23322 - Chesapeake City Public Schools District)
Deep Creek Central Elementary (2448 Shipyard Road, Chesapeake, VA, 23323 - Chesapeake City Public Schools District)
Deep Creek Elementary (2809 Forehand Drive, Chesapeake, VA, 23323 - Chesapeake City Public Schools District)
Edwin W. Chittum Elementary (2008 Dock Landing Road, Chesapeake, VA, 23321 - Chesapeake City Public Schools District)
G. A. Treakle Elementary (2500 Gilmerton Road, Chesapeake, VA, 23323 - Chesapeake City Public Schools District)
Grassfield Elementary (2248 Averill Drive, Chesapeake, VA, 23323 - Chesapeake City Public Schools District)
Hickory Elementary (109 Benefit Road, Chesapeake, VA, 23322 - Chesapeake City Public Schools District)
Southeastern Elementary (1853 Battlefield Boulevard South, Chesapeake, VA, 23322 - Chesapeake City Public Schools District)
Southwestern Elementary (4410 Airline Boulevard, Chesapeake, VA, 23321 - Chesapeake City Public Schools District)
Thurgood Marshall Elementary (2706 Border Road, Chesapeake, VA, 23324 - Chesapeake City Public Schools District)
Other/Private Schools
Butts Road Intermediate (1571 Mt Pleasant Road, Chesapeake, VA, 23322 - Chesapeake City Public Schools District)
Crestwood Intermediate (1240 Great Bridge Boulevard, Chesapeake, VA, 23320 - Chesapeake City Public Schools District)
George W. Carver Intermediate (2601 Broad Street, Chesapeake, VA, 23324 - Chesapeake City Public Schools District)
Great Bridge Intermediate (253 West Hanbury Road, Chesapeake, VA, 23322 - Chesapeake City Public Schools District)
Greenbrier Intermediate (1701 River Birch Run N, Chesapeake, VA, 23320 - Chesapeake City Public Schools District)
Norfolk Highlands Primary (1115 Myrtle Avenue, Chesapeake, VA, 23325 - Chesapeake City Public Schools District)
Sparrow Road Intermediate (1605 Sparrow Road, Chesapeake, VA, 23325 - Chesapeake City Public Schools District)
Truitt Intermediate (1100 Holly Avenue, Chesapeake, VA, 23324 - Chesapeake City Public Schools District)
Western Branch Intermediate (4013 Terry Drive, Chesapeake, VA, 23321 - Chesapeake City Public Schools District)

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