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Population (year 2000): 28,543. Estimated population in July 2005: 29,097 (+1.9% change)
Males: 15,197 (53.2%), Females: 13,346 (46.8%)

New Haven County

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Median resident age: 38.4 years
Median household income: $80,466 (year 2000)
Median house value: $212,000 (year 2000)

Cheshire, CT residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Cheshire:

  • White Non-Hispanic (88.0%)
  • Black (4.7%)
  • Hispanic (3.8%)
  • Other race (1.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • Chinese (1.1%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
  • Asian Indian (0.7%)

Ancestries: Italian (26.0%), Irish (21.9%), German (12.5%), English (11.7%), Polish (7.6%), French (4.8%).Connecticut

Elevation: 262 feet

Cheshire,

For population 25 years and over in Cheshire

  • High school or higher: 92.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 47.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 21.2%
  • Unemployed: 2.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cheshire town

  • Never married: 24.2%
  • Now married: 62.3%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 6.5%

6.4% Foreign born (2.6% Europe, 2.6% Asia, 0.8% Latin America).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: CT (7.1 miles Hamden, pop. 56,913).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NY (50.0 miles Brookhaven, pop. 448,248).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (88.9 miles )

Nearest cities: Village, CT (0.4 miles Cheshire CT (5.4 miles Prospect, CT (6.1 miles Wallingford, Center, CT (6.5 miles Wallingford CT (6.9 miles Southington, CT (7.1 miles Hamden, CT Meriden, (7.4 miles .


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 102 buildings, average cost: $113,900
  • 1997: 132 buildings, average cost: $112,000
  • 1998: 99 buildings, average cost: $128,300
  • 1999: 71 buildings, average cost: $134,500
  • 2000: 68 buildings, average cost: $131,000
  • 2001: 47 buildings, average cost: $137,200
  • 2002: 52 buildings, average cost: $147,600
  • 2003: 32 buildings, average cost: $159,000
  • 2004: 55 buildings, average cost: $186,600

Latitude: 41.50 N, Longitude: 72.90 W

Area code: 203

Cheshire, Connecticut business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (27.6%), Manufacturing (13.8%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (10.3%).

Crime in Cheshire by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 0 1 0 2 1
    per 100,000 0.0 3.5 0.0 7.0 3.5
Robberies 4 1 0 3 1
    per 100,000 14.0 3.5 0.0 10.5 3.5
Assaults 1 6 3 7 2
    per 100,000 3.5 21.0 10.5 24.5 7.0
Burglaries 65 72 74 63 72
    per 100,000 227.7 252.3 259.3 220.7 252.3
Thefts 293 253 244 198 218
    per 100,000 1026.5 886.4 854.9 693.7 763.8
Auto thefts 15 39 26 31 18
    per 100,000 52.6 136.6 91.1 108.6 63.1
66.1 70.7 61.7 62.7 57.1

Average climate in Cheshire, Connecticut

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Cheshire-area historical tornado activity is near Connecticut state average. It is 14% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1989, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.2 miles away from the Cheshire city center injured 40 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 10/3/1979, a category 4 tornado 30.8 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 500 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.


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Main business address for: ALEXION PHARMACEUTICALS INC (PHARMACEUTICAL PREPARATIONS).


Hospitals/medical centers near Cheshire:
  • GAYLORD HOSPITAL INC (about 7 miles; WALLINGFORD, CT)
  • MASONIC HOME AND HOSPITAL (about 7 miles; WALLINGFORD, CT)
  • BRADLEY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL & HEALTH CTR (about 9 miles; SOUTHINGTON, CT)

Political contributions by individuals in Cheshire, CT

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Cheshire:
  • TWEED-NEW HAVEN (about 18 miles; NEW HAVEN, CT; ID: HVN)
  • HARTFORD-BRAINARD (about 24 miles; HARTFORD, CT; ID: HFD)
  • IGOR I SIKORSKY MEMORIAL (about 29 miles; BRIDGEPORT, CT; ID: BDR)
Other public-use airports nearest to Cheshire:
  • MERIDEN MARKHAM MUNI (about 6 miles; MERIDEN, CT; ID: MMK)
  • HUMMINGBIRD (about 8 miles; WALLINGFORD, CT; ID: 4C3)
  • WATERBURY (about 13 miles; WATERBURY, CT; ID: N41)

Amtrak stations near Cheshire:
  • 6 miles: WALLINGFORD (37 HALL AVE.). Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.
  • 8 miles: MERIDEN (60 STATE ST.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 14 miles: BERLIN (KENSINGTON, DEPOT RD.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cheshire:
  • QUINNIPIAC UNIVERSITY (about 6 miles; HAMDEN, CT; Full-time enrollment: 5,836)
  • YALE UNIVERSITY (about 10 miles; NEW HAVEN, CT; FT enrollment: 11,011)
  • NAUGATUCK VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 12 miles; WATERBURY, CT; FT enrollment: 2,834)
  • GATEWAY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 13 miles; NEW HAVEN, CT; FT enrollment: 2,100)
  • SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT STATE UNIVERSITY (about 13 miles; NEW HAVEN, CT; FT enrollment: 8,808)
  • CENTRAL CONNECTICUT STATE UNIVERSITY (about 15 miles; NEW BRITAIN, CT; FT enrollment: 8,967)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAVEN (about 17 miles; WEST HAVEN, CT; FT enrollment: 3,081)
Public high schools in Cheshire:
  • CHESHIRE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,563; Location: 525 SOUTH MAIN ST.; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • MANSON YOUTH INSTITUTION (Students: 396; Location: 42 JARVIS ST.; Grades: 08 - 12)
  • CHESHIRE CORRECTIONAL CENTER (Students: 38; Location: 900 HIGHLAND AVE.; Grades: 12 - 12)
  • WEBSTER CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTE (Students: 2; Location: 111 JARVIS ST.; Grades: 12 - 12)
Private high school in Cheshire:
  • CHESHIRE ACADEMY (Students: 326; Location: 199 EASTGATE DRIVE; Grades: KG - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Cheshire:
  • HIGHLAND SCHOOL (Students: 903; Location: 490 HIGHLAND AVE.; Grades: 01 - 06)
  • DODD MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 828; Location: 100 PARK PLACE; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • DOOLITTLE SCHOOL (Students: 593; Location: 735 CORNWALL AVE.; Grades: 01 - 06)
  • NORTON SCHOOL (Students: 486; Location: 414 NORTH BROOKSVALE RD.; Grades: 01 - 06)
  • DARCEY SCHOOL (Students: 412; Location: 1686 WATERBURY RD.; Grades: PK - KG)
  • CHAPMAN SCHOOL (Students: 359; Location: 38 COUNTRY CLUB RD.; Grades: 01 - 06)
  • HUMISTON SCHOOL (Students: 36; Location: 30 SPRING ST.; Grades: 04 - 12)
  • HOMEBOUND (Location: 29 MAIN STREET; Grades: PK - 12)
Private primary/middle schools in Cheshire:
  • ST BRIDGET'S SCHOOL (Students: 344; Location: 171 MAIN ST; Grades: PK - 6)
  • BOULDER KNOLL MONTESSORI SCHL. (Students: 21; Location: 660 BOULDER KNOLL RD.; Grades: PK - KG)
Library in Cheshire:
  • CHESHIRE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,090,057; Location: 104 MAIN ST.; 106,064 books; 5,422 audio materials; 4,688 video materials; 305 serial subscriptions)

Cheshire compared to Connecticut state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Cheshire:
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WXCT (990 AM; 3 kW; SOUTHINGTON, CT; Owner: THE ADD RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WELI (960 AM; 5 kW; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WATR (1320 AM; 5 kW; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: WATR, INC.)
  • WFNW (1380 AM; 5 kW; NAUGATUCK, CT; Owner: CANDIDO DIAS CARRELO)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMMW (1470 AM; 3 kW; MERIDEN, CT; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORP OF CT)
  • WLAT (910 AM; 5 kW; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW BRITAIN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WADS (690 AM; daytime; 3 kW; ANSONIA, CT; Owner: RADIO AMOR, INC.)
  • WPOP (1410 AM; 5 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WQUN (1220 AM; 1 kW; HAMDEN, CT; Owner: QUINNIPIAC UNIVERSITY)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Cheshire:
  • WKCI-FM (101.3 FM; HAMDEN, CT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKSS (95.7 FM; HARTFORD-MERIDEN, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWYZ (92.5 FM; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZMX (93.7 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WPLR (99.1 FM; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WHCN (105.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMRQ (104.1 FM; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPKT (90.5 FM; MERIDEN, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WDRC-FM (102.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRCH (100.5 FM; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • W226AG (93.1 FM; HAMDEN, CT; Owner: SAINT THOMAS SEMINARY)
  • W227AJ (93.3 FM; NORTHFORD, CT; Owner: SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY)
  • WYBC-FM (94.3 FM; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: YALE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WTIC-FM (96.5 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WWUH (91.3 FM; WEST HARTFORD, CT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HARTFORD)
  • WJMJ (88.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ST. THOMAS SEMINARY)
  • WCCC-FM (106.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MARLIN BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WRXC (90.1 FM; SHELTON, CT; Owner: MONROE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WEZN-FM (99.9 FM; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WSHU-FM (91.1 FM; FAIRFIELD, CT; Owner: SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Cheshire:
  • WTNH (Channel 8; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCTX (Channel 59; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEDY (Channel 65; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTIC-TV (Channel 61; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • W11BJ (Channel 11; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS SITE MANAGEMENT LLC)
  • WTXX (Channel 20; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: WTXX INC.)
  • WVIT (Channel 30; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WEDH (Channel 24; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WUVN (Channel 18; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WFSB (Channel 3; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • W51BZ (Channel 51; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: it COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEDW (Channel 49; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHCT-LP (Channel 38; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • WSAH (Channel 43; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WHTX-LP (Channel 10; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • W28AJ (Channel 28; ALLINGTOWN, CT; Owner: PAGING ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • W12BH (Channel 12; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: CONN.PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRDM-LP (Channel 13; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ZGS HARTFORD, INC.)
  • WMLD-LP (Channel 6; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: HARVARD BROADCASTING, INC.)

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