Cheshire

With a population of over 29,000, Cheshire residents remain active in the agriculture community. Several farms are spread throughout the 33 square miles of land, offering residents and guests’ seasonal activities to enjoy. Cheshire’s rich history can be discovered at the Hitchcock-Phillips House museum, built in 1785. Here you can take a tour through this historical colonial home to experience what life looked like in the 18th century and learn quite a bit about the heritage of Cheshire. The town also offers dozens of fine dining and casual restaurants, small shops, parks and playgrounds.

Overview for Cheshire , CT

6,006 people live in Cheshire , where the median age is 52 and the average individual income is $58,450. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

6,006

Total Population

52 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$58,450

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Cheshire , CT

Cheshire has 2,512 households, with an average household size of 2.29. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Cheshire do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 6,006 people call Cheshire home. The population density is 1,500.83 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

6,006

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

52

Median Age

48.29 / 51.71%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
2,512

Total Households

2.29

Average Household Size

$58,450

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Cheshire , CT

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Primary Schools ()
Middle Schools ()
High Schools ()
Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Cheshire . The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PUBLIC
K - 6th
5/5
Dodd Middle School
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 6th
5/5
St Bridget School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
The Cheshire Academy
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available

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