Chelsea, AL Demographic Data

Chelsea, AL Summary

Chelsea is located in Shelby County in Alabama
  • Population: 10,161
  • Area: 21.70 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 21.35 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 0.36 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 468.22 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 490.81 ft
  • Time Zone: Central Standard Time (GMT -6)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Chelsea, AL Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
5,954
52%
50.8
Male
5,432
48%
49.2
Total Population
11,386
 
321,419,000

Chelsea, AL Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
1,285
11.3% 
6.2
5 to 9 Years
1,156
10.2% 
6.4
10 to 14 Years
605
5.3% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
611
5.4% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
336
3.0% 
7.0
25 to 34 Years
2,212
19.4% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
1,717
15.1% 
12.7
45 to 54 Years
1,378
12.1% 
13.4
55 to 59 Years
712
6.3% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
436
3.8% 
6.0
65 to 74 Years
683
6.0% 
8.6
75 to 84 Years
238
2.1% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
17
0.1% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
8,024
70.5%
77.1
Female
4,257
53.1%
51.4
Male
3,767
46.9%
48.6
21 Years and over
7,708
67.7%
72.9
62 Years and over
1,234
10.8%
18.3
65 Years and over
938
8.2%
14.9
Female
482
51.4%
55.9
Male
456
48.6%
44.1
Median Age (years)
33
NR
NR

Chelsea, AL Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
11,293
99.2% 
96.9
White
10,080
88.5% 
73.1
Black or African American
747
6.6% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
0
0.0% 
0.8
Asian
274
2.4% 
5.4
Asian Indian
81
0.7% 
1.2
Chinese
193
1.7% 
1.3
Filipino
0
0.0% 
0.9
Japanese
0
0.0% 
0.2
Korean
0
0.0% 
0.5
Vietnamese
0
0.0% 
0.5
Other Asian
0
0.0% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
0
0.0% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
0
0.0% 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
0
0.0% 
0.0
Samoan
0
0.0% 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
0
0.0% 
0.1
Some Other Race
192
1.7% 
4.8
Two or More Races
93
0.8% 
3.1
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
326
2.9% 
17.6
Mexican
225
2.0% 
11.1
Puerto Rican
31
0.3% 
1.7
Cuban
24
0.2% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
46
0.4% 
4.1
Not Hispanic or Latino
11,060
97.1% 
82.4

Chelsea, AL Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
207
2.8% 
5.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
274
3.7% 
7.3
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
1,528
20.7% 
27.6
Some college, no degree
1,472
19.9% 
20.7
Associate's Degree
611
8.3% 
8.2
Bachelor's Degree
2,585
35.0% 
19.0
Graduate or professional degree
716
9.7% 
11.6
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
481
6.5%
12.8
High School Graduate or Higher
6,912
93.6%
87.1
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
3,301
44.7%
30.6

Chelsea, AL Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
1,609
19.3%
33.5%
Now Married
5,696
68.3%
47.5
Divorced
817
9.8%
11.0%
Separated
36
0.4%
2.1
Widowed
182
2.2
5.8%

Chelsea, AL Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
9,485
93.9%
78.5%
Languages other than english
616
6.1%
21.5%
Spanish
323
3.2%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
132
1.3%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
161
1.6%
3.5%
Other Languages
0
0.0%
1.0%

Chelsea, AL Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
58
0.0%
0.0
$10,000 to $14,999
44
0.0%
0.0
$15,000 to $24,999
126
0.0%
0.0
$25,000 to $34,999
311
0.0%
0.0
$35,000 to $49,999
350
0.0%
0.0
$50,000 to $74,999
702
0.0%
0.0
$75,000 to $99,999
674
0.0%
0.0
$100,000 to $149,000
880
0.0%
0.0
$150,000 to $199,999
355
0.0%
0.0
$200,000 or more
209
0.0%
0.0
Median household income
85,757
 
55,775
Per capita income
32,309
 
29,979

Chelsea, AL Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
12
0.2%
1.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
421
7.4%
9.8
Construction
217
3.8%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
1,187
20.9%
22.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
599
10.5%
6.5
Information
302
5.3%
2.1
Manufacturing
554
9.8%
10.3
Other services except public administration
352
6.2%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
620
10.9%
11.3
Public administration
163
2.9%
4.6
Retail trade
834
14.7%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
300
5.3%
5.1
Wholesale trade
120
2.1%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
215
3.8%
9.0%
Management, professional, and related occupations
2,615
46.0%
37.1%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
533
9.4%
12.3%
Sales and office occupations
1,539
27.1%
23.6%
Service occupations
779
13.7%
18.0%

Chelsea, AL Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
5,599
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
4,691
83.8%
76.6
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
530
9.5%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
0
0.0%
5.2
Walked
3
0.1%
2.8
Other means
77
1.4%
1.8
Worked at home
298
5.3%
4.6
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
34.0
 
26.0

Chelsea, AL Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
22
0.6%
8.9
1 vehicles
761
20.5%
33.5
2 vehicles
2,027
54.7%
37.2
3 or more
899
24.2%
20.3

Chelsea, AL Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
3,709
96.0%
87.7
Owner Occupied
3,340
90.1%
63.0
Renter Occupied
369
9.9%
37.0
Vacant Housing Units
153
4.0%
12.3
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
2
NR
NR
Rental Vacancy Rate
0
NR
NR
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
3.0
NR
3.0
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
3.0
NR
3.0

Chelsea, AL Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
3,862
1 room
0
0.0%
2.3
2 rooms
0
0.0%
2.5
3 rooms
136
3.5%
9.0
4 rooms
302
7.8%
16.6
5 rooms
682
17.7%
20.0
6 rooms
753
19.5%
17.9
7 rooms
612
15.8%
12.1
8 rooms
579
15.0%
8.5
9 rooms or more
798
20.7%
11.1
Median Rooms
7
 

Chelsea, AL Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
3,862
 
 
1-unit, detached
3,491
90.4%
61.4
1-unit, attached
53
1.4%
5.8
2-units
0
0.0%
3.7
3 or 4 units
57
1.5%
4.5
5 to 9 units
12
0.3%
4.8
10 to 19 units
0
0.0%
4.6
20 or more units
0
0.0%
8.8
Mobile home
249
6.4%
6.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.
0
0.0%
0.1

Chelsea, AL Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
0
0.0%
13.0%
1940 to 1949
22
0.6%
5.1%
1950 to 1959
14
0.4%
10.5%
1960 to 1969
76
2.0%
10.8%
1970 to 1979
109
2.8%
15.5%
1980 to 1989
317
8.2%
13.6%
1990 to 1999
643
16.6%
14.0%
2000 to 2009
2,503
64.8%
14.5%
2010 to 2013
178
4.6%
2.5%
2014 or later
0
0.0%
0.5%

Chelsea, AL Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
1,495
40.3%
48.2
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
76
2.0%
4.7
Electricity
2,109
56.9%
38.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
0
0.0%
5.1
Coal or coke
0
0.0%
0.1
Wood
29
0.8%
2.0
Solar energy
0
0.0%
0.1
Other fuel
0
0.0%
0.5
No fuel used
0
0.0%
1.2

Chelsea, AL Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
2,632
 
47140700.0
Less than $500
0
0.0%
1.5%
$3,000 or more
83
3.2%
9.9%
$2,500 to $2,999
102
3.9%
6.8%
$2,000 to $2,499
442
16.8%
11.8%
$500 to $999
475
18.0%
20.5%
$1,500 to 1,999
662
25.2%
20.3%
$1,000 to 1,499
868
33.0%
29.2%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
1,379
52.9%
43.6%
20.0% to 24.9%
514
19.7%
15.9%
25.0% to 29.9%
223
8.6%
10.9%
30.0% to 34.9%
123
4.7%
7.3%
35.0% or more
369
14.1%
22.3%
Not Computed
24
NR
NR

Chelsea, AL Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
348 
 
41,410,200 
Less than $500
0
0.0%
11.0%
$2,500 to $2,999
0
0.0%
1.7%
$3,000 or more
0
0.0%
1.5%
$2,000 to $2,499
31
8.9%
4.1%
$1,000 to $1,499
59
17.0%
27.9%
$500 to $999
103
29.6%
42.7%
$1,500 to $1,999
155
44.5%
11.0%
No Cash Rent
21
NR
2,291,570
Median (Dollars)
1,539
NR
959
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
50
14.4%
12.6%
15.0% to 19.9%
73
21.0%
12.5%
20.0% to 24.9%
33
9.5%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
78
22.4%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
0
0.0%
9.2%
35.0% or more
114
32.8%
41.4%
Not Computed
21
NR
NR

Chelsea, AL Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
3,340
 
74,506,500
Less then $50,000
186
5.6%
7.5%
$50,000 to $99,999
124
3.7%
7.5%
$100,000 to $149,000
363
10.9%
15.0%
$150,000 to $199,000
970
29.0%
14.8%
$200,000 to $299,999
1,072
32.1%
18.8%
$300,000 to $499,999
541
16.2%
17.3%
$500,000 to $999,999
67
2.0%
9.7%
$1,000,000 or more
17
0.5%
2.7%
Median (Dollars)
202,700
 
194,500
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