Chelsea, Oklahoma Population 2024

1,998

Chelsea is a city located in Craig County, Mayes County, Nowata County, and Rogers County Oklahoma. Chelsea has a 2024 population of 1,998. Chelsea is currently growing at a rate of 0.2% annually and its population has increased by 0.86% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,981 in 2020.

The average household income in Chelsea is $48,552 with a poverty rate of 27.88%. The median age in Chelsea is 32 years: 31.6 years for males, and 32.3 years for females.

Chelsea Demographics

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

  • White: 60.5%
  • Native American: 24.14%
  • Two or more races: 14.47%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.63%
  • Black or African American: 0.16%
  • Asian: 0.1%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,124.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.86% (17)
The current population of Chelsea, Oklahoma is 1,998 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,981.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,15860.5%
Native American46224.14%
Two or more races27714.47%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander120.63%
Black or African American30.16%
Asian20.1%
Other race00%

White

Native American

Two or more races

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Black or African American

Asian

Other race

Chelsea Population by Race

Chelsea Population Pyramid 2024

Chelsea Median Age

32

Total

31.6

Male

32.3

Female

Chelsea Adults

There are 1,416 adults, (221 of whom are seniors) in Chelsea.

Chelsea Age Dependency

60.2

Age Dependency Ratio

18.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Chelsea Sex Ratio

Female1,05955.33%
Male85544.67%

Chelsea Population by Age

Chelsea Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7432.5858.441.6
Married2973.296832
Non Family2491.0958.641.4
Female1583.3741.158.9
Male393.4453.846.2

3.09

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

58.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Chelsea Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade17214.49%
Associates Degree776.49%
Bachelors Degree947.92%
Graduate Degree282.36%
High School Graduate53845.32%
Less Than 9th Grade221.85%
Some College25621.57%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Chelsea Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Chelsea Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White78266389
Native American25022124
2+ Races1501079
Hispanic300
Asian220

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 11.38%.

Chelsea Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$36,458$43,750$34,063
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$26,111$36,607$16,016
Less Than 9th Grade$15,703$0$0
Overall$27,326$37,798$18,261
Some College$29,833$34,940$24,583

$27,326

Average Earnings

$37,798

Average Male

$18,261

Average Female

Chelsea Earnings by Educational Attainment

Chelsea Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Chelsea Language

97.41% of Chelsea residents speak only English, while 2.59% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 1.18% of the population.

Chelsea Language

Chelsea Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,11228925.99%
Native44911525.61%
Multiple27710136.46%
Hispanic511325.49%
Islander12650%
Black33100%

27.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

25%

Male Poverty Rate

30.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chelsea

The race most likely to be in poverty in Chelsea is Black, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Chelsea is Hispanic, with 25.49% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.74%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.46%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.93%.

Chelsea Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade40.21%
High School26.95%
Some College16.22%
Bachelors or Greater6.56%

Chelsea Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed65.08%
Male Unemployed37.78%
Female Employed18.25%
Male Employed8.25%

Chelsea Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Chelsea Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$49,000$57,207
Households$39,961$48,552
Married Families$57,159$-999,999,999
Non Families$17,083$26,070

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Chelsea Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

43.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.7%

Male Marriage Rate

40.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Chelsea Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 45-54.

Chelsea Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Chelsea Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

119

Number of Veterans

81

Male Veterans

38

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War35
First Gulf War22
Vietnam22
Korea3
World War II0

Chelsea Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5440
65 to 7423
55 to 6422
18 to 3418
75+16

Chelsea Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White10110.88%
Native American113.82%
2+ Races73.65%

Chelsea Veterans by Race

Chelsea Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

31.93%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50.42%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chelsea Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59.6%

Labor Force Participation

52.4%

Employment Rate

12.1%

Unemployment Rate

Chelsea Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Chelsea Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Chelsea Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

74.03%

Born in Chelsea

99.79%

Native Born

0.21%

Foreign Born

0.21%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.79% of Chelsea residents were born in the United States, with 74.03% having been born in Oklahoma. 0.21% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Chelsea Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,01940.2%
20282,01540.2%
20272,01150.25%
20262,00640.2%
20252,00240.2%
20241,99840.2%
20231,99400%
20221,994140.71%
20211,980-1-0.05%
20201,981784.1%
20191,903-10-0.52%
20181,913-11-0.57%
20171,924-21-1.08%
20161,945-11-0.56%
20151,95660.31%
20141,950-11-0.56%
20131,961-6-0.31%
20121,967-6-0.3%
20111,97310.05%
20101,97200%

Chelsea Population by Year