|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Chelsea is 38,889. Chelsea, Massachusetts is the 1,020th largest city in the US.
Chelsea is located entirely in Suffolk County.
The peak population of Chelsea was in 2020, when its population was 40,428. In 2020, Chelsea was the 977th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 1,020th largest city in the US. Chelsea is currently 3.8% smaller than it was in 2020.
Chelsea has grown 10.7% since the 2000. Chelsea, Massachusetts's growth is about average. 56% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Chelsea has a population density of 15,902.8 people per square mile. Chelsea has the 3rd highest population density in Massachusetts.
|1280||North Attleborough Town||30,854|
|1015||La Vergne, Tennessee||39,091||106.3%|
|1016||Royal Palm Beach, Florida||39,043||77.6%|
|1019||Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin||38,906||18.9%|
|1021||Greer, South Carolina||38,865||117.3%|
|1023||Braintree Town, Massachusetts||38,822|
|1024||Peachtree City, Georgia||38,818||22.3%|
|1025||Park Ridge, Illinois||38,810||2.7%|
|1026||Vestavia Hills, Alabama||38,801||25.5%|
The total voting age population of Chelsea, Massachusetts, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 18,412. The voting age population is 47.9% male and 52.1% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 9.5% of the residents of Chelsea are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Chelsea are 48.4% White, 32.8% Two or more races, 8.4% Other, 6.4% Black, 4.0% Asian and 0.1% American Indian. Additionally, 67.0% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Chelsea, 18.1% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 24.5%. On a per-household basis, 15.8% of families are below the poverty line in Chelsea.
Among those aged 16 and older, 71.1% of Chelsea residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 68.9% of Chelsea residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 18.5% have a bachelor's degree and 7.0% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Chelsea residents aged 5 and older, 69.8% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 59.3% of residents speak Spanish at home, 5.2% speak an Indo-European language, and 2.5% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Chelsea is 4.7%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Chelsea, 8.6% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Chelsea is $56,802.
In Chelsea, 25.9% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 74.1% of housing units in Chelsea.
Of all the housing units in Chelsea, 55.7% of them were build before 1940.
In Chelsea, 14.8% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 2,100 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Chelsea is $1,419.
In Chelsea, 80.8% of households have an active broadband internet connection.