Latest Data (2015)
Population 235,429
Nationwide Rank 94

Quick Facts

Chesapeake, Virginia is the 94th largest city in the United States as of 2015.

Chesapeake, Virginia is a city.

Chesapeake, Virginia is as large as it has ever been. In 2015 Chesapeake had its largest population ever.

Chesapeake, Virginia is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 63% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Chesapeake, Virginia Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities

Rank Name Growth
2000-2015
88 Winston-Salem, North Carolina 19.2%
89 Glendale, Arizona 8.2%
90 Hialeah, Florida 4.8%
91 Garland, Texas 9.6%
92 Scottsdale, Arizona 15.9%
93 Irving, Texas 23.2%
94 Chesapeake, Virginia 17.5%
95 North Las Vegas, Nevada 99.0%
96 Fremont, California 13.6%
97 Baton Rouge, Louisiana 0.1%
98 Richmond, Virginia 11.4%
99 Boise City, Idaho 11.6%
100 San Bernardino, California 14.3%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2015 235,429 94
2014 233,371 92
2013 230,571 91
2012 228,417 92
2011 225,500 91
2010 222,209 91
2009 222,455 91
2008 220,319 89
2007 219,132 86
2006 218,647 86
2005 216,570 86
2004 213,247 86
2003 208,506 89
2002 204,635 90
2001 202,546 89
2000 200,283 90
1990 151,982 118