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Cheshire Village CDP, Connecticut - Basic Facts

The Cheshire Village Census Designated Place had a population of 5,568 as of July 1, 2020.

The primary coordinate point for Cheshire Village CDP is located at latitude 41.5026 and longitude -72.8993 in New Haven County. The formal boundaries for the Cheshire Village Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 3.37 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

The Cheshire Village Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2378345) has a U2 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place without an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Cheshire Village Census Designated Place is located within Town of Cheshire, a minor civil division (MCD) of New Haven County.


Cheshire Village CDP, CT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 5,568 (100%)
Population in Households 5,057 (90.8%)
Population in Families 4,378 (78.6%)
Population in Group Quarters1 511 ( 9.2%)
Population Density 1,653
Diversity Index2 36


Median Household Income $113,373
Average Household Income $141,134
% of Income for Mortgage4 13%
Per Capita Income $49,847
Wealth Index5 211


Total HU (Housing Units) 2,431 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,787 (73.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 422 (17.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 222 ( 9.1%)
Median Home Value $342,125
Average Home Value $370,873
Housing Affordability Index3 169


Total Households 2,209
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 1,595
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different races or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population -0.37% -0.33%
Households -0.35% -0.35%
Families 0.36% -0.37%
Median Household Income   1.56%
Per Capita Income   2.12%
Owner Occupied HU   -0.24%


Cheshire Village CDP, CT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cheshire Village CDP to the other 143 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Connecticut by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 57 61st
Population Density # 61 58th
Median Household Income # 20 87th
Housing Affordability Index # 103 72nd
Per Capita Income # 45 69th
Diversity Index # 65 55th

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