Chelsea, AL 35043 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 35043: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Chelsea, AL 35043

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 341
  • Single Family Addresses: 4,191
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Shelby County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.32, Longitude -86.646
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Chelsea, AL 35043 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 10,893
Daytime Population: Workers 2,417
Daytime Population: Residents 5,967
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 8,384
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.77
Population in Households 10,490
Population in Familes 9,442
Population in Group Qrtrs 403
Population Density2 213
Diversity Index3 28


Median Household Income $82,961
Average Household Income $101,490
Per Capita Income $36,737


Total Housing Units 4,164 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,353 (80.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 515 (12.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 296 ( 7.1%)
Median Home Value $249,102
Average Home Value $287,944


Total Households 3,868
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 3,053
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 2.24% 1.88%
Households 2.14% 1.82%
Families 1.98% 1.75%
Median Household Income   1.85%
Per Capita Income   2.53%

Chelsea, AL 35043 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 35043 to the other 614 ZIP Codes in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 164 73rd
Population Density # 169 73rd
Diversity Index # 411 34th
Median Household Income # 12 98th
Per Capita Income # 29 95th

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