Chelsea, WI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Chelsea, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

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The Chelsea Census Designated Place had a population of 107 as of July 1, 2017. Chelsea ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Wisconsin. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Chelsea is located at latitude 45.2929 and longitude -90.3054 in Taylor County. The formal boundaries for the Chelsea Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.46 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Taylor County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,529 feet.

The Chelsea Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586465) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Chelsea Census Designated Place is located within Town of Chelsea, a minor civil division (MCD) of Taylor County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Chelsea population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Chelsea Census Designated Place, WI Boundary Map

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Chelsea, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 107
Daytime Population: Workers 4
Daytime Population: Residents 44
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 48
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.45
Population in Households 107
Population in Familes 90
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 231
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $51,825
Average Household Income $62,876
Per Capita Income $26,110


Total Housing Units 51 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 38 (74.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 3 ( 5.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 10 (19.6%)
Median Home Value $152,778
Average Home Value $174,324


Total Households 41
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 29
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.75% -0.57%
Households -0.65% -0.49%
Families -0.92% -0.7%
Median Household Income   0.54%
Per Capita Income   2.79%

Chelsea, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chelsea to the other 774 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 746 4th
Population Density # 634 18th
Diversity Index # 740 5th
Median Household Income # 444 43rd
Per Capita Income # 458 41st

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