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Chelsea is a city in Suffolk County, in the Boston-Cambridge-Quincy metro area.
The community was named after district in London
The latitude of Chelsea is 42.391N. The longitude is -71.033W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 39 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 34,106.
Much of the city was destroyed by fire in 1908
Sections below provide additional information and links about Chelsea demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Suffolk County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Boston area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 02150 ZIP code.
1% of Chelsea residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Chelsea ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Chelsea was $14,628, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of Chelsea residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Chelsea include Bellingham Square Historic District, Chester Factory Village Historic District, Downtown Chelsea Residential Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Chelsea, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $618. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,313.
Libraries in Chelsea include Chelsea Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Chelsea include Chelsea Record
The average commute time for Chelsea workers is 31 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 5 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Chelsea between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.4 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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