Cheshire Information

Cheshire Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Cheshire, CT

General Cheshire Information

State: Connecticut

County: New Haven County

Close cities: Prospect, CT, Southington, CT, Wallingford Center, CT, Wolcott, CT, Plantsville, CT, Milldale, CT, Meriden, CT, Waterbury, CT, Wallingford, CT

Cheshire Population (census data)
Total 28,833 (+0.6% since 2000)
Male 15,351 (53.2%)
Female 13,482 (46.8%)

Population Density: 876 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 135.1 (US Avg is 100)

Cheshire Elevation: 262 feet above sea level

Land Area: 32.9 square miles

Median Household Income: $98,726

Zip Codes: 06408, 06410, and 06411.

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Cheshire Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (88.0%)
  • Black (4.7%)
  • Hispanic (3.8%)
  • Other race (1.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • Chinese (1.1%)
  • Asian Indian (0.7%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
Ancestry Information:
  • Italian (26.0%)
  • Irish (21.9%)
  • German (12.5%)
  • English (11.7%)
  • Polish (7.6%)
  • French (4.8%)
Foriegn Born: 1,815 people (6.3%)
  • Europe (43.3%)
  • Asia (43.3%)
  • Latin America (13.3%)

Local Cheshire Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: New York Mets, Boston Red Sox, New York Yankees
NBA Basketball: , New York Knicks
NHL Hockey: New York Islanders, New Jersey Devils, New York Rangers, Boston Bruins

Cheshire School Information

High Schools
Cheshire High School (525 South Main Street, Cheshire, CT, 06410 - Cheshire School District District)
Middle Schools
Dodd Middle School (100 Park Place, Cheshire, CT, 06410 - Cheshire School District District)
Other/Private Schools
Chapman School (38 Country Club Road, Cheshire, CT, 06410 - Cheshire School District District)
Cheshire Correctional Center (900 Highland Avenue, Cheshire, CT, 06410 - Unified School District #1 District)
Darcey School (1686 Waterbury Road, Cheshire, CT, 06410 - Cheshire School District District)
Doolittle School (735 Cornwall Avenue, Cheshire, CT, 06410 - Cheshire School District District)
Highland School (490 Highland Avenue, Cheshire, CT, 06410 - Cheshire School District District)
Humiston School (30 Spring Street, Cheshire, CT, 06410 - Cheshire School District District)
Manson Youth Institution (42 Jarvis Street, Cheshire, CT, 06410 - Unified School District #1 District)
Norton School (414 North Brooksvale Road, Cheshire, CT, 06410 - Cheshire School District District)
Webster Correctional Institute (111 Jarvis Street, Cheshire, CT, 06410 - Unified School District #1 District)

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