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People

Total Population 891
Male Share of the Population 56.3%
Female Share of the Population 43.7%
Senior Citizens 14%
Employed Population 16+ 368
Age of the Population 34

Families

% of people married 46.2%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 13.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $43,875
% Above Poverty Level 84.1%
% Below Poverty Level 15.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 3.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.1%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 36.4%
Median Gross Rent $696
Median House Value $88,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 17.4%
US/American 0%
English 8%
Irish 15.8%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Chesapeake Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 0 miles NW of Huntington, West Virginia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 110 miles S of Columbus, Ohio
County Lawrence
Metro Area Huntington - Ashland
Standard Zip Codes 45619
Phone Area Codes 740
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.427
Longitude -82.457

Chesapeake Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station HUNTINGTON SEWAGE PLNT
Distance 3.3 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 41 F
Apr Temp 41 to 67 F
Jul Temp 66 to 87 F
Oct Temp 44 to 69 F
Annual Precip 41.7 inches
Station HUNTINGTON TRI STATE
Distance 6.6 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 41 F
Apr Temp 44 to 67 F
Jul Temp 65 to 85 F
Oct Temp 45 to 66 F
Annual Precip 42.3 inches
Station HAMLIN
Distance 21 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 44 F
Apr Temp 38 to 69 F
Jul Temp 62 to 90 F
Oct Temp 39 to 71 F
Annual Precip 44.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Coal Grove 2,066 $42,955
Ironton 11,172 $51,121

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Chesapeake High Schools

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CHESAPEAKE HIGH SCHOOL
10181 COUNTY ROAD 1
740-867-5906
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 408 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 19.4

LAWRENCE COUNTY
11627 STATE ROUTE 243
740-867-6641
A Vocational School

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