Chesapeake, Virginia 

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Population

235,410

+7.4% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

5.0%

Median Income

$70,176

Median Home Price

$270,300

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Best Places to Live in Chesapeake, Virginia

Large-city complex - Southeast Virginia coast. May, October and September are the most pleasant months in Chesapeake, while July and January are the least comfortable months.

Chesapeake, VA Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Nearby water recreation
Educated population
Stable economy
Cons
Growth and sprawl
Rising costs
Air service


What Bert Has To Say About Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News Metro Area

This complex area straddles the waterway known as Hampton Roads, a large bay that empties into the Chesapeake Bay and Atlantic Ocean. It is the largest metropolitan area in the state in terms of population, and offers an interesting mix of urban, suburban, waterfront and inland environments. The cities of Norfolk, Chesapeake, and Portsmouth are to the south of the waterway, with the large and rapidly growing Virginia Beach located a few miles to the east along the Atlantic Shore. Hampton and Newport News lie to the north across a long bridge-tunnel connection. The natural harbor makes for one of the best ports on the East Coast, and shipping and shipbuilding activity are paramount, along with fishing and seaport-related commerce.


QUICK FACTS

City: Chesapeake
Zip Codes: 23322 23320 23323 23321 23324 23325
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 30 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Chesapeake is 5.0% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Chesapeake jobs have increased by 1.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Chesapeake's cost of living is 6.4% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Chesapeake's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Chesapeake city county flipped moderately Democratic, 52.2% to 45.8%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Chesapeake's population is 235,410 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 7.4%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 25.9 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Chesapeake is Real Estate: $270,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.1%.

SCHOOLS
Chesapeake public schools spend $11,551 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.1 students per teacher in Chesapeake. More Education



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Housing Market in Chesapeake

It's a good time to buy in Chesapeake. Home Appreciation is up 4.1% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Chesapeake is $270,300.

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Reviews for Chesapeake   33 Reviews
Family Friendly and great Schools! - 8/26/2020
I lived here in Virginia near the Cedar Rd. not so far from Tidewater Community college. If you want a great place to live to raise children, its Chesapeake... Read More

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Family friendly and we've got the beach, that's it - 3/29/2020
I live around this area currently, in the "Hampton Roads". Which consists of Virginia Beach, Suffolk, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Newport News, Hampton, and Chesapeake. We're... Read More

Chesapeake has Little to Offer - 10/7/2018
I was born in Hampton Roads and lived there for more than 65 years. We lived in the city of Chesapeake for three years from 2014-2017. Frankly, we were very glad to... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN CHESAPEAKE, VIRGINIA
23322 23320 23323 23321 23324 23325

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