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Where is Chesapeake, VA?

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Chesapeake is a city found in Virginia, The United States Of America. It is located 36.82 latitude and -76.27 longitude and it is situated at elevation 9 meters above sea level.

Chesapeake has a population of 222,209 making it the 3rd biggest city in Virginia. It operates on the EDT time zone, which means that it follows the same time zone as Virginia Beach.

Quick facts

Country The United States Of America
State Virginia
Population 222,209
Elevation 9 m over sea level
Time Zone EDT
Longitude -76.274940
Latitude 36.819040

Chesapeake has a population of around 230601, of which 112641 (48%) are male and 117960 (51%) are female. The average age of the inhabitants of Chesapeake is 36.85, meaning that the average person is below the national median age of 37. For every male, there are approximately 1.05 females, meaning that the population is relatively evenly distributed between males and female(s).

Of Chesapeake's 230601 residents, around 223634 (97.00%) identify as having a single race. The majority of the population is white, which consists of 62.30% of the population. Of the remaining population, 68582 are black/African Americans (29.70%), 512 are native Americans (0.20%), 7563 are asians (3.30%), 289 are pacific islanders (0.10%), 3065 are other (1.30%).

The median income of households in Chesapeake is $68620.00, meaning that most of the households are above the poverty threshold for families of three. Of the total population, 4.30% of households reported an annual income of less than $10,000.

Chesapeake, VA Zipcodes

The city of Chesapeake has 6 zipcodes recognized by the United States Census Bureau: 23320, 23321, 23322, 23323, 23324, 23325.

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This page was last updated on October 2, 2015.