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Cheney is a city in Sedgwick County, in the Wichita metro area.

The community was named for Benjamin P. Cheney, Santa Fe Railroad director

The latitude of Cheney is 37.63N. The longitude is -97.782W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,388 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,843.


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Median household income
Local
$45,221
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Cheney demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 1. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.5 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Sedgwick County Fair - July 11-14, 2007
Dates often change. Check Cheney web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Cheney State Park
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)
Pronunciations: CHEE-nee

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Cheney demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Sedgwick County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Wichita area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 67025 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

40% of Cheney residents report German ancestry, and 11% 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 $18,783, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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22% 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 $352.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $822.


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

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Sedgwick 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 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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