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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.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Chesapeake Beach demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Calvert County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Washington area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 20732 ZIP code.
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.
22% of Chesapeake Beach residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Chesapeake Beach, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $767. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,357.
Libraries in Chesapeake Beach include Twin Beaches Branch ... View libraries
Calvert County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Chesapeake Beach political report.
The average commute time for Chesapeake Beach workers is 44 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Chesapeake Beach include Chesapeake Beach Hotel & Spa.
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