Cheektowaga, New York Population 2020

74,026

Cheektowaga is a city located in New York. Cheektowaga has a 2020 population of 74,026. Cheektowaga is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -1.53% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 75,178 in 2010. Cheektowaga reached it's highest population of 75,468 in 2011.

The average household income in Cheektowaga is $63,947 with a poverty rate of 10.64%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $825 per month, and the median house value is $109,400. The median age in Cheektowaga is 41.8 years, 38.9 years for males, and 44.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 93.3 males.

Cheektowaga Demographics

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

  • White: 81.97%
  • Black or African American: 12.01%
  • Asian: 2.66%
  • Two or more races: 2.38%
  • Other race: 0.71%
  • Native American: 0.19%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.07%
The current population of Cheektowaga, New York is 74,026, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 74,026.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 75,178.

Cheektowaga, New York Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,131,1405000.04%
20191,130,6404900.04%
20181,130,1504900.04%
20171,129,660-350-0.03%
20161,130,010-2,900-0.26%
20151,132,910-2,210-0.20%
20141,135,1201300.01%
20131,134,9904000.04%
20121,134,590-870-0.08%
20111,135,460-160-0.01%
20101,135,6200.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White60,67781.97%
Black or African American8,89312.01%
Asian1,9722.66%
Two or More Races1,7632.38%
Some Other Race5290.71%
American Indian and Alaska Native1420.19%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander500.07%

Cheektowaga Population Pyramid 2020

Cheektowaga Median Age

41.8


Total

38.9


Male

44.7


Female

Cheektowaga Adults

There are 61,470 adults, (14,060 of whom are seniors) in Cheektowaga.

Cheektowaga Age Dependency

56.1

Age Dependency Ratio

29.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Cheektowaga Sex Ratio

Female

38,305

51.75%

Male

35,721

48.25%

Cheektowaga Households and Families

Cheektowaga Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Cheektowaga Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.1%13.9%
Male69.7%30.3%
All69.3%30.7%
Non Family57.5%42.5%
Female56.2%43.8%

69.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All33,1442.1969.3
Non Family14,1541.2257.5
Married13,2162.9386.1
Female4,3302.9156.2
Male1,4442.7769.7

2.82

Average Family Size

2.19

Average Household Size

7.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Cheektowaga Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1552.10%
9th to 12th Grade3,0135.48%
High School Graduate19,62535.70%
Some College11,60521.11%
Associates Degree6,71612.22%
Bachelors Degree8,08514.71%
Graduate Degree4,7788.69%

Cheektowaga Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White46,75343,37210,819
Black5,2914,9421,034
Asian1,2551,115588
Hispanic1,017770143
Multiple Races636561260
Other Race33229955
Native American12110129
Islander5017

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 93.40%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 46.85%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,707$41,657$35,031
Less Than High School$23,636$26,920$19,239
High School Grad$30,981$35,493$26,009
Some College$37,206$42,799$34,700
Bachelors Degree$44,110$49,102$40,823
Graduate Degree$53,628$55,394$53,015

$37,707

Average Earnings

$41,657

Average Male

$35,031

Average Female

Cheektowaga Language

Cheektowaga Language by Age

Cheektowaga Language

91.62% of Cheektowaga residents speak only English, while 8.38% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.41% of the population.

Cheektowaga Poverty

Cheektowaga Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White58,7234,9018.35%
Black8,7421,67719.18%
Multiple1,53349232.09%
Hispanic1,98742121.19%
Asian1,66033620.24%
Other5037915.71%
Native14264.23%

10.64%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.93%

Male Poverty Rate

13.18%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cheektowaga

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cheektowaga is Multiple, with 32.09% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cheektowaga is Native, with 4.23% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.47%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.36%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.04%
High School9.32%
Some College8.37%
Bachelors or Greater5.65%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed23.19%
Male Unemployed12.21%
Female Employed6.43%
Male Employed3.36%

Cheektowaga Income

Cheektowaga Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$52,705$63,947
Families$66,739$76,347
Married Families$76,670$85,632
Non Families$35,246$44,516

Cheektowaga Marital Status

Cheektowaga Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.2%

Male Marriage Rate

40.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Cheektowaga Married by Age and Sex

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

Cheektowaga Veterans

5,082

Number of Veterans

4,810

Male Veterans

272

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,903
First Gulf War693
Korea600
Second Gulf War574
World War II421
Name Veterans % of Total
White4,6929.02%
Black3054.64%
Hispanic1168.96%
Hawaiian2652.00%
Other225.77%
2 or More202.58%
Asian90.62%
Indian86.25%

$Cheektowaga Veterans by Education

6.31%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.28%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cheektowaga Employment Status

64.9%

Labor Force Participation

61.9%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Cheektowaga Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

85.96%

Born in New York

94.08%

Native Born

5.92%

Foreign Born

2.93%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

94.08% of Cheektowaga residents were born in the United States, with 85.96% having been born in New York. 2.93% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202074,0260.00%
201974,0260.00%
201874,026-571-0.77%
201774,597-76-0.10%
201674,673-232-0.31%
201574,905-62-0.08%
201474,967-35-0.05%
201375,002-216-0.29%
201275,218-250-0.33%
201175,4682900.39%
201075,1780.00%