Chelsea, MI
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Chelsea is a very small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 5,205 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Chelsea is the 199th largest community in Michigan.

Chelsea real estate is some of the most expensive in Michigan, although Chelsea house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Chelsea is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 87.44% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Chelsea is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Chelsea who work in management occupations (13.90%), office and administrative support (13.57%), and healthcare (10.21%).

Also of interest is that Chelsea has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Of important note, Chelsea is also a city of artists. Chelsea has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Chelsea’s character.

Chelsea is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 42.29% of adults in Chelsea have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.

The per capita income in Chelsea in 2010 was $32,786, which is wealthy relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $131,144 for a family of four.

The people who call Chelsea home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Chelsea residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Chelsea include English, Irish, Polish, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Chelsea is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Russian.