The City of Chelsea had a population of 5,098 as of July 1, 2015.
The primary coordinate point for Chelsea is located at latitude 42.3114 and longitude -84.0194 in Washtenaw County. The formal boundaries for the City of Chelsea (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.63 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Washtenaw County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 938 feet.
The City of Chelsea has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Chelsea population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.
|Population in Households||5,013|
|Population in Familes||3,824|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||85|
|Average Household Size||2.16|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||2,479 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,475 (59.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||843 (34.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||161 ( 6.5%)|
|Median Home Value||$189,471|
|Average Home Value||$205,525|
|Median Household Income||$55,627|
|Average Household Income||$73,725|
|Per Capita Income||$33,711|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||4.64%|
|Per Capita Income||3.0%|
The table below compares Chelsea to the other 692 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 170||76th|
|Population Density1||# 222||68th|
|Diversity Index2||# 427||39th|
|Median Household Income||# 126||82nd|
|Per Capita Income||# 66||91st|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Michigan Census Data Comparison Tool.