Cheektowaga, New York Population 2021

85,264
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Cheektowaga is a city located in New York. Cheektowaga has a 2020 population of 85,264. Cheektowaga is currently declining at a rate of -0.36% annually and its population has decreased by -3.25% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 88,125 in 2010. Cheektowaga reached it's highest population of 88,125 in 2010.

The average household income in Cheektowaga is $66,476 with a poverty rate of 10.42%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $843 per month, and the median house value is $113,900. The median age in Cheektowaga is 41.4 years, 38.5 years for males, and 44.4 years for females.

Cheektowaga Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Cheektowaga was:

  • White: 83.07%
  • Black or African American: 11.69%
  • Two or more races: 2.38%
  • Asian: 1.92%
  • Other race: 0.70%
  • Native American: 0.19%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.03%
The current population of Cheektowaga, New York is 85,264 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 86,194.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 88,125.

Cheektowaga, New York Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White71,84083.07%
Black or African American10,11111.69%
Two or More Races2,0582.38%
Asian1,6641.92%
Some Other Race6090.70%
American Indian and Alaska Native1670.19%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander280.03%
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Cheektowaga Population by Race

Cheektowaga Population Pyramid $2021

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Cheektowaga Median Age

41.4


Total

38.5


Male

44.4


Female

Cheektowaga Adults

There are 71,268 adults, (16,857 of whom are seniors) in Cheektowaga.

Cheektowaga Age Dependency

58.9

Age Dependency Ratio

31

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28

Child Dependency Ratio

Cheektowaga Sex Ratio

Female

44,926

51.95%

Male

41,551

48.05%

Cheektowaga Population by Age

Cheektowaga Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Cheektowaga Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.1%12.9%
All69.5%30.5%
Male65.1%34.9%
Non Family58.7%41.3%
Female53.8%46.2%

69.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cheektowaga Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All38,6282.269.5
Non Family16,5561.2258.7
Married15,0722.9587.1
Female5,0492.9653.8
Male1,9512.865.1

2.84

Average Family Size

2.2

Average Household Size

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Cheektowaga Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3262.06%
9th to 12th Grade3,1734.92%
High School Graduate23,24336.05%
Some College14,04521.78%
Associates Degree7,83012.14%
Bachelors Degree9,25114.35%
Graduate Degree5,6078.70%
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Cheektowaga Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cheektowaga Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White55,42751,67212,726
Black6,0685,7081,112
Hispanic1,139948173
Asian1,084939526
2+ Races726667323
Other Race36532630
Native American10210235
Islander2828

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 48.52%.

Cheektowaga Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,762$43,265$35,668
Less Than 9th Grade$26,585$30,714$21,339
High School Graduate$33,233$38,049$26,692
Some College$38,451$44,288$34,914
Bachelors Degree$46,702$49,048$44,079
Graduate Degree$53,102$55,625$51,937

$39,762

Average Earnings

$43,265

Average Male

$35,668

Average Female

Cheektowaga Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cheektowaga Language by Age

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Cheektowaga Language

92.08% of Cheektowaga residents speak only English, while 7.92% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.38% of the population.

Cheektowaga Language

Cheektowaga Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White69,6385,6418.10%
Black9,9361,97519.88%
Multiple1,83057631.48%
Hispanic2,32049121.16%
Asian1,34928120.83%
Other5868815.02%
Native16731.80%

10.42%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.85%

Male Poverty Rate

12.82%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cheektowaga

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cheektowaga is Multiple, with 31.48% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cheektowaga is Native, with 1.80% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.37%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.13%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.08%.

Cheektowaga Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.90%
High School9.89%
Some College7.74%
Bachelors or Greater4.54%

Cheektowaga Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed27.57%
Male Unemployed16.70%
Female Employed6.28%
Male Employed2.91%

Cheektowaga Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cheektowaga Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$54,191$66,476
Families$68,593$79,356
Married Families$79,524$89,151
Non Families$36,292$45,751
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Income by Household Type

Cheektowaga Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.3%

Male Marriage Rate

40.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Cheektowaga Married by Age and Sex

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Cheektowaga Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Cheektowaga Marital Status by Race

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Cheektowaga Marital Status

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5,644

Number of Veterans

5,246

Male Veterans

398

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,215
First Gulf War758
Second Gulf War627
Korea612
World War II333

Cheektowaga Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,744
75+1,727
55 to 64959
35 to 54880
18 to 34334

Cheektowaga Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5,2588.62%
Black3114.20%
Hispanic1278.81%
Other Race4710.68%
2+ Races202.24%
Asian80.62%

Cheektowaga Veterans by Race

Cheektowaga Veterans by Education

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5.98%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.01%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cheektowaga Veterans by Education

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65.1%

Labor Force Participation

62.7%

Employment Rate

3.6%

Unemployment Rate

Cheektowaga Employment by Age

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Cheektowaga Employment by Race

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Cheektowaga Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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86.30%

Born in Cheektowaga

94.48%

Native Born

5.52%

Foreign Born

2.67%

Non Citizen

2.85%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.48% of Cheektowaga residents were born in the United States, with 86.30% having been born in New York. 2.67% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Cheektowaga Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202185,264-310-0.36%
202085,574-310-0.36%
201985,884-310-0.36%
201886,194-223-0.26%
201786,417-298-0.34%
201686,715-479-0.55%
201587,194-442-0.50%
201487,636-79-0.09%
201387,715-65-0.07%
201287,780-236-0.27%
201188,016-109-0.12%
201088,1250.00%

Cheektowaga Population by Year