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See what Chelsea, AL has to offer.

Who Lives Here

Chelsea Demographics

Education

High School

25%

Associate's

33%

Bachelor's

30%

Master's

11%

Doctorate

1%

Family Size

2 people

41%

3 people

24%

4 people

24%

5 people

9%

6+ people

3%

Household Income

0-50k

23%

50-100k

33%

100-150k

26%

150-200k

10%

200k+

8%

Age

0-10

14%

10-20

15%

20-45

33%

45-65

25%

65+

14%

Affordability

How expensive is it in Chelsea?

Percentage: 3/53/5

Renters gave this area a 3 out of 5 for affordability

Rent Trends

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*The rent information included in this summary is based on a median calculation of multifamily rental property inventory on Apartment Guide and Rent.com over the past 12-months and is for illustrative purposes only. This information does not constitute a pricing guarantee or financial advice related to the rental market.

Getting Around Chelsea

Chelsea Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

16%

15-30 Mins

31%

30-40 Mins

25%

40-60 Mins

18%

60+ Mins

10%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 2424

Walk Score®

Walkable

No

Say 8 of 9 renters

Has Sidewalks

No

Say 6 of 9 renters

Percentage: 1212

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

Yes

Say 8 of 9 renters

What Renters Are Saying

Chelsea Features

Noise Late At Night

No

Say 9 of 9 renters

Area Has Litter

No

Say 9 of 9 renters

Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

Say 9 of 9 renters

Safe For Families

Yes

Say 9 of 9 renters

Mostly Older Buildings

No

Say 8 of 9 renters

Pet Friendly

Yes

Say 8 of 9 renters

Area Has Potholes

No

Say 8 of 9 renters

Quiet Area

Yes

Say 8 of 9 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside

Yes

Say 7 of 9 renters

Near Grocery Stores

Yes

Say 7 of 9 renters

Nice Views

Yes

Say 7 of 9 renters

Busy Streets

No

Say 6 of 9 renters

Nearby Parks

Yes

Say 6 of 9 renters

Near Schools

Yes

Say 6 of 9 renters

Maintained Yards

Yes

Say 6 of 9 renters

Near Highways

Yes

Say 5 of 9 renters

Tree Lined Streets

Yes

Say 5 of 9 renters

Mostly Newer Buildings

No

Say 6 of 9 renters

Well Lit

No

Say 6 of 9 renters

Near Downtown

No

Say 8 of 9 renters

Chelsea Education

Schools

Percentage: 5/55/5

School Score

How satisfied do renters feel with the schools in this area.

Top Schools in Chelsea

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What You Need to Know

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All About

Living in Chelsea, AL

Chelsea is a town in Alabama with a population of just under 12,000. Families with young children can expect to fit right in, as kids under 5 account for an above-average percentage of the community, while young adults figure less prominently in the demographics. Overall, the city's residents, at an average age of just under 37, skew younger than most cities in Alabama. Home ownership is more common than renting in Chelsea, and 9% of residents rent. Relatively high rent costs could be playing a role, as the average rent of $1,235/month is substantially higher than the state average of $807.

Chelsea residents have an average commute of about 34 minutes, longer than the state average of about 25 minutes. Many residents (43%) commute to work by car or truck, while public transportation isn't used. A small percentage of residents walk to work.

There are two primary industries in Chelsea: retail and healthcare. Combined, these industries account for 13% of the city's workforce. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, many of the city's workers are in management, as 8% of the city's population reports this as their field of work, the highest number of any field. With an average annual income of about $93,000, Chelsea workers earn more than their peers elsewhere in Alabama. Chelsea's average income also compares favorably to the national average of $73,345. Compared to the national average (21%), Chelsea has a relatively high percentage of residents older than 25 with a Bachelor's, Master's, Professional, or Doctoral degree (27%).