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Chesapeake City is a town in Cecil County, in the Philadelphia-Camden metro area.
The community name derives from Indian term for "great shellfish bay"
The latitude of Chesapeake City is 39.530N. The longitude is -75.807W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 26 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 783.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Chesapeake City demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Cecil County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Wilmington-Newark area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 21915 ZIP code.
21% of Chesapeake City residents report German ancestry, and 21% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Chesapeake City ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Chesapeake City was $21,621, compared with $21,587 nationally.
19% of Chesapeake City residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Chesapeake City include South Chesapeake City Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Chesapeake City, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $513. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,145.
Libraries in Chesapeake City include Chesapeake City Branch ... View libraries
Cecil County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Chesapeake City political report.
The average commute time for Chesapeake City workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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