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"Bedding Plant Capital of Connecticut"
Cheshire is a town in New Haven County, in the New Haven-Milford metro area.
The community was named after the county in England.
The latitude of Cheshire is 41.512N. The longitude is -72.904W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 230 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 28,543.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Cheshire demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the New Haven County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, New Haven area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 06410 ZIP code.
10% of Cheshire residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Cheshire ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Cheshire was $33,903, compared with $21,587 nationally.
48% of Cheshire residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Cheshire, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $708. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,665.
Libraries in Cheshire include Cheshire Public Library ... View libraries
The average commute time for Cheshire workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 7 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Cheshire between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.5 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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