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People

Total Population 11,171
Male Share of the Population 51.7%
Female Share of the Population 48.3%
Senior Citizens 5.7%
Employed Population 16+ 4,938
Age of the Population 23

Families

% of people married 24.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 39%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $52,292
% Above Poverty Level 59.9%
% Below Poverty Level 40.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 3.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 15.8%
% Using Public Transportation 4.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 28.1%
Median Gross Rent $731
Median House Value $176,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 26.8%
US/American 0%
English 8.9%
Irish 10.8%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Cheney Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 13 miles SW of Spokane, Washington (center to center)
Nearest Large City 222 miles E of Seattle, Washington
County Spokane
Metro Area Spokane
Standard Zip Codes 99004
Phone Area Codes 509
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 47.487
Longitude -117.574

Cheney Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station SPOKANE AP
Distance 9.1 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 33 F
Apr Temp 36 to 58 F
Jul Temp 55 to 83 F
Oct Temp 36 to 59 F
Annual Precip 16.6 inches
Station ROSALIA
Distance 20.1 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 35 F
Apr Temp 35 to 58 F
Jul Temp 49 to 83 F
Oct Temp 33 to 61 F
Annual Precip 18.4 inches
Station DAVENPORT
Distance 29.1 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 31 F
Apr Temp 33 to 57 F
Jul Temp 50 to 82 F
Oct Temp 32 to 59 F
Annual Precip 14.1 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Cheney, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Amber (99004)

Tyler (99004)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Airway Heights 6,449 $39,659
Malden 168 $38,929
Medical Lake 4,924 $58,875
Reardan 675 $55,455
Spangle 186 $37,000
Spokane 210,695 $56,203

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Cheney High Schools

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CHENEY HIGH SCHOOL
460 N SIXTH ST
509-559-4000
Serves 1,074 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 19.2

CHENEY ALTERNATIVE HIGH SCHOOL
520 FOURTH STREET
509-235-6205
A Non-traditional School
Serves 72 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18

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