Cheyenne Wells, Colorado Population 2024

730

Cheyenne Wells is a city located in Cheyenne County Colorado. Cheyenne Wells has a 2024 population of 730. It is also the county seat of Cheyenne County.Cheyenne Wells is currently declining at a rate of -0.27% annually and its population has decreased by -2.93% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 752 in 2020.

The average household income in Cheyenne Wells is $79,882 with a poverty rate of 9.79%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Cheyenne Wells is 44.5 years, 43.8 years for males, and 46.3 years for females.

Cheyenne Wells Demographics

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

  • White: 85.62%
  • Two or more races: 11.05%
  • Other race: 2.15%
  • Black or African American: 0.86%
  • Asian: 0.32%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
1.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
682.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.93% (-22)
The current population of Cheyenne Wells, Colorado is 730 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 752.

Cheyenne Wells, Colorado Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White79885.62%
Two or more races10311.05%
Other race202.15%
Black or African American80.86%
Asian30.32%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Cheyenne Wells Population by Race

Cheyenne Wells Population Pyramid 2024

Cheyenne Wells Median Age

44.5

Total

43.8

Male

46.3

Female

Cheyenne Wells Adults

There are 714 adults, (201 of whom are seniors) in Cheyenne Wells.

Cheyenne Wells Age Dependency

81.7

Age Dependency Ratio

39.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Cheyenne Wells Sex Ratio

Female48752.25%
Male44547.75%

Cheyenne Wells Population by Age

Cheyenne Wells Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4122.1876.523.5
Married2262.928119
Non Family1441.0166.733.3
Female262.541000
Male161.6962.537.5
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2.81

Average Family Size

2.18

Average Household Size

76.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Cheyenne Wells 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

Cheyenne Wells Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cheyenne Wells Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 26.59%.

Cheyenne Wells Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$46,307

Average Earnings

$53,125

Average Male

$33,125

Average Female

Cheyenne Wells Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cheyenne Wells Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Cheyenne Wells Language

88.59% of Cheyenne Wells residents speak only English, while 11.41% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.6% of the population.

Cheyenne Wells Language

Cheyenne Wells Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White682416.01%
Hispanic1152420.87%
Multiple962323.96%
Other201470%
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9.79%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.69%

Male Poverty Rate

5.32%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cheyenne Wells

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cheyenne Wells is Other, with 70% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cheyenne Wells is White, with 6.01% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.86%.

Cheyenne Wells Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade50%
High School13.68%
Some College3.1%
Bachelors or Greater
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Cheyenne Wells Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Male Employed7.25%
Female Employed1.38%
Female Unemployed
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Cheyenne Wells Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cheyenne Wells Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Cheyenne Wells Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

63.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

66.0%

Male Marriage Rate

60.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Cheyenne Wells Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 35-44.

Cheyenne Wells Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Cheyenne Wells Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

46

Number of Veterans

37

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

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Cheyenne Wells Veterans by War

count

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Cheyenne Wells Veterans by Age

count

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Cheyenne Wells Veterans by Race

Cheyenne Wells Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

35.56%

Veteran Poverty Rate

51.11%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cheyenne Wells Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66.1%

Labor Force Participation

65.5%

Employment Rate

0.8%

Unemployment Rate

Cheyenne Wells Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Cheyenne Wells Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Cheyenne Wells 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

62.34%

Born in Cheyenne Wells

94.64%

Native Born

5.36%

Foreign Born

3%

Non Citizen

2.36%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.64% of Cheyenne Wells residents were born in the United States, with 62.34% having been born in Colorado. 3% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029720-2-0.28%
2028722-2-0.28%
2027724-2-0.28%
2026726-2-0.27%
2025728-2-0.27%
2024730-2-0.27%
2023732-2-0.27%
2022734-2-0.27%
2021736-16-2.13%
2020752-78-9.4%
2019830-18-2.12%
201884840.47%
2017844-2-0.24%
201684670.83%
2015839-9-1.06%
2014848-15-1.74%
2013863
201286330.35%
2011860141.65%
2010846
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Cheyenne Wells Population by Year