The 5 Richest Neighborhoods In Chesapeake, VA For 2024

The richest Chesapeake neighborhoods are Butts Station and Deep Creek South for 2024 based on Saturday Night Science.

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Welcome to the land of the 1%. Where you’ll find lawyers, and doctors, and business executives. And while they 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 1.95x the national median and household incomes are 2.18x the national median.

But where exactly in Chesapeake do the richest of the rich people live? That would be Butts Station where the median income is a cool $120,043.

Here’s a look at the top 10 wealthiest neighborhoods in Chesapeake out of 14 for 2024.

The Richest Neighborhoods In Chesapeake For 2024

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

What’s the richest neighborhood to live in Chesapeake for 2024? According to the most recent census data, Butts Station looks to be the richest Chesapeake neighborhood to live in.

Summing up the median income of those 10 neighborhoods adds up to $987,816. 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.

Find where your neighborhood ranks amongst the richest in Chesapeake.

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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Richst Neighborhoods In Chesapeake For 2024 By Median Income

Rank Neighborhood Median Household Income
1 Butts Station $120,043
2 Deep Creek South $113,917
3 Great Bridge East $113,893
4 Pleasant Grove West $104,320
5 Great Bridge $102,282
6 Western Branch South $92,434
7 Greenbrier East $87,766
8 Western Branch North $87,613
9 Pleasant Grove East $86,264
10 Greenbrier West $79,284
11 Deep Creek West-Dismal Swamp $79,245
12 Deep Creek North $67,890
13 Indian River $59,873
14 South Norfolk $52,299

How We Determined The Wealthiest Neighborhoods In Chesapeake For 2024

Every city has its 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 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 Saturday Night Science, we researched income data from the Census and BLS for every neighborhood in Chesapeake.

We ranked every neighborhood in Chesapeake by median income from highest to lowest. The neighborhood with the highest median income, Butts Station, was named the wealthiest neighborhood in Chesapeake.

The richest neighborhoods in Chesapeake are Butts Station, Deep Creek South, Great Bridge East, Pleasant Grove West, Great Bridge, Western Branch South, Greenbrier East, Western Branch North, Pleasant Grove East, and Greenbrier West.

The poorest neighborhood? That would be South Norfolk.

The poorest neighborhoods in Chesapeake are South Norfolk, Indian River, Deep Creek North, Deep Creek West-Dismal Swamp, and Greenbrier West.

We updated this article for 2024. This is our tenth time ranking the most affluent neighborhoods to live in Chesapeake.

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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.

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