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Chelsea, IA (Iowa) Houses and Residents

Chelsea,IA index of house prices

Total population: 261 (Urban population: 0, Rural population: 292 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 111 (91 occupied: 78 owner occupied, 3 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

4%
State:

29%

Housing density: 110 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2015 in this county: $131,255.

Median contract rent in 2015: $275 (lower quartile is $129, upper quartile is $392)


Median gross rent in Chelsea, IA in 2015: $425

Housing units in Chelsea with a mortgage: 35 (0 second mortgage, 5 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 36

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $48,873

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $41,695

Median monthly housing costs: $402


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Chelsea, Iowa Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $49,721 (it was $30,700 in 2000)
Chelsea:

$49,721
Iowa:

$136,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $28,230 - $70,799
Median year house/condo built: 1940

Household type by relationship:

Households: 292
  • In family households: 260 (59 male householders, 12 female householders)
    52 spouses, 116 children (99 natural, 6 adopted, 11 stepchildren), 4 grandchildren, 7 brothers or sisters, 2 parents, 0 other relatives, 8 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 32 (8 male householders (7 living alone)), 20 female householders (17 living alone)), 4 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 29 2-persons, 7 3-persons, 7 4-persons, 8 5-persons, 20 6-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 24 1-person, 4 2-persons.

59 married couples with children.
35 single-parent households (24 men, 11 women).

83.1% of residents of Chelsea speak English at home.
15.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (34% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 58% speak English not well).
2.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 19 (6.5%)
(68.4% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.4
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

6.8
State:

4.2

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Chelsea, Iowa:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 41 bedroom
  • 202 bedrooms
  • 293 bedrooms
  • 204 bedrooms
  • 25+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Chelsea population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Chelsea, Iowa:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 31 bedroom
  • 42 bedrooms
  • 23 bedrooms
  • 54 bedrooms
  • 25+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Chelsea population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Chelsea in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 3no vehicle
  • 331 vehicle
  • 222 vehicles
  • 53 vehicles
  • 44 vehicles
  • 85+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Chelsea population

Cars and other vehicles available in Chelsea in renter-occupied apartments

  • 7no vehicle
  • 71 vehicle
  • 22 vehicles
  • 03 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Chelsea population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Chelsea, Iowa:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 23 rooms
  • 84 rooms
  • 125 rooms
  • 176 rooms
  • 217 rooms
  • 98 rooms
  • 69+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Chelsea population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Chelsea, Iowa:

  • 01 room
  • 32 rooms
  • 03 rooms
  • 04 rooms
  • 05 rooms
  • 36 rooms
  • 87 rooms
  • 08 rooms
  • 29+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Chelsea population

Year house built

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

  • Chelsea, IA household income distribution

  • Chelsea, IA household income distribution
  • 8Less than $10,000
  • 6$10,000 to $14,999
  • 7$15,000 to $19,999
  • 9$20,000 to $24,999
  • 19$25,000 to $29,999
  • 3$30,000 to $34,999
  • 8$35,000 to $39,999
  • 12$40,000 to $44,999
  • 5$45,000 to $49,999
  • 3$50,000 to $59,999
  • 4$60,000 to $74,999
  • 15$75,000 to $99,999
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Chelsea, IA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Chelsea, IA
  • 1$15,000 to $19,999
  • 10$20,000 to $24,999
  • 12$25,000 to $29,999
  • 3$30,000 to $34,999
  • 1$35,000 to $39,999
  • 8$40,000 to $49,999
  • 10$50,000 to $59,999
  • 8$60,000 to $69,999
  • 8$80,000 to $89,999
  • 2$90,000 to $99,999
  • 1$100,000 to $124,999
  • 2$125,000 to $149,999

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 01995 to March 2000
  • 31990 to 1994
  • 31985 to 1989
  • 131980 to 1984
  • 01975 to 1979
  • 01970 to 1974
  • 01965 to 1969
  • 0Before 1965
Note: State values scaled to Chelsea population
Chelsea commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 6
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 12
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 18
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 19
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 14
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 2
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 12
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 0
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 0
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 2
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 19
  • 90 or more minutes: 2
Chelsea, IA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 46.8%
Number of people working at home: 5 (4.5% of all workers)

Chelsea mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 78 (70%)
  • Carpooled: 21 (19%)
  • Walked: 7 (6%)
  • Worked at home: 5 (5%)

First ancestries reported:

 Czech: 59
 Other groups: 44
 German: 42
 United States or American: 32
 Irish: 10
 Russian: 7
 Swedish: 6
 Dutch: 4
 Czechoslovakian: 2
 English: 2
 French (except Basque): 2

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 68%Mexico
  • 32%Ecuador

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 259
  • Northeast: 2
  • Midwest: 5
  • South: 3
  • West: 4

74% of Chelsea residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 44% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 100% lived in Iowa.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 2
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 3
  • 7th and 8th grade: 9
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 9
  • 11th grade: 0
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 0
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 51
  • Less than 1 year of college: 6
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 10
  • Associate degree: 0
  • Bachelor's degree: 4
  • Master's degree: 0
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 3
  • 7th and 8th grade: 4
  • 9th grade: 5
  • 10th grade: 3
  • 11th grade: 0
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 0
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 35
  • Less than 1 year of college: 7
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 14
  • Associate degree: 0
  • Bachelor's degree: 4
  • Master's degree: 0
  • Professional school degree: 3
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 12.5%Males
  • 7.5%Females
Chelsea marital status for males
Chelsea marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 106
  • 20 to 49: 3
  • Mobile homes: 2

Median worth of mobile homes: $10,979

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2%

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Chelsea:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 70.7%Utility gas
  • 14.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.0%Electricity
  • 4.0%Wood

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 62.5%Utility gas
  • 18.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 18.8%Electricity

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Iowa:

10.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Iowa:

7.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 0
Here:

0.0%
Iowa:

25.4%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)