Cost of Living

Chesapeake offers superb community amenities at a reasonable cost. With excellent education, plenty of outdoor recreational activities, and friendly citizens, you’ll discover that Chesapeake is the right home for you.

If you make a $50,000 salary in Chesapeake you must make this much in these cities:

Arlington, VA

$82,500

San Francisco, CA

$124,475

Fairfax, VA

$65,000

Virginia Beach

$50,320

New York City

$82,192

Washington DC

$72,500

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Recreation

Chesapeake has unique outdoor and water activities, as well as historic parks.

Entertainment

From extensive shopping to specialty seafood restaurants, wine festival, and farmers markets.

Housing

Learn more about our abundant housing for all lifestyles.