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Chelsea, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The Chelsea Census Designated Place had a population of 110 as of July 1, 2019. 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 45.2902 and longitude -90.3074 in Taylor County. The formal boundaries for the Chelsea Census Designated Place 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.


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Chelsea, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Chelsea, WI Housing Affordability Index is 0
State of Wisconsin Housing Affordability Index is 127
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Chelsea, WI Wealth Index is 72
State of Wisconsin Wealth Index is 88
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 110 (100%)
Population in Households 110 (100.0%)
Population in Families 92 (83.6%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 238
Diversity Index2 5
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $56,359
Average Household Income $68,088
Per Capita Income $28,158
Wealth Index4 72

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 51 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 40 (78.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 3 ( 5.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 9 (17.6%)
Median Home Value $150,000
Housing Affordability Index3 0
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 42
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 30
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.29% -0.37%
Households -0.25% 0.0%
Families -0.35% -0.68%
Median Household Income   1.18%
Per Capita Income   2.88%

Chelsea, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chelsea to the other 778 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 745 4th
Population Density # 633 19th
Diversity Index # 752 3rd
Median Household Income # 383 51st
Per Capita Income # 431 45th

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