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Population (year 2000): 8,832. Estimated population in July 2005: 10,356 (+17.3% change)
Males: 4,140 (46.9%), Females: 4,692 (53.1%)

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Median resident age: 22.6 years
Median household income: $22,593 (year 2000)
Median house value: $116,800 (year 2000)

Cheney, WA residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Cheney:

  • White Non-Hispanic (83.1%)
  • Hispanic (4.3%)
  • Japanese (2.9%)
  • Two or more races (2.9%)
  • American Indian (2.3%)
  • Black (2.1%)
  • Chinese (1.9%)
  • Other race (1.7%)
  • Filipino (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (21.2%), Irish (13.1%), English (11.9%), Norwegian (6.0%), United States (5.2%), French (4.4%).

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Elevation: 2400 feet

Land area: 4.1 square miles

For population 25 years and over in Cheney

  • High school or higher: 95.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 42.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.1%
  • Unemployed: 15.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cheney city

  • Never married: 51.4%
  • Now married: 35.7%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 2.8%
  • Divorced: 8.5%

6.4% Foreign born (3.8% Asia, 1.2% Europe, 1.0% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +594 (+7.2%).



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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: WA Spokane, (17.2 miles www.tomwhiterealestate.com )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: WA Seattle, (326.8 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Angeles, CA Los (928.5 miles pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Lake, WA (9.2 miles Medical AFB, WA (9.7 miles Fairchild Heights, WA (10.7 miles Airway WA (14.4 miles Spangle, WA Spokane, (17.2 miles and Country, WA (19.4 miles Town WA (19.4 miles Malden, Homes, WA (20.9 miles Country

Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 25 buildings, average cost: $107,100
  • 1997: 24 buildings, average cost: $118,100
  • 1998: 26 buildings, average cost: $89,500
  • 1999: 23 buildings, average cost: $104,400
  • 2000: 28 buildings, average cost: $100,400
  • 2001: 49 buildings, average cost: $108,300
  • 2002: 26 buildings, average cost: $122,500
  • 2003: 43 buildings, average cost: $120,100
  • 2004: 38 buildings, average cost: $51,600

Latitude: 47.49 N, Longitude: 117.58 W

Area code: 509

Cheney, Washington business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (40.4%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (12.3%), Retail trade (10.9%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +618 (+7.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,770 (46.0%)


Crime in Cheney by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003
Murders 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 5 2 3
    per 100,000 56.6 22.6 34.0
Robberies 1 4 3
    per 100,000 11.3 45.3 34.0
Assaults 3 4 5
    per 100,000 34.0 45.3 56.6
Burglaries 17 17 16
    per 100,000 192.5 192.5 181.2
Thefts 135 124 105
    per 100,000 1528.5 1404.0 1188.9
Auto thefts 10 13 19
    per 100,000 113.2 147.2 215.1

Birthplace of: Rick DeMulling - 2005 NFL player (Detroit Lions, born: Jul 21, 1977).


Hospitals/medical centers near Cheney:
  • EASTERN STATE HOSPITAL (about 11 miles; MEDICAL LAKE, WA)
  • DEACONESS MEDICAL CENTER (about 16 miles; SPOKANE, WA)
  • SACRED HEART MEDICAL CENTER (about 16 miles; SPOKANE, WA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Cheney:
  • FAIRCHILD AFB (about 10 miles; SPOKANE, WA; ID: SKA)
  • SPOKANE INTL (about 10 miles; SPOKANE, WA; ID: GEG)
  • COEUR D'ALENE AIR TERM (about 57 miles; COEUR D'ALENE, ID; ID: COE)
Other public-use airports nearest to Cheney:
  • ROSALIA MUNI (about 21 miles; ROSALIA, WA; ID: 72S)
  • FELTS FIELD (about 22 miles; SPOKANE, WA; ID: SFF)
  • MEAD FLYING SERVICE (about 26 miles; MEAD, WA; ID: 70S)

Amtrak station near Cheney:
  • 17 miles: SPOKANE (W. 221 1ST AVE.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Electric Power 8 $35,042 $52,563 0 $0
Police - Other 3 $7,819 $31,276 3 $3,397
Fire - Other 1 $3,351 $40,212 0 $0
Streets and Highways 2 $7,684 $46,104 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 0 $0   1 $2,088
Parks and Recreation 8 $27,947 $41,920 23 $4,777
Housing and Community Development(Local) 1 $4,153 $49,836 2 $3,026
Water Supply 4 $14,298 $42,894 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 11 $45,885 $50,056 6 $2,521
Judicial and Legal 2 $9,045 $54,270 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 2 $7,627 $45,762 0 $0
Sewerage 9 $31,585 $42,113 0 $0
Other Government Administration 6 $27,970 $55,940 8 $3,045
Financial Administration 9 $33,107 $44,142 0 $0
Firefighters 8 $36,415 $54,622 23 $1,804
Totals for Government 74 $291,928

 


College/University in Cheney:
  • EASTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 7,852; Location: 526 5th Street; Public; Website: www.ewu.edu; Offers Master's degree)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Cheney:
  • SPOKANE FALLS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 12 miles; SPOKANE, WA; Full-time enrollment: 6,284)
  • GONZAGA UNIVERSITY (about 16 miles; SPOKANE, WA; FT enrollment: 3,860)
  • SPOKANE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 23 miles; SPOKANE, WA; FT enrollment: 5,564)
  • WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY (about 45 miles; PULLMAN, WA; FT enrollment: 18,110)
  • NORTH IDAHO COLLEGE (about 57 miles; COEUR D'ALENE, ID; FT enrollment: 2,988)
  • UNIVERSITY OF IDAHO (about 77 miles; MOSCOW, ID; FT enrollment: 9,823)
  • LEWIS-CLARK STATE COLLEGE (about 87 miles; LEWISTON, ID; FT enrollment: 2,213)
Public high schools in Cheney:
  • CHENEY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,074; Location: 460 N SIXTH ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • CHENEY ALTERNATIVE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 72; Location: 520 FOURTH STREET; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Cheney:
  • CHENEY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 837; Location: 2716 N SIXTH ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • BETZ ELEMENTARY (Students: 381; Location: 317 N 7TH; Grades: KG - 05)
  • SALNAVE ELEMENTARY (Students: 300; Location: 1015 SALNAVE ROAD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • ROBERT REID LAB SCHOOL (Students: 144; Location: 210 SEVENTH ST; Grades: KG - 05)
  • PRE SCHOOL (Students: 13; Location: 210 7TH STREET; Grades: PK - 02)

Notable locations in Cheney: Red Barn (A), Cheney Flour Mill (B). their locations on the map

Cemeteries: New England Cemetery (1), Fairview Cemetery (2). their locations on the map

Parks in Cheney include: Sutton Park (1), Salnave Park (2). their locations on the map

Cheney compared to Washington state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average
Strongest AM radio stations in Cheney:
  • KGA (1510 AM; 50 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KXLY (920 AM; 20 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE RADIO, INC.)
  • KMJY (700 AM; 10 kW; NEWPORT, WA; Owner: JAMES E. AND HELEN G. STARGEL)
  • KJRB (790 AM; 5 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTRW (970 AM; 5 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: KTRW, LLC)
  • KDRK (1050 AM; 5 kW; DISHMAN, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KAQQ (1280 AM; 5 kW; SPOKANE, WA)
  • KQNT (590 AM; 5 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMBI (1330 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • KQQQ (1150 AM; 25 kW; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: RADIO PALOUSE, INC.)
  • KMAX (840 AM; 10 kW; COLFAX, WA; Owner: PALOUSE COUNTRY, INC.)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KSBN (1230 AM; 1 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: KSBN RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cheney:
  • KTSL (101.9 FM; MEDICAL LAKE, WA; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-WASHINGTON, INC)
  • KZZU-FM (92.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: QUEENB)
  • KISC (98.1 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KEYF-FM (101.1 FM; CHENEY, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KZBD (105.7 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KAGU (88.7 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: GONZAGA UNIVERSITY TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION)
  • KSFC (91.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KKZX (98.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KEEH (104.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: UPPER COLUMBIA MEDIA ASSOCIATION)
  • KEWU-FM (89.5 FM; CHENEY, WA; Owner: EASTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY)
  • KYWL (103.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KIXZ-FM (96.1 FM; OPPORTUNITY, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDRK-FM (93.7 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KPBX-FM (91.1 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KMBI-FM (107.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • KXLY-FM (99.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE RADIO, INC.)
  • KEZE (96.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: QUEENB RADIO, INC.)
  • KCDA (103.1 FM; POST FALLS, ID; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KICR (102.3 FM; COEUR D'ALENE, ID; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKRS (97.3 FM; DAVENPORT, WA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)

TV broadcast stations around Cheney:
  • KREM-TV (Channel 2; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KHQ-TV (Channel 6; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: KHQ, INCORPORATED)
  • KAYU-TV (Channel 28; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: MOUNTAIN LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSPS-TV (Channel 7; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE SCHOOL DISTRICT #81)
  • K09FZ (Channel 9; SPOKANE, ETC., WA; Owner: SPOKANE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KSKN (Channel 22; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: KSKN TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KGPX (Channel 34; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: PAXSON SPOKANE LICENSE, INC.)
  • K14IF (Channel 14; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KHBA-LP (Channel 52; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: HE'S ALIVE BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)

 

 

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