Chelsea is a suburb of Boston with a population of 39,272. Chelsea is in Suffolk County. Living in Chelsea offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Chelsea there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families live in Chelsea and residents tend to be liberal.
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Chelsea certainly isn’t Dorchester, but it isn’t very nice either. Roads and sidewalks need major work, Street and sidewalk litter as well as rats are everywhere and quite gross, and parking is absolutely atrocious. There are bars on every corner without consideration of civilian safety and quality of life (no one wants to live upstairs to a bar!), and traffic is terrible. But there are tons of corner stores so you’re never SOL on food and snacks!
Chelsea is a suburb just a mile north of Boston. Being just outside city limits has it's perks - especially if you have a car! Chelsea is known for its strong Latino presence, small City limits, and lower socioeconomic status - although it is clearly in process of gentrification, as much of greater Boston is. I am a young professional without kids, so Chelsea is a perfect location for me to have a lot for a little and without sacrificing much of anything.
The one thing I would like Chelsea to change is the schooling. By the time I hit 9th grade I'm moving because I will not be joining Chelsea High because of there ratings.People wonder why kids from Chelsea become low-life/drug dealers and that's because we are not educated enough, so what do we do we stay in Chelsea and never leave and this is a loop. As you can see math is changing and the teachers are adding more ways to solve math and now the people that stayed in Chelsea are not as well educated as East Boston and if our children need help them because we are sitting ducks. We are not educated enough to help our kids through education and or to help them have a better future and leave Chelsea.