Chelsea, VT Population

By | July 1, 2019

Population: 1,250. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,256 (+0.5% change)
Males: 628 (50.2%), Females: 622 (49.8%)

Orange County

Median resident age: 41.6 years
Median household income: $32,024
Median house value: $90,300

Races in Chelsea:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.8%)
  • American Indian (1.2%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

Ancestries: English (34.3%), French (15.2%), Irish (14.9%), United States (8.6%), German (6.0%), Italian (4.3%).

Elevation: 820 feet

Population

For population 25 years and over in Chelsea

  • High school or higher: 82.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 21.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Chelsea town

  • Never married: 21.4%
  • Now married: 54.2%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 11.7%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

1.5% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +65 (+5.5%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Chelsea:

  • CENTRAL VERMONT HOSPITAL (about 15 miles; BARRE, VT)
  • GIFFORD MEDICAL CENTER (about 16 miles; RANDOLPH, VT)
  • ALICE PECK DAY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 28 miles; LEBANON, NH)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Chelsea:

Other public-use airports nearest to Chelsea:

  • POST MILLS (about 16 miles; POST MILLS, VT; Abbreviation: 2B9)
  • EDWARD F KNAPP STATE (about 17 miles; BARRE/MONTPELIER, VT; Abbreviation: MPV)
  • WARREN-SUGARBUSH (about 27 miles; WARREN, VT; Abbreviation: 0B7)
Amtrak station near Chelsea:

  • 16 miles: RANDOLPH (DEPOT SQ.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Chelsea:

  • NORWICH UNIVERSITY (about 19 miles; NORTHFIELD, VT; Full-time enrollment: 2,585)
  • DARTMOUTH COLLEGE (about 24 miles; HANOVER, NH; Full-time enrollment: 5,309)
  • MIDDLEBURY COLLEGE (about 51 miles; MIDDLEBURY, VT; Full-time enrollment: 2,265)
  • UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT AND STATE AGRICULTURAL COLL (about 54 miles; BURLINGTON, VT; Full-time enrollment: 8,852)
  • PLYMOUTH STATE COLLEGE (about 58 miles; PLYMOUTH, NH; Full-time enrollment: 3,542)
  • SAINT MICHAELS COLLEGE (about 61 miles; COLCHESTER, VT; Full-time enrollment: 2,272)
  • KEENE STATE COLLEGE (about 74 miles; KEENE, NH; Full-time enrollment: 4,049)
Public primary/middle school in Chelsea:

  • CHELSEA ELEM. HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 236; Location: 6 SCHOOL ST; Grades: KG – 12)
Private primary/middle schools in Chelsea:

  • WELLSPRING SCHOOL INC. (Students: 57; Location: P O BOX 291; Grades: PK – 7)
  • BROOKHAVEN LEARNING CENTER (Students: 17; Location: P O BOX 127 MAIN STREET; Grades: 3 – 8; Boys only)

Libraries

Library in Chelsea:

  • CHELSEA PUBLIC (Operating income: $29,853; Location: P.O. BOX 67; 12,800 books; 162 audio materials; 320 video materials; 23 serial subscriptions)