Cheyenne Wells, Colorado Population 2022

780
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Cheyenne Wells is a city located in Cheyenne County Colorado. Cheyenne Wells has a 2020 population of 780. It is also the county seat of Cheyenne County. Cheyenne Wells is currently declining at a rate of -2.01% annually and its population has decreased by -7.80% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 846 in 2010.

The average household income in Cheyenne Wells is $62,605 with a poverty rate of 11.48%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $467 per month, and the median house value is $125,500. The median age in Cheyenne Wells is 38.8 years, 33.7 years for males, and 44.5 years for females.

Cheyenne Wells Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Cheyenne Wellswas:

  • White: 90.10%
  • Two or more races: 4.95%
  • Asian: 4.44%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.40%
  • Black or African American: 0.10%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Cheyenne Wells, Colorado is 780 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 780.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 846.

Cheyenne Wells, Colorado Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White89290.10%
Two or More Races494.95%
Asian444.44%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander40.40%
Black or African American10.10%
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Cheyenne Wells Population by Race

Cheyenne Wells Population Pyramid $2022

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Cheyenne Wells Median Age

38.8


Total

33.7


Male

44.5


Female

Cheyenne Wells Adults

There are 724 adults, (163 of whom are seniors) in Cheyenne Wells.

Cheyenne Wells Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

29.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Cheyenne Wells Sex Ratio

Female

480

48.48%

Male

510

51.52%

Cheyenne Wells Population by Age

Cheyenne Wells Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Cheyenne Wells Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family52.9%47.1%
All66.6%33.4%
Married76.5%23.5%
Male77.8%22.2%
Female90%10%

66.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cheyenne Wells Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4012.4166.6
Non Family187052.9
Married1663.6176.5
Female302.5790
Male185.7277.8

3.63

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

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Cheyenne Wells Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade111.64%
9th to 12th Grade6810.13%
High School Graduate24636.66%
Some College14321.31%
Associates Degree7411.03%
Bachelors Degree11517.14%
Graduate Degree142.09%
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Cheyenne Wells Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cheyenne Wells Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White491444101
Hispanic14611415
Asian17176
2+ Races16167
Black11

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 2+ races people with a rate of 43.75%.

Cheyenne Wells Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,891$45,875$35,682
Less Than 9th Grade$28,125$$
High School Graduate$38,750$38,839$
Some College$35,357$41,000$32,222
Bachelors Degree$54,875$82,639$45,500
Graduate Degree$61,250$$49,583

$42,891

Average Earnings

$45,875

Average Male

$35,682

Average Female

Cheyenne Wells Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cheyenne Wells Language by Age

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Cheyenne Wells Language

77.87% of Cheyenne Wells residents speak only English, while 22.13% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 18.00% of the population.

Cheyenne Wells Language

Cheyenne Wells Poverty by Race

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11.48%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.93%

Male Poverty Rate

10.99%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cheyenne Wells

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cheyenne Wells is White, with 18.47% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cheyenne Wells is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.91%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.73%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.32%.

Cheyenne Wells Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.33%
High School19.65%
Some College10.19%
Bachelors or Greater4.65%

Cheyenne Wells Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed20.75%
Male Employed3.33%
Female Employed0.00%

Cheyenne Wells Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cheyenne Wells Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$45,917$62,605
Families$79,167$86,518
Married Families$80,833-
Non Families$25,139$35,233
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Income by Household Type

Cheyenne Wells Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.3%

Male Marriage Rate

46.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Cheyenne Wells Married by Age and Sex

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Cheyenne Wells 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 45-54.

Cheyenne Wells Marital Status by Race

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Cheyenne Wells Marital Status

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36

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam19
Second Gulf War8
Korea3
First Gulf War3
World War II

Cheyenne Wells Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6415
65 to 747
75+6
35 to 544
18 to 344

Cheyenne Wells Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White334.78%
2+ Races318.75%
Hispanic10.55%

Cheyenne Wells Veterans by Race

Cheyenne Wells Veterans by Education

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31.43%

Veteran Poverty Rate

48.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cheyenne Wells Veterans by Education

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61.3%

Labor Force Participation

54.1%

Employment Rate

11.8%

Unemployment Rate

Cheyenne Wells Employment by Age

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Cheyenne Wells Employment by Race

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Cheyenne Wells 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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67.68%

Born in Cheyenne Wells

88.79%

Native Born

11.21%

Foreign Born

5.86%

Non Citizen

5.35%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.79% of Cheyenne Wells residents were born in the United States, with 67.68% having been born in Colorado. 5.86% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Cheyenne Wells Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2022780-16-2.01%
2021796-16-1.97%
2020812-16-1.93%
2019828-16-1.90%
201884410.12%
201784310.12%
201684220.24%
2015840-11-1.29%
2014851-17-1.96%
201386820.23%
201286650.58%
2011861151.77%
20108460.00%

Cheyenne Wells Population by Year