StatisticChelseaNew YorkNew York
Population density (sq mi)50,07228,173413
Median age39.735.938.2
Male/Female ratio1.1:10.9:10.9:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a46%52%
Families w/ Kids under 1837%44%43%
Speak Englishn/a51%70%
Speak Spanishn/a24%15%

Key findings

  • The population density in Chelsea is 78% higher than New York
  • The median age in Chelsea is 11% higher than New York
  • In Chelsea 73.22% of the population is White
  • In Chelsea 6.66% of the population is Black
  • In Chelsea 13.45% of the population is Asian

Compare New York, NY Demographics


      Chelsea population breakdown by race

      RaceChelseaNew YorkNew York
      American Indian0.13%0.39%0.38%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.05%0.04%
      Mixed race3.07%3.28%2.93%
      Other race3.47%15.09%8.62%
      In Chelsea, 29.0% 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, New York, NY demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).