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Cheney is a city in Spokane County, in the Spokane metro area.

The community was named for Benjamin P. Cheney, a founder of Great Northern Railroad

The latitude of Cheney is 47.487N. The longitude is -117.574W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,352 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 9,743.


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Median household income
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$22,593
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Cheney demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Depot Springs
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 11. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.1 per 1,000 people.
Municipal address:
609 2nd St.
Cheney, WA 99004

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20% of Cheney residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Cheney ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Cheney was $12,566, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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42% of Cheney residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Cheney, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $396.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,042.


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Libraries in Cheney include Cheney Community Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Cheney include Cheney Free Press

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Spokane County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Cheney political report.

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The average commute time for Cheney workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Cheney include Willow Springs Motel.

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