Cheney, Kansas Population 2024

2,137

Cheney is a city located in Sedgwick County Kansas. Cheney has a 2024 population of 2,137. Cheney is currently declining at a rate of -0.56% annually and its population has decreased by -2.02% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,181 in 2020.

The average household income in Cheney is $95,729 with a poverty rate of 11%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Cheney is 37.3 years, 36.1 years for males, and 40 years for females.

Cheney Demographics

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

  • White: 96.39%
  • Two or more races: 1.43%
  • Other race: 1.39%
  • Native American: 0.55%
  • Black or African American: 0.25%
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Kansas
Land Area (mi²)
2.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
921.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.02% (-44)
The current population of Cheney, Kansas is 2,137 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,181.

Cheney, Kansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,29496.39%
Two or more races341.43%
Other race331.39%
Native American130.55%
Black or African American60.25%
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Cheney Population by Race

Cheney Population Pyramid 2024

Cheney Median Age

37.3

Total

36.1

Male

40

Female

Cheney Adults

There are 1,673 adults, (395 of whom are seniors) in Cheney.

Cheney Age Dependency

86.2

Age Dependency Ratio

30.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

55.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Cheney Sex Ratio

Female1,24452.27%
Male1,13647.73%

Cheney Population by Age

Cheney Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7693.0379.820.2
Married4284.18614
Non Family2481.277.422.6
Female832.985941
Male103.35050
showing: 5 rows

3.85

Average Family Size

3.03

Average Household Size

79.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Cheney Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Cheney Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cheney Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 48.39%.

Cheney Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$44,150

Average Earnings

$59,079

Average Male

$26,597

Average Female

Cheney Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cheney Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Cheney Language

99.73% of Cheney residents speak only English, while 0.27% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.27% of the population.

Cheney Language

Cheney Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,16724111.12%
Other15640%
Multiple34617.65%
Hispanic8666.98%
showing: 4 rows

11%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.78%

Male Poverty Rate

15.84%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cheney

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cheney is Other, with 40% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cheney is Hispanic, with 6.98% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.02%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.93%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.91%.

Cheney Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade53.77%
High School11.94%
Some College9.86%
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Cheney Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed21.43%
Female Employed9.13%
Male Employed4.25%
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Cheney Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cheney Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Cheney Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

50.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.0%

Male Marriage Rate

48.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Cheney Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Cheney 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.

Cheney Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Cheney Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

83

Number of Veterans

83

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Cheney Veterans by War

count

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Cheney Veterans by Age

count

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Cheney Veterans by Race

Cheney Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.61%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.35%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cheney Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.8%

Labor Force Participation

59.3%

Employment Rate

2.5%

Unemployment Rate

Cheney Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Cheney Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Cheney Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

82.02%

Born in Cheney

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Cheney residents were born in the United States, with 82.02% having been born in Kansas. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Cheney Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,077-12-0.57%
20282,089-12-0.57%
20272,101-12-0.57%
20262,113-12-0.56%
20252,125-12-0.56%
20242,137-12-0.56%
20232,149-12-0.56%
20222,161-12-0.55%
20212,173-8-0.37%
20202,181120.55%
20192,169-3-0.14%
20182,17250.23%
20172,167-7-0.32%
20162,174140.65%
20152,16050.23%
20142,155100.47%
20132,145170.8%
20122,128170.81%
20112,111100.48%
20102,101
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Cheney Population by Year