Chesapeake, Virginia Population 2018
Chesapeake, Virginia's estimated population is 240,397 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Chesapeake, Virginia is the 3rd largest city in Virginia based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.
The population density is 710.16 people/mi² (274.19 people/km²), with a household density of 100.15 people/km² (259.39 people/mi²).
The overall median age is 36.7 years, 35.2 years for males, and 38.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.5 males.
Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 87,807 households in the city, with an average size of 2.74 people per household. The vacancy rate was 6%, with a median rent of $1180/month. The median house has 6.4 rooms, and has a value of $256,500.
The median income for households in Chesapeake, Virginia is $69,978, while the mean household income is $85,349. The per capita income is $30,764, and 7.8% of families and 9.5% of individuals are below the federal poverty line. 14.5% of those under 18 are in poverty, and 6.3% of those 65 years or older.