Living in Cheney, WA

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Cheney SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
8
Affordability
3
Diversity
8
Safety
6
Amenities
8.5
Education
8.5
Commute
9

Cheney, WA Crime Report

246
Total Crimes
1,934.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
-24.67%
Below National Average

Cheney, WA Cost Of Living

98
Cheney's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average

Cheney, Washington Info Snack

Cheney (/tini/ CHEE-nee) is a city in Spokane County, Washington, United States. The full-time resident population was 10,590 as of 2010 census. Eastern Washington University is located in Cheney, and its population grows to approximately 17,600 people on a temporary basis when classes at Eastern Washington University are in session.
Population
11,962
Unemployment
8.7%
Poverty
36.3%
Median Home
$188,200
Median Income
$37,386
Median Rent
$872

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Rankings for Cheney in Washington

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Map Of Cheney, WA

Population over time in Cheney

Year Population % Change
2017 11,962 1.9%
2016 11,735 2.2%
2015 11,479 2.8%
2014 11,171 1.4%
2013 11,014 1.7%
2012 10,828 1.9%
2011 10,631 2.0%
2010 10,422 1.4%
2009 10,283 -
Crime/100k Cheney WA USA
Violent Crime 338.2 311.5 368.9
Murder 0.0 3.1 5.0
Robbery 0.0 73.9 86.2
Aggravated Assault 196.6 189.1 246.8
Property Crime 1596.5 2946.2 2199.5
Burglary 432.6 533.5 376.0
Larceny 1061.7 2045.4 1594.6
Car Theft 102.2 367.3 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Cheney

White
76.5% (9,150)
African American
3.8% (451)
American Indian
1.1% (131)
Asian
2.7% (324)
Hawaiian
0.2% (23)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
4.9% (582)
Hispanic
10.9% (1,301)
Race Cheney WA USA
White 76.5% 69.1% 61.1%
African American 3.8% 3.6% 12.3%
American Indian 1.1% 1.1% 0.7%
Asian 2.7% 8.3% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.6% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 4.9% 4.7% 2.4%
Hispanic 10.9% 12.5% 17.8%

Household Income For Cheney, Washington

Less than $10,000
18.0% (214,972)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.5% (53,466)
$15,000 to $24,999
17.2% (205,830)
$25,000 to $34,999
8.4% (100,560)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.8% (189,209)
$50,000 to $74,999
15.3% (183,114)
$75,000 to $99,999
8.5% (101,668)
$100,000 to $149,999
9.0% (107,486)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.3% (27,979)
$200,000 or more
1.0% (11,912)
Income Cheney WA USA
Less than $10,000 18.0% 5.2% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.5% 3.4% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 17.2% 7.3% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 8.4% 7.8% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.8% 11.8% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 15.3% 17.7% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 8.5% 13.6% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 9.0% 17.1% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.3% 7.7% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 1.0% 8.4% 7.0%

Gender in Cheney

Female
52.3% (6,254)
Male
47.7% (5,708)
Gender Cheney WA USA
Female 52.3% 50.0% 50.8%
Male 47.7% 50.0% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Cheney for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (358)
9-12th Grade
3.0% (358)
High School / GED
13.0% (1,555)
Some College
29.0% (3,468)
Associate's Degree
11.0% (1,315)
Bachelor's Degree
24.0% (2,870)
Master's Degree
11.0% (1,315)
Professional Degree
1.0% (119)
Doctorate Degree
5.0% (598)
Education Cheney WA USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 3.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 13.0% 22.0% 27.0%
Some College 29.0% 24.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 11.0% 10.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 24.0% 22.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 11.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 5.0% 2.0% 1.0%

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