Cheney, KS Profile: Facts & Data


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Cheney, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Cheney had a population of 2,354 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Cheney is located at latitude 37.6324 and longitude -97.7792 in Sedgwick County. The formal boundaries for the City of Cheney (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.12 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sedgwick County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,388 feet.

The City of Cheney (GNIS ID: 2393815) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Cheney is located within Township of Morton, a minor civil division (MCD) of Sedgwick County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Cheney: Marshall.

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Cheney, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,354
Population in Households 2,306
Population in Familes 1,998
Population in Group Qrtrs 48
Population Density2 1,112
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $68,833
Average Household Income $84,991
Per Capita Income $31,258


Total Housing Units 874 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 681 (77.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 182 (20.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 ( 1.3%)
Median Home Value $154,348
Average Home Value $175,809


Total Households 863
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 632
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.34% 1.04%
Households 1.25% 1.0%
Families 1.3% 0.9%
Median Household Income   3.07%
Per Capita Income   3.39%

Cheney, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cheney to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 107 84th
Population Density # 214 68th
Diversity Index # 493 26th
Median Household Income # 46 93rd
Per Capita Income # 90 87th

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