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Chesapeake Beach is a town in Calvert County, in the Washington-Arlington metro area.

The community name derives from Indian term for "great shellfish bay"

The latitude of Chesapeake Beach is 38.686N. The longitude is -76.535W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 49 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,306.


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Median household income
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$68,365
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Chesapeake Beach demographic reports
Chesapeake Beach is on Chesapeake Bay
Prospered as a resort until a hurricane in 1933 destroyed many local buildings
Nearby parks & recreation: Bay Front Park
Historic sites and museums: Chesapeake Beach Railway Museum

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20% of Chesapeake Beach residents report German ancestry, and 23% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Chesapeake Beach ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Chesapeake Beach was $29,616, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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22% of Chesapeake Beach residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Chesapeake Beach, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $767.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,357.


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Libraries in Chesapeake Beach include Twin Beaches Branch ... View libraries

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Calvert County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Chesapeake Beach political report.

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The average commute time for Chesapeake Beach workers is 44 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Chesapeake Beach include Chesapeake Beach Hotel & Spa.

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