Census Bureau: 51.1% of people in Chesapeake were old enough to vote in 2017


Of the 235,410 citizens living in Chesapeake in 2017, 120,304 were old enough to vote as of Aug. 2, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained by the Virginia Business Daily.

The bureau reported that 63,811 of those people were female and 56,493 were male.

An agency of the U.S. Federal Statistical System, the Census Bureau is responsible for compiling statistical facts about the American people, places and economy. Data for this story was compiled from the bureau’s American Community Survey. Information from the survey helps to determine how federal and state funds are distributed.

Statistical data for 2018 will be released later this year.

Percentage of citizens old enough to vote in Chesapeake
Estimated Total
Percent of Total Population
Males 18 and over
56,493
24.0
Females 18 and over
63,811
27.11

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