Best Places to Live

Chesapeake, VA

Population: 248,720
LIV
SCORE
635

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Many miles of protected forests and wetlands highlight the beauty of Chesapeake, located in southeastern Virginia on the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway and within a large portion of the Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge. The city has two Navy bases and a top-flight Chesapeake Regional Medical Center, and residents have transportation advantages such as Interstate 64 and four U.S. highways.

Chesapeake, VA Ranking Data

Civic
66
Demographics
69
Economy
65
Education
59
Health
46
Housing
52
Infrastructure
44