Chelsea, Maine

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Chelsea, Maine

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High Points

Chelsea strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Maine):

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Comparative Profile of Chelsea, Maine

Comparing Chelsea to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Maine (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Age of the Population 7 5
Well-Paid Single Men 7 8
Racial Diversity 4 8
Senior Citizens 3 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 3
Female Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 6
Average Household Size 7 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 7 7
People in Middle Class or Better 6 6
People Above Poverty 4 3
College Educated Adults 3 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 10
Short Commute Times 6 7
Working at Home 5 1
Walking and Biking to Work 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 9 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 1
Affordability of Rents 4 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 3
People Living Alone 2 3

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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

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
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
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
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
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Chelsea Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,559 100%
Male 1,363 53.3%
Female 1,196 46.7%
Under 18 619 24.2%
18+ 1,940 75.8%
65+ 295 11.5%
Median Age 39.3
Average Family Size 2.93
White 2,482 97%
African-American 7 0.3%
Asian 20 0.8%
American Indian & Alaskan 25 1%
Other 2 0.1%
Mixed Race 23 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 12 0.5%

Estimated Chelsea Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,672
Growth 113
Growth % 4.4%

Chelsea Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
French (except Basque) 27.9%
English 12.8%
US/American 12%
French Canadian 10.9%
Irish 10.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.1%
Scotch-Irish 4.4%
German 3.7%
Scottish 3%
Polish 2.4%
Ukrainian 1.3%
Swedish 1.1%
Italian 1.1%
Welsh 0.7%
European 0.5%
Norwegian 0.5%
Hungarian 0.4%
British 0.3%
African 0.2%
Slovak 0.2%
Dutch 0.2%
Czechoslovakian 0.2%
Danish 0.2%
Armenian 0.2%
Swiss 0.2%
Canadian 0.2%
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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 Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Chelsea 2,559 $44,688
Augusta 18,560 $42,230
Farmingdale 2,804 $40,862
Gardiner 6,198 $42,750
Hallowell 2,467 $50,643
Randolph 1,911 $38,920
West Gardiner 2,902 $48,056
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