Income/capita 12%
Household income 65%
Unemployment 39%
Income per capita$33,428$24,736$29,829
Median household income$91,199$44,758$55,322
Median income owner occupied$95,347$55,873$70,586
Median income renter occupied$53,854$25,999$35,192
Median earnings male$67,112$34,323$36,919
Median earnings female$30,477$22,614$26,250
Unemployment rate2.8%4.8%4.7%
Poverty level5.6%18.4%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Chelsea is 12% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Chelsea is 65% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Chelsea is 39% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Chelsea is 63% lower than the national average

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      Chelsea median earnings by income bracket

      Chelsea employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry6.0%0.9%
      Manufacturing sector14.3%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services7.8%9.2%
      Wholesale & retail services15.9%11.7%
      Public administration5.3%2.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities11.8%2.4%
      Education, health & social services6.7%35.8%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Highland Lakes, AL4,860$134,315143%
      Mountain Brook, AL20,532$129,777135%
      Shoal Creek, AL1,448$126,597129%
      Indian Springs Village, AL2,529$100,07881%
      Vestavia Hills, AL34,243$93,17868%
      Chelsea, AL11,706$91,19965%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Lakewood Park, FL11,706$50,1409%
      Lansing, KS11,706$83,35651%
      Firestone, CO11,709$90,99164%
      Leeds, AL11,701$56,0871%
      Martinsville, IN11,714$40,89026%
      Chelsea, AL11,706$91,19965%
      Source: The Chelsea, AL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).