Chelsea SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
9
Affordability
3
Diversity
8.5
Safety
6
Amenities
10
Education
5
Commute
4

Chelsea, MA Photos

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Chelsea, Massachusetts Info Snack

Chelsea is a city in Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States, directly across the Mystic River from the city of Boston. As of 2013, Chelsea had an estimated population of 36,828. It is also the second most densely populated city in Massachusetts behind Somerville. With a total area of just 2.21 square miles, Chelsea is the smallest city in Massachusetts in terms of total area.
Population
39,272
Unemployment
5.5%
Poverty
19.5%
Median Home
$308,300
Median Income
$51,839
Median Rent
$1,285

Rankings for Chelsea in Massachusetts

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3

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4

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5

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6

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7

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8

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9

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10

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Map Of Chelsea, MA

Population over time in Chelsea

Year Population % Change
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 -

Crime in Chelsea Per 100k

Crime Chelsea MA USA
Violent Crime 777.5 358.0 382.9
Murder 7.4 2.5 5.3
Robbery 264.1 71.0 98.0
Aggravated Assault 429.5 252.5 248.9
Property Crime 1634.0 1437.0 2362.0
Burglary 239.4 249.1 430.4
Larceny 1211.9 1078.0 1694.0
Car Theft 182.7 109.9 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Chelsea

White
21.9% (8,620)
African American
5.9% (2,301)
American Indian
0.1% (54)
Asian
3.4% (1,333)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.6% (237)
Two Or More
2.2% (862)
Hispanic
65.9% (25,865)
Race Chelsea MA USA
White 21.9% 72.9% 61.5%
African American 5.9% 6.7% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 3.4% 6.2% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.6% 0.7% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.2% 2.1% 2.3%
Hispanic 65.9% 11.2% 17.6%

Household Income For Chelsea, Massachusetts

Less than $10,000
8.8% (345,593)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.7% (263,122)
$15,000 to $24,999
10.6% (416,283)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.3% (443,773)
$35,000 to $49,999
10.8% (424,137)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.5% (765,804)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.3% (443,773)
$100,000 to $149,999
12.6% (494,827)
$150,000 to $199,999
5.0% (196,360)
$200,000 or more
3.4% (133,524)
Income Chelsea MA USA
Less than $10,000 8.8% 5.7% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.7% 4.7% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 10.6% 7.9% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.3% 7.2% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 10.8% 9.9% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.5% 15.1% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.3% 12.3% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 12.6% 17.5% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 5.0% 9.0% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 3.4% 10.8% 6.3%

Gender in Chelsea

Female
49.3% (19,359)
Male
50.7% (19,912)
Gender Chelsea MA USA
Female 49.3% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 50.7% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Chelsea for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
20.7% (8,137)
9-12th Grade
9.5% (3,721)
High School / GED
34.9% (13,719)
Some College
12.7% (4,996)
Associate's Degree
4.7% (1,849)
Bachelor's Degree
10.6% (4,168)
Master's Degree
5.1% (2,014)
Professional Degree
0.9% (337)
Doctorate Degree
0.8% (328)
Education Chelsea MA USA
< 9th Grade 20.7% 4.6% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 9.5% 5.1% 7.2%
High School / GED 34.9% 24.7% 27.3%
Some College 12.7% 15.8% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 4.7% 7.7% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 10.6% 23.4% 19.1%
Master's Degree 5.1% 13.1% 8.4%
Professional Degree 0.9% 2.9% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.8% 2.7% 1.4%

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