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Chelsea, MI (Michigan) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $243,643 (it was $160,200 in 2000)
Chelsea:

$243,643
Michigan:

$155,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $158,475 - $328,149

Chelsea,MI index of house prices

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

Houses: 2,337 (2,224 occupied: 1,345 owner occupied, 876 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

39%
State:

29%

Housing density: 699 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017 in this county: $278,580.

Median contract rent in 2017: $614 (lower quartile is $447, upper quartile is $1,076)


Median gross rent in Chelsea, MI in 2017: $681

Housing units in Chelsea with a mortgage: 958 (21 second mortgage, 103 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 373

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $100,968

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $47,323

Median monthly housing costs: $1,185


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Chelsea, Michigan Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 1970

Median year apartment built: 1977

Household type by relationship:

Households: 5,277
  • In family households: 4,108 (780 male householders, 529 female householders)
    1,098 spouses, 1,503 children (1,462 natural, 42 adopted, 9 stepchildren), 112 grandchildren, 17 brothers or sisters, 19 parents, 35 other relatives, 21 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,015 (283 male householders (245 living alone)), 618 female householders (567 living alone)), 79 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 119

Size of family households: 654 2-persons, 247 3-persons, 306 4-persons, 92 5-persons, 7 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 827 1-person, 50 2-persons, 7 4-persons.

966 married couples with children.
132 single-parent households (19 men, 113 women).

100.2% of residents of Chelsea speak English at home.
0.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (54% speak English very well, 32% speak English well, 14% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 142 (2.7%)
(65.5% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

4.3
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
  • 01 bedroom
  • 2802 bedrooms
  • 5863 bedrooms
  • 3874 bedrooms
  • 905+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Chelsea, Michigan
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Chelsea, Michigan
  • 35no bedroom
  • 2101 bedroom
  • 4502 bedrooms
  • 1133 bedrooms
  • 724 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
  • 48no vehicle
  • 3661 vehicle
  • 6302 vehicles
  • 2723 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 135+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Chelsea in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Chelsea in renter-occupied apartments
  • 167no vehicle
  • 4271 vehicle
  • 2442 vehicles
  • 283 vehicles
  • 44 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
  • 323 rooms
  • 584 rooms
  • 2025 rooms
  • 2946 rooms
  • 2737 rooms
  • 1658 rooms
  • 3279+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Chelsea, Michigan
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Chelsea, Michigan
  • 261 room
  • 482 rooms
  • 1503 rooms
  • 2784 rooms
  • 1655 rooms
  • 926 rooms
  • 917 rooms
  • 148 rooms
  • 79+ rooms
Year house built
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 2017
  • 8Less than $10,000
  • 121$10,000 to $19,999
  • 179$20,000 to $29,999
  • 140$30,000 to $39,999
  • 242$40,000 to $49,999
  • 182$50,000 to $59,999
  • 306$60,000 to $74,999
  • 281$75,000 to $99,999
  • 198$100,000 to $124,999
  • 171$125,000 to $149,999
  • 233$150,000 to $199,999
  • 163$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2017 in Chelsea, MI

  • Distribution of house value in Chelsea, MI in 2017
  • 6$15,000 to $19,999
  • 11$20,000 to $24,999
  • 12$60,000 to $69,999
  • 11$70,000 to $79,999
  • 6$90,000 to $99,999
  • 78$100,000 to $124,999
  • 130$125,000 to $149,999
  • 164$150,000 to $174,999
  • 171$175,000 to $199,999
  • 237$200,000 to $249,999
  • 165$250,000 to $299,999
  • 192$300,000 to $399,999
  • 62$400,000 to $499,999
  • 12$500,000 to $749,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in Chelsea, MI

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in Chelsea, MI in 2017
  • 17$150 to $199
  • 10$300 to $349
  • 20$350 to $399
  • 7$400 to $449
  • 14$450 to $499
  • 24$500 to $549
  • 13$550 to $599
  • 45$600 to $649
  • 27$650 to $699
  • 58$700 to $749
  • 21$750 to $799
  • 126$800 to $899
  • 100$900 to $999
  • 145$1,000 to $1,249
  • 44$1,250 to $1,499
  • 8$1,500 to $1,999
  • 47$2,000 to $2,499
  • 24$2,500 to $2,999
  • 98$3,000 to $3,499
  • 58$3,500 or more
  • 6No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2017

Percentage of workers working in this county: 80.3%
Number of people working at home: 70 (3.0% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 169
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 409
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 219
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 123
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 286
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 188
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 443
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 155
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 125
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 93
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 96
  • 90 or more minutes: 0
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Chelsea

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 4,969 (86%)
  • Carpooled: 586 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 14 (0%)
  • Taxi: 28 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 12 (0%)
  • Walked: 78 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 70 (1%)
Class of Workers in 2017
  • Unemployment by race in 2017
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 8.8%Males
  • 4.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 21.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 14.4%Males
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Chelsea, Michigan
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Chelsea, Michigan
  • 412010 or later
  • 52000 to 2009
  • 101990 to 1999
  • 71980 to 1989
  • 01970 to 1979
  • 35Before 1970
Ancestries in Chelsea, MI

First ancestries reported:

  • German: 381 (16.8%)
  • American: 271 (11.9%)
  • European: 253 (11.2%)
  • Polish: 172 (7.6%)
  • English: 159 (7.0%)
  • Irish: 119 (5.2%)
  • Dutch: 114 (5.0%)
  • Scottish: 82 (3.6%)
  • British: 46 (2.0%)
  • Russian: 46 (2.0%)
  • French Canadian: 32 (1.4%)
  • Norwegian: 24 (1.1%)
  • Swedish: 24 (1.1%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 23 (1.0%)
  • Italian: 19 (0.8%)
  • Welsh: 18 (0.8%)
  • Czech: 17 (0.7%)
  • French: 17 (0.7%)
  • Latvian: 14 (0.6%)
  • Slovene: 13 (0.6%)
  • Scandinavian: 10 (0.4%)
  • Swiss: 9 (0.4%)
  • Finnish: 8 (0.4%)
  • Syrian: 7 (0.3%)
  • Belgian: 6 (0.3%)
  • Canadian: 5 (0.2%)
  • Greek: 5 (0.2%)

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

United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland
Chelsea:

18.9% (27)
Michigan:

100.0% (-1)

Canada
Chelsea:

14.7% (21)
Michigan:

100.0% (-1)

Poland
Chelsea:

14.0% (20)
Michigan:

100.0% (-1)

Philippines
Chelsea:

8.4% (12)
Michigan:

100.0% (-1)

Latvia
Chelsea:

7.7% (11)
Michigan:

100.0% (-1)

Russia
Chelsea:

7.0% (10)
Michigan:

100.0% (-1)

Kazakhstan
Chelsea:

7.0% (10)
Michigan:

100.0% (-1)

Other South Central Asia
Chelsea:

6.3% (9)
Michigan:

100.0% (-1)

France
Chelsea:

5.6% (8)
Michigan:

100.0% (-1)

Other Eastern Europe
Chelsea:

4.9% (7)
Michigan:

100.0% (-1)

England
Chelsea:

2.1% (3)
Michigan:

100.0% (-1)

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

  • This state: 3,757
  • Other state: 1,316
  • Northeast: 139
  • Midwest: 557
  • South: 516
  • West: 108

87.0% of Chelsea residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 28.4% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 86.7% lived in Michigan.


Chelsea:

87.0%
State average:

85.8%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 4
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 12
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 32
  • 11th grade: 26
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 14
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 277
  • Less than 1 year of college: 115
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 216
  • Associate degree: 160
  • Bachelor's degree: 380
  • Master's degree: 252
  • Professional school degree: 69
  • Doctorate degree: 98
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 13
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 27
  • 9th grade: 9
  • 10th grade: 37
  • 11th grade: 0
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 0
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 399
  • Less than 1 year of college: 153
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 278
  • Associate degree: 162
  • Bachelor's degree: 488
  • Master's degree: 374
  • Professional school degree: 45
  • Doctorate degree: 47
Educational Attainment for Females
Chelsea marital status for males
Chelsea marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,443
  • One, attached: 203
  • Two: 46
  • 3 or 4: 123
  • 5 to 9: 75
  • 10 to 19: 39
  • 20 to 49: 57
  • 50 or more: 325
  • Mobile homes: 31

Median worth of mobile homes: $7,137

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2017: 1.3%

House/condo owner moved in on average 13 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
  • 97.1%Utility gas
  • 1.9%Electricity
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Chelsea, MI
  • 79.3%Utility gas
  • 13.9%Electricity
  • 4.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.7%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:

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

7.8%
Michigan:

10.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 8
Here:

3.1%
Michigan:

8.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 29
Here:

22.8%
Michigan:

15.3%
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