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Chesapeake, Ohio - Basic Facts

The Village of Chesapeake had a population of 723 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Chesapeake is located at latitude 38.4269 and longitude -82.4562 in Lawrence County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Chesapeake (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.47 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles. Lawrence County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 558 feet.

The Village of Chesapeake (GNIS ID: 2397614) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Chesapeake is located within Township of Union, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lawrence County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Chesapeake population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Chesapeake: Frampton, Kounston, Kuntzs Landing.

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Village of Chesapeake, OH Boundary Map

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Chesapeake, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 723
Population in Households 722
Population in Familes 534
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 1,530
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 334
Average Household Size 2.16
Family Households 184
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 399 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 205 (51.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 129 (32.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 65 (16.3%)
Median Home Value $101,000
Average Home Value $120,510


Median Household Income $35,578
Average Household Income $47,276
Per Capita Income $21,965
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.57% -0.36%
Households -0.62% -0.48%
Families -1.1% -0.66%
Median Household Income   1.96%
Per Capita Income   2.83%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Chesapeake, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chesapeake to the other 1,204 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 753 38th
Population Density1 # 447 63rd
Diversity Index2 # 600 50th
Median Household Income # 1050 13th
Per Capita Income # 727 40th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Ohio Census Data Comparison Tool.