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Chesapeake City, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Town of Chesapeake City had a population of 721 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Chesapeake City is located at latitude 39.5272 and longitude -75.8117 in Cecil County. 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. Cecil County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 26 feet.

The Town of Chesapeake City (GNIS ID: 2390784) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Chesapeake City is located within District 2, Chesapeake City, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cecil County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Chesapeake City population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

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

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Chesapeake City, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 721
Population in Households 720
Population in Familes 595
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 1,430
Diversity Index3 29


Median Household Income $78,063
Average Household Income $82,009
Per Capita Income $31,679


Total Housing Units 422 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 276 (65.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 83 (19.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 63 (14.9%)
Median Home Value $300,617
Average Home Value $336,538


Total Households 359
Average Household Size 2.01
Family Households 253
Average Family Size 2
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.84% 0.76%
Households 0.84% 0.71%
Families 4.43% 0.62%
Median Household Income   2.04%
Per Capita Income   3.29%

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, 2018 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 # 339 35th
Population Density # 250 52nd
Diversity Index # 332 36th
Median Household Income # 215 59th
Per Capita Income # 303 42nd

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