Chesapeake, WV
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Chesapeake, West Virginia Info Snack

Population
1,915
Unemployment
10.1%
Poverty
27.2%
Median Home
$62,500
Median Income
$38,550
Median Rent
$711

Chesapeake SnackAbility

4
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
4
Affordability
8
Diversity
6
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8
Education
5
Commute
7

Rankings for Chesapeake in West Virginia

Map Of Chesapeake, WV

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3

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5

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6

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Population over time in Chesapeake

Year Population % Change
2019 1,915 0.8%
2018 1,899 4.3%
2017 1,820 15.9%
2016 1,570 1.7%
2015 1,544 5.1%
2014 1,469 2.7%
2013 1,430 -14.9%
2012 1,681 -5.8%
2011 1,784 4.9%
2010 1,701 -

Race / Ethnicity in Chesapeake

White
86.1% (1,649)
African American
7.7% (147)
American Indian
1.1% (22)
Asian
0.0% (0)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
3.3% (63)
Hispanic
1.8% (34)
Race Chesapeake WV USA
White 86.1% 92.0% 60.7%
African American 7.7% 3.6% 12.3%
American Indian 1.1% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 0.0% 0.8% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.3% 1.6% 2.4%
Hispanic 1.8% 1.6% 18.0%

Gender in Chesapeake

Female
52.5% (1,006)
Male
47.5% (909)
Gender Chesapeake WV USA
Female 52.5% 50.6% 50.8%
Male 47.5% 49.4% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Chesapeake for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.0% (76)
9-12th Grade
9.0% (172)
High School / GED
49.0% (938)
Some College
21.0% (402)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (153)
Bachelor's Degree
5.0% (95)
Master's Degree
4.0% (76)
Professional Degree
0.0% (0)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Chesapeake WV USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 9.0% 9.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 49.0% 40.0% 27.0%
Some College 21.0% 19.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 7.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 5.0% 12.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 4.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 0.0% 1.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Chesapeake, West Virginia

Less than $10,000
18.4% (35,232)
$10,000 to $14,999
5.6% (10,785)
$15,000 to $24,999
14.6% (28,041)
$25,000 to $34,999
8.6% (16,537)
$35,000 to $49,999
16.5% (31,637)
$50,000 to $74,999
20.2% (38,587)
$75,000 to $99,999
6.6% (12,702)
$100,000 to $149,999
7.8% (14,859)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.6% (3,115)
$200,000 or more
0.0% (0)
Income Chesapeake WV USA
Less than $10,000 18.4% 8.7% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 5.6% 6.0% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 14.6% 12.6% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 8.6% 11.2% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 16.5% 14.3% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 20.2% 17.7% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 6.6% 11.4% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 7.8% 11.4% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.6% 3.6% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 0.0% 3.0% 7.7%

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