Richest Neighborhoods In Chesapeake, VA For 2020


We used science and data to determine which neighborhoods in Chesapeake are home to the 1%.

Editor’s Note: We updated this article for 2020. This is our fifth time ranking the richest neighborhoods to live in Chesapeake.
Richest Neighborhoods In Chesapeake
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Welcome to the land of the 1%. Where you’ll find lawyers, and doctors, and business executives. And while they probably aren’t made of ticky tacky, they are definitely made of money.

These are the wealthiest neighborhoods that Chesapeake has to offer. Where houses go for over 1.91x the national median and household incomes are 1.89x the national median.

But where exactly in Chesapeake do the richest of the rich people live? That would be Deep Creek South where the median income is a cool $103,822.

Here’s a look at the top 10 richest neighborhoods in Chesapeake out of 14 for 2020.

The Richest Neighborhoods In Chesapeake For 2020

  1. Deep Creek South (Homes)
  2. Butts Station (Homes)
  3. Great Bridge East (Homes)
  4. Pleasant Grove West (Homes)
  5. Great Bridge (Homes)

What’s the richest neighborhood to live in Chesapeake for 2020? According to the most recent census data, Deep Creek South looks to be the richest Chesapeake neighborhood to live in.

Summing up the median income of those 10 neighborhoods adds up to $862,268. And that my friend, is more 0s than most of us will see in our bank account for a long, long time — if we ever get that lucky. Continue on to find where your neighborhood ranks amongst the richest in Chesapeake. Once you’re done, you can look at the bottom of the story for a complete chart of every neighborhood we looked at from richest to poorest.

For more Chesapeake reading, check out the best neighborhoods in Chesapeake and the worst neighborhoods in Chesapeake. Or, for living around Chesapeake, out the best Chesapeake suburbs and the worst Chesapeake suburbs.

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How We Determined The Wealthiest Neighborhoods In Chesapeake For 2020

Every city has it’s best neighborhoods — where everyone wants to live — and the worst neighborhoods — where no one wants to live. And then you have the wealthiest neighborhoods, where no one can afford to live.

And by no one, we really mean you because there’s always someone richer than you.

How do you quantify richer than you? We looked at one simple criterion:

Which neighborhoods have the highest median income?

Using census and extrapolated BLS data, we ranked every neighborhood based on income levels.

We ranked every neighborhood in Chesapeake by median income from highest to lowest. The neighborhood with the highest median income, Deep Creek South, was named the richest neighborhood in Chesapeake.

The poorest neighborhood? That would be South Norfolk.

Now a look at how all the neighborhoods in Chesapeake ranked.

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Detailed List Of The Richest Neighborhoods In Chesapeake For 2020

Rank Neighborhood Median Household Income<
1 Deep Creek South $103,822
2 Butts Station $103,654
3 Great Bridge East $96,305
4 Pleasant Grove West $95,727
5 Great Bridge $88,234
6 Pleasant Grove East $83,978
7 Greenbrier East $77,904
8 Western Branch North $71,545
9 Deep Creek West-Dismal Swamp $71,133
10 Western Branch South $69,966
11 Greenbrier West $66,598
12 Deep Creek North $62,935
13 Indian River $54,210
14 South Norfolk $48,169

About Chris Kolmar

Chris Kolmar has been in the real estate business for almost ten years now. He originally worked for Movoto Real Estate as the director of marketing before founding HomeSnacks.

He believes the key to finding the right place to live comes down to looking at the data, reading about things to do, and, most importantly, checking it out yourself before you move.

If you've been looking for a place to live in the past several years, you've probably stumbled upon his writing already.

You can find out more about him on LinkedIn or his website.

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