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People

Total Population 593
Male Share of the Population 56.7%
Female Share of the Population 43.3%
Senior Citizens 9.4%
Employed Population 16+ 257
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 32.8%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 13.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $83,571
% Above Poverty Level 96.7%
% Below Poverty Level 3.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 3.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 30%
Median Gross Rent $0
Median House Value $187,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.3%
US/American 0%
English 20.6%
Irish 22.8%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Cheshire Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 30 miles E of Albany, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 108 miles W of Boston, Massachusetts
County Berkshire
Metro Area Pittsfield
Standard Zip Codes 01225
Phone Area Codes 413
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.561
Longitude -73.163

Cheshire Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station CUMMINGTON HILL
Distance 13.5 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 29 F
Apr Temp 33 to 52 F
Jul Temp 58 to 78 F
Oct Temp 37 to 57 F
Annual Precip 48.7 inches
Station STOCKBRIDGE
Distance 20.1 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 33 F
Apr Temp 34 to 58 F
Jul Temp 57 to 81 F
Oct Temp 37 to 60 F
Annual Precip 0 inches
Station CHESTER 2
Distance 20.3 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 31 F
Apr Temp 33 to 60 F
Jul Temp 57 to 86 F
Oct Temp 34 to 64 F
Annual Precip 61.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Adams 5,475 $60,988
Dalton 6,709 $62,212
Lanesborough 3,027 $87,989
New Ashford 285 $98,214
Savoy 796 $63,661
Windsor 905 $94,250

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Cheshire Public Libraries

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Cheshire Public Library
23 DEPOT STREET
Cheshire, Massachusetts
(413) 743-4746

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125 SAVOY ROAD
413-743-5200
Serves 522 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.8

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