Chelsea, Alabama Population 2020

14,547

Chelsea is a city located in Alabama. With a 2020 population of 14,547, it is the 44th largest city in Alabama and the 2349th largest city in the United States. Chelsea is currently growing at a rate of 3.62% annually and its population has increased by 42.86% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,183 in 2010. Spanning over 23 miles, Chelsea has a population density of 630 people per square mile.

The average household income in Chelsea is $107,064 with a poverty rate of 4.40%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,568 per month, and the median house value is $222,800. The median age in Chelsea is 33.2 years, 33.2 years for males, and 33.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 94.4 males.

Chelsea Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Chelsea was:

  • White: 90.18%
  • Black or African American: 5.25%
  • Asian: 2.18%
  • Two or more races: 1.65%
  • Other race: 0.58%
  • Native American: 0.17%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Chelsea, Alabama is 14,547, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 13,531.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 10,183.

Chelsea, Alabama Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,40190.18%
Black or African American6645.25%
Asian2752.18%
Two or More Races2091.65%
Some Other Race730.58%
American Indian and Alaska Native210.17%

Chelsea Population Pyramid 2020

Chelsea Median Age

33.2


Total

33.2


Male

33.2


Female

Chelsea Adults

There are 8,613 adults, (1,435 of whom are seniors) in Chelsea.

Chelsea Age Dependency

76.1

Age Dependency Ratio

20

Old Age Dependency Ratio

56.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Chelsea Sex Ratio

Female

6,504

51.44%

Male

6,139

48.56%

Chelsea Households and Families

Chelsea Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Chelsea Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family96.7%3.3%
All92.1%7.9%
Married91.8%8.2%
Female88%12%
Male82.8%17.2%

92.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,1083.0492.1
Married3,0883.4191.8
Non Family6641.1296.7
Female2342.8388
Male1224.4582.8

3.36

Average Family Size

3.04

Average Household Size

2.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Chelsea Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade861.09%
9th to 12th Grade2773.51%
High School Graduate1,18915.05%
Some College2,02725.66%
Associates Degree6458.17%
Bachelors Degree2,70834.28%
Graduate Degree96712.24%

Chelsea Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,2177,0093,523
Black35331279
Asian1888442
Hispanic736329
Multiple Races53538
Other Race2111
Native American2121

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 48.82%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$52,016$69,802$40,453
Less Than High School$$$15,563
High School Grad$48,464$56,429$24,088
Some College$42,805$64,796$31,896
Bachelors Degree$68,988$90,650$50,893
Graduate Degree$55,455$83,125$47,092

$52,016

Average Earnings

$69,802

Average Male

$40,453

Average Female

Chelsea Language

Chelsea Language by Age

Chelsea Language

95.11% of Chelsea residents speak only English, while 4.89% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.81% of the population.

Chelsea Poverty

Chelsea Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,2513242.88%
Black65210215.64%
Hispanic1459364.14%
Other735980.82%
Multiple2053316.10%

4.40%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.37%

Male Poverty Rate

4.42%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chelsea

The race most likely to be in poverty in Chelsea is Other, with 80.82% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Chelsea is White, with 2.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.75%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.54%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.11%
High School5.37%
Some College3.03%
Bachelors or Greater1.53%
Name Poverty
Male Employed4.44%
Female Employed0.43%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Chelsea Income

Chelsea Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$95,060$107,064
Families$100,124$111,051
Married Families$101,507-
Non Families$65,000$81,935

Chelsea Marital Status

Chelsea Marital Status

Marriage Rates

69.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

72.9%

Male Marriage Rate

65.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Chelsea Married by Age and Sex

Chelsea Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Chelsea Marital Status by Race

Chelsea Veterans

491

Number of Veterans

424

Male Veterans

67

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam197
First Gulf War157
Second Gulf War66
Korea44
World War II13
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74168
35 to 54156
75+131
55 to 6436
18 to 34
Name Veterans % of Total
White4916.23%
Hispanic98.41%

$Chelsea Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.18%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chelsea Employment Status

70.5%

Labor Force Participation

67.8%

Employment Rate

3.8%

Unemployment Rate

Chelsea Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

61.83%

Born in Alabama

96.70%

Native Born

3.30%

Foreign Born

2.29%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.70% of Chelsea residents were born in the United States, with 61.83% having been born in Alabama. 2.29% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202014,5475083.62%
201914,0395083.75%
201813,5315033.86%
201713,0285084.06%
201612,5203332.73%
201512,1873082.59%
201411,8794093.57%
201311,4704223.82%
201211,0482612.42%
201110,7871491.40%
201010,6387,68913.69%
20002,9490.00%