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Chesapeake, Ohio - Basic Facts

The Village of Chesapeake is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Lawrence County at latitude 38.4269 and longitude -82.4562. Lawrence County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 558 feet.

The formal official name is the Village of Chesapeake, but most people and references simply refer to it as Chesapeake, Ohio.

The P1 Census Class Code for Chesapeake indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

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

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Chesapeake, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 726
Population in Households 725
Population in Familes 534
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 1,537
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 336
Average Household Size 2.16
Family Households 186
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 399 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 208 (52.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 128 (32.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 63 (15.8%)
Median Home Value $93,333
Average Home Value $114,303


Median Household Income $36,946
Average Household Income $46,779
Per Capita Income $21,775
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.61% -0.39%
Households -0.62% -0.42%
Families -1.11% -0.54%
Median Household Income   3.13%
Per Capita Income   2.89%
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, 2014 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 # 438 64th
Diversity Index2 # 593 51st
Median Household Income # 1010 16th
Per Capita Income # 727 40th

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