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Chelsea

City of Chelsea

  •   State: 
    Michigan
      County: 
    Washtenaw County
      City: 
    Chelsea
      County FIPS: 
    26161
      Coordinates: 
    42°19′05″N 84°01′13″W
      Area total: 
    3.67 sq mi (9.50 km²)
      Area land: 
    3.62 sq mi (9.37 km²)
      Area water: 
    0.05 sq mi (0.13 km²)
      Elevation: 
    932 ft (284 m)
      Established: 
    1889; Incorporated 1889 (village) 2004 (city)
  •   Latitude: 
    42,3166
      Longitude: 
    -84,0314
      Dman name cbsa: 
    Ann Arbor, MI
      Timezone: 
    Eastern Standard Time (EST) UTC-5:00; Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) UTC-4:00
      ZIP codes: 
    48118
      GMAP: 

    Chelsea, Washtenaw County, Michigan, United States

  •   Population: 
    5,467
      Population density: 
    1,511.89 residents per square mile of area (583.68/km²)
      Household income: 
    $59,593
      Households: 
    2,470
      Unemployment rate: 
    8.80%
  •   Sales taxes: 
    6.00%
      Income taxes: 
    4.35%

Chelsea is a city in Washtenaw County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 5,467 at the 2020 census. The name Chelsea came from Elisha Congdon, who suggested the name after his hometown of Chelsea, Massachusetts. In 2011, the downtown area of Chelsea was listed on the National Register of Historic Places as the Chelsea Commercial Historic District. The city has a total area of 3.67 square miles (9.51 km²), of which 3.62 square miles of it is land and 0.05 square mile (0.13 km²) (1.36%) is water. The Border-to-Border Trail runs through the city. I-94 forms the southernmost boundary of the city, and M-52 (Main Street) runs southnorth through the center of theCity. The area was first settled as early as 1820 within the Michigan Territory by settler Cyrus Beckwith. The Michigan Central Railroad constructed a line through the area in 1848, and a post office was first established on January 4, 1849. Chelsea incorporated as a village in 1889. The village of Chelsea incorporated into a city of Chelsea in 2004, and the city was officially incorporated on July 19, 1850. The town of Chelsea has a population of 4,944 people, with 2,224 households, and 1,284 families living in the city as of the 2010 census. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Chelsea hasA humid continental climate, abbreviated "Dfb" on climate maps.

History

Chelsea was first settled as early as 1820 within the Michigan Territory by settler Cyrus Beckwith. The Michigan Central Railroad constructed a line through the area in 1848. The name Chelsea came from Elisha Congdon, who suggested the name after his hometown of Chelsea, Massachusetts. Chelsea incorporated as a village in 1889. The village of Chelsea incorporated into a city in 2004. In 2011, the downtown area of Chelsea was listed on the National Register of Historic Places as the Chelsea Commercial Historic District. The Chelsea courthouse is housed in a 120-year-old bank building in downtown. It was originally named Kendon, but the name was changed to Chelsea on July 19, 1850 when the train station opened and community was formally platted. It is located on the Michigan-Kentucky border and was once part of Sylvan Township, which was organized as Sylvan in 1834. The town of Chelsea is now part of the city of Kalamazoo and was incorporated into the state of Michigan in 1989. It has a population of about 2,000 people, with the majority of its residents living in or near the town center. The city's population is about 1,500. It also has a small airport, which is located in the city's downtown area. The area was once known as the "Sylvan Valley" and was part of what is now called the "Kalamazoo Valley" region. The community was originally called Kendon and was first established on January 4, 1849, when a post office was established.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.67 square miles (9.51 km²) The Border-to-Border Trail runs through the city. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Chelsea has a humid continental climate, abbreviated "Dfb" on climate maps. The city has large, varying seasonal temperature differences, with warm to hot (and often humid) summers and cold (sometimes severely cold) winters. I-94 forms the southernmost boundary of the city, and M-52 (Main Street) runs southnorth through the center of theCity. Chelsea is located on the New Jersey Turnpike, which runs from New Jersey to New York City. It is also on the Interstate Highway System, which connects New Jersey with New York and New England. The town has a population of 3,000, with the majority of its residents living in the central part of the town. It also has a large percentage of people living on the East Coast, particularly in New Jersey, New York, New England, and Pennsylvania. It has a high school population of 2,000; the college population is about 1,000. Chelsea has an average annual rainfall of 1.2 inches (4.4 m) and an average yearly temperature of 2.7 °F (1.8 °C) Chelsea is one of the few cities in the United States to have a large number of high school football teams.

Demographics

As of the census of 2010, there were 4,944 people, 2,224 households, and 1,284 families living in the city. There were 2,436 housing units at an average density of 671.1 per square mile (259.1/km²) The racial makeup of the city was 96.1% White, 0.4% African American, 0,3% Native American, 1.1%. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.5% of the population. The median income for a household in the village was $51,132, and the median family income was $72,266. The per capita income for the village in 2010 was $27,609, including 2.9% of those under age 18 and 5.0% ofThose age 65 or over. The city is located on the U.S. Census Bureau's West Virginia-New Hampshire Micropolitan Statistical Area, which covers the state's eastern half and parts of New Hampshire, Vermont, New Jersey, and West Virginia. It is the only city in the Micropolitan Area that is not located in the state of New Jersey or New Hampshire. The population was 4,398 at the 2000 census, with 1,913 people living in 1,840 households. The average household size was 2.18, with the average family size of 2.95. The town's median age was 43.5 years, with 23.6% under the age of 18, 5.2% from 18 to 24, 25.0%.

Economy

Chelsea Milling, maker of Jiffy Mix, is based in Chelsea. Other employers include Saint Joseph Mercy Chelsea, the Chrysler Proving Grounds, and the Special Alternative Incarceration Facility. Chelsea is home to the U.S. Army's Special Forces Training Center, which is based at the Chelsea Barracks. The city is also home to a number of military bases, including Lackland Air Force Base, which was built in the 1950s and 1960s. Chelsea has a population of about 2,000 people, according to the city's 2010 census. It is the second-largest city in the state, behind New York City, with 1,715,000. It has the highest percentage of African-Americans in the city and the fourth-highest percentage of Hispanics in the country. It also has the third-highest unemployment rate, after New York and Los Angeles. It's home to one of the world's largest prisons, the S.A.I.C.F., which houses some of the country's most hardened criminals. The town also has a large prison population, with more than 1,000 inmates. It was the site of World War II's first prison, which opened in 1854. The area's population is about 1,200, and it's the largest city in New York state, with 2,100,000 residents. It had the highest rate of unemployment in the United States in 2010, at 2.7 percent, and was the fourth highest in the world in 2010.

Education

The city is home to Chelsea School District, which also serves a very large area that includes portions of several neighboring townships. Chelsea High School is located within the city. The city is also served by Chelsea District Library. In 2008, the library was named "Best Small Library in America" by Library Journal. It is located on the east side of the city, near the intersection of I-70 and I-80. It was built in the early 20th century and is one of the oldest public libraries in the United States. The library is located in the city's downtown area. It opened in the 1950s and was named the first small library in the U.S. in the 1960s. It closed in the 1990s and has been replaced by a new library that opened in 2008. It has a collection of more than 1,000,000 books. It also serves as a community center for the surrounding townships, as well as the nearby town of Chelsea, New Jersey. The school district also serves several other towns, including the townships of Litchfield and Chesterfield, and the town of Millersville, Pennsylvania. The district was founded in the 1970s and is the largest school district in the state, with more than 2,000 students in the district. It serves a large area, including parts of several townships and the city of Chelsea itself. The high school is located near the center of the town, and has a number of other schools, including a middle school and high school.

Sister cities

Shimizu, Hokkaido, Japan is one of Japan's sister cities. It is located on the island of Honshu in the northern part of the country. The city has a population of around 100,000. It has a sister city with Shimizu, Japan, in the city of Matsumoto, Honshui, Japan. It also has a twin city with Matsumago, Hanshin, Japan in the island region of Hanshui in the southern part of Japan, which is also called Matsumogo. The two cities are sister cities in Japan's island of Hokkaidō, which has a total population of about 1,200,000, and a sister town with Matsuyama, Henshino, Japan on the other side of the island, Hinshino in the north, is also sister city to Shimizu in Hanshu. The sister city is Shimizu-Hanshino-Honshino on Hanshi island. The twin city is also known as Shimizu-Matsuyama-Hinshio on Hinshi island, on the opposite side of Hinshin Island, and is sister to Hinsho-Manshio-Henshi on Henshi island on Honshi Island on the north coast of Hantshino Island. It was founded in 1881. It became a city in 1883 and was named after the Shimizu town.

Air Quality, Water Quality, Superfund Sites & UV Index

The Air Quality index is in Chelsea, Washtenaw County, Michigan = 43.8. These Air Quality index is based on annual reports from the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The number of ozone alert days is used as an indicator of air quality, as are the amounts of seven pollutants including particulates, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, lead, and volatile organic chemicals. The Water Quality Index is 44. A measure of the quality of an area’s water supply as rated by the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The EPA has a complex method of measuring the watershed quality, using 15 indicators such as pollutants, turbidity, sediments, and toxic discharges. The Superfund Sites Index is 40. Higher is better (100=best). Based upon the number and impact of EPA Superfund pollution sites in the county, including spending on the cleanup efforts. The UV Index in Chelsea = 3.3 and is a measure of an area's exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays. This is most often a combination of sunny weather, altitude, and latitude. The UV Index has been defined by the WHO (www.who.int/news-room/questions-and-answers/item/radiation-the-ultraviolet-(uv)-index) and is uniform worldwide.

Employed

The most recent city population of 5,467 individuals with a median age of 44.8 age the population grows by 30.68% in Chelsea, Washtenaw County, Michigan population since 2000 and are distributed over a density of 1,511.89 residents per square mile of area (583.68/km²). There are average 2.23 people per household in the 2,470 households with an average household income of $59,593 a year. The unemployment rate in Alabama is 8.80% of the available work force and has dropped -8.38% over the most recent 12-month period and the projected change in job supply over the next decade based on migration patterns, economic growth, and other factors will increase by 14.44%. The number of physicians in Chelsea per 100,000 population = 569.5.

Weather

The annual rainfall in Chelsea = 32.3 inches and the annual snowfall = 33.8 inches. The annual number of days with measurable precipitation (over .01 inch) = 116. The average number of days per year that are predominantly sunny = 182. 84 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily high temperature for the month of July and 17 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily low temperature for the month of January. The Comfort Index (higher=better) is 51, where higher values mean a more pleasant climate. The Comfort Index measure recognizes that humidity by itself isn't the problem. (Have you noticed nobody ever complains about the weather being 'cold and humid?) It's in the summertime that we notice the humidity the most, when it's hot and muggy. Our Comfort Index uses a combination of afternoon summer temperature and humidity to closely predict the effect that the humidity will have on people.

Median Home Cost

The percentage of housing units in Chelsea, Washtenaw County, Michigan which are owned by the occupant = 62.51%. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters. The average age of homes = 32 years with median home cost = $166,620 and home appreciation of -4.26%. This is the value of the years most recent home sales data. Its important to note that this is not the average (or arithmetic mean). The median home price is the middle value when you arrange all the sales prices of homes from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average, because the median is not changed as much by a few unusually high or low values. The property tax rate of $15.56 shown here is the rate per $1,000 of home value. If for simplification for example the tax rate is $14.00 and the home value is $250,000, the property tax would be $14.00 x ($250,000/1000), or $3500. This is the 'effective' tax rate.

Study

The local school district spends $5,289 per student. There are 18.8 students for each teacher in the school, 706 students for each Librarian and 565 students for each Counselor. 4.26% of the area’s population over the age of 25 with an Associate Degree or other 2-year college degree, 26.06% with a master’s degree, Ph.D. or other advanced college degree and 14.15% with high school diplomas or high school equivalency degrees (GEDs).

  • Chelsea's population in Washtenaw County, Michigan of 1,635 residents in 1900 has increased 3,34-fold to 5,467 residents after 120 years, according to the official 2020 census.

    Approximately 53.43% female residents and 46.57% male residents live in Chelsea, Washtenaw County, Michigan.

    As of 2020 in Chelsea, Washtenaw County, Michigan are married and the remaining 43.85% are single population.

  • 26 minutes is the average time that residents in Chelsea require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    83.88% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 7.28% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool, 0.22% of the population that commutes using mass transit, including bus, light rail, subway, and ferry. 3.19% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Chelsea, Washtenaw County, Michigan, 62.51% are owner-occupied homes, another 32.23% are rented apartments, and the remaining 5.26% are vacant.

  • The 32.13% of the population in Chelsea, Washtenaw County, Michigan who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

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