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A Cheney Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
C+ Cheney Cost of Living Cost of living is 15% lower than Washington
982% less expensive than the US average
11616% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Cheney cost of living
B+ Cheney Crime Total crime is 41% lower than Washington
Total crime
1,93525% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 5225% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-40%Year over year crime is down
Cheney crime
F Cheney Employment Household income is 51% lower than Washington
Median household income
$31,00444% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$16,08646% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
7%52% higher than the US average
Cheney employment
D- Cheney Housing Home value is 35% lower than Washington
Median home value
$176,1005% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$77418% lower than the US average
Home ownership
31%52% lower than the US average
Cheney real estate or Cheney rentals
D Cheney Schools HS graduation rate is 5% higher than Washington
High school grad. rates
91%10% higher than the US average
School test scores
42%15% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
17:15% higher than the US average
Cheney K-12 schools or Cheney colleges

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Compare Cheney, WA Livability To Other Cities

Best Neighborhoods In & Around Cheney, WA

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Manitocannon Hill, Spokane7912.54,778
Rockwood, Spokane7813.44,304
Lincoln Heights, Spokane7814.114,131
Moran Prairie, Spokane7713.28,559
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Peaceful Valley, Spokane7713.2865
Comstock, Spokane7611.86,679
Latah Valley, Spokane7411.62,613
West Hills, Spokane7112.82,818

Best Cities Near Cheney, WA

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Millwood, WA8119.41,655
Hayden, ID804113,916
Liberty Lake, WA8025.58,566
Town and Country, WA79185,048
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Post Falls, ID7633.930,157
Blanchard, ID7545.1233
Davenport, WA7428.91,634
Spokane Valley, WA7420.193,322

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Cheney, Washington: Idyllic College Town and Natural Beauty

Cheney is an idyllic college town in Eastern Washington known for its strong community spirit and a bevy of outdoor recreational activities. I love living in Cheney because of its fun atmosphere and ties to Eastern Washington University. Located just 20 minutes from the Spokane metropolitan area, most residents commute for a variety of job opportunities.

The best area in Cheney is the downtown area, serving as a host to numerous community festivals, as well as the farmers market. Located just blocks from the EWU campus, the downtown area boasts a variety of dining and shopping options. Hikers and runners will delight in the nearby Columbia Plateau Trail and the Fish Lake Trail. In addition to its proximity to Spokane, Cheney is less than 45 minutes away from beautiful Coeur d'Alene, Idaho and its unmatched natural beauty nestled between mountains and a scenic lake. History buffs will appreciate the Cheney Historical Museum, offering a unique look into the traditions of Eastern Washington.
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Source: The Cheney, WA data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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