Chesapeake Demographics


  • Total Population235,410
  • Male Population(48.8 %) 114,935
  • Female Population(51.2 %) 120,475
  • Median Age36.60
There are currently 235,410 people living in Chesapeake. Out of the total population number, 114,935 are men and 120,475 are women. The median age for Chesapeake dwellers is 36.60.


  • White Collar87,284
  • Blue Collar21,305
There are currently 87,284 white-collar jobs and 21,305 blue-collar jobs in Chesapeake.


  • Total Households83,031
  • Family Households62,298
  • Non-family Households20,733
  • Households With Children31,762
  • Households Without Children51,269
  • Average People Per Household2.76
There are currently 83,031 households in Chesapeake. Out of this total, 62,298 are family households, 20,733 are non-family households, 31,762 are households with children and 51,269 are households without children. The average number of people per household in Chesapeake is 2.76.

Education(Number of people who have achieved the following levels of education)

  • No High School3,469
  • Some High School59,669
  • Some College54,586
  • Associate Degree15,824
  • Bachelors Degree32,686
  • Graduate Degree18,849
There are 3,469 people living in Chesapeake without a high school degree, 59,669 people with some high school degree and 54,586 people with a college degree. 15,824 people have an associate degree, 32,686 hold a bachelor’s degree, while 18,849 boast a graduate degree.

Marital Status(Number of people who have the following marital status)

  • Never Married56,194
  • Married103,368
  • Separated4,645
  • Widowed9,514
  • Divorced19,298
56,194 of the people living in Chesapeake have never been married, while 103,368 are married and 4,645 are separated. A total of 9,514 people are widowed and 19,298 people are divorced.


  • Average Household Income$88,423
  • Median Household Income$72,214
  • Median Income Under 25$41,074
  • Median Income 25-44$68,816
  • Median Income 45-64$90,179
  • Median Income Over 65$53,524

The average household income for people living in Chesapeake is $88,423, while the median household income is $72,214. The median income in Chesapeake is $41,074 for those under 25, $68,816 for those aged 25 to 44, $90,179 for those aged 45 to 64, and $53,524 for those over the age of 65.


Demographic information is extracted from the Unites States Census Bureau and is deemed reliable, however, COMMERCIALCafé can offer no guarantee of the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods.