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Demographics

People

Total Population539
Male Share of the Population53.1%
Female Share of the Population46.9%
Senior Citizens8.9%
Employed Population 16+273
Age of the Population39

Families

% of people married24.5%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher23.2%
Median Earnings25+$43,750
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$0

Wealth

Median Family Income$73,673
% Above Poverty Level97.8%
% Below Poverty Level2.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time18 minutes
% Working from Home%
% Walking and Biking to Work5.1%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone22.6%
Median Gross Rent$883
Median House Value$187,200

Ancestry

French Except Basque25.6%
Polish22.8%
Irish17.8%
Italian15%
Lebanese13.5%
Arab13.5%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)11.1%
English8%
Scottish6.5%
German4.8%
Swedish1.3%
Dutch1.3%
Canadian1.3%
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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
Adams5,511$65,563

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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