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Chesapeake, Ohio - Basic Facts

The Village of Chesapeake had a population of 710 as of July 1, 2018.

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, 2018.

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

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Chesapeake, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 710
Population in Households 709
Population in Familes 523
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 1,499
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $38,336
Average Household Income $51,121
Per Capita Income $23,851


Total Housing Units 389 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 211 (54.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 117 (30.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 61 (15.7%)
Median Home Value $92,606
Average Home Value $131,808


Total Households 328
Average Household Size 2.16
Family Households 179
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.58% -0.51%
Households -0.61% -0.55%
Families -1.03% -0.79%
Median Household Income   3.02%
Per Capita Income   3.56%

Chesapeake, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chesapeake to the other 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 757 38th
Population Density # 455 63rd
Diversity Index # 583 52nd
Median Household Income # 1079 11th
Per Capita Income # 757 38th

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