Latest Data (2017)
Population 13,011
Nationwide Rank 2520

Quick Facts

Chelsea, Alabama is the 2,520th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Chelsea, Alabama is a city.

Chelsea, Alabama is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Chelsea had its largest population ever.

Chelsea, Alabama is growing extremely quickly. It is growing faster than 98% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Chelsea, Alabama Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
2510 Shiloh, Illinois 13,090 50.4%
2511 Stoughton, Wisconsin 13,088 4.4%
2512 Glenn Heights, Texas 13,084 77.2%
2513 Harrison, Arkansas 13,079 6.4%
2514 Dunmore, Pennsylvania 13,069 -8.6%
2515 North Palm Beach, Florida 13,057 7.8%
2516 Bay St. Louis, Mississippi 13,043 14.1%
2517 Rochester, Michigan 13,029 23.8%
2518 University Heights, Ohio 13,028 -7.6%
2519 New Carrollton, Maryland 13,023 3.3%
2520 Chelsea, Alabama 13,011 233.0%
2521 El Dorado, Kansas 12,993 1.1%
2522 Grass Valley, California 12,987 9.2%
2523 Glen Carbon, Illinois 12,985 22.3%
2524 Rogers, Minnesota 12,984 227.8%
2525 Claremont, New Hampshire 12,982 -1.3%
2526 Meadville, Pennsylvania 12,973 -5.0%
2527 North Adams, Massachusetts 12,970 -11.4%
2528 Steamboat Springs, Colorado 12,965 28.5%
2529 Moody, Alabama 12,956 57.9%
2530 Orangeburg, South Carolina 12,954 0.3%

Similarly Sized Cities In Alabama

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
1442 Daphne 25,960 54.6%
1463 Athens 25,616 33.8%
1471 Homewood 25,476 1.6%
1496 Northport 25,094 26.0%
1596 Pelham 23,493 60.5%
1690 Trussville 21,827 52.6%
1694 Anniston 21,770 -10.2%
1700 Prichard 21,732 -23.8%
1718 Albertville 21,392 22.7%
1727 Oxford 21,180 11.1%
1751 Fairhope 20,935 64.3%
1795 Mountain Brook 20,381 -1.9%
1894 Helena 19,072 76.0%
1899 Troy 19,037 35.6%
1955 Selma 18,370 -10.0%
1961 Foley 18,288 109.5%
2135 Center Point 16,313 2.5%
2232 Hueytown 15,460 -5.1%
2235 Talladega 15,426 -10.9%
2239 Cullman 15,385 7.3%
2247 Millbrook 15,318 35.8%
2312 Alexander City 14,595 -4.6%
2314 Saraland 14,576 18.5%
2324 Scottsboro 14,484 -2.1%
2333 Ozark 14,428 -4.3%
2335 Hartselle 14,373 16.7%
2364 Fort Payne 14,071 8.5%
2373 Muscle Shoals 14,022 14.6%
2382 Calera 13,979 292.7%
2394 Gardendale 13,906 17.4%
2431 Pell City 13,676 41.1%
2441 Jasper 13,618 -4.0%
2520 Chelsea 13,011 233.0%
2529 Moody 12,956 57.9%
2588 Jacksonville 12,612 49.1%
2609 Irondale 12,468 27.4%
2644 Sylacauga 12,264 -5.7%
2679 Eufaula 12,044 -13.7%
2682 Leeds 12,031 14.6%
2718 Gulf Shores 11,809 105.6%
2913 Fairfield 10,683 -13.1%
3042 Pleasant Grove 10,104 0.9%
3083 Atmore 9,890 -3.7%
3126 Russellville 9,697 8.2%
3137 Boaz 9,652 24.4%
3148 Clay 9,599 10.4%
3153 Rainbow City 9,555 12.8%
3195 Pike Road 9,322 197.8%
3209 Valley 9,259 -2.8%
3222 Fultondale 9,190 38.9%
3227 Bay Minette 9,169 16.6%
3282 Sheffield 8,930 -7.3%
3324 Andalusia 8,787 -0.5%
3336 Clanton 8,756 9.5%
3346 Southside 8,731 23.6%
3372 Spanish Fort 8,644 56.9%
3396 Tuskegee 8,544 -29.2%
3426 Guntersville 8,429 9.5%
3436 Tuscumbia 8,398 5.2%
3482 Arab 8,284 11.7%
3533 Wetumpka 8,148 39.7%
3700 Greenville 7,632 5.5%
3733 Pinson 7,532 5.1%
3949 Demopolis 6,851 -12.6%
4019 Lincoln 6,664 36.1%
4024 Hamilton 6,646 -2.1%
4027 Oneonta 6,638 18.3%
4028 Montevallo 6,636 29.4%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 13,011 2,520
2016 12,341 2,625
2015 12,059 2,652
2014 11,758 2,688
2013 11,277 2,760
2012 10,801 2,835
2011 10,560 2,875
2010 10,183 2,945
2009 4,596 4,808
2008 4,415 4,921
2007 4,401 4,906
2006 4,339 4,927
2005 4,243 4,961
2004 4,191 4,970
2003 4,105 5,011
2002 4,023 5,050
2001 3,967 5,074
2000 3,907 5,094
1990 762 11,054