Living in Chelsea, MA

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Chelsea, Massachusetts Info Snack

Population
39,992
Unemployment
4.7%
Poverty
18.1%
Median Home
$350,800
Median Income
$56,802
Median Rent
$1,419

Chelsea SnackAbility

7
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
9
Affordability
3
Diversity
8.5
Safety
5
Amenities
10
Education
4
Commute
4

Chelsea, MA Crime Report

864
Total Crimes
2,133.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
-13.86%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Chelsea
/ 100k People
Massachusetts
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 864 2,133.5 1,507.4 2,476.7
Violent Crime 270 666.7 327.6 366.7
Murder 0 0.0 2.2 5.0
Robbery 65 160.5 52.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 178 439.5 241.0 250.2
Property Crime 594 1,466.8 1,179.8 2,109.9
Burglary 105 259.3 179.0 340.5
Larceny 406 1,002.6 911.8 1,549.5
Car Theft 83 205.0 89.0 219.9

Chelsea, MA Cost Of Living

127
Chelsea's Overall Cost Of Living
1.3x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Chelsea Massachusetts National Average
Overall 127 131 100
Services 130 122 100
Groceries 108 109 100
Health 118 121 100
Housing 144 165 100
Transportation 111 107 100
Utilities 115 114 100

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Rankings for Chelsea in Massachusetts

Map Of Chelsea, MA

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Population over time in Chelsea

Year Population % Change
2019 39,992 0.4%
2018 39,852 1.5%
2017 39,272 2.7%
2016 38,244 1.8%
2015 37,581 1.3%
2014 37,084 2.4%
2013 36,222 2.0%
2012 35,527 1.9%
2011 34,872 1.0%
2010 34,532 -

Race / Ethnicity in Chelsea

White
20.6% (8,251)
African American
5.4% (2,147)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
3.7% (1,489)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.4% (177)
Two Or More
2.8% (1,134)
Hispanic
67.0% (26,794)
Race Chelsea MA USA
White 20.6% 71.6% 60.7%
African American 5.4% 6.9% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 3.7% 6.6% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.4% 0.8% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.8% 2.1% 2.4%
Hispanic 67.0% 11.8% 18.0%

Gender in Chelsea

Female
48.3% (19,331)
Male
51.7% (20,660)
Gender Chelsea MA USA
Female 48.3% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 51.7% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Chelsea for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
22.0% (8,798)
9-12th Grade
9.0% (3,599)
High School / GED
32.0% (12,797)
Some College
14.0% (5,598)
Associate's Degree
5.0% (1,999)
Bachelor's Degree
11.0% (4,399)
Master's Degree
5.0% (1,999)
Professional Degree
1.0% (399)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (399)
Education Chelsea MA USA
< 9th Grade 22.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 9.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 32.0% 24.0% 27.0%
Some College 14.0% 15.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 5.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 11.0% 24.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 14.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 3.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Chelsea, Massachusetts

Less than $10,000
8.1% (322,516)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.8% (272,179)
$15,000 to $24,999
7.3% (293,881)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.8% (510,600)
$35,000 to $49,999
10.4% (417,462)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.4% (736,964)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.0% (478,348)
$100,000 to $149,999
13.7% (548,277)
$150,000 to $199,999
6.0% (241,434)
$200,000 or more
4.4% (177,534)
Income Chelsea MA USA
Less than $10,000 8.1% 5.2% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.8% 4.2% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 7.3% 7.2% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.8% 6.7% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 10.4% 9.3% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.4% 14.2% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.0% 12.1% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 13.7% 17.8% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 6.0% 10.2% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 4.4% 13.2% 7.7%

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