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Chelsea, MI (Michigan) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2021: $290,497 (it was $160,200 in 2000)
Chelsea:

$290,497
Michigan:

$199,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $200,907 - $363,570

Mean price in 2021:

Detached houses: $301,069
Here:

$301,069
State:

$252,837

Townhouses or other attached units: $248,431
Here:

$248,431
State:

$213,093

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $218,948
Here:

$218,948
State:

$180,346

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

Houses: 2,659 (2,604 occupied: 1,610 owner occupied, 994 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

38%
State:

27%

Housing density: 795 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2021 in this county: $472,358.

Median contract rent in 2021: $1,327 (lower quartile is $1,027, upper quartile is $1,516)


Median gross rent in Chelsea, MI in 2021: $1,601

Housing units in Chelsea with a mortgage: 1,028 (34 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 31 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 67

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $130,306

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $61,913

Median monthly housing costs: $1,530

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Chelsea, Michigan Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 1978

Median year apartment built: 1972

Household type by relationship:

Households: 5,402
  • Male householders: 1,113 (432 living alone), Female householders: 1,436 (772 living alone)
  • 1,195 spouses (1,193 opposite-sex spouses), 21 unmarried partners, (21 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 1,426 children (1,383 natural, 35 adopted, 6 stepchildren), 6 grandchildren, 13 brothers or sisters, 36 parents, 0 foster children, 19 other relatives, 6 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 124

Size of family households: 617 2-persons, 310 3-persons, 330 4-persons, 72 5-persons, 21 6-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,220 1-person, 8 2-persons.

829 married couples with children.
162 single-parent households (23 men, 139 women).

97.9% of residents of Chelsea speak English at home.
1.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (82% speak English very well, 18% speak English well).
1.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (97% speak English very well, 3% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 137 (2.5%)
(28.5% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.9
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

4.5
State:

4.3

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
  • 141 bedroom
  • 3942 bedrooms
  • 6463 bedrooms
  • 5264 bedrooms
  • 295+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Chelsea, Michigan
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Chelsea, Michigan
  • 15no bedroom
  • 2571 bedroom
  • 4582 bedrooms
  • 2603 bedrooms
  • 44 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
  • 16no vehicle
  • 5681 vehicle
  • 6812 vehicles
  • 2463 vehicles
  • 834 vehicles
  • 155+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Chelsea in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Chelsea in renter-occupied apartments
  • 232no vehicle
  • 4131 vehicle
  • 3142 vehicles
  • 163 vehicles
  • 194 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
  • 603 rooms
  • 1324 rooms
  • 2535 rooms
  • 2916 rooms
  • 2427 rooms
  • 2518 rooms
  • 3819+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Chelsea, Michigan
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Chelsea, Michigan
  • 81 room
  • 452 rooms
  • 2413 rooms
  • 1714 rooms
  • 2105 rooms
  • 1246 rooms
  • 157 rooms
  • 1758 rooms
  • 69+ rooms
Year house built
Median 2021 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 2021
  • 93Less than $10,000
  • 91$10,000 to $19,999
  • 147$20,000 to $29,999
  • 526$30,000 to $39,999
  • 215$40,000 to $49,999
  • 188$50,000 to $59,999
  • 273$60,000 to $74,999
  • 204$75,000 to $99,999
  • 171$100,000 to $124,999
  • 245$125,000 to $149,999
  • 289$150,000 to $199,999
  • 250$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2021 in Chelsea, MI

  • Distribution of house value in Chelsea, MI in 2021
  • 11Less than $10,000
  • 4$50,000 to $59,999
  • 4$60,000 to $69,999
  • 2$70,000 to $79,999
  • 15$90,000 to $99,999
  • 61$100,000 to $124,999
  • 157$150,000 to $174,999
  • 150$175,000 to $199,999
  • 180$200,000 to $249,999
  • 307$250,000 to $299,999
  • 428$300,000 to $399,999
  • 87$400,000 to $499,999
  • 20$500,000 to $749,999
  • 10$750,000 to $999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2021 in Chelsea, MI

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in Chelsea, MI in 2021
  • 7$250 to $299
  • 15$450 to $499
  • 11$650 to $699
  • 29$700 to $749
  • 6$750 to $799
  • 59$800 to $899
  • 81$900 to $999
  • 131$1,000 to $1,249
  • 376$1,250 to $1,499
  • 75$1,500 to $1,999
  • 39$2,000 to $2,499
  • 12$2,500 to $2,999
  • 64$3,000 to $3,499
  • 46$3,500 or more
  • 55No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2021

Percentage of workers working in this county: 83.5%
Number of people working at home: 585 (24.0% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2021

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 109
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 256
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 116
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 191
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 189
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 278
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 245
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 193
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 21
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 52
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 76
  • 90 or more minutes: 73
Means of transportation to work in 2021 - Chelsea

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 4,209 (73.7%)
  • Carpooled: 247 (4.3%)
  • Bus: 3 (0.1%)
  • Taxi: 134 (2.3%)
  • Bicycle: 6 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 133 (2.3%)
  • Worked at home: 585 (10.2%)
Class of Workers in 2021
  • Unemployment by race in 2021
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 1.1%Males
  • 3.3%Females
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Chelsea, Michigan
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Chelsea, Michigan
  • 482010 or later
  • 142000 to 2009
  • 221990 to 1999
  • 71980 to 1989
  • 01970 to 1979
  • 35Before 1970
Ancestries in Chelsea, MI

First ancestries reported:

  • German: 438 (21.7%)
  • English: 407 (20.2%)
  • American: 285 (14.1%)
  • European: 153 (7.6%)
  • Irish: 120 (5.9%)
  • Italian: 91 (4.5%)
  • Dutch: 90 (4.5%)
  • Scottish: 64 (3.2%)
  • Polish: 46 (2.3%)
  • Hungarian: 37 (1.8%)
  • French Canadian: 36 (1.8%)
  • Norwegian: 33 (1.6%)
  • Swedish: 24 (1.2%)
  • Belgian: 19 (0.9%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 19 (0.9%)
  • Canadian: 12 (0.6%)
  • Armenian: 10 (0.5%)
  • Greek: 9 (0.4%)
  • Russian: 9 (0.4%)
  • Iraqi: 8 (0.4%)
  • Eastern European: 8 (0.4%)
  • French: 7 (0.3%)
  • Iranian: 7 (0.3%)
  • Finnish: 6 (0.3%)
  • Arab: 5 (0.2%)
  • Swiss: 5 (0.2%)

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

Mexico
Chelsea:

25.2% (35)
Michigan:

11.1% (77,407)

Canada
Chelsea:

15.1% (21)
Michigan:

5.1% (35,451)

England
Chelsea:

12.9% (18)
Michigan:

0.9% (6,565)

Netherlands
Chelsea:

7.2% (10)
Michigan:

0.6% (3,868)

United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland
Chelsea:

5.8% (8)
Michigan:

0.9% (6,060)

Russia
Chelsea:

5.0% (7)
Michigan:

0.9% (6,314)

Iran
Chelsea:

5.0% (7)
Michigan:

0.6% (4,002)

Indonesia
Chelsea:

4.3% (6)
Michigan:

0.2% (1,216)

Germany
Chelsea:

4.3% (6)
Michigan:

2.4% (17,015)

Switzerland
Chelsea:

2.2% (3)
Michigan:

0.1% (459)

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

  • This state: 3,956
  • Other state: 1,303
  • Northeast: 217
  • Midwest: 594
  • South: 262
  • West: 241

83.5% of Chelsea residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 25.2% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 92.2% lived in Michigan.


Chelsea:

83.5%
State average:

87.3%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 8
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 0
  • 9th grade: 4
  • 10th grade: 4
  • 11th grade: 7
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 16
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 235
  • Less than 1 year of college: 99
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 336
  • Associate degree: 195
  • Bachelor's degree: 581
  • Master's degree: 204
  • Professional school degree: 59
  • Doctorate degree: 100
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 23
  • 9th grade: 3
  • 10th grade: 29
  • 11th grade: 5
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 2
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 342
  • Less than 1 year of college: 141
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 293
  • Associate degree: 277
  • Bachelor's degree: 744
  • Master's degree: 327
  • Professional school degree: 54
  • Doctorate degree: 67
Educational Attainment for Females
Chelsea marital status for males
Chelsea marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,640
  • One, attached: 366
  • Two: 90
  • 3 or 4: 59
  • 5 to 9: 98
  • 10 to 19: 44
  • 20 to 49: 48
  • 50 or more: 311

Median worth of mobile homes: $8,804

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2021: 0.8%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2021: 2.7%

House/condo owner moved in on average 12 years ago

Renter moved in on average 1 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
  • 94.8%Utility gas
  • 4.1%Electricity
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Chelsea, MI
  • 73.2%Utility gas
  • 25.2%Electricity
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 29
Here:

7.3%
Michigan:

13.9%

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

0.0%
Michigan:

10.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 8
Here:

4.3%
Michigan:

17.1%
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