Also See: Cheshire, MA ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps
The Cheshire CDP(1) had a population of 538 as of July 1, 2022.
The primary coordinate point for Cheshire is located at latitude 42.562 and longitude -73.1629 in Berkshire County. The formal boundaries for the Cheshire Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 0.38 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Berkshire County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 984 feet.
The Cheshire Census Designated Place has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Cheshire: Cheshire Village.
|Total Population||538 (100%)|
|Population in Households||538 (100.0%)|
|Population in Families||412 (76.6%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||0|
|Median Household Income||$76,655|
|Average Household Income||$89,278|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||16%|
|Per Capita Income||$37,105|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||242 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||169 (69.8%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||53 (21.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||20 ( 8.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$227,632|
|Average Home Value||$261,176|
|Housing Affordability Index3||167|
|Average Household Size||2.42|
|Average Family Size||3.00|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.42%|
|Per Capita Income||2.54%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.12%|
The table below compares Cheshire to the other 248 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2022 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.
|Total Population||# 236||5th|
|Population Density||# 125||50th|
|Median Household Income||# 190||24th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 247||100th|
|Per Capita Income||# 210||16th|
|Diversity Index||# 174||31st|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Massachusetts Census Data Comparison Tool.