Chesapeake Real Estate Market Overview

Could Chesapeake, VA be your next home? Kick-start your search with Trulia’s real estate guide and home search. With interactive maps and charts, Trulia provides a comprehensive overview of market trends, schools, demographics, and lifestyle data to help you learn all about Chesapeake. Not sure which neighborhood is for you? Check out our Nearby Places section below to explore popular cities near Chesapeake such as... Portsmouth and Suffolk. When you’re ready, Trulia has 1,226 resale and new homes in Chesapeake lined up for you, including 182 open houses, and 546 homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more

$234,000

Median Sales Price

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$134

Price Per Sqft

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$1,450

Median Rent Per Month

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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in Chesapeake show a -1% year-over-year drop in median sales price and a 4% rise in median rent per month.

Median Sales Price
The median sales price for homes in Chesapeake for Jan 27 to Apr 26 was $234,000 based on 577 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Average price per square foot for Chesapeake was $134, an increase of 6% compared to the same period last year.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in Chesapeake for Mar 27 to Apr 27 was $1,450.

Crime

Most frequent crimes in the past year

Knowing more about crime activity in and around Chesapeake can help keep you aware of crime in the area. Crime activity is most helpful when comparing two locations to understand the relative safety of each location.

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1,627

Counts of Theft

1,180

Counts of Assault

280

Counts of Burglary


Best Schools in Chesapeake

There are 51 schools in Chesapeake.

Elementary Schools
10

Butts Road Intermediate School

Public, 3 - 5

10

Great Bridge Intermediate School

Public, 3 - 5

9

Southeastern Elementary School

Public, PK - 5

Middle Schools
9

Hickory Middle School

Public, 6 - 8

8

Great Bridge Middle School

Public, 6 - 8

7

Greenbrier Middle School

Public, 6 - 8

High Schools
9

Grassfield High School

Public, 9 - 12

8

Hickory High School

Public, 9 - 12

7

Great Bridge High School

Public, 9 - 12


Demographics

Get to know your neighbors in Chesapeake by reviewing our census driven map. Get insights into median age, how many people are married, and percentage of people with a college degree.

Single residents
23%
Single residents
Home owners
80%
Home owners
Median age
38
Median age
Household income
$65,550
Median household income
College educated
36%
College educated

Commute

Most people in Chesapeake commute by car. Learn how neighbors in this area get to work so you can consider how you might commute if you lived here, too.

Commute Type
98% commute by car
0% commute by bike
1% commute by public transportation
0% commute by foot

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