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As of 2010-2014, the per capita income of Chelsea is $21,523, which is much lower than the state average of $36,441 and is lower than the national average of $28,555. Chelsea median household income is $48,725, which has grown by 61.55% since 2000. The median household income growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 34.34% and is much higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. On average Chelsea residents spend 30.8 minutes per day commuting to work, which is higher than the state average of 28.8 minutes and is higher than the national average of 25.7 minutes.

Topics:Per Capita IncomeMedian Workers IncomeHousehold IncomeFamily IncomeMedian Income by AgeEmployment StatusCommuting to WorkCareersPoverty Level

Per Capita Income, #229

Chelsea, MA
21,523 USD
Massachusetts
36,441 USD
U.S.
28,555 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical per capita income data.

Median Individual Worker Income, see rank

Chelsea, MA
25,698 USD
Massachusetts
37,436 USD
U.S.
30,815 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median individual worker income data.


Male Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Chelsea, MA
28,367 USD
Massachusetts
44,611 USD
U.S.
36,116 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical male median individual worker income data.


Female Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Chelsea, MA
20,641 USD
Massachusetts
31,498 USD
U.S.
25,692 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical female median individual worker income data.

Household Income

Median Household Income, #197
Chelsea, MA
48,725 USD
Massachusetts
67,846 USD
U.S.
53,482 USD
Mean Household Income, see rank
Chelsea, MA
61,782 USD
Massachusetts
92,850 USD
U.S.
74,596 USD
Median Household Income Growth Since 2000, #21
Chelsea, MA
61.55%
Massachusetts
34.34%
U.S.
27.36%
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more


Household Income Other than Earnings
 Chelsea, MAMassachusettsU.S.
%+Average Amount%+Average Amount%+Average Amount
Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income12.11%$17,422, see rank25.58%$18,74021.11%$16,919
Social Security Income20.42%$12,979, see rank28.46%$17,31329.33%$17,636
Public Assistance Income6.02%$4,304, see rank3.04%$4,6882.82%$3,720
Retirement Income7.35%$21,073, see rank15.99%$25,44017.85%$24,095
+ The percentage of the total households that have the income.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household income data.

Family Income

Median Family Income, see rank
Chelsea, MA
49,279 USD
Massachusetts
86,132 USD
U.S.
65,443 USD
Mean Family Income, see rank
Chelsea, MA
61,421 USD
Massachusetts
111,411 USD
U.S.
86,963 USD
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical family income data.

Median Household Income by Races

 Chelsea, MAMassachusettsU.S.
White$50,086, see rank$72,181$56,900
Black$35,402, see rank$42,895$35,600
Hispanic$50,203, see rank$34,870$42,396
Asian$41,777, see rank$77,889$73,244
American Indian, Alaska Native$8,875, see rank$36,701$37,170
One Race, Other$36,579, see rank$32,154$40,300
Two or More Races$54,794, see rank$48,977$47,621

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by races data.

Median Household Income by Age

 Chelsea, MAMassachusettsU.S.
less than 25$59,688, see rank$30,397$25,788
25 to 44$54,117, see rank$76,699$58,398
45 to 64$58,750, see rank$84,099$65,027
65 or over$19,318, see rank$39,550$37,945

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by age data.

Employment Status

 Chelsea, MAMassachusettsU.S.
Population 16 Years and Over28,344, see rank5,427,407248,775,628
Male114,297, 50.44%, see rank47.84%48.69%
Male, In Labor Force:211,359, 79.45%, see rank72.18%69.28%
Male, In Armed Forces20, 0.00%, see rank0.15%0.73%
Male, Civilian211,359, 79.45%, see rank72.03%68.54%
Male, Civilian, Employed310,368, 91.28%, see rank90.83%90.49%
Male, Civilian, Unemployed3991, 8.72%, see rank9.17%9.51%
Male, Not in Labor Force22,938, 20.55%, see rank27.82%30.72%
Female114,047, 49.56%, see rank52.16%51.31%
Female, In Labor Force:28,981, 63.94%, see rank63.35%58.79%
Female, In Armed Forces20, 0.00%, see rank0.02%0.11%
Female, Civilian28,981, 63.94%, see rank63.33%58.69%
Female, Civilian, Employed37,692, 85.65%, see rank92.33%91.18%
Female, Civilian, Unemployed31,289, 14.35%, see rank7.67%8.82%
Female, Not in Labor Force25,066, 36.06%, see rank36.65%41.21%
1 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over for the gender.
3 Percentage of the Civilian for the gender.

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

Commuting to Work

 Chelsea, MAMassachusettsU.S.
Workers 16 Years and Over17,681, 100%3,284,998141,337,148
Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone7,794, 44.08%, see rank71.97%76.41%
Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled2,982, 16.87%, see rank7.75%9.59%
Public Transportation4,487, 25.38%, see rank9.47%5.06%
Walked1,485, 8.40%, see rank4.74%2.78%
Other Means515, 2.91%, see rank1.63%1.79%
Worked at Home418, 2.36%, see rank4.44%4.37%

Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
Chelsea, MA
30.8 minutes
Massachusetts
28.8 minutes
U.S.
25.7 minutes
Ranks: 9 min. or less, 10-19 min., 20-29 min., 30-39 min., 40-59 min., 60-89 min., 90min. or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical commuting to work data.

Careers


Occupation
 Chelsea, MAMassachusettsU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over18,0603,354,036143,435,233
Male110,368, 57.41%, see rank50.64%52.38%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations21,536, 14.81%, see rank40.81%33.12%
Service Occupations22,604, 25.12%, see rank15.38%15.12%
Sales and Office Occupations21,720, 16.59%, see rank17.54%17.47%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations224, 0.23%, see rank0.32%1.11%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations21,355, 13.07%, see rank8.21%9.29%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations22,703, 26.07%, see rank13.12%17.94%
Female17,692, 42.59%, see rank49.36%47.62%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations21,499, 19.49%, see rank47.07%40.04%
Service Occupations22,534, 32.94%, see rank19.75%21.52%
Sales and Office Occupations22,250, 29.25%, see rank28.35%31.93%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations2104, 1.35%, see rank0.14%0.32%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations270, 0.91%, see rank0.18%0.28%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations21,235, 16.06%, see rank4.29%5.65%
1 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.

Industry
 Chelsea, MAMassachusettsU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over18,060, 100%3,354,036143,435,233
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining73, 0.40%, see rank0.41%1.96%
Construction1,546, 8.56%, see rank5.40%6.17%
Manufacturing1,896, 10.50%, see rank9.24%10.43%
Wholesale Trade1,390, 7.70%, see rank2.42%2.75%
Retail Trade2,045, 11.32%, see rank10.84%11.57%
Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities1,184, 6.56%, see rank3.61%4.93%
Information221, 1.22%, see rank2.36%2.14%
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing749, 4.15%, see rank7.63%6.60%
Professional, Scientific, Management,
Administrative, Waste Management Services
2,251, 12.46%, see rank13.14%10.89%
Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance2,868, 15.88%, see rank27.87%23.21%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,
Accommodation, Food Services
2,441, 13.52%, see rank8.61%9.49%
Public Administration438, 2.43%, see rank4.06%4.92%
Other Services, Except Public Administration958, 5.30%, see rank4.44%4.96%

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

Poverty Level

 Chelsea, MA%MassachusettsU.S.
Population in Poverty8,25722.59%, see rank11.56%15.59%
Family in Poverty1,51820.03%, see rank8.26%11.47%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical poverty level data.


 
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