Cheney, Kansas

Cheney, Kansas
Cheney, Kansas
—  City  —
Location of Cheney, Kansas
Detailed map of Cheney, Kansas
Coordinates: 37°37′49″N 97°46′56″W / 37.63028°N 97.78222°W / 37.63028; -97.78222Coordinates: 37°37′49″N 97°46′56″W / 37.63028°N 97.78222°W / 37.63028; -97.78222
Country United States
State Kansas
County Sedgwick
 – Mayor Linda Ball
 – Total 1.4 sq mi (3.7 km2)
 – Land 1.4 sq mi (3.7 km2)
 – Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 1,388 ft (423 m)
Population (2010)[1]
 – Total 2,094
 – Density 1,495.7/sq mi (577.5/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 – Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 67025
Area code(s) 316
FIPS code 20-12775[2]
GNIS feature ID 0473976[3]

Cheney (pronounced /ˈtʃiːni/) is a city in Sedgwick County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 2,094.[1]



According to the United States Census Bureau, Cheney has a total area of 1.4 square miles (3.6 km2), all of it land.

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Historical populations
Census Pop.
1990 1,560
2000 1,783 14.3%
2010 2,094 17.4%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 1,783 people, 664 households, and 476 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,254.2 people per square mile (484.8/km²). There were 689 housing units at an average density of 484.7 per square mile (187.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.76% White, 0.67% Native American, 0.22% from other races, and 1.35% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.29% of the population.

There were 664 households out of which 40.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.0% were married couples living together, 7.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.3% were non-families. 26.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.60 and the average family size was 3.17.

In the city the population was spread out with 31.1% under the age of 18, 6.1% from 18 to 24, 29.5% from 25 to 44, 17.5% from 45 to 64, and 15.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 93.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.6 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $45,221, and the median income for a family was $51,591. Males had a median income of $40,313 versus $24,896 for females. The per capita income for the city was $18,783. About 0.6% of families and 2.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.1% of those under age 18 and 1.6% of those age 65 or over.


Cheney is served by Unified School District 268, which operates three separate schools:

  • Cheney High School
  • Cheney Middle School
  • Cheney Elementary School


  1. ^ a b "2010 City Population and Housing Occupancy Status". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved March 6, 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

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