Living in Chesapeake, WV

Demographics
Updated: 2020-03-10

Chesapeake SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
4
Affordability
8
Diversity
7
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8
Education
4
Commute
8

Chesapeake, West Virginia Info Snack

Population
1,899
Unemployment
7.1%
Poverty
24.5%
Median Home
$63,900
Median Income
$37,717
Median Rent
$690

Rankings for Chesapeake in West Virginia

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2

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3

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4

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5

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6

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Map Of Chesapeake, WV

Population over time in Chesapeake

Year Population % Change
2017 1,899 4.3%
2016 1,820 15.9%
2015 1,570 1.7%
2014 1,544 5.1%
2013 1,469 2.7%
2012 1,430 -14.9%
2011 1,681 -5.8%
2010 1,784 4.9%
2009 1,701 -

Race / Ethnicity in Chesapeake

White
85.5% (1,624)
African American
8.2% (156)
American Indian
0.6% (11)
Asian
0.0% (0)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
3.1% (58)
Hispanic
2.6% (50)
Race Chesapeake WV USA
White 85.5% 92.1% 61.1%
African American 8.2% 3.6% 12.3%
American Indian 0.6% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 0.0% 0.8% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.1% 1.6% 2.4%
Hispanic 2.6% 1.5% 17.8%

Household Income For Chesapeake, West Virginia

Less than $10,000
17.1% (32,513)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.5% (8,481)
$15,000 to $24,999
17.9% (33,927)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.7% (18,377)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.4% (27,330)
$50,000 to $74,999
22.7% (43,116)
$75,000 to $99,999
8.3% (15,785)
$100,000 to $149,999
3.8% (7,303)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.6% (3,062)
$200,000 or more
0.0% (0)
Income Chesapeake WV USA
Less than $10,000 17.1% 9.0% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.5% 6.2% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 17.9% 13.2% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.7% 11.6% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.4% 14.4% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 22.7% 17.9% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 8.3% 11.0% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 3.8% 10.7% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.6% 3.2% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 0.0% 2.7% 7.0%

Gender in Chesapeake

Female
52.9% (1,005)
Male
47.1% (894)
Gender Chesapeake WV USA
Female 52.9% 50.6% 50.8%
Male 47.1% 49.4% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Chesapeake for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.0% (75)
9-12th Grade
10.0% (189)
High School / GED
53.0% (1,006)
Some College
19.0% (360)
Associate's Degree
7.0% (132)
Bachelor's Degree
4.0% (75)
Master's Degree
3.0% (56)
Professional Degree
0.0% (0)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Chesapeake WV USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 10.0% 9.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 53.0% 41.0% 27.0%
Some College 19.0% 19.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 7.0% 7.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 4.0% 12.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 3.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 0.0% 1.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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