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Chelsea, MI (Michigan) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $266,061 (it was $160,200 in 2000)
Chelsea:

$266,061
Michigan:

$169,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $205,130 - $325,156

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $269,409
Here:

$269,409
State:

$219,912

Townhouses or other attached units: $223,727
Here:

$223,727
State:

$199,940

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $189,606
Here:

$189,606
State:

$170,137

Chelsea,MI index of house prices

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

Houses: 2,269 (2,195 occupied: 1,539 owner occupied, 665 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

30%
State:

28%

Housing density: 679 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019 in this county: $121,453.

Median contract rent in 2019: $1,015 (lower quartile is $859, upper quartile is $1,797)


Median gross rent in Chelsea, MI in 2019: $1,108

Housing units in Chelsea with a mortgage: 1,050 (16 second mortgage, 74 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 483

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $129,966

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $69,921

Median monthly housing costs: $1,332


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Chelsea, Michigan Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 1975

Median year apartment built: 1980

Household type by relationship:

Households: 5,339
  • Male householders: 968 (225 living alone), Female householders: 1,230 (550 living alone)
  • 1,147 spouses (1,125 opposite-sex spouses), 83 unmarried partners, (83 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 1,627 children (1,577 natural, 36 adopted, 7 stepchildren), 46 grandchildren, 17 brothers or sisters, 45 parents, 0 foster children, 26 other relatives, 37 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 138

Size of family households: 576 2-persons, 343 3-persons, 366 4-persons, 54 5-persons, 20 6-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 778 1-person, 41 2-persons, 4 4-persons.

854 married couples with children.
190 single-parent households (35 men, 155 women).

97.3% of residents of Chelsea speak English at home.
2.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (96% speak English very well, 4% speak English well).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (62% speak English very well, 38% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 172 (3.2%)
(43.6% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

4.1
State:

4.4

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Chelsea, Michigan
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Chelsea, Michigan
  • 0no bedroom
  • 231 bedroom
  • 2502 bedrooms
  • 6823 bedrooms
  • 5234 bedrooms
  • 535+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Chelsea, Michigan
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Chelsea, Michigan
  • 12no bedroom
  • 2061 bedroom
  • 3962 bedrooms
  • 613 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Chelsea in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Chelsea in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 25no vehicle
  • 4991 vehicle
  • 7092 vehicles
  • 2383 vehicles
  • 354 vehicles
  • 365+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Chelsea in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Chelsea in renter-occupied apartments
  • 157no vehicle
  • 3421 vehicle
  • 1242 vehicles
  • 293 vehicles
  • 54 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Chelsea, Michigan
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Chelsea, Michigan
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 273 rooms
  • 814 rooms
  • 2575 rooms
  • 3076 rooms
  • 2637 rooms
  • 1828 rooms
  • 4069+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Chelsea, Michigan
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Chelsea, Michigan
  • 31 room
  • 512 rooms
  • 1883 rooms
  • 1894 rooms
  • 1115 rooms
  • 906 rooms
  • 197 rooms
  • 08 rooms
  • 89+ rooms
Year house built
Median 2019 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
  • Chelsea, MI household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in Chelsea, MI in 2019
  • 27Less than $10,000
  • 92$10,000 to $19,999
  • 114$20,000 to $29,999
  • 126$30,000 to $39,999
  • 240$40,000 to $49,999
  • 124$50,000 to $59,999
  • 279$60,000 to $74,999
  • 205$75,000 to $99,999
  • 178$100,000 to $124,999
  • 259$125,000 to $149,999
  • 328$150,000 to $199,999
  • 256$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2019 in Chelsea, MI

  • Distribution of house value in Chelsea, MI in 2019
  • 10Less than $10,000
  • 3$50,000 to $59,999
  • 3$60,000 to $69,999
  • 4$70,000 to $79,999
  • 37$90,000 to $99,999
  • 7$100,000 to $124,999
  • 45$125,000 to $149,999
  • 176$150,000 to $174,999
  • 142$175,000 to $199,999
  • 259$200,000 to $249,999
  • 317$250,000 to $299,999
  • 382$300,000 to $399,999
  • 61$400,000 to $499,999
  • 20$500,000 to $749,999
  • 12$750,000 to $999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in Chelsea, MI

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in Chelsea, MI in 2019
  • 10$250 to $299
  • 4$350 to $399
  • 17$450 to $499
  • 10$550 to $599
  • 25$650 to $699
  • 6$700 to $749
  • 29$750 to $799
  • 122$800 to $899
  • 62$900 to $999
  • 131$1,000 to $1,249
  • 13$1,250 to $1,499
  • 49$1,500 to $1,999
  • 48$2,000 to $2,499
  • 13$2,500 to $2,999
  • 65$3,000 to $3,499
  • 54$3,500 or more
  • 14No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2019

Percentage of workers working in this county: 82.2%
Number of people working at home: 102 (4.2% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 150
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 396
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 161
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 179
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 271
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 282
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 407
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 137
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 69
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 125
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 112
  • 90 or more minutes: 46
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Chelsea

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 5,574 (88.0%)
  • Carpooled: 497 (7.8%)
  • Bus: 4 (0.1%)
  • Taxi: 48 (0.8%)
  • Bicycle: 16 (0.3%)
  • Walked: 185 (2.9%)
  • Worked at home: 102 (1.6%)
Class of Workers in 2019
  • Unemployment by race in 2019
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 5.3%Males
  • 2.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 16.4%Females
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Chelsea, Michigan
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Chelsea, Michigan
  • 392010 or later
  • 242000 to 2009
  • 351990 to 1999
  • 71980 to 1989
  • 01970 to 1979
  • 35Before 1970
Ancestries in Chelsea, MI

First ancestries reported:

  • German: 405 (18.8%)
  • European: 277 (12.9%)
  • American: 202 (9.4%)
  • English: 174 (8.1%)
  • Irish: 145 (6.7%)
  • Dutch: 142 (6.6%)
  • Scottish: 105 (4.9%)
  • French Canadian: 72 (3.3%)
  • Polish: 72 (3.3%)
  • Italian: 55 (2.6%)
  • Norwegian: 35 (1.6%)
  • Russian: 32 (1.5%)
  • Belgian: 27 (1.3%)
  • Canadian: 17 (0.8%)
  • Hungarian: 17 (0.8%)
  • Swiss: 17 (0.8%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 14 (0.7%)
  • French: 13 (0.6%)
  • Eastern European: 12 (0.6%)
  • Latvian: 9 (0.4%)
  • British: 8 (0.4%)
  • Arab: 7 (0.3%)
  • Armenian: 7 (0.3%)
  • Iranian: 7 (0.3%)
  • Czech: 6 (0.3%)
  • Finnish: 6 (0.3%)
  • Swedish: 5 (0.2%)

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

Mexico
Chelsea:

18.2% (31)
Michigan:

12.2% (83,496)

Russia
Chelsea:

17.1% (29)
Michigan:

1.0% (6,735)

Canada
Chelsea:

15.9% (27)
Michigan:

5.2% (35,650)

Switzerland
Chelsea:

8.2% (14)
Michigan:

0.1% (479)

England
Chelsea:

7.1% (12)
Michigan:

0.9% (6,380)

Netherlands
Chelsea:

5.3% (9)
Michigan:

0.6% (3,980)

Iran
Chelsea:

4.7% (8)
Michigan:

0.6% (3,768)

Philippines
Chelsea:

3.5% (6)
Michigan:

2.9% (19,539)

France
Chelsea:

3.5% (6)
Michigan:

0.5% (3,407)

Germany
Chelsea:

3.5% (6)
Michigan:

2.6% (17,980)

Argentina
Chelsea:

3.5% (6)
Michigan:

0.3% (1,722)

Scotland
Chelsea:

2.9% (5)
Michigan:

0.3% (1,787)

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

  • This state: 3,685
  • Other state: 1,396
  • Northeast: 222
  • Midwest: 585
  • South: 378
  • West: 184

86.4% of Chelsea residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 25.7% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 90.0% lived in Michigan.


Chelsea:

86.4%
State average:

86.2%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 10
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 1
  • 9th grade: 5
  • 10th grade: 20
  • 11th grade: 6
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 0
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 275
  • Less than 1 year of college: 103
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 211
  • Associate degree: 113
  • Bachelor's degree: 588
  • Master's degree: 202
  • Professional school degree: 65
  • Doctorate degree: 78
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 2
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 25
  • 9th grade: 3
  • 10th grade: 41
  • 11th grade: 12
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 5
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 306
  • Less than 1 year of college: 136
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 388
  • Associate degree: 117
  • Bachelor's degree: 659
  • Master's degree: 316
  • Professional school degree: 53
  • Doctorate degree: 86
Educational Attainment for Females
Chelsea marital status for males
Chelsea marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,474
  • One, attached: 255
  • Two: 44
  • 3 or 4: 111
  • 5 to 9: 40
  • 10 to 19: 43
  • 20 to 49: 32
  • 50 or more: 271
  • Mobile homes: 18

Median worth of mobile homes: $7,640

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2019: 0.5%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2019: 3.5%

House/condo owner moved in on average 11 years ago

Renter moved in on average 3 years ago

Year householders moved into residence in Chelsea
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Chelsea, MI
  • 94.5%Utility gas
  • 3.9%Electricity
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Chelsea, MI
  • 64.4%Utility gas
  • 32.0%Electricity
  • 2.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 25
Here:

5.0%
Michigan:

10.7%

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

0.0%
Michigan:

9.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 11
Here:

9.3%
Michigan:

14.3%
School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students
School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability