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People

Total Population 5,126
Male Share of the Population 46%
Female Share of the Population 54%
Senior Citizens 24%
Employed Population 16+ 2,160
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 53.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 43.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $86,250
% Above Poverty Level 98.3%
% Below Poverty Level 1.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 2.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.8%
% Using Public Transportation 0.8%

Housing

People Living Alone 39.3%
Median Gross Rent $981
Median House Value $182,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.1%
US/American 0%
English 12.5%
Irish 12.3%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Chelsea Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 15 miles W of Ann Arbor, Michigan (center to center)
Nearest Large City 49 miles W of Detroit, Michigan
County Washtenaw
Standard Zip Codes 48118
Phone Area Codes 734
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.318
Longitude -84.02

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 ANN ARBOR UNIV OF MICH
Distance 15.6 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 30 F
Apr Temp 37 to 58 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 42 to 61 F
Annual Precip 35.3 inches
Station JACKSON CO AP
Distance 23.1 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 30 F
Apr Temp 36 to 57 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 39 to 60 F
Annual Precip 30.6 inches
Station MILAN 4 ESE
Distance 27 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 31 F
Apr Temp 35 to 59 F
Jul Temp 58 to 83 F
Oct Temp 39 to 63 F
Annual Precip 30.4 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Lima Center (48118)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Barton Hills 289 $250
Dexter 4,682 $93,750
Grass Lake 1,285 $68,409
Manchester 2,124 $66,875
Pinckney 2,672 $70,438
Stockbridge 1,043 $51,613

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Chelsea Public Libraries

Library
Chelsea District Library
221 SOUTH MAIN STREET
Chelsea, Michigan
(734) 475-8732
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Chelsea Hospitals

CHELSEA COMMUNITY HOSPITAL
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
775 S MAIN ST
(734) 475-3911
Emergency Service: Yes

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Chelsea High Schools

CHELSEA HIGH SCHOOL
740 N. FREER ROAD
734-433-2201
Serves 1,069 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 19.8

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Historic Chelsea

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Glazier Stove Company (an adjacent building) between 1900 and 1910

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Glazier Stove Company (an adjacent building) between 1900 and 1910

Glazier Stove Company office building between 1900 and 1910

Glazier Stove Company (secretary's room) between 1900 and 1910

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