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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: 2,476 (2,340 occupied: 1,372 owner occupied, 968 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

41%
State:

30%

Housing density: 740 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016 in this county: $281,289.

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: 929 (21 second mortgage, 106 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 440

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $105,685

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $41,008

Median monthly housing costs: $1,156


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Chelsea, Michigan Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $230,458 (it was $160,200 in 2000)
Chelsea:

$230,458
Michigan:

$147,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $154,399 - $320,641
Median year house/condo built: 1966

Median year apartment built: 1976

Household type by relationship:

Households: 5,279
  • In family households: 4,073 (833 male householders, 553 female householders)
    1,105 spouses, 1,413 children (1,381 natural, 13 adopted, 19 stepchildren), 77 grandchildren, 11 brothers or sisters, 28 parents, 30 other relatives, 20 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,052 (243 male householders (222 living alone)), 721 female householders (667 living alone)), 65 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 127

Size of family households: 788 2-persons, 238 3-persons, 287 4-persons, 66 5-persons, 22 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 894 1-person, 39 2-persons, 6 4-persons.

908 married couples with children.
157 single-parent households (29 men, 128 women).

100.6% of residents of Chelsea speak English at home.
0.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (45% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 35% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 149 (2.8%)
(60.4% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.9
State:

6.4

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:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 2662 bedrooms
  • 6413 bedrooms
  • 3564 bedrooms
  • 925+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Chelsea population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Chelsea, Michigan:

  • 28no bedroom
  • 2471 bedroom
  • 5432 bedrooms
  • 1023 bedrooms
  • 584 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:

  • 45no vehicle
  • 3771 vehicle
  • 6772 vehicles
  • 2653 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 125+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Chelsea population

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

  • 219no vehicle
  • 4701 vehicle
  • 2372 vehicles
  • 283 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 125+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Chelsea population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Chelsea, Michigan:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 223 rooms
  • 514 rooms
  • 2915 rooms
  • 2426 rooms
  • 2247 rooms
  • 2308 rooms
  • 3209+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Chelsea population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Chelsea, Michigan:

  • 291 room
  • 612 rooms
  • 1853 rooms
  • 2744 rooms
  • 2015 rooms
  • 976 rooms
  • 597 rooms
  • 208 rooms
  • 69+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Chelsea population

Year house built

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
  • 38Less than $10,000
  • 55$10,000 to $14,999
  • 60$15,000 to $19,999
  • 118$20,000 to $24,999
  • 128$25,000 to $29,999
  • 156$30,000 to $34,999
  • 94$35,000 to $39,999
  • 140$40,000 to $44,999
  • 77$45,000 to $49,999
  • 246$50,000 to $59,999
  • 236$60,000 to $74,999
  • 215$75,000 to $99,999
  • 201$100,000 to $124,999
  • 200$125,000 to $149,999
  • 168$150,000 to $199,999
  • 178$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
  • 8$20,000 to $24,999
  • 14$60,000 to $69,999
  • 24$70,000 to $79,999
  • 25$80,000 to $89,999
  • 6$90,000 to $99,999
  • 97$100,000 to $124,999
  • 128$125,000 to $149,999
  • 159$150,000 to $174,999
  • 214$175,000 to $199,999
  • 232$200,000 to $249,999
  • 127$250,000 to $299,999
  • 170$300,000 to $399,999
  • 50$400,000 to $499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Chelsea, MI

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Chelsea, MI
  • 17$150 to $199
  • 9$250 to $299
  • 42$300 to $349
  • 6$400 to $449
  • 20$450 to $499
  • 34$500 to $549
  • 10$550 to $599
  • 62$600 to $649
  • 32$650 to $699
  • 56$700 to $749
  • 34$750 to $799
  • 106$800 to $899
  • 134$900 to $999
  • 146$1,000 to $1,249
  • 78$1,250 to $1,499
  • 11$1,500 to $1,999
  • 42$2,000 to $2,499
  • 18$3,000 to $3,499
  • 52$3,500 or more
  • 11No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 432010 or later
  • 62000 to 2009
  • 91990 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: 102
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 274
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 223
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 114
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 306
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 220
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 480
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 110
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 153
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 89
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 77
  • 90 or more minutes: 0
Chelsea, MI Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 81.5%
Number of people working at home: 60 (2.6% of all workers)

Chelsea mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 4,654 (87%)
  • Carpooled: 558 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 10 (0%)
  • Taxi: 29 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 26 (0%)
  • Walked: 31 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 60 (1%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 434
 American: 411
 European: 174
 English: 160
 Polish: 143
 Irish: 88
 Scottish: 66
 Dutch: 62
 Russian: 59
 French Canadian: 34
 Italian: 33
 Swedish: 27
 British: 23
 Scotch-Irish: 23
 Norwegian: 22
 Welsh: 20
 Hungarian: 17
 Scandinavian: 14
 Syrian: 11
 Slovene: 10
 Finnish: 8
 Belgian: 8
 Latvian: 8
 Canadian: 7
 Czech: 7
 Greek: 6
 French (except Basque): 5

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

  • 16%United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland
  • 16%Canada
  • 11%Poland
  • 8%Mexico
  • 7%Other South Central Asia
  • 6%Russia
  • 6%Philippines

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

  • This state: 3,669
  • Other state: 1,392
  • Northeast: 161
  • Midwest: 738
  • South: 424
  • West: 106

85% of Chelsea residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 31% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 83% lived in Michigan.

Chelsea:

85.0%
State average:

85.2%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 10
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 1
  • 7th and 8th grade: 10
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 23
  • 11th grade: 15
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 15
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 266
  • Less than 1 year of college: 98
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 230
  • Associate degree: 170
  • Bachelor's degree: 349
  • Master's degree: 267
  • Professional school degree: 46
  • Doctorate degree: 86

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 10
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 62
  • 9th grade: 9
  • 10th grade: 42
  • 11th grade: 0
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 0
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 416
  • Less than 1 year of college: 223
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 263
  • Associate degree: 178
  • Bachelor's degree: 542
  • Master's degree: 336
  • Professional school degree: 38
  • Doctorate degree: 63

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 9.3%Males
  • 3.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 12.7%Males
Chelsea marital status for males
Chelsea marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,479
  • One, attached: 219
  • Two: 38
  • 3 or 4: 148
  • 5 to 9: 115
  • 10 to 19: 43
  • 20 to 49: 53
  • 50 or more: 392
  • Mobile homes: 25

Median worth of mobile homes: $4,842

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 1.4%

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:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Chelsea
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (98.1%)
  • Electricity (2.0%)
  • Wood (0.4%)
  • Utility gas (79.9%)
  • Electricity (14.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.8%)
  • Other fuel (1.3%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 48
Here:

9.8%
Michigan:

10.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 17
Here:

6.4%
Michigan:

9.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 17
Here:

12.5%
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)