Chelsea demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)2405591
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%
Chelsea, IA has a population of 242 and is the 23,602nd largest city in the United States. The population density is 240 per sq mi which is 339% higher than the Iowa average and 165% higher than the national average. The median age in Chelsea is 28 which is approximately 26% lower than the Iowa average of 38. In Chelsea, 85% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 53% speak English and 46% speak Spanish. 64% of Chelsea residents were born in Iowa, 14% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 21% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Chelsea is 339% 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 or African American.
  • In Chelsea 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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Chelsea population breakdown by race

Black or African American0.00%3.32%12.63%
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.

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