Chelsea - New York City, NY - Niche

  • Population
    65,971
  • Population Density
    62,557 people/sq.mi.
  • Size
    1 sq.mi.
  • Reviews
    45 3.7
Chelsea is a neighborhood in New York City with 65,971 residents. It has very high home values and very high rent costs. Its citizens generally have very high education levels and very high income levels.

Ratings and Reviews
3.7 from 45 reviews
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    • 4
    Overall Experience: I love my neighborhood. I would live here again, it has a great physical appearance and atmosphere. People are mostly friendly. Although questionable characters often linger on 8th avenue between 17th and 23rd.
    • 5
    Overall Experience: I love where I live
    • 3
    Overall Experience: I like living in the heart of New York Cit, however is becomes a very overwhelming place to be when there's a lot on your schedule. It's quite simple to navigate, that's if you know your avenues and streets, and everything is close by. Subsequently, I would rather live in the Upper Sides of New York, because of its beauty and authenticity.
    • 2
    Overall Experience: To many people so no peace
    • 4
    Overall Experience: Its gender neutral and accepting. Stores accept all races and respect cultures

Demographics

Racial Diversity

Chelsea United States New York New York City Metro Area
White 64.72% 63.25% 57.26% 49.04%
Hispanic 13.28% 16.62% 18.17% 22.94%
Asian 11.98% 4.83% 7.71% 9.93%
African American 6.04% 12.23% 14.42% 15.89%
Multiracial 3.06% 2.05% 1.68% 1.46%
Native American 0.53% 0.66% 0.24% 0.14%
Other 0.39% 0.19% 0.49% 0.57%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.16% 0.02% 0.03%

Age

Chelsea United States New York New York City Metro Area
9 years and under 7% 13% 12% 12%
10 to 17 years 3% 11% 10% 10%
18 to 24 years 11% 10% 10% 9%
25 to 34 years 25% 13% 14% 14%
35 to 44 years 19% 13% 13% 14%
45 to 54 years 13% 14% 15% 15%
55 to 64 years 11% 12% 12% 12%
65 and over 12% 13% 14% 13%

Education Levels

Chelsea United States New York New York City Metro Area
Less than a high school diploma 6% 14% 15% 15%
High school diploma or equivalent 8% 28% 27% 26%
Some college or associate degree 12% 29% 25% 22%
Bachelor's degree 39% 18% 19% 21%
Master's degree or higher 35% 11% 15% 15%

Gender

Chelsea United States New York New York City Metro Area
Female 48.7% 50.8% 51.5% 51.7%
Male 51.3% 49.2% 48.5% 48.3%

Housing

Rent vs. Own

Chelsea United States New York New York City Metro Area
Own 31.8% 64.9% 53.8% 52.5%
Rent 68.2% 35.1% 46.2% 47.5%

Crime Rates

Annual Violent Crimes (per 100,000)

Chelsea United States New York New York City Metro Area
Assault 54.6 278.9 298.0 242.6
Murder 0 5.0 3.9 3.7
Robbery 34.9 159.8 161.4 171.3

Annual Property Crimes (per 100,000)

Chelsea United States New York New York City Metro Area
Burglary 201.6 573.5 267.2 253.7
Larceny 3.0 2079.6 1486.5 1266.4
Motor vehicle theft 7.6 235.5 91.1 114.7

Resident Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still choose to live in this area?     Based on 6 responses

  • 67% Yes
  • 0% Not sure
  • 33% No

In which direction are these things in this area generally going?     Based on 9 responses

Getting worse
Getting better
  • Schools/education
  • Crime/safety
  • Employment/jobs
  • Home values
  • Local government
  • New residents moving in
  • New businesses/restaurants opening
  • Overall quality of life

Rate the public services in this area:     Based on 8 responses

Very poor
Excellent
  • Police protection
  • Fire protection
  • Emergency medical services
  • Animal control services
  • Street repair/maintenance
  • Trash/recycling collection
  • Snow removal
  • Public transportation
  • Public recreation facilities
  • Park maintenance
  • Public libraries
  • Community education

How strongly do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements about houses in this area?     Based on 5 responses

Strongly disagree
Strongly agree
  • Most properties are well-maintained (e.g. landscaping, painting, shoveling)
  • Most properties have large lawns and/or gardens.
  • Most properties have driveways.
  • Most properties have garages.
  • Most of the houses look the same and have a similar layout.
  • Most of the houses are built close together with little space between them.

How safe do you feel in this area?     Based on 9 responses

  • 22% Very safe. There is really no crime to speak of.
  • 78% Pretty safe. There is some crime, but it doesn't impact me much.
  • 0% Somewhat safe. There is noticeable crime, and there are times I don't feel safe.
  • 0% Not safe. There is a lot of crime, and I regularly don't feel safe.