Chelsea Suffolk County, Massachusetts

Chelsea: City in Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States


Chelsea is a city located in the county of Suffolk in the U.S. state of Massachusetts. Its population at the 2010 census was 35,177 and a population density of 5,517 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 39,230 inhabitants.

The city was created 398 years ago in 1623.

Chelsea Quick Facts

Population : 39,230 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Massachusetts (United States)
County : Suffolk County
Postal code : 02150
Area : 6.38 km2
Altitude : 10 feet / 3 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1624 (398 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 06:17:07 (30th September 2022)
Density : 6,153 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 10.33% (2010-2020)
Chelsea locator map
Location of Chelsea on Massachusetts map.
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Tobin bridge crop
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Chelsea is located at 42°23'30"N 71°1'58"W (42.3917600, -71.0328300).

Chelsea map


The population of Chelsea increased by 10.33% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 35,177 - census
2011 36,207 2.84% estimation process
2012 36,911 1.91% estimation process
2013 37,644 1.95% estimation process
2014 38,685 2.69% estimation process
2015 39,735 2.64% estimation process
2016 40,261 1.31% estimation process
2017 40,287 0.06% estimation process
2018 39,937 -0.88% estimation process
2019 39,690 -0.62% estimation process
2020 39,230 -1.17% estimation process

Chelsea zip code is 02150. County name: Suffolk, County fips: 25025

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People born in Chelsea (95)

People born in Chelsea, including jazz and fusion pianist, keyboardist, and composer Chick Corea, ice hockey player Carl Voss, professor of psychology Ray Hyman, .


  • Edward J. King (Governor of Massachusetts (1925-2006)) he was born in 11/05/1925
  • Elliot Aronson (American psychologist) he was born in 09/01/1932
  • Horatio Alger (novelist) he was born in 13/01/1832
  • Lewis Howard Latimer (American inventor) he was born in 04/09/1848
  • John Ruiz (American former professional boxer) he was born in 04/01/1972
  • Norman Cota (U.S. Army Major General) he was born in 30/05/1893
  • Joseph C. O'Mahoney (American journalist, lawyer, and politician (1884-1962)) he was born in 05/11/1884
  • Albert DeSalvo (American criminal and convicted rapist) he was born in 03/09/1931
  • William Pepperell Montague (American philosopher) he was born in 11/11/1873
  • Miguel La Fay Bardi (American priest) he was born in 11/11/1934
  • Kenneth Tigar (American actor) he was born in 24/09/1942
  • Harvie S (American musician) he was born in 06/12/1948
  • Jimmy Moran (American track cyclist) he was born in 20/04/1886
  • Jerry Douglas (American television and film actor) he was born in 12/11/1932
  • Harvey Clark (American actor (1885-1938)) he was born in 04/10/1885
  • Philip B. Low (American politician) he was born in 06/05/1836
  • Léonard Forest (Canadian filmmaker and writer) he was born in 01/01/1928
  • David Littmann (American academic) he was born in 28/07/1906

Schools in Chelsea

College & universities near Chelsea, MA

Code Name City ZIP
165167 Cambridge College Boston (MA) 02129

Stations (19)

Amtrak & bus stations near Chelsea, MA

Code Name Address Type
BON North Station 100 Legends Way RAIL
BOS South Station 2 South Station RAIL
BBY Back Bay station 145 Dartmouth St. RAIL
WOB Anderson Regional Transportation Center 100 Atlantic Ave. RAIL
RTE Route 128 station 50 University Ave RAIL

Post offices near Chelsea

Post Office Name City ZIP
Chelsea Post Office Chelsea (MA) 02150

Other places with the same name (10)

Other cities in Suffolk County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Suffolk County , MA.

City Name Population Title
Boston 691,531 City in and state capital of Massachusetts, United States
South Boston 571,281 Town in Halifax County, Virginia, United States
City of Revere 53,073 City in Massachusetts
Revere 52,375 City in Massachusetts
Jamaica Plain 37,468 Neighborhood in Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Winthrop 18,446 City in Massachusetts

Distance to Other Cities

Chelsea distances to largest Massachusetts cities