Chelsea is growing and growing fast. In fact, according to estimates by the U.S. Census Bureau, Chelsea is the fastest growing city in Alabama. Its population grew by four percent from 2016 to 2017, adding a total of 519 residents. The current population is estimated to be between 13,000 and 14,000 people. Chelsea’s residential growth is also rapidly growing. According to the city of Chelsea, 131 homes were built in 2015, 219 homes in 2016, and 207 homes in 2017. Additionally, 101 residential building permits were issued this year through April 2018.
“Chelsea is all about family,” Chelsea Mayor Tony Picklesimer said. “So, we are trying to build the facilities that families will use and enjoy and it’s working.”
Chelsea is a family-friendly city incorporated in 1996. This New homes in Chelsea ALcommunity is located in southern Shelby Country and about 30 minutes southeast of Birmingham. Chelsea is home to lots of parks, shops, eateries, and farmer’s market. Plans are currently underway to build a third fire station in Chelsea. Four new companies are also calling Chelsea home. Station 31 Kitchen, a restaurant, is opening soon in Chelsea, Complete Communications Systems relocated from Pelham, Holcombe Doors and Windows relocated from Hoover, and a pharmaceutical manufacturing company is coming soon to Chelsea.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, nearly 90 percent of residents in Chelsea own homes. If you are in the market for a new home and would like to live in a bustling, family-friendly city, we hope that you will consider a home by Scotch Homes. We are a leading new home builder in the area and have experience building with all price ranges. We currently build new construction homes in Willow Branch starting from the $200’s and new homes in Chelsea AL at Deep Ridge Lakes starting from the low $300’s. For more information please contact us at 205-980-3477.
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