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Demographics

People

Total Population647
Male Share of the Population55.3%
Female Share of the Population44.7%
Senior Citizens11.7%
Employed Population 16+316
Age of the Population39

Families

% of people married26.9%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher16.7%
Median Earnings25+$34,625
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,719

Wealth

Median Family Income$71,643
% Above Poverty Level96.5%
% Below Poverty Level3.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time19 minutes
% Working from Home2.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.8%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone25.3%
Median Gross Rent$803
Median House Value$192,100

Ancestry

Polish25.7%
French Except Basque23.6%
Irish15.3%
Italian14.5%
Lebanese12.5%
Arab12.5%
Scottish9.6%
English8.7%
German8.2%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)8.2%
Swedish4.8%
Portuguese3.4%
Ukrainian2.5%
African2%
Canadian1.4%
Dutch1.4%
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Cheshire Almanac

CategoryValue
County Berkshire County
Standard Zip Codes1225
Phone Area Codes413
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude42.55
Approximate Longitude-73.15

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)

StationCUMMINGTON HILL
Distance13.5 miles
Jan Temp11 to 29 F
Apr Temp33 to 52 F
Jul Temp58 to 78 F
Oct Temp37 to 57 F
Annual Precip48.7 inches
StationSTOCKBRIDGE
Distance20.1 miles
Jan Temp13 to 33 F
Apr Temp34 to 58 F
Jul Temp57 to 81 F
Oct Temp37 to 60 F
Annual Precip0 inches
StationCHESTER 2
Distance20.3 miles
Jan Temp7 to 31 F
Apr Temp33 to 60 F
Jul Temp57 to 86 F
Oct Temp34 to 64 F
Annual Precip61.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Adams5,412$62,740
Dalton6,682$68,937
Lanesborough3,019$86,678
New Ashford308$89,375
Savoy764$64,205
Windsor927$92,500

Cheshire Public Libraries

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

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Cheshire Public Schools

Cheshire Elementary
191 Church Street
ZIP: 1225
(413) 743-2298
Primary
Total Enrollment 223
Hoosac Valley Middle & High School
125 Savoy Rd
ZIP: 1225
(413) 743-5200
Other
Total Enrollment 662
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