Chesapeake Population 2018

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2016237,9402,5091.07%
2015235,4311,7790.76%
2014233,6523,0311.31%
2013230,6212,2961.01%
2012228,3252,8701.27%
2011225,4553,2461.46%
2010222,20923,02511.56%
2000199,18447,20831.06%
1990151,97637,49032.75%
1980114,48624,90627.80%
197089,5800.00%

Chesapeake Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White143,62360.36%
Black or African American68,58228.82%
Asian7,5633.18%
Two or More Races6,9672.93%
Some Other Race3,0651.29%
American Indian and Alaska Native5120.22%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2890.12%

Population Pyramid

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Chesapeake Housing Indicators

Indicator Value
Median Number of Rooms (per House)
6.4
Houses Without Mortgage
11,921
Houses With Mortgage
45,453
Vacancy Rate
5.9
Median Rent
1,176
Median Home Value
253,800
Renter-Occupied Units
24,144
Owner-Occupied Units
57,374
Total Housing Units
86,657

This chart shows the employment and labor force participation rates in Chesapeake for residents over 16 years of age. The 2015 unemployment rate is 4.7% and the labor force participation rate is 66.8%.

Chesapeake Family/Household Indicators

Indicator Value
Unmarried Partner Households (Same Sex)
0.3
Unmarried Partner Households (Opposite Sex)
3.8
Non Family Households
0
Female Householder (no husband) Families
12650
Male Householder (no wife) Families
4038
Married Couple Families
44616
Average Family Size
3.19
Average Household Size
2.75