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 3.3% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
May, October and September are the most pleasant months in Chesapeake, while July and January are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather
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In the last Presidential election, Chesapeake city county flipped moderately Democratic, 52.2% to 45.8%. More Voting Stats
Chesapeake's population is 247,011 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 7.4%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 25.9 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Chesapeake is Real Estate: $314,600
. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.1%.
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