Cheney, Kansas Population 2021

2,161
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Cheney is a city located in Sedgwick County Kansas. With a 2020 population of 2,161, it is the 108th largest city in Kansas and the 7332nd largest city in the United States . Cheney is currently declining at a rate of -0.14% annually but its population has increased by 3.20% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,094 in 2010. Cheney reached it's highest population of 2,173 in 2016. Spanning over 2 miles, Cheney has a population density of 932 people per square mile.

The average household income in Cheney is $82,650 with a poverty rate of 10.54%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $874 per month, and the median house value is $122,800. The median age in Cheney is 36.9 years, 36.5 years for males, and 38 years for females.

Cheney Demographics

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

  • White: 96.92%
  • Other race: 1.54%
  • Two or more races: 1.14%
  • Black or African American: 0.40%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Cheney, Kansas is 2,161 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,170.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,094.

Cheney, Kansas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,95296.92%
Some Other Race311.54%
Two or More Races231.14%
Black or African American80.40%
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Cheney Population by Race

Cheney Population Pyramid $2021

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Cheney Median Age

36.9


Total

36.5


Male

38


Female

Cheney Adults

There are 1,390 adults, (328 of whom are seniors) in Cheney.

Cheney Age Dependency

89.6

Age Dependency Ratio

30.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

58.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Cheney Sex Ratio

Female

1,089

54.07%

Male

925

45.93%

Cheney Population by Age

Cheney Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Cheney Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.4%13.6%
Male82.4%17.6%
All74.9%25.1%
Non Family64.3%35.7%
Female47%53%

74.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cheney Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7042.7974.9
Married4133.2886.4
Non Family1571.2864.3
Female1172.8847
Male174.1282.4

3.19

Average Family Size

2.79

Average Household Size

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Cheney Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade231.74%
9th to 12th Grade775.82%
High School Graduate44133.36%
Some College27120.50%
Associates Degree13310.06%
Bachelors Degree27120.50%
Graduate Degree1068.02%
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Cheney Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cheney Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,2751,177373
Hispanic2424
2+ Races20184
Other Race1010
Black33

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 29.25%.

Cheney Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,869$45,313$27,560
Less Than 9th Grade$18,083$$17,833
High School Graduate$27,176$31,944$23,068
Some College$38,056$45,595$20,000
Bachelors Degree$49,545$64,375$42,115
Graduate Degree$71,750$116,518$54,028

$38,869

Average Earnings

$45,313

Average Male

$27,560

Average Female

Cheney Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cheney Language by Age

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Cheney Language

98.66% of Cheney residents speak only English, while 1.34% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.75% of the population.

Cheney Language

Cheney Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,86219610.53%
Hispanic57610.53%
Other13646.15%
Multiple23313.04%

10.54%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.24%

Male Poverty Rate

13.37%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cheney

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cheney is Other, with 46.15% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cheney is Hispanic, with 10.53% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.99%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.48%.

Cheney Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.05%
High School20.57%
Some College8.17%
Bachelors or Greater1.35%

Cheney Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed26.32%
Female Employed9.17%
Male Employed7.17%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Cheney Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cheney Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$62,823$82,650
Families$72,772$95,023
Married Families$81,797-
Non Families$34,688$37,882
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Income by Household Type

Cheney Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

58.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.9%

Male Marriage Rate

55.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Cheney Married by Age and Sex

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Cheney Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Cheney Marital Status by Race

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Cheney Marital Status

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105

Number of Veterans

102

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Korea31
Vietnam20
Second Gulf War12
First Gulf War8
World War II4

Cheney Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+53
55 to 6422
65 to 7414
35 to 548
18 to 348

Cheney Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White997.30%
2+ Races630.00%

Cheney Veterans by Race

Cheney Veterans by Education

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13.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.24%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cheney Veterans by Education

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66.3%

Labor Force Participation

64.1%

Employment Rate

3.3%

Unemployment Rate

Cheney Employment by Age

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Cheney Employment by Race

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Cheney 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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79.44%

Born in Cheney

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Cheney residents were born in the United States, with 79.44% having been born in Kansas. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Cheney Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,161-3-0.14%
20202,164-3-0.14%
20192,167-3-0.14%
20182,17040.18%
20172,166-7-0.32%
20162,173140.65%
20152,15920.09%
20142,157130.61%
20132,144160.75%
20122,128170.81%
20112,111100.48%
20102,1010.00%

Cheney Population by Year