Chesapeake is located in east Virginia. Chesapeake is part of Chesapeake City County. Chesapeake has 340.80 square miles of land area and 10.06 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Chesapeake population is 228,168, which has grown 14.55% since 2000. The population growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 15.63% and is higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. Chesapeake median household income is $70,176 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 38.30% since 2000. The income growth rate is about the same as the state average rate of 38.81% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Chesapeake median house value is $254,900 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 108.42% since 2000. The house value growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 94.18% and is much higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Chesapeake is much better than the state average in quality. The Chesapeake area code is 757.