Cheney demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)2,6429791
Median age23.037.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)26%56%55%
Speak English90%81%79%
Speak Spanish7%8%13%
Cheney, WA has a population of 11,479 and is the 3,542nd largest city in the United States. The population density is 2,642 per sq mi which is 2633% higher than the Washington average and 2816% higher than the national average. The median age in Cheney is 23 which is approximately 39% lower than the Washington average of 38. In Cheney, 26% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 90% speak English and 7% speak Spanish. 55% of Cheney residents were born in Washington, 36% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 7% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Cheney is 2633% higher than Washington.
  • The median age in Cheney is 39% lower than Washington.
  • In Cheney 84.59% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Cheney 4.02% of the population is African American.
  • In Cheney 2.97% of the population is Asian.

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Cheney population breakdown by race

African American4.02%3.63%12.63%
American Indian1.04%1.33%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.43%0.63%0.18%
Mixed race4.35%5.34%3.06%
Other race2.61%3.92%4.75%
In Cheney, 10.6% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Cheney, WA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).