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 1.83x the national median and household incomes are 1.85x the national median.
But where exactly in Chesapeake do the richest of the rich people live? That would be Great Bridge East where the median income is a cool $130,959.
Here’s a look at the top 10 richest neighborhoods in Chesapeake out of 14 for 2018:
- Great Bridge East (Homes)
- Pleasant Grove West (Homes)
- Butts Station (Homes)
- Deep Creek South (Homes)
- Great Bridge (Homes)
- Pleasant Grove East (Homes)
- Greenbrier East (Homes)
- Western Branch South (Homes)
- Deep Creek West-Dismal Swamp (Homes)
- Western Branch North (Homes)
Summing up the median income of those 10 neighborhoods adds up to $836,867. 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.
How We Determined The Most Well To Do Neighborhoods In Chesapeake For 2018
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?
We ranked every neighborhood in Chesapeake by median income from highest to lowest. The neighborhood with the highest median income, Great Bridge East, 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 2018
|Rank||Neighborhood||Median Household Income|
|1||Great Bridge East||$101,872|
|2||Pleasant Grove West||$95,142|
|4||Deep Creek South||$89,606|
|6||Pleasant Grove East||$78,924|
|8||Western Branch South||$72,342|
|9||Deep Creek West-Dismal Swamp||$72,054|
|10||Western Branch North||$69,769|
|12||Deep Creek North||$63,641|