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Chelsea, MI (Michigan) Houses and Residents

Chelsea,MI index of house prices

Total population: 5,211 (Urban population: 4,472 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 0)

Houses: 2,330 (2,214 occupied: 1,283 owner occupied, 930 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

42%
State:

30%

Housing density: 697 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016 in this county: $273,731.

Median contract rent in 2016: $614 (lower quartile is $447, upper quartile is $1,076)


Median gross rent in Chelsea, MI in 2016: $681

Housing units in Chelsea with a mortgage: 933 (23 second mortgage, 108 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 342

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $107,383

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $48,308

Median monthly housing costs: $1,172


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Chelsea, Michigan Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $216,651 (it was $160,200 in 2000)
Chelsea:

$216,651
Michigan:

$147,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $176,192 - $292,994
Median year house/condo built: 1970

Median year apartment built: 1976

Household type by relationship:

Households: 5,235
  • In family households: 4,131 (790 male householders, 555 female householders)
    1,097 spouses, 1,482 children (1,434 natural, 32 adopted, 16 stepchildren), 106 grandchildren, 10 brothers or sisters, 20 parents, 33 other relatives, 30 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 958 (254 male householders (229 living alone)), 622 female householders (583 living alone)), 74 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 125

Size of family households: 690 2-persons, 239 3-persons, 315 4-persons, 84 5-persons, 18 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 815 1-person, 44 2-persons, 7 4-persons.

955 married couples with children.
149 single-parent households (30 men, 119 women).

100.3% of residents of Chelsea speak English at home.
0.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (52% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 23% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 135 (2.6%)
(51.1% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

7.0
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.2
State:

4.4

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 2472 bedrooms
  • 5633 bedrooms
  • 3774 bedrooms
  • 885+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Chelsea population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Chelsea, Michigan:

  • 38no bedroom
  • 2681 bedroom
  • 4802 bedrooms
  • 953 bedrooms
  • 614 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Chelsea population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 39no vehicle
  • 3251 vehicle
  • 6302 vehicles
  • 2843 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 125+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Chelsea population

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

  • 204no vehicle
  • 4791 vehicle
  • 2292 vehicles
  • 173 vehicles
  • 84 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Chelsea population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Chelsea, Michigan:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 213 rooms
  • 494 rooms
  • 2295 rooms
  • 2356 rooms
  • 2567 rooms
  • 1758 rooms
  • 3229+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Chelsea population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Chelsea, Michigan:

  • 261 room
  • 742 rooms
  • 1733 rooms
  • 3124 rooms
  • 1635 rooms
  • 756 rooms
  • 597 rooms
  • 178 rooms
  • 69+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Chelsea population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

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

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

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Chelsea, MI household income distribution

  • Chelsea, MI household income distribution
  • 9Less than $10,000
  • 64$10,000 to $14,999
  • 57$15,000 to $19,999
  • 100$20,000 to $24,999
  • 93$25,000 to $29,999
  • 132$30,000 to $34,999
  • 57$35,000 to $39,999
  • 129$40,000 to $44,999
  • 105$45,000 to $49,999
  • 162$50,000 to $59,999
  • 263$60,000 to $74,999
  • 268$75,000 to $99,999
  • 175$100,000 to $124,999
  • 186$125,000 to $149,999
  • 239$150,000 to $199,999
  • 152$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Chelsea, MI

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Chelsea, MI
  • 5$15,000 to $19,999
  • 6$20,000 to $24,999
  • 15$60,000 to $69,999
  • 22$70,000 to $79,999
  • 6$90,000 to $99,999
  • 70$100,000 to $124,999
  • 118$125,000 to $149,999
  • 164$150,000 to $174,999
  • 191$175,000 to $199,999
  • 239$200,000 to $249,999
  • 143$250,000 to $299,999
  • 173$300,000 to $399,999
  • 52$400,000 to $499,999
  • 11$500,000 to $749,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Chelsea, MI

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Chelsea, MI
  • 14$150 to $199
  • 53$300 to $349
  • 3$350 to $399
  • 7$400 to $449
  • 27$450 to $499
  • 31$500 to $549
  • 25$550 to $599
  • 49$600 to $649
  • 33$650 to $699
  • 59$700 to $749
  • 24$750 to $799
  • 131$800 to $899
  • 111$900 to $999
  • 133$1,000 to $1,249
  • 53$1,250 to $1,499
  • 7$1,500 to $1,999
  • 40$2,000 to $2,499
  • 36$2,500 to $2,999
  • 12$3,000 to $3,499
  • 45$3,500 or more
  • 8No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 332010 or later
  • 42000 to 2009
  • 101990 to 1999
  • 71980 to 1989
  • 01970 to 1979
  • 35Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Chelsea population
Chelsea commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 117
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 353
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 221
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 117
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 288
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 224
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 397
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 110
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 141
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 95
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 79
  • 90 or more minutes: 0
Chelsea, MI Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 80.6%
Number of people working at home: 73 (3.2% of all workers)

Chelsea mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 4,913 (87%)
  • Carpooled: 587 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 15 (0%)
  • Taxi: 21 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 8 (0%)
  • Walked: 66 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 73 (1%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 387
 American: 285
 European: 206
 Polish: 171
 English: 150
 Irish: 125
 Dutch: 108
 Scottish: 86
 Russian: 46
 British: 41
 French Canadian: 31
 Swedish: 26
 Norwegian: 24
 Scotch-Irish: 23
 Welsh: 20
 French (except Basque): 19
 Italian: 19
 Czech: 16
 Latvian: 14
 Scandinavian: 14
 Syrian: 10
 Slovene: 10
 Swiss: 9
 Finnish: 8
 Belgian: 7
 Canadian: 6
 Greek: 5

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

  • 18%United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland
  • 15%Canada
  • 13%Poland
  • 7%Russia
  • 7%Philippines
  • 7%Other South Central Asia
  • 6%Latvia

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

  • This state: 3,745
  • Other state: 1,296
  • Northeast: 115
  • Midwest: 609
  • South: 499
  • West: 104

85% of Chelsea residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 30% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 89% lived in Michigan.

Chelsea:

84.9%
State average:

85.2%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 2
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 9
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 33
  • 11th grade: 19
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 14
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 253
  • Less than 1 year of college: 91
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 231
  • Associate degree: 158
  • Bachelor's degree: 381
  • Master's degree: 256
  • Professional school degree: 65
  • Doctorate degree: 111

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 12
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 54
  • 9th grade: 9
  • 10th grade: 36
  • 11th grade: 0
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 0
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 373
  • Less than 1 year of college: 211
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 278
  • Associate degree: 158
  • Bachelor's degree: 485
  • Master's degree: 319
  • Professional school degree: 52
  • Doctorate degree: 64

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 10.9%Males
  • 3.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 18.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 16.4%Males
Chelsea marital status for males
Chelsea marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,408
  • One, attached: 205
  • Two: 39
  • 3 or 4: 160
  • 5 to 9: 80
  • 10 to 19: 38
  • 20 to 49: 48
  • 50 or more: 347
  • Mobile homes: 30

Median worth of mobile homes: $4,842

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 2.0%

House/condo owner moved in on average 12 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Chelsea:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Chelsea
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (97.4%)
  • Electricity (2.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.5%)
  • Wood (0.5%)
  • Utility gas (79.7%)
  • Electricity (13.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.2%)
  • Other fuel (2.3%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 44
Here:

8.0%
Michigan:

10.1%

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

4.8%
Michigan:

9.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 21
Here:

17.6%
Michigan:

13.8%

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)