Chesapeake Beach, Maryland Population 2020

6,034

Chesapeake Beach is a city located in Maryland. With a 2020 population of 6,034, it is the 37th largest city in Maryland and the 4269th largest city in the United States. Chesapeake Beach is currently growing at a rate of 0.37% annually and its population has increased by 4.88% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,753 in 2010. Spanning over 3 miles, Chesapeake Beach has a population density of 2,241 people per square mile.

The average household income in Chesapeake Beach is $124,394 with a poverty rate of 6.88%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,777 per month, and the median house value is $328,600. The median age in Chesapeake Beach is 34.3 years, 34.1 years for males, and 34.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 88.8 males.

Chesapeake Beach Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Chesapeake Beach was:

  • White: 84.38%
  • Black or African American: 7.45%
  • Two or more races: 7.31%
  • Asian: 0.86%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Chesapeake Beach, Maryland is 6,034, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,990.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,753.

Chesapeake Beach, Maryland Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,99784.38%
Black or African American4417.45%
Two or More Races4337.31%
Asian510.86%

Chesapeake Beach Population Pyramid 2020

Chesapeake Beach Median Age

34.3


Total

34.1


Male

34.8


Female

Chesapeake Beach Adults

There are 4,181 adults, (716 of whom are seniors) in Chesapeake Beach.

Chesapeake Beach Age Dependency

70.9

Age Dependency Ratio

20.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Chesapeake Beach Sex Ratio

Female

3,137

52.97%

Male

2,785

47.03%

Chesapeake Beach Households and Families

Chesapeake Beach Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Chesapeake Beach Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78%22%
All69.5%30.5%
Non Family67.6%32.4%
Female51.9%48.1%
Male37.6%62.4%

69.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,1712.7369.5
Married1,0443.6378
Non Family7741.1967.6
Female2683.3951.9
Male853.6137.6

3.42

Average Family Size

2.73

Average Household Size

7.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.7%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Chesapeake Beach Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade762.00%
9th to 12th Grade1253.29%
High School Graduate1,01326.70%
Some College94324.86%
Associates Degree3729.80%
Bachelors Degree65317.21%
Graduate Degree61216.13%

Chesapeake Beach Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,2023,023986
Black307307161
Multiple Races21219062
Asian515137
Hispanic424219

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 72.55%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$68,682$81,667$54,342
Less Than High School$31,016$44,779$22,011
High School Grad$50,030$60,236$36,429
Some College$65,125$87,815$36,684
Bachelors Degree$93,850$98,516$86,458
Graduate Degree$84,779$96,628$80,588

$68,682

Average Earnings

$81,667

Average Male

$54,342

Average Female

Chesapeake Beach Language

Chesapeake Beach Language by Age

Chesapeake Beach Language

96.40% of Chesapeake Beach residents speak only English, while 3.60% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.51% of the population.

Chesapeake Beach Poverty

Chesapeake Beach Poverty by Race

6.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.92%

Male Poverty Rate

5.97%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chesapeake Beach

The race most likely to be in poverty in Chesapeake Beach is White, with 8.22% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Chesapeake Beach is White, with 8.22% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.12%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.37%.

Name Poverty
High School13.03%
Less Than High School7.96%
Some College5.55%
Bachelors or Greater2.21%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed35.57%
Female Employed3.88%
Male Employed1.38%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Chesapeake Beach Income

Chesapeake Beach Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$101,517$124,394
Families$118,250$138,147
Married Families$134,937-
Non Families$70,167$92,950

Chesapeake Beach Marital Status

Chesapeake Beach Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.7%

Male Marriage Rate

46.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Chesapeake Beach Married by Age and Sex

Chesapeake Beach Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Chesapeake Beach Marital Status by Race

Chesapeake Beach Veterans

621

Number of Veterans

519

Male Veterans

102

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War296
First Gulf War169
Vietnam113
Korea31
World War II20
Age Group Veterans
18 to 34198
55 to 64143
35 to 54130
75+82
65 to 7468
Name Veterans % of Total
White45913.19%
2 or More10047.62%
Black6217.66%

$Chesapeake Beach Veterans by Education

19.65%

Veteran Poverty Rate

10.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chesapeake Beach Employment Status

73.6%

Labor Force Participation

67.3%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Chesapeake Beach Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

44.75%

Born in Maryland

97.08%

Native Born

2.92%

Foreign Born

0.19%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.08% of Chesapeake Beach residents were born in the United States, with 44.75% having been born in Maryland. 0.19% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20206,034220.37%
20196,012220.37%
20185,990420.71%
20175,948220.37%
20165,926380.65%
20155,888-3-0.05%
20145,89170.12%
20135,884470.81%
20125,837290.50%
20115,808240.41%
20105,7842,6046.16%
20003,1800.00%