Population density (sq mi)2405791
Median age28.338.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)85%60%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1855%44%43%
Speak English53%92%79%
Speak Spanish46%4%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Chelsea is 321% higher than Iowa
  • The median age in Chelsea is 26% lower than Iowa
  • In Chelsea 75.21% of the population is White
  • In Chelsea 0.00% of the population is Black
  • In Chelsea 0.00% of the population is Asian

Compare Chelsea, IA Demographics


      Chelsea population breakdown by race

      American Indian3.31%0.32%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.08%0.18%
      Mixed race2.48%1.97%3.06%
      Other race19.01%1.27%4.75%
      In Chelsea, 50.4% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Chelsea age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Chelsea, IA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).