Chesapeake, OH Population

By | June 30, 2019

Population: 842. Estimated population in 2021: 879 (+4.4% change)
Males: 393 (46.7%), Females: 449 (53.3%)

Lawrence County

Zip code: 45619

Median resident age: 41.6 years
Median household income: $24,653
Median house value: $71,300

Races in Chesapeake:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.9%)
  • Hispanic (1.5%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)

Ancestries: United States (28.3%), German (8.9%), English (8.6%), Irish (6.5%), Scotch-Irish (1.5%), French (1.1%).

Elevation: 567 feet

Land area: 0.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Chesapeake

  • High school or higher: 72.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 10.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.2%
  • Unemployed: 10.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 16.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Chesapeake village

  • Never married: 21.0%
  • Now married: 52.2%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 12.4%
  • Divorced: 11.9%

1.9% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -435 (-34.1%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Chesapeake:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Chesapeake:

  • TRI-STATE/MILTON J. FERGUSON FIELD (about 8 miles; HUNTINGTON, WV; Abbreviation: HTS)
  • YEAGER (about 61 miles; CHARLESTON, WV; Abbreviation: CRW)
  • MID-OHIO VALLEY REGIONAL (about 95 miles; PARKERSBURG, WV; Abbreviation: PKB)

Other public-use airports nearest to Chesapeake:

  • LAWRENCE COUNTY AIRPARK (about 3 miles; CHESAPEAKE/HUNTINGTON WVA, OH; Abbreviation: HTW)
  • ROBERT NEWLON FIELD (about 11 miles; HUNTINGTON, WV; Abbreviation: I41)
  • ONA AIRPARK (about 18 miles; MILTON, WV; Abbreviation: 12V)

Amtrak stations near Chesapeake:

  • 2 miles: HUNTINGTON (8TH AVE. & 10TH ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 14 miles: ASHLAND (99 15TH ST.). Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Chesapeake:

  • O C COLLINS CAREER CENTER (Full-time enrollment: 366; Location: 11627 STATE RTE 243; Public; Website: www.COLLINS-CC.K12.OH.US)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Chesapeake:

  • MARSHALL UNIVERSITY (about 2 miles; HUNTINGTON, WV; Full-time enrollment: 12,361)
  • SHAWNEE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 41 miles; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Full-time enrollment: 2,849)
  • WEST VIRGINIA STATE COLLEGE (about 63 miles; INSTITUTE, WV; Full-time enrollment: 3,688)
  • OHIO UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 67 miles; ATHENS, OH; Full-time enrollment: 18,721)
  • MOREHEAD STATE UNIVERSITY (about 70 miles; MOREHEAD, KY; Full-time enrollment: 6,866)
  • HOCKING TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 72 miles; NELSONVILLE, OH; Full-time enrollment: 4,050)
  • WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY AT PARKERSBURG (about 86 miles; PARKERSBURG, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,306)

Schools

Public high schools in Chesapeake:

  • CHESAPEAKE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 408; Location: 10181 COUNTY ROAD 1; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • LAWRENCE COUNTY (Location: 11627 STATE ROUTE 243; Grades: 10 – 12)

Public primary/middle schools in Chesapeake:

  • CHESAPEAKE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 475; Location: 10255 COUNTY ROAD 1; Grades: KG – 04)
  • CHESAPEAKE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 418; Location: 10335 COUNTY ROAD 1; Grades: 05 – 08)

 

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