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Chelsea, South Dakota
Location in Faulk County and the state of South Dakota
|• Total||0.32 sq mi (0.82 km2)|
|• Land||0.32 sq mi (0.82 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||1,352 ft (412 m)|
|• Density||82.02/sq mi (31.68/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||1254339|
Chelsea is a town in Faulk County, South Dakota, United States. The population was 19 at the 2020 census.
The town was named after Chelsea, London, perhaps via Chelsea, Massachusetts.
Chelsea is located at 45°10′3″N 98°44′26″W / 45.16750°N 98.74056°W (45.167611, -98.740673).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.32 square miles (0.83 km2), all of it land.
The town was founded in 1906.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 27 people, 13 households, and 8 families residing in the town. The population density was 84.4 inhabitants per square mile (32.6/km2). There were 15 housing units at an average density of 46.9 per square mile (18.1/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 100.0% White.
There were 13 households, of which 30.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.2% were married couples living together, 7.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 38.5% were non-families. 38.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 30.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.08 and the average family size was 2.75.
The median age in the town was 53.5 years. 22.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 0.0% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.2% were from 25 to 44; 25.9% were from 45 to 64; and 29.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 51.9% male and 48.1% female.