Cheney, Kansas Population 2020

2,158

Cheney is a city located in Kansas. With a 2020 population of 2,158, it is the 109th largest city in Kansas and the 7317th largest city in the United States. Cheney is currently declining at a rate of -0.32% annually but its population has increased by 3.06% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,094 in 2010. Cheney reached it's highest population of 2,176 in 2016. Spanning over 2 miles, Cheney has a population density of 931 people per square mile.

The average household income in Cheney is $84,654 with a poverty rate of 9.46%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $865 per month, and the median house value is $120,600. The median age in Cheney is 37.9 years, 36.6 years for males, and 39.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 88.0 males.

Cheney Demographics

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

  • White: 96.75%
  • Other race: 1.63%
  • Two or more races: 1.53%
  • Black or African American: 0.10%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Cheney, Kansas is 2,158, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,172.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,094.

Cheney, Kansas Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,96296.75%
Some Other Race331.63%
Two or More Races311.53%
Black or African American20.10%

Cheney Population Pyramid 2020

Cheney Median Age

37.9


Total

36.6


Male

39.8


Female

Cheney Adults

There are 1,409 adults, (315 of whom are seniors) in Cheney.

Cheney Age Dependency

85.4

Age Dependency Ratio

28.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

56.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Cheney Sex Ratio

Female

1,079

53.21%

Male

949

46.79%

Cheney Households and Families

Cheney Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Cheney Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.9%14.1%
All76.2%23.8%
Male75.9%24.1%
Non Family61.5%38.5%
Female46.3%53.8%

76.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7142.7676.2
Married4623.0785.9
Non Family1431.3361.5
Female803.1346.3
Male293.9375.9

3.09

Average Family Size

2.76

Average Household Size

2.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Cheney Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade221.63%
9th to 12th Grade805.93%
High School Graduate46034.10%
Some College28320.98%
Associates Degree13610.08%
Bachelors Degree27320.24%
Graduate Degree957.04%

Cheney Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,3031,202364
Multiple Races25244
Hispanic1919
Other Race1111
Black22

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 27.94%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,909$48,021$29,476
Less Than High School$17,946$$17,857
High School Grad$27,692$35,250$23,333
Some College$43,250$49,722$28,281
Bachelors Degree$49,609$63,500$47,596
Graduate Degree$70,625$117,143$53,281

$40,909

Average Earnings

$48,021

Average Male

$29,476

Average Female

Cheney Language

Cheney Language by Age

Cheney Language

98.70% of Cheney residents speak only English, while 1.30% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.97% of the population.

Cheney Poverty

Cheney Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,8851769.34%
Hispanic37616.22%
Other14642.86%
Multiple3139.68%

9.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.26%

Male Poverty Rate

12.35%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cheney

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cheney is Other, with 42.86% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cheney is White, with 9.34% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.63%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.66%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.69%
High School20.60%
Some College6.21%
Bachelors or Greater1.39%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed35.71%
Female Employed9.82%
Male Employed7.23%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Cheney Income

Cheney Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$64,881$84,654
Families$75,083$96,312
Married Families$83,370-
Non Families$29,934$35,762

Cheney Marital Status

Cheney Marital Status

Marriage Rates

63.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

66.3%

Male Marriage Rate

61.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Cheney Married by Age and Sex

Cheney Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Cheney Marital Status by Race

Cheney Veterans

107

Number of Veterans

102

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Korea30
Vietnam28
First Gulf War17
Second Gulf War14
World War II2

$Cheney Veterans by Education

14.95%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.84%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cheney Employment Status

66.7%

Labor Force Participation

64.5%

Employment Rate

3.3%

Unemployment Rate

Cheney 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

78.90%

Born in Kansas

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

100.00% of Cheney residents were born in the United States, with 78.90% 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.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,158-7-0.32%
20192,165-7-0.32%
20182,17230.14%
20172,169-7-0.32%
20162,176140.65%
20152,16240.19%
20142,158130.61%
20132,145170.80%
20122,128170.81%
20112,111100.48%
20102,1010.00%