Chesapeake city, Virginia Population 2018

Chesapeake city, Virginia's estimated population is 240,397 with a growth rate of 1.17% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Chesapeake city, Virginia is the 8th largest county in Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017240,3972,7761.17%
2016237,6214,4271.90%
2016233,194-1,998-0.85%
2015235,1921,7620.75%
2014233,4303,0201.31%
2013230,4102,3101.01%
2012228,1002,7191.21%
2011225,3811,8220.81%
2010223,55971,58347.10%
1990151,97637,49032.75%
1980114,48624,90627.80%
197089,5800.00%

Chesapeake city, Virginia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White145,131
Black or African American69,273
Asian7,515
Two or More Races7,433
Some Other Race3,116
American Indian and Alaska Native455
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander271

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Chesapeake city, Virginia Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Chesapeake city, Virginia Median Age

36.7


Total

35.2


Male

38.2


Female

Chesapeake city, Virginia Adults

There are 176,061 adults, (27,750 of which are seniors) in Chesapeake city, Virginia.

Chesapeake city, Virginia Age Dependency

57.2

Age Dependency Ratio

18.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Chesapeake city, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

119,306

51.16%

Male

113,888

48.84%

Chesapeake city, Virginia Households and Families

Chesapeake city, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Chesapeake city, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.8%17.2%
All70.1%29.9%
Non Family58.3%41.7%
Male57.2%42.8%
Female47.9%52.1%

70.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Chesapeake city, Virginia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All82,5732.7470.1
Married45,1143.2682.8
Non Family20,8951.2358.3
Female12,5013.2747.9
Male4,0633.1157.2

3.19

Average Family Size

2.74

Average Household Size

3.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Chesapeake city, Virginia Households

Chesapeake city, Virginia Education

Chesapeake city, Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,6072.33%
9th to 12th Grade9,7626.32%
High School Graduate40,13025.96%
Some College39,73925.71%
Associates Degree14,3909.31%
Bachelors Degree29,91219.35%
Graduate Degree17,04311.03%

Chesapeake city, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White95,37889,27130,527
Black44,72538,66910,757
Hispanic6,5865,9321,920
Asian5,3984,9662,863
Multiple Races2,6592,542883
Other Race1,5831,225239
Native American363354162
Islander1551558

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 53.04%.

Chesapeake city, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,738$50,344$35,371
Less Than High School$21,556$23,060$18,723
High School Grad$30,791$36,970$24,038
Some College$40,343$49,838$32,542
Bachelors Degree$52,199$68,255$43,745
Graduate Degree$71,398$94,240$54,546

$41,738

Average Earnings

$50,344

Average Male

$35,371

Average Female

Chesapeake city, Virginia Language

Chesapeake city, Virginia Language by Age

Chesapeake city, Virginia Language

92.80% of Chesapeake city, Virginia residents speak only English, while 7.20% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.43% of the population.

Chesapeake city, Virginia Poverty

Chesapeake city, Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black65,06810,27915.80%
White134,5188,4336.27%
Hispanic12,1582,00016.45%
Multiple7,3266268.54%
Other3,07757518.69%
Asian7,4841762.35%
Native396307.58%
Islander2573011.67%

9.48%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.90%

Male Poverty Rate

10.92%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chesapeake city, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Chesapeake city, Virginia is Other, with 18.69% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Chesapeake city, Virginia is Asian, with 2.35% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.08%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.70%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.81%.

Chesapeake city, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.47%
High School9.76%
Some College6.41%
Bachelors or Greater2.04%

Chesapeake city, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed32.36%
Male Unemployed24.14%
Female Employed6.04%
Male Employed3.49%

Chesapeake city, Virginia Income

Chesapeake city, Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$69,978$85,349
Families$80,359$94,964
Married Families$94,898$109,381
Non Families$42,228$53,153

Chesapeake city, Virginia Marital Status

Chesapeake city, Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.5%

Male Marriage Rate

51.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Chesapeake city, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

Chesapeake city, Virginia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Chesapeake city, Virginia Marital Status by Race

Chesapeake city, Virginia Veterans

Chesapeake city, Virginia Veterans by War

26,708

Number of Veterans

22,290

Male Veterans

4,418

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
First Gulf War10,085
Second Gulf War9,159
Vietnam6,540
Korea1,119
World War II646

Chesapeake city, Virginia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 5410,358
55 to 645,875
65 to 743,879
18 to 343,830
75+2,766

Chesapeake city, Virginia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White18,31817.12%
Black6,96413.62%
Hispanic1,41019.22%
Asian5509.47%
2 or More52816.33%
Other29914.91%
Hawaiian2515.24%
Indian246.42%

Chesapeake city, Virginia Veterans by Education

3.42%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.32%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chesapeake city, Virginia Employment Status

Chesapeake city, Virginia Employment by Age

66.3%

Labor Force Participation

58.9%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

Chesapeake city, Virginia Employment by Race

Chesapeake city, Virginia Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Chesapeake city, Virginia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Chesapeake222306237940156347.03%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990