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  • Chesapeake is ranked #278 in Virginia
  • Chesapeake is ranked #4,565 in the USA
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Sunny Weather
  • High Income per Capita
  • Lots of Local Amenities
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Best Neighborhoods In & Around Chesapeake, VA

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
US Navy Little Creek Amphibious Base, Virginia Beach8212.24,905
Northwest, Virginia Beach8210.973,160
North Central, Virginia Beach8212.625,176
Great Bridge, Chesapeake814.424,376
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Greenbrier West, Chesapeake792.319,161
Great Bridge East, Chesapeake787.817,164
Western Branch North, Chesapeake77918,883
Deep Creek South, Chesapeake773.710,890

Best Cities Near Chesapeake, VA

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Virginia Beach, VA8418.1449,733
Williamsburg, VA8341.714,988
Smithfield, VA8122.88,304
Suffolk, VA8116.687,061
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Cape Charles, VA8136.5982
Gloucester Point, VA7936.69,000
Poquoson, VA7924.712,068
Hampton, VA7918.4136,789
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Pros and Cons of Life In Chesapeake, VA

Virginia is one of the original states and a place of great economical changes. Of all of the cities that I have lived in, Chesapeak, VA has had the biggest impact on my life. There have been ups and downs, but I have persevered through it all. I will share the pros and cons from my perspective to anyone that is inquiring about life in this town. For anyone that …
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AreaVibes ContributorPosted on Dec 19, 2011
Chesapeake, VA - A Beautiful City with Country Calm

Chesapeake, Virginia is located in eastern Virginia, nestled in the midst of several larger, bustling cities. Chesapeake is a beautiful city blending a mixture of city life and laid back country calm. Chesapeake is comprised of many settled neighborhoods with brick homes, grassy yards, and tree lined streets, blended with more modern high rise developments and numerous shopping areas. Chesapeake is a city surrounded by milatary bases, and is home …
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AreaVibes ContributorPosted on May 05, 2010
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Cost of living greetings, we are moving early February next year, western branch area. Family of 5 here. I have a few questions, how much are the average utility bills you guys are paying? We are moving to a 1800 square foot house ( gas for heating) . And also, how much do you guys usually spend/ budget for groceries per week. Thank you very much, have a good day. …
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trinolPosted on Dec 08, 2016
Relocating to VA My husband and I are relocating to Chesapeake Va 23323, would like to get some reviews on the area. I did my research on the schools and my daughter would be going to Grassfield HS which I hear is GREAT. …
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joeannajesPosted on Oct 25, 2016
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Source: The Chesapeake, VA data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).