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People

Total Population 2,709
Male Share of the Population 53.3%
Female Share of the Population 46.7%
Senior Citizens 13%
Employed Population 16+ 1,275
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 52.6%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 19%
Median Earnings25+ $33,256
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $21,042
Median Earnings With High School Degree $30,076

Wealth

Median Family Income $70,221
% Above Poverty Level 91.7%
% Below Poverty Level 8.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.8%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 20.6%
Median Gross Rent $739
Median House Value $133,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.6%
US/American 0%
English 17.5%
Irish 18.5%

Chelsea Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 48 miles NE of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 147 miles NE of Boston, Massachusetts
County Kennebec
Standard Zip Codes 04330
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.25
Longitude -69.717

Chelsea Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station GARDINER
Distance 4 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 29 F
Apr Temp 33 to 52 F
Jul Temp 58 to 80 F
Oct Temp 37 to 58 F
Annual Precip 43.9 inches
Station NEWCASTLE
Distance 16.6 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 30 F
Apr Temp 34 to 53 F
Jul Temp 58 to 79 F
Oct Temp 39 to 57 F
Annual Precip 46.9 inches
Station LEWISTON
Distance 26.8 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 29 F
Apr Temp 35 to 54 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 40 to 58 F
Annual Precip 45.7 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Chelsea, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Togus (04330)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Augusta 18,898 $51,027
Farmingdale 2,056 $31,875
Gardiner 5,737 $62,137
Hallowell 2,471 $63,664
Randolph 1,837 $51,652
West Gardiner 3,436 $75,197
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