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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.


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Median household income
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$46,917
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Chesapeake City demographic reports
Chesapeake City is on Back Creek
Developed as the Maryland terminus of the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal
Historic sites and museums: C & D Canal Museum

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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.

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19% of Chesapeake City residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Chesapeake City include South Chesapeake City Historic District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Chesapeake City, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $513.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,145.


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Libraries in Chesapeake City include Chesapeake City Branch ... View libraries

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

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The average commute time for Chesapeake City workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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