StatisticIndian RiverChesapeakeVirginia
Population density (sq mi)2,774689218
Median age37.136.737.8
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a59%57%
Families w/ Kids under 1844%44%44%
Speak Englishn/a93%84%
Speak Spanishn/a3%7%

Key findings

  • The population density in Indian River is 303% higher than Chesapeake
  • The median age in Indian River is 1% higher than Chesapeake
  • In Indian River 44.35% of the population is White
  • In Indian River 47.61% of the population is Black
  • In Indian River 3.33% of the population is Asian

Compare Chesapeake, VA Demographics


      Indian River population breakdown by race

      RaceIndian RiverChesapeakeVirginia
      American Indian0.25%0.20%0.26%
      Native Hawaiian0.07%0.12%0.07%
      Mixed race2.24%3.19%3.37%
      Other race2.15%1.34%2.30%
      In Indian River, 5.3% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Indian River age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Indian River, Chesapeake, VA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).