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Chesapeake City, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Town of Chesapeake City is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Cecil County at latitude 39.5272 and longitude -75.8117. Cecil County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 26 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Chesapeake City, but most people and references simply refer to it as Chesapeake City, Maryland.

The P1 Census Class Code for Chesapeake City indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Chesapeake City (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.5 sq. miles and a water area of 0.19 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Chesapeake City: Bohemia Village, Chesapeake.

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Chesapeake City, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 707
Population in Households 705
Population in Familes 582
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 1,408
Diversity Index2 26


Total Households 353
Average Household Size 2.0
Family Households 250
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 417 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 275 (65.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 79 (18.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 64 (15.3%)
Median Home Value $287,712
Average Home Value $324,084


Median Household Income $73,335
Average Household Income $85,302
Per Capita Income $33,069
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.17% 0.78%
Households 1.24% 0.78%
Families 8.46% 0.63%
Median Household Income   3.07%
Per Capita Income   2.35%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Chesapeake City, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chesapeake City to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 340 35th
Population Density1 # 248 52nd
Diversity Index2 # 332 36th
Median Household Income # 221 58th
Per Capita Income # 229 56th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Maryland Census Data Comparison Tool.