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Population (year 2000): 94,019. Estimated population in July 2005: 90,526 (-3.7% change)
Males: 44,114 (46.9%), Females: 49,905 (53.1%)

Zip code:

Median resident age: 40.9 years
Median household income: $38,121 (year 2000)
Median house value: $81,800 (year 2000)

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Races in Cheektowaga:

  • White Non-Hispanic (94.3%)
  • Black (2.9%)
  • Hispanic (1.0%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)

Ancestries: Polish (39.9%), German (29.9%), Italian (16.0%), Irish (14.1%), English (5.8%), French (2.7%).

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Elevation: 659 feet

Land area: 25.5 square miles

Cheektowaga,

For population 25 years and over in Cheektowaga

  • High school or higher: 80.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cheektowaga town

  • Never married: 25.1%
  • Now married: 54.3%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 10.9%
  • Divorced: 8.4%

4.3% Foreign born (2.7% Europe, 1.0% Asia).




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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NY Buffalo, (6.2 miles pop. 292,648).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (319.8 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: NY Cheektowaga, (0.0 miles NY (2.5 miles Sloan, NY Williamsville, (3.7 miles NY (4.0 miles Depew, Seneca, NY (5.0 miles West NY Amherst, (5.4 miles NY (6.0 miles Lancaster,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 8 buildings, average cost: $95,300
  • 1997: 13 buildings, average cost: $83,500
  • 1998: 26 buildings, average cost: $90,900
  • 1999: 47 buildings, average cost: $101,900
  • 2000: 33 buildings, average cost: $94,600
  • 2001: 39 buildings, average cost: $107,500
  • 2002: 54 buildings, average cost: $98,300
  • 2003: 52 buildings, average cost: $109,500
  • 2004: 27 buildings, average cost: $122,200
  • 2005: 31 buildings, average cost: $132,500

Latitude: 42.91 N, Longitude: 78.76 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 716

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (20.9%), Manufacturing (16.6%), Retail trade (13.9%).

Crime in Cheektowaga (1999):
  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 17 rapes (19.4 per 100,000)
  • 48 robberies (54.8 per 100,000)
  • 49 assaults (56.0 per 100,000)
  • 469 burglaries (535.6 per 100,000)
  • 2,173 thefts (2481.8 per 100,000)
  • 242 auto thefts (276.4 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 180.9 (higher means more crime, US average = 339.3)

Average climate in Cheektowaga, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Cheektowaga,

Cheektowaga-area historical tornado activity is slightly below New York state average. It is 68% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/19/1970, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 17.2 miles away from the Cheektowaga city center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/30/1987, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 0.9 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Hospital/medical center in Cheektowaga:
  • ST JOSEPH INTERCOMMUNITY HOSPITAL (2605 HARLEM RD)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Cheektowaga:
  • ERIE COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER (about 4 miles; BUFFALO, NY)
  • SISTERS OF CHARITY HOSPITAL (about 6 miles; BUFFALO, NY)
  • MERCY HOSPITAL (about 7 miles; BUFFALO, NY)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Cheektowaga:
  • BUFFALO NIAGARA INTL (about 4 miles; BUFFALO, NY; ID: BUF)
  • NIAGARA FALLS INTL (about 18 miles; NIAGARA FALLS, NY; ID: IAG)
  • CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY/JAMESTOWN (about 63 miles; JAMESTOWN, NY; ID: JHW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Cheektowaga:
  • BUFFALO AIRFIELD (about 6 miles; BUFFALO, NY; ID: 9G0)
  • HEUSSLER HAMBURG (about 11 miles; HAMBURG, NY; ID: O01)
  • BUFFALO-LANCASTER (about 12 miles; LANCASTER, NY; ID: D77)

Amtrak stations near Cheektowaga:
  • 3 miles: BUFFALO-DEPEW (DEPEW, 55 DICK RD.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 9 miles: BUFFALO-EXCHANGE STREET (BUFALO, EXCHANGE BTW ELLICOTT & WASHINGTON). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cheektowaga:
  • ERIE COMMUNITY COLLEGE-NORTH CAMPUS (about 5 miles; WILLIAMSVILLE, NY; Full-time enrollment: 3,464)
  • CANISIUS COLLEGE (about 7 miles; BUFFALO, NY; FT enrollment: 4,002)
  • SUNY COLLEGE AT BUFFALO (about 9 miles; BUFFALO, NY; FT enrollment: 9,287)
  • D'YOUVILLE COLLEGE (about 9 miles; BUFFALO, NY; FT enrollment: 2,033)
  • ERIE COMMUNITY COLLEGE-SOUTH CAMPUS (about 11 miles; ORCHARD PARK, NY; FT enrollment: 2,389)
  • SUNY AT BUFFALO (about 14 miles; BUFFALO, NY; FT enrollment: 21,661)
  • NIAGARA COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 18 miles; SANBORN, NY; FT enrollment: 3,520)
Public high schools in Cheektowaga:
  • CHEEKTOWAGA HS (Students: 779; Location: 3600 UNION RD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • MARYVALE HS (Students: 766; Location: 1050 MARYVALE DR; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • CLEVELAND HILL HS (Students: 464; Location: 105 MAPLEVIEW RD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • JOHN F. KENNEDY SHS (Students: 441; Location: 305 CAYUGA CREEK RD; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Cheektowaga:
  • CLEVELAND HILL ES (Students: 776; Location: 105 MAPLEVIEW RD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • UNION EAST ES (Students: 721; Location: 3550 UNION RD; Grades: 02 - 05)
  • MARYVALE MS (Students: 652; Location: 1050 MARYVALE DR; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • CHEEKTOWAGA MS (Students: 615; Location: 3600 UNION RD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • MARYVALE IS (Students: 541; Location: 1050 MARYVALE DR; Grades: 03 - 05)
  • MARYVALE PRIMARY SCHOOL (Students: 519; Location: 1 NAGEL DR; Grades: KG - 02)
  • JOHN F. KENNEDY MS (Students: 377; Location: 305 CAYUGA CREEK RD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • THEODORE ROOSEVELT SCHOOL (Students: 369; Location: 2495 WILLIAM ST; Grades: PK - 02)
  • CLEVELAND HILL MS (Students: 347; Location: 105 MAPLEVIEW RD; Grades: 06 - 08)
Private primary/middle schools in Cheektowaga:
  • INFANT OF PRAGUE (Students: 312; Location: 921 CLEVELAND DR; Grades: PK - 8)
  • KOLBE CATHOLIC REGIONAL SCHOOL (Students: 230; Location: 120 ALEXANDER AVENUE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • OUR LADY HELP CHRISTIANS SCH (Students: 221; Location: 4115 UNION ROAD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST ALOYSIUS GONZAGA SCHOOL (Students: 180; Location: 157 CLEVELAND DRIVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST. JOSAPHAT (Students: 171; Location: 25 MANSION AVENUE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • QUEEN OF MARTYRS ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 133; Location: 170 ROSEWOOD TERRACE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • OUR LADY-CZESTOCHOWA SCHOOL (Students: 105; Location: 2160 CLINTON STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • CTR FOR HANDICAPPED CHILDREN (Students: 36; Location: 1 NAGEL DRIVE; Grades: UG - UG)
Library in Cheektowaga:
  • CHEEKTOWAGA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,744,975; Location: 1030 LOSSON ROAD; 178,344 books; 13,055 audio materials; 9,535 video materials; 1,052 serial subscriptions)

Shopping Center: Dick-Urban Plaza Shopping Center (1).

Church in Cheektowaga: Saint Patricks Church (A).

Cemeteries: United Catholic Cemetery (1), Holy Sepulchre Cemetery (2), Holy Mother of the Rosary Cemetery (3), Saint Johns Cemetery (4), Ridge Lawn Cemetery (5), Saint Stanislaus Cemetery (6), Mount Calvary Cemetery (7).

Creek: Slate Bottom Creek (A).


Cheektowaga compared to New York state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Population density above state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in Cheektowaga:
  • WECK (1230 AM; 1 kW; CHEEKTOWAGA, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WWKB (1520 AM; 50 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WGR (550 AM; 5 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WXRL (1300 AM; 5 kW; LANCASTER, NY; Owner: DOME BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WUFO (1080 AM; daytime; 1 kW; AMHERST, NY)
  • WBEN (930 AM; 5 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WNED (970 AM; 5 kW; BUFFALO, NY)
  • WMNY (1120 AM; daytime; 1 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWWS (1400 AM; 1 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WHLD (1270 AM; 5 kW; NIAGARA FALLS, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTOR (770 AM; daytime; 9 kW; YOUNGSTOWN, NY; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJJL (1440 AM; 5 kW; NIAGARA FALLS, NY; Owner: M.J. PHILLIPS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHAM (1180 AM; 50 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cheektowaga:
  • W207BB (89.3 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC)
  • WGRF (96.9 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WEDG (103.3 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHTT-FM (104.1 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBLK (93.7 FM; DEPEW, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WJYE (96.1 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WYRK (106.5 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WTSS (102.5 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBFO (88.7 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
  • W284AP (104.7 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WNED-FM (94.5 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WESTERN NEW YORK PUBLIC B/C ASSOC.)
  • WDCX (99.5 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WBUF (92.9 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WFBF (89.9 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • W297AB (107.3 FM; WILLIAMSVILLE, NY; Owner: ADELPHIA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION, DEBTOR-IN-POSSESSION)
  • WKSE (98.5 FM; NIAGARA FALLS, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • W201BE (88.1 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WBNY (91.3 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
  • WNSA (107.7 FM; WETHERSFIELD TWNSHP, NY; Owner: ADELPHIA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION, DEBTOR-IN-POSSESSION)
  • WLOF (101.7 FM; ATTICA, NY; Owner: HOLY FAMILY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Cheektowaga:
  • WDTB-LP (Channel 39; HAMBURG, NY; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WNED-TV (Channel 17; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WESTERN NY PUBLIC BROADCASTING ASSOC.)
  • WFHW-LP (Channel 58; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: CITIZENS TELEVISION SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WBXZ-LP (Channel 56; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WUTV (Channel 29; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WUTV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WNLO (Channel 23; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WIVB BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WGRZ-TV (Channel 2; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: MULTIMEDIA ENTERTAINMENT, INC.)
  • WKBW-TV (Channel 7; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WKBW-TV LICENSE, INC.)
  • WIVB-TV (Channel 4; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WIVB BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WBNF-CA (Channel 15; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WNYO-TV (Channel 49; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: NEW YORK TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WNGS (Channel 67; SPRINGVILLE, NY; Owner: CAROLINE K. POWLEY D/B/A UNICORN/SPRINGVILLE)

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