Chesapeake, Virginia Houses for Sale

The city is an independent city and is not located within a county. It is situated on the border of North Carolina and one of the cities in the South Hampton Roads. The city is located in the coastal area of Virginia and has more than 400 years of American history. Residents and visitors in Chesapeake can have a glimpse of the past as there are traces of the early colonial settlement and of the American revolution is still visible throughout the area. Its 340 square miles is home to several major employers, and its position to the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway has been an ideal and primal location for the shipping industry. The Chesapeake’s population is composed of 59% white, 36% African American, 5% Hispanic, and 3% are of Asian descent.

Chesapeake, VA Prices for Houses for Sale

396,351 +16%
382,316 +16%

Relative Price (per sqft.)


Listings of Chesapeake Homes for Purchase

396 -11%
324 -15%

Market Duration of Homes Sold

21 +6%

Crime & Safety

Police Officers 371  
Police Civilians 143  
Total Arrests 3,255 (2020)
Total Incidents 13,214 (2020)
CrimeScore 33.66  
National Rank 3469th  
Statewide Rank 102nd  

Local Statistics

Population 247,011 (0.01%)
House Size (sqft.) 2,039 (9.09%)

Criminal Offenses

Animal Cruelty 112
Arson 19
Assault Offenses 3,422
Burglary/Breaking & Entering 383
Counterfeiting/Forgery 214
Destruction/Damage/Vandalism of Property 1,719
Drug/Narcotic Offenses 3,625
Embezzlement 70
Extortion/Blackmail 44
Fraud Offenses 1,763
Gambling Offenses 1
Homicide Offenses 17
Kidnapping/Abduction 59
Larceny/Theft Offenses 3,752
Motor Vehicle Theft 320
Pornography/Obscene Material 53
Prostitution Offenses 9
Robbery 114
Sex Offenses 151
Sex Offenses, Non-forcible 6
Stolen Property Offenses 78
Weapon Law Violations 421

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