Chesapeake, MO Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Chesapeake, Missouri - Basic Facts

The Chesapeake Census Designated Place had a population of 50 as of July 1, 2017. Chesapeake ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Missouri. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Chesapeake is located at latitude 37.1148 and longitude -93.6788 in Lawrence County. The formal boundaries for the Chesapeake Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.44 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lawrence County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,181 feet.

The Chesapeake Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2587059) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Chesapeake Census Designated Place is located within Township of Turnback, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lawrence County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Chesapeake population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Chesapeake Census Designated Place, MO Boundary Map

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Chesapeake, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 50
Population in Households 50
Population in Familes 43
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 112
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 21
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 16
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 23 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 17 (73.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 4 (17.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 2 ( 8.7%)
Median Home Value $112,500
Average Home Value $135,294


Median Household Income $45,195
Average Household Income $55,002
Per Capita Income $21,673
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.28% 0.4%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families 2.91% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.68%
Per Capita Income   1.85%
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, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chesapeake to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 980 5th
Population Density1 # 966 6th
Diversity Index2 # 818 21st
Median Household Income # 453 56th
Per Capita Income # 589 43rd

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