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As of 2010-2014, median price of a house in Chelsea is $261,200, which is lower than the state average of $329,900 and is higher than the national average of $175,700. The Chelsea median house value has grown by 75.07% since 2000. The growth rate for the price of a house in Chelsea is lower than the state average rate of 77.65% and is higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. The median year that a house in Chelsea was built is 1939, which is older than the median year for a house built in the state which is 1959 and is older than the median year for a house built in the USA which is 1976.

Topics:House ValueHousing OccupancyYear Structure BuiltMortgage StatusMortgage Owner's CostsNone-Mortgage Owner's CostsUnits in StructureRoomsBedroomsHouse Heating FuelGross RentVehicle Available

House Value

Median Value of a Total of 3,322 Owner Occupied Houses in Chelsea, MA, #163
Chelsea, MA
261,200 USD
Massachusetts
329,900 USD
U.S.
175,700 USD
Median House Price Growth Since 2000, #106
Chelsea, MA
75.07%
Massachusetts
77.65%
U.S.
46.91%
Ranks: $50K or Less, $50-100K, $100-150K, $150-200K, $200-300K, $300-500K, $500-1M, $1M or More

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical house value data.

Housing Occupancy

 Chelsea, MAMassachusettsU.S.
Total Housing Units12,812, see rank, 100%2,816,875132,741,033
Occupied Housing Units11,862, 92.59%, see rank90.12%87.55%
Owner Occupied3,322, 25.93%, see rank56.12%56.34%
Renter Occupied8,540, 66.66%, see rank33.99%31.21%
Vacant Housing Units950, 7.41%, see rank9.88%12.45%
For Rent333, 2.60%, see rank1.67%2.34%
For Sale Only47, 0.37%, see rank0.74%1.20%
Rented or Sold, Not Occupied118, 0.92%, see rank0.77%0.92%
For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use17, 0.13%, see rank4.29%3.97%
For Migrant Workers0, 0.00%, see rank0.01%0.03%
Other Vacant435, 3.40%, see rank2.40%4.00%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical housing occupancy data.

Year Structure Built

Median Built Year, #190
Chelsea, MAMassachusettsU.S.
193919591976

Ranks: 1995 or earlier, 1960-1969, 1970-1979, 1980-1989, 1990-2000, 2000-2010

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical year structure built data.

Mortgage Status

 Chelsea, MA%MassachusettsU.S.
Owner-Occupied Units3,322100%1,580,93874,787,460
With a Mortgage2,66880.31%, see rank71.18%65.58%
Without a Mortgage65419.69%, see rank28.82%34.42%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical mortgage status data.

Monthly Owner Costs for Housing Units with a Mortgage


Median Owner Costs, see rank
Chelsea, MA
1,975 USD
Massachusetts
2,095 USD
U.S.
1,522 USD

Owner Costs Distribution
Monthly Owner CostsChelsea, MA%MassachusettsU.S.
$299 or Less130.49%, see rank0.09%0.20%
$300 to $49960.22%, see rank0.49%1.59%
$500 to $699250.94%, see rank1.47%5.01%
$700 to $999943.52%, see rank4.74%14.32%
$1,000 to $1,49938914.58%, see rank16.44%27.90%
$1,500 to $1,99985331.97%, see rank22.84%20.35%
$2,000 to $2,99994335.34%, see rank34.83%19.52%
$3,000 or More34512.93%, see rank19.10%11.12%

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Median Percentage, see rank
Chelsea, MA
29.40% of the Total Income
Massachusetts
24.60% of the Total Income
U.S.
23.70% of the Total Income

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Distribution
 Chelsea, MA%MassachusettsU.S.
10% or Less1114.16%, see rank5.29%5.86%
10% to 20%54120.28%, see rank29.25%31.95%
20% to 30%72327.10%, see rank29.39%27.64%
30% to 40%49018.37%, see rank14.83%13.74%
40% or More80330.10%, see rank20.86%20.29%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical monthly owner costs for housing units with a mortgage data.

Monthly Owner Costs for Housing Units without a Mortgage


Median Owner Costs, see rank
Chelsea, MA
703 USD
Massachusetts
707 USD
U.S.
457 USD

Owner Costs Distribution
Monthly Owner CostsChelsea, MA%MassachusettsU.S.
$199 or Less50.76%, see rank1.57%7.76%
$200 to $299131.99%, see rank2.45%14.70%
$300 to $4998412.84%, see rank16.27%34.63%
$500 to $69922133.79%, see rank28.91%21.16%
$700 or More33150.61%, see rank50.80%21.75%

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Median Percentage, see rank
Chelsea, MA
18.50% of the Total Income
Massachusetts
14.90% of the Total Income
U.S.
12.30% of the Total Income

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Distribution
 Chelsea, MA%MassachusettsU.S.
10% or Less14221.71%, see rank31.52%40.19%
10% to 20%22734.71%, see rank31.52%31.47%
20% to 30%13620.80%, see rank14.65%12.24%
30% to 40%517.80%, see rank7.86%5.64%
40% or More9814.98%, see rank13.41%9.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical monthly owner costs for housing units without a mortgage data.

Units in Structure

 Chelsea, MAMassachusettsU.S.
Total Housing Units12,812, 100%2,816,875132,741,033
1-unit, Detached1,170, 9.13%, see rank52.24%61.65%
1-unit, Attached687, 5.36%, see rank5.19%5.82%
2 Units2,374, 18.53%, see rank10.16%3.75%
3 or 4 Units3,784, 29.53%, see rank10.94%4.43%
5 to 9 Units1,215, 9.48%, see rank5.95%4.78%
10 or More Units3,582, 27.96%, see rank14.65%13.08%
Mobile Home, Boat, RV, Van, etc.0, 0.00%, see rank0.87%6.49%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical units in structure data.

Rooms

 Chelsea, MAMassachusettsU.S.
Total Housing Units12,812, 100%2,816,875132,741,033
1 Room1,100, 8.59%, see rank2.33%1.95%
2 Rooms424, 3.31%, see rank3.02%2.48%
3 Rooms1,811, 14.14%, see rank10.03%9.13%
4 Rooms3,180, 24.82%, see rank15.77%16.60%
5 Rooms3,374, 26.33%, see rank18.26%20.41%
6 Rooms1,654, 12.91%, see rank17.63%18.06%
7 Rooms484, 3.78%, see rank12.23%12.27%
8 Rooms359, 2.80%, see rank9.28%8.48%
9 Rooms or More426, 3.33%, see rank11.45%10.60%
Median Rooms4.50, see rank5.505.50

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical rooms data.

Bedrooms

 Chelsea, MAMassachusettsU.S.
Total Housing Units12,812, 100%2,816,875132,741,033
No Bedroom1,110, 8.66%, see rank2.56%2.17%
1 Bedroom2,332, 18.20%, see rank14.08%11.16%
2 Bedrooms4,640, 36.22%, see rank28.19%26.69%
3 Bedrooms3,249, 25.36%, see rank34.72%39.70%
4 Bedrooms1,149, 8.97%, see rank16.00%16.05%
5 or More Bedrooms332, 2.59%, see rank4.45%4.22%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical bedrooms data.

House Heating Fuel

 Chelsea, MAMassachusettsU.S.
Total Housing Units11,862, 100%2,538,485116,211,092
Utility Gas6,813, 57.44%, see rank49.70%48.85%
Bottled, Tank, or LP Gas180, 1.52%, see rank2.86%4.86%
Electricity3,202, 26.99%, see rank14.23%36.68%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, etc.1,609, 13.56%, see rank30.36%5.86%
Coal or Coke0, 0.00%, see rank0.13%0.12%
Wood0, 0.00%, see rank1.69%2.12%
Solar Energy0, 0.00%, see rank0.03%0.05%
Other Fuel12, 0.10%, see rank0.65%0.47%
No Fuel Used46, 0.39%, see rank0.35%1.00%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical house heating fuel data.

Gross Rent

Monthly RentalChelsea, MAMassachusettsU.S.
Occupied Units Paying Rent8,428, 100%924,80939,201,928
$199 or Less304, 3.61%, see rank2.07%1.50%
$200 to $299581, 6.89%, see rank5.74%3.18%
$300 to $499613, 7.27%, see rank7.69%7.37%
$500 to $699487, 5.78%, see rank8.07%16.01%
$700 to $999916, 10.87%, see rank20.08%29.17%
$1,000 to $1,4993,437, 40.78%, see rank31.42%26.88%
$1,500 to $1,9991,789, 21.23%, see rank15.67%9.79%
$2,000 or More301, 3.57%, see rank9.27%6.10%
Median$1,165, see rank$1,088$920

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gross rent data.

Vehicle Available

 Chelsea, MAMassachusettsU.S.
Occupied Housing Units11,862, 100%2,538,485116,211,092
No Vehicles Available3,571, 30.10%, see rank12.57%9.12%
1 Vehicles Available5,473, 46.14%, see rank36.07%33.80%
2 Vehicles Available2,386, 20.11%, see rank36.51%37.48%
3 or More Vehicles Available432, 3.64%, see rank14.84%19.61%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical vehicle available data.


 
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