In 2017, Chesapeake city, VA had a population of 235k people with a median age of 36.6 and a median household income of $72,214. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Chesapeake city, VA grew from 233,194 to 235,410, a 0.95% increase and its median household income grew from $69,978 to $72,214, a 3.2% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Chesapeake city, VA are White (Non-Hispanic) (58.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (29.2%), White (Hispanic) (3.45%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.21%), and Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (3%). N/A% of the people in Chesapeake city, VA speak a non-English language, and 98.1% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Chesapeake city, VA are Sentara College of Health Sciences (223 degrees awarded in 2017), Altierus Career College-Chesapeake (158 degrees), and Centura College-Chesapeake (155 degrees).
The median property value in Chesapeake city, VA is $260,900, and the homeownership rate is 70.9%. Most people in Chesapeake city, VA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 24.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Chesapeake city, VA is 2 cars per household.