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Demographics Analysis

The people of Cheshire Town, Massachusetts give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Cheshire Town, Massachusetts)

Male:

Under 5 years : 28

5 to 9 years : 40

10 to 14 years : 89

15 to 17 years : 138

18 and 19 years : 11

20 years : 46

21 years : 17

22 to 24 years : 44

25 to 29 years : 91

30 to 34 years : 66

35 to 39 years : 205

40 to 44 years : 89

45 to 49 years : 175

50 to 54 years : 89

55 to 59 years : 150

60 and 61 years : 52

62 to 64 years : 127

65 and 66 years : 13

67 to 69 years : 13

70 to 74 years : 57

75 to 79 years : 36

80 to 84 years : 91

85 years and over : 0

Female:

Under 5 years : 22

5 to 9 years : 74

10 to 14 years : 94

15 to 17 years : 90

18 and 19 years : 85

20 years : 0

21 years : 8

22 to 24 years : 42

25 to 29 years : 36

30 to 34 years : 55

35 to 39 years : 89

40 to 44 years : 147

45 to 49 years : 209

50 to 54 years : 118

55 to 59 years : 124

60 and 61 years : 27

62 to 64 years : 122

65 and 66 years : 46

67 to 69 years : 52

70 to 74 years : 105

75 to 79 years : 15

80 to 84 years : 71

85 years and over : 13


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Cheshire Town, Massachusetts)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 1,259

Multiple ancestry : 1,820

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 5

Ancestry not reported : 227


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Cheshire Town, Massachusetts)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 3,156

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 10

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 27

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 118

Not a U.S. citizen : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Cheshire Town, Massachusetts)

Total:

Under 5 years : 50

5 to 17 years : 525

18 to 24 years : 253

25 to 34 years : 248

35 to 44 years : 530

45 to 54 years : 591

55 to 59 years : 274

60 and 61 years : 79

62 to 64 years : 249

65 to 74 years : 286

75 years and over : 226

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 40

5 to 17 years : 507

18 to 24 years : 247

25 to 34 years : 215

35 to 44 years : 476

45 to 54 years : 456

55 to 59 years : 222

60 and 61 years : 43

62 to 64 years : 156

65 to 74 years : 148

75 years and over : 107

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 10

5 to 17 years : 18

18 to 24 years : 6

25 to 34 years : 33

35 to 44 years : 40

45 to 54 years : 110

55 to 59 years : 52

60 and 61 years : 36

62 to 64 years : 50

65 to 74 years : 115

75 years and over : 69

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 14

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 23

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 25

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 43

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 50


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Cheshire Town, Massachusetts)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 1,356

Female : 1,261

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 240

Female : 299

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 13

Female : 24

Foreign born:

Male : 58

Female : 60


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Cheshire Town, Massachusetts)

Born in state of residence : 2,596

Born in other state in the United States : 515

Native: born outside the United States : 37

Foreign born : 118


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Cheshire Town, Massachusetts)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 782

Now married, except separated : 1,107

Divorced : 223

Separated : 57

Widowed : 129

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 17

Now married, except separated : 356

Divorced : 107

Separated : 0

Widowed : 31

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 14

Divorced : 23

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 93

Divorced : 25

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Cheshire Town, Massachusetts)

Speak only English : 3,121

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 10

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 48

Speak English less than "very well" : 7

Italian:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 32

German:

Speak English "very well" : 43

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Cheshire Town, Massachusetts

  • Polish: 762   (17.9%)
  • Irish: 720   (16.9%)
  • French (except Basque): 600   (14.1%)
  • Italian: 484   (11.4%)
  • English: 448   (10.5%)
  • German: 346   (8.1%)
  • French Canadian: 283   (6.6%)
  • Scottish: 137   (3.2%)
  • United States Or American: 131   (3.1%)
  • Swedish: 60   (1.4%)
  • Other Groups: 56   (1.3%)
  • Dutch: 52   (1.2%)
  • Welsh: 32   (0.8%)
  • Scotch-irish: 29   (0.7%)
  • Finnish: 20   (0.5%)
  • Austrian: 18   (0.4%)
  • Russian: 13   (0.3%)
  • Canadian: 13   (0.3%)
  • Ukrainian: 12   (0.3%)
  • Arab: 10   (0.2%)
  • Yugoslavian: 8   (0.2%)
  • Hungarian: 7   (0.2%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 6   (0.1%)
  • Greek: 6   (0.1%)
  • Norwegian: 4   (0.1%)
  • Danish: 4   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Cheshire Town, Massachusetts is 3,311



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Cheshire Town, Massachusetts: 1,667
Female Population in Cheshire Town, Massachusetts: 1,644


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Cheshire Town, Massachusetts: 42.8
Median Female Resident Age in Cheshire Town, Massachusetts: 46.4


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Massachusetts is 39


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Cheshire Town, Massachusetts


White


Both sexes

46.1

Male

45.5

Female

46.8

Black or African American


Both sexes

28.5

Male

30.5

Female

25.0

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

49.5

Male

44.5

Female

55.0

Asian


Both sexes

36.0

Male

42.5

Female

28.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

21.5

Male

21.5

Female

18.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

14.2

Male

14.8

Female

13.0

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

25.5

Male

21.8

Female

27.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

46.2

Male

45.6

Female

46.8


(updated 2010)



Races in Cheshire Town, Massachusetts


  • White: 3,266
  • African American: 0
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 0
  • Two or More Races: 45



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Cheshire Town, Massachusetts citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Cheshire Town, Massachusetts

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 6   (0.51%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 48   (4.06%)
  • 9th Grade: 31   (2.62%)
  • 10th Grade: 31   (2.62%)
  • 11th Grade: 21   (1.78%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 41   (3.47%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 449   (38.02%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 127   (10.75%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 107   (9.06%)
  • Associate Degree: 53   (4.49%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 165   (13.97%)
  • Master's Degree: 72   (6.1%)
  • Professional School Degree: 18   (1.52%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 12   (1.02%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 7   (0.57%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 20   (1.64%)
  • 9th Grade: 20   (1.64%)
  • 10th Grade: 23   (1.88%)
  • 11th Grade: 21   (1.72%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 21   (1.72%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 498   (40.79%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 62   (5.08%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 189   (15.48%)
  • Associate Degree: 134   (10.97%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 154   (12.61%)
  • Master's Degree: 66   (5.41%)
  • Professional School Degree: 6   (0.49%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Public Libraries (Central) In Cheshire Town, Massachusetts

  • Cheshire Public Library


    23 Depot Street, Cheshire, MA 01225

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Cheshire Town, Massachusetts


  • Cheshire Historical Society


    Po Box 281, Cheshire, CT 06410

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Cheshire Town, Massachusetts affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Cheshire Town, Massachusetts.

Area Features of Cheshire Town, Massachusetts


Building


(1) Cheshire Fire Department   (2) Cheshire Police Department   (3) Cheshire Public Library   (4) Cheshire Town Hall   (5) Halls Tavern Historical   (6) Massachusetts State Police Department Troop B4  

Census


(1) Cheshire Census Designated Place  

Church


(1) First Baptist Church Of Cheshire  

Civil


(1) Town Of Cheshire  

Cliff


(1) Jones Nose  

Dam


(1) Bassett Reservoir Dam   (2) Cheshire Reservoir Dam  

Island


(1) Cheshire Cemetery  

Lake


(1) Gore Pond  

Locale


(1) Camp Mohawk   (2) Lakeview Orchard   (3) Pine Valley Mobile Home Park  

Park


(1) Mount Greylock State Reservation   (2) Pioneer Monument   (3) Stafford Hill Wildlife Management Area  

Populated Place


(1) Arnoldville   (2) Camp Mohawk   (3) Cheshire   (4) Cheshire Harbor   (5) Farnams   (6) Town Crest Village  

Post Office


(1) Cheshire Post Office  

Reservoir


(1) Bassett Reservoir   (2) Cheshire Reservoir  

School


(1) Cheshire Elementary School   (2) Starrat Memorial School  

Stream


(1) Bassett Brook   (2) Collins Brook   (3) Gore Brook   (4) Kitchen Brook   (5) Mcdonald Brook   (6) Penniman Brook   (7) Pettibone Brook   (8) South Brook   (9) Thunder Brook  

Summit


(1) Cheshire Harbor Hill   (2) Cole Mountain   (3) Mount Amos   (4) North Mountain   (5) Rounds Rock   (6) Savage Hill   (7) Stafford Hill   (8) The Cobbles   (9) Woodchuck Hill  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Cheshire Town, Massachusetts

01225 (pop. 2,768)


Cities Nearby Cheshire Town, Massachusetts

Lanesborough Town, MA  (pop. 2,885) 4.7 Miles
New Ashford Town, MA  (pop. 245) 4.8 Miles
Adams Town, MA  (pop. 8,363) 4.9 Miles
Adams Cdp, MA  (pop. 5,357) 5.0 Miles
Dalton Town, MA  (pop. 6,600) 6.1 Miles
Windsor Town, MA  (pop. 1,086) 7.2 Miles
Savoy Town, MA  (pop. 763) 7.8 Miles
Hancock Town, MA  (pop. 738) 8.1 Miles
Pittsfield City, MA  (pop. 44,235) 8.8 Miles
Hinsdale Town, MA  (pop. 2,181) 8.8 Miles



Area Code(s) in Cheshire Town, Massachusetts

413



Elevation in Cheshire Town, Massachusetts is 965.0 ft. (294.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Cheshire Town, Massachusetts

Lat: 42.558652 N        Long: -73.158347 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Cheshire Town, Massachusetts need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Massachusetts

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.66 8.56 7.89 10.90 0.00 8.85
  Total Electric Industry 9.66 8.56 7.89 10.90 0.00 8.85
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.40 9.22 8.52 11.65 0.00 9.53
  Total Electric Industry 10.40 9.22 8.52 11.65 0.00 9.53
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.62 9.31 8.60 11.27 0.00 9.66
  Total Electric Industry 10.62 9.31 8.60 11.27 0.00 9.66
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.00 9.67 8.66 12.21 0.00 9.98
  Total Electric Industry 11.00 9.67 8.66 12.21 0.00 9.98
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.09 9.75 8.46 12.60 0.00 10.00
  Total Electric Industry 11.09 9.75 8.46 12.60 0.00 10.00
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.26 9.93 8.41 14.31 0.00 10.12
  Total Electric Industry 11.26 9.93 8.41 14.31 0.00 10.12
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.25 9.94 8.43 14.53 0.00 10.13
  Total Electric Industry 11.25 9.94 8.43 14.53 0.00 10.13
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.59 10.29 8.78 14.49 0.00 10.48
  Total Electric Industry 11.59 10.29 8.78 14.49 0.00 10.48
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.60 9.35 8.18 14.35 0.00 9.59
  Total Electric Industry 10.60 9.35 8.18 14.35 0.00 9.59
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 5.50 3.46 3.85 0.00 0.00 3.60
  Full-Service Providers 10.09 8.90 7.75 13.73 0.00 9.16
  Total Electric Industry 10.09 8.64 7.53 13.73 0.00 8.99
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 11.39 8.39 7.11 14.83 0.00 8.15
  Full-Service Providers 10.53 9.20 8.27 15.34 0.00 9.57
  Total Electric Industry 10.53 9.13 8.20 15.32 0.00 9.49
2001              
  Delivery-Only Service 6.84 4.31 3.49 12.77 0.00 4.43
  Energy-Only Providers 6.70 6.46 5.89 5.04 0.00 6.39
  Full-Service Providers 12.47 11.77 9.37 15.22 0.00 11.60
  Total Electric Industry 12.47 11.64 9.37 15.52 0.00 11.55
2002              
  Delivery-Only Service 7.52 4.16 3.23 12.65 0.00 4.06
  Energy-Only Providers 6.34 5.35 4.51 4.55 0.00 5.12
  Full-Service Providers 10.89 10.21 8.58 12.46 0.00 10.26
  Total Electric Industry 10.93 10.02 8.34 13.11 0.00 10.06
2003              
  Delivery-Only Service 7.72 4.40 3.35 0.00 0.00 4.22
  Energy-Only Providers 6.19 5.16 4.80 0.00 0.00 5.09
  Full-Service Providers 11.55 10.78 9.26 0.00 4.09 10.82
  Total Electric Industry 11.60 10.48 8.93 0.00 4.09 10.56
2004              
  Delivery-Only Service 7.24 4.28 3.25 0.00 0.67 4.08
  Energy-Only Providers 5.88 5.63 5.27 0.00 4.35 5.53
  Full-Service Providers 11.72 11.57 8.47 0.00 3.86 11.10
  Total Electric Industry 11.75 10.99 8.48 0.00 4.65 10.77
2005              
  Delivery-Only Service 7.94 4.58 3.41 0.00 0.74 4.68
  Energy-Only Providers 7.54 6.90 6.36 0.00 4.41 6.84
  Full-Service Providers 13.25 13.10 9.00 0.00 4.05 12.44
  Total Electric Industry 13.44 12.42 9.22 0.00 4.80 12.18
2006              
  Delivery-Only Service 7.58 4.69 3.57 0.00 0.78 4.52
  Energy-Only Providers 11.67 9.76 9.85 0.00 9.81 9.91
  Full-Service Providers 16.40 16.78 12.55 0.00 11.21 16.06
  Total Electric Industry 16.60 15.54 13.04 0.00 10.68 15.45

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Cheshire Town, Massachusetts

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 70   (4.2%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 34   (2.1%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 61   (3.7%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 90   (5.4%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 232   (14.0%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 193   (11.7%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 296   (17.9%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 196   (11.9%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 116   (7.0%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 89   (5.4%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 19   (1.1%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 8   (0.5%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 123   (7.4%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 126   (7.6%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Cheshire Town, Massachusetts)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 1,617

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 97

In 3-person carpool : 83

In 4-person carpool : 0

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 0

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 14

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 68

Other means : 0

Worked at home : 46


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Cheshire Town, Massachusetts)

Less than 5 minutes : 87

5 to 9 minutes : 208

10 to 14 minutes : 284

15 to 19 minutes : 241

20 to 24 minutes : 312

25 to 29 minutes : 160

30 to 34 minutes : 341

35 to 39 minutes : 116

40 to 44 minutes : 18

45 to 59 minutes : 71

60 to 89 minutes : 37

90 or more minutes : 4


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Cheshire Town, Massachusetts)

With Social Security income : 446

No Social Security income : 970


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Cheshire Town, Massachusetts)

With retirement income : 302

No retirement income : 1,114


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Cheshire Town, Massachusetts)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 76

$15,000 to $19,999 : 9

$20,000 to $24,999 : 18

$25,000 to $29,999 : 21

$30,000 to $34,999 : 23

$35,000 to $39,999 : 17

$40,000 to $44,999 : 34

$45,000 to $49,999 : 34

$50,000 to $59,999 : 112

$60,000 to $74,999 : 170

$75,000 to $99,999 : 132

$100,000 to $124,999 : 57

$125,000 to $149,999 : 109

$150,000 to $199,999 : 47

$200,000 or more : 22


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Cheshire Town, Massachusetts)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $64,766


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Cheshire Town, Massachusetts

  • WUPE (1110 AM; 5.0 kW; Pittsfield, MA; Owner: Vox Communications Group Llc)
  • WNAW (1230 AM; 1.0 kW; Clarksburg, MA; Owner: Berkshire Broadcasting Co., Inc.)
  • WHMQ (1240 AM; 1.0 kW; Greenfield, MA; Owner: Saga Communications Of New England, Llc)
  • WBRK (1340 AM; 1.0 kW; Pittsfield, MA; Owner: Wbrk, Inc.)
  • WBTN (1370 AM; 1.0 kW; North Bennington, VT; Owner: Southern Vermont College)
  • WBEC (1420 AM; 1.0 kW; Pittsfield, MA; Owner: Vox Communications Group Llc)
  • WIZZ (1520 AM; 10.0 kW; Greenfield, MA; Owner: P. & M. Radio, Llc)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50.0 kW; Montgomery, MA; Owner: Cc Licenses, Llc)
  • WSBS (860 AM; 2.7 kW; Egremont, MA; Owner: Berkshire Broadcasting Co., Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Cheshire Town, Massachusetts

  • WUPE-FM (100.1 FM; Clarksburg, MA; Owner: Berkshire Broadcasting Co., Inc.)
  • WTHK (100.7 FM; Mount Snow, VT; Owner: Nassau Broadcasting Iii, Llc)
  • WBRK-FM (101.7 FM; Pittsfield, MA; Owner: Wbrk, Inc.)
  • WHRL (103.1 FM; Wynantskill, NY; Owner: Cc Licenses, Llc)
  • WBZZ (105.7 FM; Troy, NY; Owner: Regent Broadcasting Of Albany, Inc.)
  • NEW (88.1 FM; Egremont, MA; Owner: Calvary Chapel Of The Berkshires)
  • NEW (88.1 FM; Egremont, MA; Owner: University Of Massachusetts)
  • NEW (89.5 FM; Hillsdale, NY; Owner: Berkshire Community Radio Alliance)
  • NEW (89.5 FM; Stockbridge, MA; Owner: Home Improvement Ministries)
  • NEW (89.5 FM; Stockbridge, MA; Owner: University Of Massachusetts)
  • WSKB (89.5 FM; Montgomery, MA; Owner: Trustees Of Westfield State College)
  • WTBR-FM (89.7 FM; Pittsfield, MA; Owner: Pittsfield Public School Committee)
  • WAMC-FM (90.3 FM; Adams, MA; Owner: Wamc)
  • WJJW (91.1 FM; Clarksburg, MA; Owner: Massachusetts College)
  • 940926MA (91.3 FM; Dalton, MA; Owner: Granite State Educl. Fellowship,inc.)
  • NEW (91.3 FM; Williamsburg, MA; Owner: Nehemiahs Neighbors Church)
  • NEW (91.7 FM; Hinsdale, MA; Owner: Calvary Chapel Of The Berkshires)
  • WGAJ (91.7 FM; Deerfield, MA; Owner: Trustees Of Deerfield Academy)
  • NEW (91.9 FM; Lenox, MA; Owner: Nehemiahs Neighbors)
  • WCFM (91.9 FM; Williamstown, MA; Owner: The President & Trustees Of Williams College)
  • WRSI (93.9 FM; Deerfield, MA; Owner: Saga)
  • WBTN-FM (94.3 FM; Shaftsbury, VT; Owner: Vermont Public Radio)
  • WBEC-FM (95.9 FM; Lenox, MA; Owner: Vox Communications Group Llc)
  • WHAI (98.3 FM; Greenfield, MA; Owner: Saga Communications Of New England, Llc)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Cheshire Town, Massachusetts

  • WNYT (Channel 13; Troy, NY; Owner: Wnyt-tv, Llc)
  • WCDC-TV (Channel 19; Adams, MA; Owner: Young Broadcasting Of Albany, Inc.)
  • WNYA (Channel 51; Pittsfield, MA; Owner: Venture Technologies Group, Llc)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Cheshire Town, Massachusetts

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 254  (30.5%)
  • Service Occupations: 113  (13.6%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 125  (15.0%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 6  (0.7%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 179  (21.5%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 358  (40.2%)
  • Service Occupations: 166  (18.6%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 302  (33.9%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 10  (1.1%)


(updated 2010)





There are 24 Farms In Cheshire Town, Massachusetts


(updated 2008)



Banks In Cheshire Town, Massachusetts

Adams Community Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $392k
    Industry Specialization: Mortgage Lending
    Total Offices: 7

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Cheshire Town, Massachusetts

  • Harriman-and-West


    (about 9.5 miles in Williamstown, Massachusetts; Airport Code: NAD)

  • Pittsfield Municipal


    (about 11.4 miles in Pittsfield, Massachusetts; Airport Code: PSF)

  • William H. Morse State


    (about 23.4 miles in North Bennington, Vermont; Airport Code: JZU)

  • Walter J. Koladza


    (about 28.7 miles in North Egremont, Massachusetts; Airport Code: GBR)

  • Great Barrington Airport


    (about 28.7 miles in North Egremont, Massachusetts; Airport Code: GBR)

  • Deerfield Valley Regional


    (about 29.5 miles in Mount Snow, Vermont; Airport Code: VT1)

  • Mount Snow


    (about 29.5 miles in Mount Snow, Vermont; Airport Code: VT1)

  • Northampton Airport


    (about 32.1 miles in Northampton, Massachusetts; Airport Code: MA5)

  • Turners Falls


    (about 32.4 miles in Millers Falls, Massachusetts; Airport Code: MA2)

  • Columbia County


    (about 33.7 miles in Stottville, New York; Airport Code: 1B1)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Cheshire Town, Massachusetts

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

86.07%

Carpooled

7.90%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.0%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.53%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.64%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

1.58%

Other Means

0.0%

Worked At Home

3.28%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Cheshire Town, Massachusetts, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Cheshire Town, Massachusetts)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 753

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 37

Female householder, no husband present : 91

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 388

Householder not living alone : 147


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Cheshire Town, Massachusetts)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 24

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 76

All other households : 1,316


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Cheshire Town, Massachusetts)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 749

Renter-occupied housing units : 4

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 28

Renter-occupied housing units : 9

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 43

Renter-occupied housing units : 48

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 475

Renter-occupied housing units : 60


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Cheshire Town, Massachusetts)

Less than $10,000 : 83

$10,000 to $14,999 : 83

$15,000 to $19,999 : 17

$20,000 to $24,999 : 106

$25,000 to $29,999 : 39

$30,000 to $34,999 : 73

$35,000 to $39,999 : 46

$40,000 to $44,999 : 52

$45,000 to $49,999 : 34

$50,000 to $59,999 : 205

$60,000 to $74,999 : 247

$75,000 to $99,999 : 167

$100,000 to $124,999 : 57

$125,000 to $149,999 : 116

$150,000 to $199,999 : 47

$200,000 or more : 44


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Cheshire Town, Massachusetts)

Total : 1,574


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Cheshire Town, Massachusetts)

Occupied : 1,416

Vacant : 158


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Cheshire Town, Massachusetts)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Cheshire Town, Massachusetts)

Built 2005 or later : 20

Built 2000 to 2004 : 42

Built 1990 to 1999 : 129

Built 1980 to 1989 : 259

Built 1970 to 1979 : 283

Built 1960 to 1969 : 139

Built 1950 to 1959 : 174

Built 1940 to 1949 : 52

Built 1939 or earlier : 476


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Cheshire Town, Massachusetts)

Utility gas : 475

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 88

Electricity : 86

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 600

Coal or coke : 45

Wood : 99

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 23

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Cheshire Town, Massachusetts)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 47

$15,000 to $19,999 : 58

$20,000 to $24,999 : 15

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 7

$40,000 to $49,999 : 20

$50,000 to $59,999 : 4

$60,000 to $69,999 : 0

$70,000 to $79,999 : 0

$80,000 to $89,999 : 40

$90,000 to $99,999 : 0

$100,000 to $124,999 : 110

$125,000 to $149,999 : 117

$150,000 to $174,999 : 123

$175,000 to $199,999 : 203

$200,000 to $249,999 : 206

$250,000 to $299,999 : 104

$300,000 to $399,999 : 143

$400,000 to $499,999 : 49

$500,000 to $749,999 : 31

$750,000 to $999,999 : 18

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Cheshire Town, Massachusetts)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 28

Home equity loan only : 290

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 14

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 537

Housing units without a mortgage : 426


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Cheshire Town, Massachusetts)

Built 2005 or later : $140,600

Built 2000 to 2004 : $440,000

Built 1990 to 1999 : $187,900

Built 1980 to 1989 : $225,000

Built 1970 to 1979 : $188,800

Built 1960 to 1969 : $158,000

Built 1950 to 1959 : $139,700

Built 1940 to 1949 : $298,300

Built 1939 or earlier : $198,800


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Cheshire Town, Massachusetts: 66.2%

Percentage of Family Households in Massachusetts: 63.0%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Cheshire Town, Massachusetts

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 11 11 $1,108,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

11 11 $1,108,000
2000        
  Single Family 10 10 $1,629,725
  Two Family 1 2 $70,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

11 12 $1,699,725
2001        
  Single Family 6 6 $902,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

6 6 $902,000
2002        
  Single Family 7 7 $1,125,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

7 7 $1,125,000
2003        
  Single Family 9 9 $1,570,640
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

9 9 $1,570,640
2004        
  Single Family 17 17 $2,471,200
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

17 17 $2,471,200
2005        
  Single Family 12 12 $1,879,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

12 12 $1,879,000
2006        
  Single Family 6 6 $745,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

6 6 $745,000


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Cheshire Town, MA): $41,981
Median Household Income In 2000 (Massachusetts): $50,502


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Cheshire Town): $116,600
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Massachusetts): $182,800


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Cheshire Town): $514
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Massachusetts): $684


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Cheshire Town, Massachusetts

Utility Gas: 26.0%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 8.3%
Electricity: 8.0%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 50.5%
Coal Or Coke: 0.4%
Wood: 6.4%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.4%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Cheshire Town, Massachusetts are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Cheshire Town, Massachusetts

Berkshire Visiting Nurse Association


     Address: 165 Tor Court, Pittsfield, Massachusetts 01201
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 7/6/1966

Gentiva Health Services


     Address: 2 South Street, Suite 180, Berkshire Commons, Pittsfield, Massachusetts 01201
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 3/1/1983

Vna Hospice Of North Berkshire


     Address: 535 Curran Memorial Highway, North Adams, Massachusetts 01247
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 7/1/1966

Community Health Association-richmond


     Address: 1831 State Road, Richmond, Massachusetts 01254
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 9/1/1966

Lee Regional Vna Inc.


     Address: 21 High Street, Lee, Massachusetts 01238
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 8/17/1966

Hospitals Close To Cheshire Town, Massachusetts

Berkshire Medical Center Inc


     Address: 725 North Street, Pittsfield, Massachusetts 01201
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

North Adams Regional Hospital


     Address: 71 Hospital Avenue, North Adams, Massachusetts 01247
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Southwestern Vermont Medical Center


     Address: 100 Hospital Drive, Bennington, Vermont 05201
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Fairview Hospital


     Address: 29 Lewis Avenue, Great Barrington, Massachusetts 01230
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Samaritan Hospital


     Address: 2215 Burdett Avenue, Troy, New York 12180
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Nursing Homes Close To Cheshire Town, Massachusetts

Craneville Place At Dalton


     Address: 265 Main Street, Dalton, Massachusetts 01226
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 89
     Percent Occupied: 100%

Mount Greylock Extended Care Facility


     Address: 1000 North Street, Pittsfield, Massachusetts 01201
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 96
     Percent Occupied: 96%

Springside Of Pittsfield Ltcf


     Address: 255 Lebanon Avenue, Pittsfield, Massachusetts 01201
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 93
     Percent Occupied: 83%

Hillcrest Commons Nursing & Rehabilitation Cen


     Address: 169 Valentine Road, Pittsfield, Massachusetts 01201
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 255
     Percent Occupied: 96%

Berkshire Place


     Address: 89 South Street, Pittsfield, Massachusetts 01201
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 20
     Percent Occupied: 91%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Cheshire Town, Massachusetts

Name: Vermont Yankee
Address: PO Box 157, Governor Hunt Road; Vernon, VT 05354
Distance: 35 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Cheshire Town, Massachusetts

    Retired Workers: 470
    Disabled Workers: 120
    Widowers Workers: 50
    Spouses Workers: 30
    Children Workers: 60


(updated 2007)



Berkshire County, Massachusetts Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 73.12%
  • Bush & Cheney 25.74%
  • Other 1.13%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Cheshire Town, Massachusetts citizens.

Relocation to Berkshire County, MA

3.71 % of Berkshire County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $51,107

Massachusetts Average 6.31 %

0.19 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $10,939

Massachusetts Average 0.28 %

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Berkshire County, MA (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Hampden County , MA 0.23 % ($35,441 AGI )
  • Foreign - Overseas , FR 0.17 % ($8,461 AGI )
  • Middlesex County , MA 0.15 % ($73,234 AGI )

Relocation away from Berkshire County, MA

4.39 % of Berkshire County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $41,132

Massachusetts Average 6.91 %

0.08 % residents relocated to other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $55,326

Massachusetts Average 0.11 %

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Berkshire County, MA (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Middlesex County , MA 0.23 % ($35,108 AGI )
  • Hampden County , MA 0.21 % ($36,750 AGI )
  • Hampshire County , MA 0.20 % ($30,755 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Massachusetts

Low Bracket: $0 (5.30%)
High Bracket: Unlimited (5.30%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Massachusetts

5.00%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Cheshire Town, Massachusetts is based on over 50 years of data.





















Storms In Cheshire Town, Massachusetts

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Hail        
05/24/2004, 06:50 pm 0 0 $200K $100K
05/31/1998, 06:12 pm 0 0 $5K --
         
Thunderstorm Wind        
05/31/2002, 02:15 pm 0 0 $11K --
05/30/2002, 02:15 pm 0 0 $18K --
08/09/2001, 07:45 pm 0 0 $25K --
08/09/2001, 07:39 pm 0 0 $15K --
07/01/2001, 02:52 pm 0 0 $27K --
08/03/2000, 12:30 pm 0 0 $27K --
06/02/2000, 03:35 pm 0 0 $65K --
08/13/1999, 10:20 pm 0 0 $20K --
05/31/1998, 04:05 pm 0 0 $10K --
05/29/1998, 03:55 pm 0 0 $4K --
05/01/1997, 05:50 pm 0 0 $4K --
         





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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Cheshire Town, Massachusetts directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Cheshire Town, Massachusetts

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a
    per 100,000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a
Rape 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a
    per 100,000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a
Robbery 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a
    per 100,000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a
Assault 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 n/a
    per 100,000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 92 31 n/a
Burglary 5 6 7 9 5 2 6 8 7 6 2 5 n/a
    per 100,000 146 174 206 266 149 59 180 243 211 184 61 154 n/a
Larceny Theft 3 6 9 5 1 1 2 4 29 8 4 5 n/a
    per 100,000 88 174 265 148 30 30 60 122 873 246 123 154 n/a
Vehicle Theft 1 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 n/a
    per 100,000 29 0 29 30 30 0 30 0 30 31 0 31 n/a
Arson 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a
    per 100,000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
2 3 4 4 2 0 2 3 9 4 2 3 n/a
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
1 2 2 2 0 0 1 2 5 2 1 2 n/a


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In Massachusetts

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
18,000 8,104 11,768 14,896 13,125 15,341 11,182 0 11,307 0


(updated 2014)



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