Cheshire, MA 01225 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 01225: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Cheshire, MA 01225

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 61
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,090
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 86
  • County: Berkshire County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.555, Longitude -73.156
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Cheshire, MA 01225 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,460
Population in Households 3,460
Population in Familes 2,765
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 121
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 1,517
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 1,001
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,616 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,268 (78.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 249 (15.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 99 ( 6.1%)
Median Home Value $198,919
Average Home Value $212,441


Median Household Income $55,418
Average Household Income $72,206
Per Capita Income $31,658
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.89% 0.25%
Households 1.1% 0.38%
Families 1.03% 0.34%
Median Household Income   0.91%
Per Capita Income   1.98%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Cheshire, MA 01225 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 01225 to the other 515 ZIP Codes in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 376 27th
Population Density1 # 446 14th
Diversity Index2 # 494 4th
Median Household Income # 407 21st
Per Capita Income # 376 27th

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