Cheektowaga, New York Population 2020

85,787
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Cheektowaga is a city located in New York. Cheektowaga has a 2020 population of 85,787. Cheektowaga is currently declining at a rate of -0.23% annually and its population has decreased by -2.64% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 88,112 in 2010. Cheektowaga reached it's highest population of 88,112 in 2010.

The average household income in Cheektowaga is $64,644 with a poverty rate of 10.40%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $820 per month, and the median house value is $109,500. The median age in Cheektowaga is 42.3 years, 39.5 years for males, and 45 years for females. For every 100 females there are 94.4 males.

Cheektowaga Demographics

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

  • White: 83.62%
  • Black or African American: 10.67%
  • Asian: 2.48%
  • Two or more races: 2.35%
  • Other race: 0.65%
  • Native American: 0.17%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.06%
The current population of Cheektowaga, New York is 85,787, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 86,181.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 88,112.

Cheektowaga, New York Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White72,59483.62%
Black or African American9,26110.67%
Asian2,1522.48%
Two or More Races2,0432.35%
Some Other Race5630.65%
American Indian and Alaska Native1500.17%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander500.06%
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Cheektowaga Population Pyramid 2020

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Cheektowaga Median Age

42.3


Total

39.5


Male

45


Female

Cheektowaga Adults

There are 71,974 adults, (16,675 of whom are seniors) in Cheektowaga.

Cheektowaga Age Dependency

57

Age Dependency Ratio

30.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Cheektowaga Sex Ratio

Female

44,661

51.45%

Male

42,152

48.55%

Cheektowaga Households and Families

Cheektowaga Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Cheektowaga Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.8%13.2%
All69.8%30.2%
Male69.1%30.9%
Non Family57.9%42.1%
Female56.4%43.6%

69.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All38,8212.269.8
Non Family16,5001.2157.9
Married15,5912.9386.8
Female4,9382.9356.4
Male1,7922.8169.1

2.84

Average Family Size

2.2

Average Household Size

7.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Cheektowaga Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,4702.27%
9th to 12th Grade3,4795.38%
High School Graduate23,27235.97%
Some College13,76321.27%
Associates Degree7,82312.09%
Bachelors Degree9,45714.62%
Graduate Degree5,4428.41%
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Cheektowaga Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White55,83051,79412,731
Black5,5965,1931,097
Asian1,3471,143602
Hispanic1,155900185
Multiple Races762687282
Other Race36532455
Native American12910929
Islander5017

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 92.80%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 44.69%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,217$42,016$35,039
Less Than High School$22,396$26,940$19,203
High School Grad$31,636$36,323$26,220
Some College$37,341$43,227$34,572
Bachelors Degree$44,803$48,922$41,584
Graduate Degree$53,843$56,377$52,728

$38,217

Average Earnings

$42,016

Average Male

$35,039

Average Female

Cheektowaga Language

Cheektowaga Language by Age

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Cheektowaga Language

92.18% of Cheektowaga residents speak only English, while 7.82% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.26% of the population.

Cheektowaga Poverty

Cheektowaga Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White70,4985,8368.28%
Black9,1101,78919.64%
Multiple1,81354730.17%
Hispanic2,23251823.21%
Asian1,84033618.26%
Other5378716.20%
Native15096.00%

10.40%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.87%

Male Poverty Rate

12.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cheektowaga

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cheektowaga is Multiple, with 30.17% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cheektowaga is Native, with 6.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.36%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.87%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.01%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School19.53%
High School9.20%
Some College8.17%
Bachelors or Greater5.04%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed24.68%
Male Unemployed12.89%
Female Employed6.28%
Male Employed3.01%

Cheektowaga Income

Cheektowaga Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$53,002$64,644
Families$66,819$77,147
Married Families$77,213$86,344
Non Families$35,285$44,587
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Cheektowaga Marital Status

Cheektowaga Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.2%

Male Marriage Rate

41.1%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Cheektowaga Marital Status by Race

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Cheektowaga Veterans

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6,123

Number of Veterans

5,736

Male Veterans

387

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,320
First Gulf War847
Korea776
Second Gulf War649
World War II457
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Age Group Veterans
75+1,945
65 to 741,761
35 to 541,115
55 to 64997
18 to 34305
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Name Veterans % of Total
White5,6919.19%
Black3384.89%
Hispanic1258.69%
2 or More293.17%
Hawaiian2652.00%
Other225.30%
Asian90.58%
Indian85.88%

Cheektowaga Veterans by Education

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6.05%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.79%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cheektowaga Employment Status

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64.7%

Labor Force Participation

61.7%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

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Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202085,787-197-0.23%
201985,984-197-0.23%
201886,181-197-0.23%
201786,378-305-0.35%
201686,683-490-0.56%
201587,173-455-0.52%
201487,628-77-0.09%
201387,705-62-0.07%
201287,767-230-0.26%
201187,997-115-0.13%
201088,1120.00%