Chelsea employment information

IndexChelseaMassachusettsNational
Income per capita$22,369$38,069$29,829
Median household income$49,614$70,954$55,322
Median income owner occupied$74,924$95,052$70,586
Median income renter occupied$39,995$39,116$35,192
Median earnings male$30,055$45,946$36,919
Median earnings female$22,284$32,028$26,250
Unemployment rate5.4%4.6%4.7%
Poverty level19.3%11.4%15.1%
The Chelsea, MA employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Chelsea is $22,369, which is 41% lower than than the Massachusetts average and 25% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $49,614, which is 30% lower than than the Massachusetts average and 10% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Chelsea is 5%, which is 16% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Chelsea is 19% which is 28% higher than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$33,072$49,614$99,228
City
$47,297$70,954$141,908
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Chelsea is 25% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Chelsea is 10% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Chelsea is 16% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Chelsea is 28% higher than the national average.

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Chelsea median earnings by income bracket

Chelsea employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry12.4%1.0%
Manufacturing sector10.7%0.8%
Financial & insurance services2.2%0.9%
Wholesale & retail services20.6%17.2%
Public administration1.8%3.8%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.7%4.3%
Education, health & social services8.6%29.2%
Other35.6%34.6%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Wellesley, MA28,909$171,719210%
Dover, MA2,453$169,118206%
Lexington, MA32,936$152,872176%
Winchester, MA22,491$149,321170%
Needham, MA30,167$139,477152%
Chelsea, MA38,244$49,61410%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Florence, SC38,221$44,98919%
Friendswood, TX38,272$95,24172%
Carpentersville, IL38,275$58,8566%
Montclair, CA38,294$50,3749%
Hanover Park, IL38,331$69,92226%
Chelsea, MA38,244$49,61410%
Source: The Chelsea, MA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).