What is the current population of Chesapeake?

Based on the latest 2020 data from the US census, the current population of Chesapeake is 1,414. Chesapeake, West Virginia is the 8,936th largest city in the US.

What was the peak population of Chesapeake?

The peak population of Chesapeake was in 1990, when its population was 1,915. In 1990, Chesapeake was the 7,106th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 8,936th largest city in the US. Chesapeake is currently 26.2% smaller than it was in 1990.

How quickly is Chesapeake shrinking?

Chesapeake has shrunk 13.7% since the year 2000. Chesapeake, West Virginia's growth is extremely below average. 88% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2019 1,414 8,936
2018 1,430 8,885
2017 1,456 8,811
2016 1,480 8,731
2015 1,502 8,666
2014 1,522 8,621
2013 1,532 8,587
2012 1,541 8,558
2011 1,545 8,544
2010 1,554 8,517
2009 1,547 8,449
2008 1,545 8,454
2007 1,551 8,422
2006 1,558 8,393
2005 1,564 8,353
2004 1,577 8,312
2003 1,586 8,283
2002 1,599 8,241
2001 1,617 8,188
2000 1,639 8,142
1990 1,915 7,106

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
8926 Logan, Iowa 1,418 -8.5%
8927 Red Lake Falls, Minnesota 1,418 -9.9%
8928 Bonduel, Wisconsin 1,417 -0.2%
8929 Middleburgh, New York 1,417 0.9%
8930 Pine Mountain, Georgia 1,417 23.4%
8931 Biltmore Forest, North Carolina 1,416 -1.8%
8932 Greene, New York 1,416 -16.6%
8933 Rockaway Beach, Oregon 1,416 11.5%
8934 Chesterfield, South Carolina 1,415 2.5%
8935 Helena, Oklahoma 1,415 -0.1%
8936 Chesapeake, West Virginia 1,414 -13.7%
8937 Felton, Delaware 1,414 75.0%
8938 Hico, Texas 1,413 0.8%
8939 Pilot Mountain, North Carolina 1,413 10.0%
8940 Big Sandy, Texas 1,412 9.6%
8941 Montezuma, Iowa 1,412 -2.7%
8942 Sweet Springs, Missouri 1,412 -13.3%
8943 Coloma, Michigan 1,411 -11.3%
8944 Raleigh, Mississippi 1,411 12.6%
8945 Cedarville, Arkansas 1,410 24.4%
8946 Dillsboro, Indiana 1,410 -2.0%

Similarly Sized Cities In West Virginia

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
6539 Fayetteville 2,720 -2.7%
6554 Follansbee 2,710 -12.6%
6608 Williamson 2,676 -20.8%
6611 Madison 2,673 -1.5%
6638 Petersburg 2,655 8.8%
6785 Milton 2,533 14.3%
6791 Wellsburg 2,530 -12.1%
6933 Moorefield 2,418 1.4%
6996 Chester 2,369 -8.4%
7019 Hinton 2,357 -17.6%
7030 Winfield 2,352 23.3%
7031 White Sulphur Springs 2,351 1.4%
7056 Paden City 2,336 -18.1%
7075 Bethlehem 2,321 -12.2%
7419 Shinnston 2,104 -8.0%
7555 Spencer 2,038 -13.6%
7580 Mannington 2,023 -4.5%
7713 Star City 1,948 42.8%
7775 Shepherdstown 1,911 59.1%
7789 Belington 1,902 6.4%
7903 Richwood 1,855 -24.8%
8075 St. Marys 1,772 -13.3%
8202 Stonewood 1,714 -5.4%
8250 McMechen 1,697 -11.9%
8259 Romney 1,695 -12.7%
8309 Harrisville 1,674 -9.0%
8321 Ronceverte 1,670 6.7%
8377 Welch 1,644 -38.0%
8504 Eleanor 1,587 16.0%
8528 Wayne 1,576 32.1%
8653 Salem 1,522 -27.3%
8661 Rainelle 1,520 -1.3%
8676 Nutter Fort 1,512 -9.9%
8683 Montgomery 1,508 -22.1%
8700 Terra Alta 1,500 2.7%
8781 Logan 1,470 -9.3%
8807 New Haven 1,464 -6.0%
8855 West Liberty 1,447 15.0%
8884 Glenville 1,434 -7.0%
8936 Chesapeake 1,414 -13.7%
9015 Parsons 1,391 -4.5%
9056 Glen Dale 1,371 -11.2%
9067 Marmet 1,366 -19.1%
9180 Mullens 1,325 -25.0%
9239 Ansted 1,305 -17.0%
9311 Sistersville 1,282 -19.1%
9316 Barrackville 1,279 -0.5%
9322 Benwood 1,278 -18.9%
9337 Mount Hope 1,274 -13.9%
9343 Ceredo 1,273 -24.7%
9381 Mabscott 1,263 -9.6%
9390 Buffalo 1,260 7.3%
9486 Sophia 1,231 -5.0%
9574 Oceana 1,204 -21.9%
9769 Monongah 1,149 16.7%
9850 Belle 1,126 -10.2%
9855 Alderson 1,125 3.2%
9933 Clendenin 1,100 -2.0%
9953 Chapmanville 1,094 -9.1%
10119 Hamlin 1,048 -6.2%
10206 Bolivar 1,022 -2.4%
10272 New Cumberland 1,006 -8.2%
10283 Pennsboro 1,003 -16.2%
10352 Sutton 988 -2.1%
10421 Poca 974 -3.9%
10484 Marlinton 961 -20.9%
10599 Mason 936 -12.5%
10739 Cedar Grove 907 5.4%
10748 Carpendale 905 -4.4%
10758 Rivesville 903 -0.1%
10784 Athens 897 -24.9%
10802 Rupert 894 -4.6%
10912 East Bank 869 -6.5%
10939 Belmont 862 -16.6%
11032 Gassaway 846 -6.0%
11052 Cameron 843 -30.0%
11071 Lumberport 840 -10.4%
11079 Elizabeth 838 -15.6%
11114 Glasgow 833 6.6%
11282 Bethany 802 -18.4%
11286 Piedmont 802 -20.1%
11305 West Union 799 -0.8%
11364 Gary 788 -13.3%
11454 North Hills 774 -11.7%
11521 Triadelphia 762 -6.5%
11666 Middlebourne 738 -15.1%
11689 Anmoore 734 7.3%
11693 Smithers 734 -18.5%
11827 West Hamlin 714 2.8%

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