Chelsea, Michigan Population 2022

5,571
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Chelsea is a city located in Washtenaw County Michigan. Chelsea has a 2020 population of 5,571. Chelsea is currently growing at a rate of 0.94% annually and its population has increased by 1.90% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,467 in 2010.

The average household income in Chelsea is $115,661 with a poverty rate of 4.47%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,446 per month, and the median house value is $234,400. The median age in Chelsea is 44.5 years, 38.9 years for males, and 48.2 years for females.

Chelsea Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Chelseawas:

  • White: 95.24%
  • Two or more races: 3.16%
  • Black or African American: 0.91%
  • Other race: 0.50%
  • Asian: 0.19%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Chelsea, Michigan is 5,571 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,467.

Chelsea, Michigan Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,12295.24%
Black or African American490.91%
Asian100.19%
Some Other Race270.50%
Two or More Races1703.16%
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Chelsea Population by Race

Chelsea Population Pyramid 2022

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Chelsea Median Age

48.7


Total

44.6


Male

52.8


Female

Chelsea Adults

There are 4,396 adults, (1,649 of whom are seniors) in Chelsea.

Chelsea Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

60

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Chelsea Sex Ratio

Female

2,957

54.98%

Male

2,421

45.02%

Chelsea Population by Age

Chelsea Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Chelsea Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female89.1%10.9%
Married86.4%13.6%
Male66%34%
All64.5%35.5%
Non Family41%59%

64.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Chelsea Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,5622.0564.5
Married1,1163.0286.4
Male472.6466
Female1742.9789.1
Non Family1,2251.0141

2.98

Average Family Size

2.05

Average Household Size

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Chelsea Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade270.67%
9th to 12th Grade1042.58%
High School Graduate53113.16%
Some College95823.75%
Associates Degree3839.49%
Bachelors Degree1,26031.23%
Graduate Degree77119.11%
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Chelsea Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Chelsea Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian101010
Other Race272727
Hispanic838366
White3,8313,7041,927
2+ Races737328
Black4945

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Chelsea Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$60,303$68,804$51,250
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$35,729$65,417$26,106
Some College$52,639$49,063$61,750
Bachelors Degree$51,413$71,250$41,106
Graduate Degree$79,071$102,778$66,688

$60,303

Average Earnings

$68,804

Average Male

$51,250

Average Female

Chelsea Earnings by Educational Attainment

Chelsea Language by Age

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Chelsea Language

96.00% of Chelsea residents speak only English, while 4.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.02% of the population.

Chelsea Language

Chelsea Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian1010100.00%
Multiple1701710.00%
White4,9742084.18%
OtherNaN%

4.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.97%

Male Poverty Rate

6.56%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chelsea

The race most likely to be in poverty in Chelsea is Asian, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.95%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.44%.

Chelsea Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.53%
High School4.66%
Some College5.40%
Bachelors or Greater1.98%

Chelsea Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed0.92%
Male Unemployed43.48%
Female Employed6.07%
Female Unemployed79.31%

Chelsea Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Chelsea Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$66,250$97,718
Families$129,952$142,078
Married Families$134,881-
Non Families$37,253$48,597
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Income by Household Type

Chelsea Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.6%

Male Marriage Rate

43.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Chelsea Married by Age and Sex

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Chelsea Marriage

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

Chelsea Marital Status by Race

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Chelsea Marital Status

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496

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War185
First Gulf War45
Vietnam89
Korea56
World War II32

Chelsea Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34170
35 to 5466
55 to 646
65 to 7439
75+215

Chelsea Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White47811.31%
2+ Races1821.43%

Chelsea Veterans by Race

Chelsea Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

14.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chelsea Veterans by Education

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54.7%

Labor Force Participation

53.5%

Employment Rate

2.1%

Unemployment Rate

Chelsea Employment by Age

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Chelsea Employment by Race

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Chelsea Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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71.87%

Born in Chelsea

97.36%

Native Born

2.64%

Foreign Born

1.88%

Non Citizen

0.76%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.36% of Chelsea residents were born in the United States, with 71.87% having been born in Michigan. 1.88% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Chelsea Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19502,5800.00%
19603,3557752.66%
19703,8585031.41%
19803,816-42-0.11%
19903,772-44-0.12%
20004,3986261.55%
20104,9445461.18%
20114,996521.05%
20125,048521.04%
20135,100521.03%
20145,152521.02%
20155,204521.01%
20165,256521.00%
20175,308520.99%
20185,360520.98%
20195,412520.97%
20205,467551.02%
20215,519520.95%
20225,571520.94%

Chelsea Population by Year