In 2020, Chesapeake, VA had a population of 243k people with a median age of 37 and a median household income of $81,261. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Chesapeake, VA grew from 239,982 to 242,647, a 1.11% increase and its median household income grew from $78,640 to $81,261, a 3.33% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Chesapeake, VA are White (Non-Hispanic) (56.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (29%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.15%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.32%), and White (Hispanic) (3.24%).
None of the households in Chesapeake, VA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
97.6% of the residents in Chesapeake, VA are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Chesapeake, VA are Sentara College of Health Sciences (144 degrees awarded in 2020), Centura College-Chesapeake (110 degrees), and Aviation Institute of Maintenance-Chesapeake (90 degrees).
In 2020, the median property value in Chesapeake, VA was $286,000, and the homeownership rate was 72.3%. Most people in Chesapeake, VA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Chesapeake, VA was 2 cars per household.