One of the largest cities in Virginia, Chesapeake was recently named one of the best cities in America (by Bloomsburg). Growth over the years has been fueled by the transportation and shipping industries, as the city lies along a number of highways and rail lines. Commute times vary, but you can usually get to Norfolk in about 20 minutes. Residents of Chesapeake enjoy a diverse ecology a low cost of living (when consider the North East area as a whole). This means that you can usually find a lot of options for cheap insurance Chesapeake can offer.