Chelsea 86 Exceptional
Chelsea Livability #70 ranked city in Michigan#1,355 ranked city in the USARanks better than 95% of areas

Livability Awards

A Chelsea Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
D+ Chelsea Cost of Living Cost of living is 14% higher than Michigan
1022% more expensive than the US average
8911% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Chelsea cost of living
A+ Chelsea Crime Total crime is 60% lower than Michigan
Total crime
83868% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 12068% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-14%Year over year crime is down
Chelsea crime
C- Chelsea Employment Household income is 33% higher than Michigan
Median household income
$67,50022% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$39,06231% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
6%31% higher than the US average
Chelsea employment
A+ Chelsea Housing Home value is 51% higher than Michigan
Median home value
$193,1005% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$9642% higher than the US average
Home ownership
58%8% lower than the US average
Chelsea real estate or Chelsea rentals
A Chelsea Schools HS graduation rate is 6% higher than Michigan
High school grad. rates
91%10% higher than the US average
School test scores
65%31% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
19:116% higher than the US average
Chelsea K-12 schools
C Chelsea User Ratings There are a total of 5 ratings in Chelsea
Overall user rating
63% 5 total ratings
User reviews rating
60% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
65% 4 total surveys
all Chelsea poll results

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      Chelsea transportation information

      Average one way commute22min24min26min
      Workers who drive to work85.7%82.5%76.4%
      Workers who carpool7.2%8.8%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit1.3%1.4%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.5%0.5%0.6%
      Workers who walk2.2%2.2%2.8%
      Working from home3.2%3.7%4.6%
      Airports (within 30 miles of city center)0n/a12354
      Amtrak train stations (within 30 miles of city center)0 (2)36711

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      Source: The Chelsea, MI data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).