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Cheshire

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    Overall Niche Grade
    1. Public Schools
      grade A+
    2. Crime & Safety
      grade B minus
    3. Housing
      grade A minus
    4. Nightlife
      grade B
    5. Good for Families
      grade A
    6. Diversity
      grade B+
    7. Jobs
      grade A minus
    8. Weather
      grade C+
    9. Cost of Living
      grade B
    10. Health & Fitness
      grade A minus
    11. Outdoor Activities
      grade unavailable
    12. Commute
      grade B minus

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    Cheshire is a with a population of 28,766. Cheshire is in New Haven County and is one of the best places to live in Connecticut. Living in Cheshire offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many young professionals live in Cheshire and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Cheshire are highly rated.

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    Real Estate

    Median Home Value
    $349,900
    National
    $281,900
    Median Rent
    $1,317
    National
    $1,268
    Area Feel
    Sparse Suburban
    Rent vs. Own
    • Rent
      12%
    • Own
      88%
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    Crime & Safety

    Crime & Safety
    grade B minus
    Based on violent and property crime rates.
    Violent Crimes
    • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
    • Assault
      7
      national  282.7
    • Murder
      0
      national  6.1
    • Rape
      0
      national  40.7
    • Robbery
      3.5
      national  135.5
    Property Crimes
    • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
    • Burglary
      38.4
      national  500.1
    • Theft
      629.1
      national  2,042.8
    • Motor Vehicle Theft
      104.9
      national  284

    Residents

    Diversity
    grade B+
    Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
    Age
    • <10 years
      8%
    • 10-17 years
      11%
    • 18-24 years
      9%
    • 25-34 years
      10%
    • 35-44 years
      11%
    • 45-54 years
      16%
    • 55-64 years
      15%
    • 65+ years
      20%
    Education Levels
    • Master's degree or higher
      28%
      national  13%
    • Bachelor's degree
      30%
      national  21%
    • Some college or associate's degree
      18%
      national  28%
    • High school diploma or equivalent
      18%
      national  26%
    • Less than high school diploma
      7%
      national  11%

    Working in Cheshire

    Jobs
    grade A minus
    Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
    Median Household Income
    $132,682
    National
    $75,149

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