Chelsea is a very small town located in the state of Oklahoma. With a population of 1,969 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Chelsea is the 154th largest community in Oklahoma.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Chelsea is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 40.12% of the Chelsea workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Chelsea is a town of sales and office workers, construction workers and builders, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Chelsea who work in office and administrative support (12.99%), sales jobs (9.24%), and management occupations (6.49%).
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Chelsea has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Chelsea a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
In Chelsea, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.82 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Being a small town, Chelsea does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In terms of college education, Chelsea ranks among the least educated cities in the nation, as only 4.29% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Chelsea in 2010 was $17,310, which is lower middle income relative to Oklahoma, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $69,240 for a family of four.
Chelsea is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. 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 Native American. Important ancestries of people in Chelsea include German, English, Scottish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Chelsea is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Hindi.