Chelsea, Madison County, Alabama

Chelsea: City in Madison County, Alabama, United States

About

Chelsea is a city located in the county of Madison in the U.S. state of Alabama. Its population at the 2010 census was 10,183. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 14,608 inhabitants.

The city was created 26 years ago in 1995.

Quick Facts about Chelsea

Population : 14,608 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Alabama (United States)
County : Madison County
Postal code : 35043
Phone Area Codes : 205
Water as percent of area : 1.64%
Land as percent of area : 98.36%
Altitude : 512 feet / 156 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1996 (26 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 09:35:30 (28th November 2022)
Population growth : 30.29% (2010-2020)
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Geography

Chelsea is located at 34°41'26"N 86°36'36"W (34.6906500, -86.6099900).

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Demographics

The population of Chelsea increased by 30.29% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 10,183 - census
2011 10,881 6.41% estimation process
2012 11,130 2.24% estimation process
2013 11,545 3.59% estimation process
2014 11,944 3.34% estimation process
2015 12,237 2.39% estimation process
2016 12,557 2.55% estimation process
2017 13,048 3.76% estimation process
2018 13,532 3.58% estimation process
2019 14,126 4.21% estimation process
2020 14,608 3.3% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 14,126
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 10,680
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 32.3%
April 1, 2020 Population : 14,982
April 1, 2010 Population : 10,183
People under 5 years old, percentage : 7.8%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 30.9%
People over 65 (%) : 12.5%
Female persons, % : 51.8%
White only, percent : 89.6%
Black or African American alone, percent : 6.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.2%
Asians alone % : 1.5%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.4%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 1.4%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 88.9%
2015-2019 Veterans : 601
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 3.7%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 94.3%

Chelsea zip code is 35043. County name: Shelby, County fips: 01117

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 94.3%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $232,700
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,513
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $442
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,448
2015-2019 Households : 4,508
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.87
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 88.5%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 4.5%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 98.0%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 95.0%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 95.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 44.9%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 4.4%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 2.0%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 71.8%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 63.2%
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 112,699
2012 total retail sales per capita : $10,434
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 31.1
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $97,727
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $37,634
Percentage of people living in poverty : 3.5%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 899
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 516
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 280
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 86
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 787
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 68
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 802
2010 population per square mile : 477.1
2010 land area in square miles : 21.34

People born in Chelsea (3)

People born in Chelsea, including racing driver Charlie Bradberry, racecar driver Gary Bradberry, racing driver Stanley Smith, .

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Schools in Chelsea

College & universities near Chelsea, AL

Code Name City ZIP
100706 University of Alabama in Huntsville Huntsville (AL) 35899

Post offices near Chelsea

Post Office Name City ZIP
Redstone Arsenal Post Office Huntsville (AL) 35808

Other places with the same name (10)

Other cities in Madison County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Madison County , AL.

City Name Population Title
Huntsville 202,964 County seat of Madison County, Alabama, United States
Madison 52,654 City in Madison County, Florida, United States
Mountain Brook 20,034 City in southeastern Jefferson County, Alabama
Lincoln 6,979 City in Talladega County, Alabama, United States
Meridianville 6,021 Unincorporated community in Alabama
Moores Mill 5,682 Census designated place
Harvest 5,281 Unincorporated community in Alabama, United States
Hazel Green 3,630 Unincorporated community in Alabama
New Hope 2,800 City in Madison County, Alabama
Owens Cross Roads 2,233 City in Madison County, Alabama, United States of America
New Market 1,597 Town in Shenandoah County, Virginia, United States
Triana 1,327 Town in Alabama, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Chelsea distances to largest Alabama cities