Chesapeake, Virginia

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Chesapeake is located in Chesapeake City County, VA. The population is , making Chesapeake the largest city in Chesapeake City County and the 3rd largest city in the state of Virginia.

There are 51 public schools in Chesapeake with an average Homefacts rating of B+. The total crime rate for Chesapeake is moderate , and there are 12 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Chesapeake is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Chesapeake property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Chesapeake include Portsmouth, South Mills Township and Moyock.

Chesapeake Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Very good
  • No High School Diploma: 10.6%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 61%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 28.5%

Crime Rate

8.73% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 160
  • Violent Crimes: 456
  • Robbery: 57
  • Burglary: 209
  • Property Crime: 2
  • Larceny Theft: 1

Registered Offenders

100.00% Lower than national avg.
  • 12 offenders in Chesapeake
  • 0.00 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

727 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 1
  • Registered Polluters: 31
  • Superfunds: 48
  • Tanks & Spills: 647


Moderate 3.2%
  • Virginia unemployment average: 3.2%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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51 Public Schools view public schools

There are 51 K-12 public schools in Chesapeake, VA and 24 private schools. Homefacts rates Chesapeake's schools as Very good, with an overall B+ rating.

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Crime view details

12 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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886 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Chesapeake, VA issued 886 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 886 permits, 846 were issued for single family homes and 40 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Chesapeake, VA issued 1,660 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 1,660 permits, 911 were issued for single family homes and 749 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $1,001
  • 1 Bedroom: $1,019
  • 2 Bedrooms: $1,200
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,685
  • 4 Bedrooms: $2,056

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Environmental Hazards

727 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (385/400)
    Chesapeake, VA has 96.25% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 3 COUNTY
    Chesapeake, VA is a green zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 5.15 Average
    Chesapeake, VA is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 42.05°
  • February 45.5°
  • March 52.08°
  • April 63.68°
  • May 68.9°
  • June 77.63°
  • July 80.42°
  • August 79.37°
  • September 73.65°
  • October 63.52°
  • November 51.68°
  • December 45.07°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Chesapeake, VA

Chesapeake, VA has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Chesapeake, VA has a high risk of hurricanes.
Chesapeake, VA has a high risk of hail storms.
Chesapeake, VA has a high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Chesapeake, VA: $66,563


Unemployment in Chesapeake is 3.2%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 3.2% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 48.22%
White Collar - 51.78%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Terry McAuliffe
  • Sen. Tim Kaine
  • Sen. Mark R. Warner

City Representatives

  • J. Randy Forbes

Neighborhood Info

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Nearest Major Airports

74 FCC Towers view all

1 Hospital view all

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