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Erie County

Population in 2010: 75,178. Population change since 2000: -6.0%
Males: 35,290  (46.9%)
Females: 39,888  (53.1%)

Median resident age:  43.0 years
New York median age:  42.4 years

Zip codes: 14043, 14221, 14224, 14225, 14226, 14227.

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Estimated median household income in 2011: $47,703 (it was $37,928 in 2000)
Cheektowaga:

$47,703
New York:

$55,246
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $24,552

Cheektowaga CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $100,600 (it was $81,500 in 2000)
Cheektowaga:

$100,600
New York:

$285,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $110,862; Detached houses: $111,143; Townhouses or other attached units: $245,602; In 2-unit structures: $109,840; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $111,351; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $165,038; Mobile homes: $47,326

Median gross rent in 2011: $717.

Recent home sales, real estate maps, and home value estimator for zip codes: 14225, 14226, 14227.

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  • White alone - 64,288 (85.5%)
  • Black alone - 6,716 (8.9%)
  • Hispanic - 1,672 (2.2%)
  • Asian alone - 1,249 (1.7%)
  • Two or more races - 992 (1.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 171 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 81 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 9 (0.01%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Cheektowaga: 102.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Polish (27.3%), German (21.7%), Italian (12.3%), Irish (11.3%), English (4.6%), French (2.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1829

Elevation: 659 feet

Land area: 25.5 square miles.

Population density: 2954 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Cheektowaga:

  • High school or higher: 90.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.8%
  • Unemployed: 7.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cheektowaga CDP:

  • Never married: 37.4%
  • Now married: 43.7%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 10.3%

3,906 residents are foreign born (2.6% Europe, 1.2% Asia, 0.7% Latin America).

This place:  5.2%
New York:  21.4%



According to our research of New York and other state lists there were 21 registered sex offenders living in Cheektowaga, New York as of April 18, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Cheektowaga to the number of sex offenders is 3,658 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $3,423 (3.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $2,943 (3.1%)

Cheektowaga satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Buffalo, NY (4.6 miles , pop. 292,648).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (275.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Sloan, NY (1.4 miles ), Depew, NY (1.7 miles ), Williamsville, NY (1.9 miles ), Lancaster, NY (2.1 miles ), Buffalo, NY (2.1 miles ), Lancaster, NY (2.2 miles ), West Seneca, NY (2.2 miles ), .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 13 buildings, average cost: $83,500
  • 1998: 26 buildings, average cost: $90,900
  • 1999: 47 buildings, average cost: $101,900
  • 2000: 33 buildings, average cost: $94,600
  • 2001: 39 buildings, average cost: $107,500
  • 2002: 54 buildings, average cost: $98,300
  • 2003: 52 buildings, average cost: $109,500
  • 2004: 27 buildings, average cost: $122,200
  • 2005: 31 buildings, average cost: $132,500
  • 2006: 17 buildings, average cost: $91,300
  • 2007: 16 buildings, average cost: $174,300
  • 2008: 20 buildings, average cost: $176,600
  • 2009: 9 buildings, average cost: $191,200
  • 2010: 10 buildings, average cost: $218,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $240,900
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $209,200

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 42.91 N, Longitude: 78.76 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -38,608 (-50.2%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 6,736 (17.4%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 716

Cheektowaga household income distribution Cheektowaga home values distribution

Crime rates in Cheektowaga (2001):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 12 rapes (14.3 per 100,000)
  • 55 robberies (65.7 per 100,000)
  • 64 assaults (76.5 per 100,000)
  • 432 burglaries (516.1 per 100,000)
  • 2,273 thefts (2715.5 per 100,000)
  • 265 auto thefts (316.6 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 217.8 (higher means more crime, US average = 330.8)

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 167 (128 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.62
New York average:

3.23

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.3%
New York:

7.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Transportation equipment (6%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Metal and metal products (4%)
  • Health care (19%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)
  • Public administration (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (29%)
  • Other protective service workers (21%)
  • Customer service representatives (16%)
  • Accountants and auditors (14%)
  • Media and communication equipment workers (11%)
  • Other food preparation and serving related workers (10%)
  • Communications equipment operators (8%)
  • Other protective service workers (44%)
  • Other food preparation and serving related workers (31%)
  • Accountants and auditors (21%)
  • Media and communication equipment workers (18%)
  • Secondary school teachers (10%)
  • Personal appearance workers (8%)
  • First-line supervisors of personal care and service workers (8%)

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Tornado activity:

Cheektowaga-area historical tornado activity is near New York state average. It is 61% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/19/1970, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 17.0 miles away from the Cheektowaga place center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/30/1987, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 0.8 miles away from the place center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cheektowaga-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above New York state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/26/1999 at 22:33:01, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 8.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 56.5 miles away from the city center
On 3/12/1994 at 10:43:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.5 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 45.7 miles away from Cheektowaga center
On 12/25/1998 at 13:30:26, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 11.2 mi) earthquake occurred 76.0 miles away from the city center
On 5/25/1995 at 14:22:32, a magnitude 3.0 (2.6 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 6.8 miles away from the city center
On 8/4/2004 at 23:55:26, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MW, 3.0 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 59.7 miles away from Cheektowaga center
On 2/3/2001 at 20:15:15, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG) earthquake occurred 79.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Erie County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Snowstorms: 5, Snow: 1, Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Cheektowaga topographic map

Birthplace of: Chelsea Noble - Actress, Andrea the Giant - Professional Wrestler.


Hospitals/medical centers near Cheektowaga:

  • ERIE COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals, Government - Local, provides emergency services, about 4 miles away; BUFFALO, NY)
  • UPSTATE NEW YORK VA HEALTHCARE SYSTEM (WESTERN NY (Acute Care - Veterans Administration, Government Federal, about 4 miles away; BUFFALO, NY)
  • SISTERS OF CHARITY HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Church, provides emergency services, about 5 miles away; BUFFALO, NY)

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Amtrak stations near Cheektowaga:

  • 2 miles: BUFFALO-DEPEW (DEPEW, 55 DICK RD.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 7 miles: BUFFALO-EXCHANGE STREET (BUFALO, EXCHANGE BTW ELLICOTT & WASHINGTON) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 20 miles: NIAGARA FALLS (27TH & LOCKPORT RD.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cheektowaga:

  • Daemen College (about 4 miles; Amherst, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,015)
  • University at Buffalo (about 5 miles; Buffalo, NY; FT enrollment: 24,102)
  • Canisius College (about 5 miles; Buffalo, NY; FT enrollment: 3,849)
  • Medaille College (about 5 miles; Buffalo, NY; FT enrollment: 2,594)
  • Erie Community College (about 7 miles; Buffalo, NY; FT enrollment: 9,949)
  • SUNY College at Buffalo (about 7 miles; Buffalo, NY; FT enrollment: 9,410)
  • D'Youville College (about 7 miles; Buffalo, NY; FT enrollment: 2,265)

Public high schools in Cheektowaga:

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Cheektowaga:

Private elementary/middle schools in Cheektowaga:

  • MARY QUEEN OF ANGELS CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 278; Location: 170 ROSEWOOD TER; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ASPIRE CENTER FOR LEARNING (Students: 168; Location: 4635 UNION RD; Grades: PK - PK)
  • NEW CREATION FELLOWSHIP ACADEMY (Students: 21; Location: 3325 GENESEE ST; Grades: KG - 10)
See full list of schools located in Cheektowaga, map of school districts: CHEEKTOWAGA CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT, CHEEKTOWAGA-MARYVALE UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT, CHEEKTOWAGA-SLOAN UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Cheektowaga:

  • CHEEKTOWAGA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,338,709; Location: 1030 LOSSON ROAD; 133,276 books; 10,304 audio materials; 14,812 video materials; 58 local licensed databases; 14 state licensed databases; 4 other licensed databases; 499 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Cheektowaga: Depew Toll Plaza (A), City Line Toll Plaza (B), Schultz Landfill (C), Forks Fire Department Forks Hose Company 2 (D), Pine Hill Hose Company 5 (E), U - Crest Fire District 4 (F), Doyle Hose Company 2 (G), Walden Fire District 2 (H), Cleveland Hill Fire District (I), Doyle Hose Company 1 (J), Bellevue Fire District (K), Forks Fire Department (L), Forks Fire District 3 Station (M), Cheektowaga Public Library Anna M Reinstein Memorial Branch (N), Cheektowaga Public Library Julia Boyer Reinstein Branch (O), Cheektowaga Town Hall (P), ElderWood Health Care at Maplewood (Q), Garden Gate Health Care Facility (R), Glenwell Assisted Living Facility (S), Peregrine's Landing Senior Community at Cheektowaga (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Dick-Urban Plaza Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Cheektowaga include: Saint Patrick's Episcopal Church (A), Cheektowaga Community Baptist Church (B), Cleveland Drive Presbyterian Church (C), Cleveland Heights Christian Church (D), Cleveland Hill Lutheran Church (E), End Time Revival Center Church (F), French Road Baptist Church (G), Gethsemane Full Gospel Church (H), Hedstrom Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Johns Cemetery (1), Saint Stanislaus Cemetery (2), Buffalo Cemetery (3), United Catholic Cemetery (4), Ridge Lawn Cemetery (5), Holy Mother of the Rosary Cemetery (6), Saint Adalbert's Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Slate Bottom Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Best Book Cafe (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 18 Slate Creek Drive Apt 5) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

 
Erie County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 32.4. This is about average.
City:

32.4
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.276. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.276
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.73. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.73
U.S.:

2.43
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 28.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

28.7
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.50. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.50
U.S.:

9.59
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2003 was 0.00542. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.00542
U.S.:

0.05378

Drinking water stations with addresses in Cheektowaga and their reported violations in the past:

WILSON FARMS #171 (Population served: 26, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2002 and SEP-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-10-2002), St Public Notif requested (OCT-10-2002), St Compliance achieved (OCT-15-2002)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 12.1%

Average household size:
This place:  2.2 people
New York:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  59.4%
Whole state:  63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.3%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Cheektowaga, NY

People in group quarters in Cheektowaga in 2010:

  • 287 people in college/university student housing
  • 195 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 172 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 120 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 93 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 10 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 7 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Cheektowaga in 2000:

  • 511 people in nursing homes
  • 228 people in religious group quarters
  • 68 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 62 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 39 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 39 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 10 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 6 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

Cheektowaga compared to New York state average:

Cheektowaga, New York environmental map by EPA

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  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.


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Banks with branches in Cheektowaga (2011 data):

  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: Airport Plaza Branch, Armored Motor/Cheektowaga Branch, Thruway Mall Branch, Union Road Branch. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $76,887.1 mil, Deposits: $60,064.2 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 808 total offices, Holding Company: M&T Bank Corporation
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Union Road/Tops Branch, Cheektowaga / Galleria Branch, Thruway Plaza Drive/Tops Branch. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • HSBC Bank USA, National Association: Union-Genesee Branch at 4237 Union Road, branch established on 1973/12/15; Cheektowaga Branch at 1675 Walden Avenue, branch established on 1957/12/16. Info updated 2010/11/30: Bank assets: $206,009.7 mil, Deposits: $149,026.8 mil, headquarters in Mc Lean, VA, positive income, 474 total offices, Holding Company: Hsbc Holdings Plc
  • KeyBank National Association: Walden-Galleria Mall Branch at 2000 Walden Ave, Ste B216, branch established on 1989/05/01; Appletree Mall Branch at 2929 Union Road, branch established on 1977/09/28. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp
  • Bank of America, National Association: Harlem Road Branch at 3838 Harlem Road, branch established on 1959/09/10; Armored Motor Se Branch at 58 Ellicott Road, branch established on 1994/04/08. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Northwest Savings Bank: Cheektowga Branch at 3517 Union Road, branch established on 2005/06/25. Info updated 2009/11/23: Bank assets: $7,975.9 mil, Deposits: $5,985.6 mil, headquarters in Warren, PA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 172 total offices

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Cheektowaga, New York:

  • Holiday Inn Buffalo Airport, 4600 Genesee St, Cheektowaga, NY 14225 , Phone: (716) 634-6969, Fax: (716) 634-0920
  • Sleep Inn And Suites Buffalo Airport , 100 Holtz Dr, Cheektowaga, NY 14225 , Phone: (716) 626-4000, Fax: (716) 626-3370
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites , 131 Buell Ave, Cheektowaga, NY 14225 , Phone: (716) 631-8700, Fax: (716) 631-8787
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Cheektowaga, New York

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Cheektowaga travel time to work - commute


Cheektowaga mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (93%)
  • Electricity (4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)

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Religion statistics for Cheektowaga (based on Erie County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 74.38%
Here74.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist Church The Wesleyan Church
Adherents77.0%2.8%2.7%2.6%2.0%
Congregations26.1%2.8%6.7%8.6%1.6%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)United Church of ChristEpiscopal ChurchLutheran ChurchOther
Adherents1.8%1.7%1.6%1.4%6.4%
Congregations6.8%6.8%5.6%4.2%30.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 236
Erie County:

2.59 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 125
Erie County:

1.37 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 228
Erie County:

2.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 740
Here:

8.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.8%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Erie County:

26.9%
New York:

23.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.4%
State:

15.6%

2.75% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,341 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

2.75%
New York average:

5.41%

0.18% of residents moved from foreign countries ($879 average AGI)
Erie County:

0.18%
New York average:

0.24%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Niagara County, NY  0.48% ($37,162 average AGI)
from Monroe County, NY  0.13% ($35,945)
from Cattaraugus County, NY  0.10% ($27,241)


3.75% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($41,044 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.75%
New York average:

6.26%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($549 average AGI)
Erie County:

0.06%
New York average:

0.10%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Niagara County, NY  0.52% ($38,108 average AGI)
to Monroe County, NY  0.14% ($34,817)
to Cattaraugus County, NY  0.10% ($30,478)

Strongest AM radio stations in Cheektowaga:

  • WECK (1230 AM; 1 kW; CHEEKTOWAGA, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WWKB (1520 AM; 50 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WXRL (1300 AM; 5 kW; LANCASTER, NY; Owner: DOME BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGR (550 AM; 5 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WUFO (1080 AM; daytime; 1 kW; AMHERST, NY)
  • WBEN (930 AM; 5 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWWS (1400 AM; 1 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WNED (970 AM; 5 kW; BUFFALO, NY)
  • WMNY (1120 AM; daytime; 1 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHLD (1270 AM; 5 kW; NIAGARA FALLS, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTOR (770 AM; daytime; 9 kW; YOUNGSTOWN, NY; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHAM (1180 AM; 50 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WJJL (1440 AM; 5 kW; NIAGARA FALLS, NY; Owner: M.J. PHILLIPS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cheektowaga:

  • WGRF (96.9 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W207BB (89.3 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC)
  • WEDG (103.3 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBLK (93.7 FM; DEPEW, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WJYE (96.1 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WYRK (106.5 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WHTT-FM (104.1 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W284AP (104.7 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WTSS (102.5 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBFO (88.7 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
  • W297AB (107.3 FM; WILLIAMSVILLE, NY; Owner: ADELPHIA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION, DEBTOR-IN-POSSESSION)
  • WNED-FM (94.5 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WESTERN NEW YORK PUBLIC B/C ASSOC.)
  • WKSE (98.5 FM; NIAGARA FALLS, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WDCX (99.5 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WBUF (92.9 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WFBF (89.9 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • W201BE (88.1 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WBNY (91.3 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
  • WNSA (107.7 FM; WETHERSFIELD TWNSHP, NY; Owner: ADELPHIA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION, DEBTOR-IN-POSSESSION)
  • WLOF (101.7 FM; ATTICA, NY; Owner: HOLY FAMILY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Cheektowaga:

  • WDTB-LP (Channel 39; HAMBURG, NY; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WFHW-LP (Channel 58; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: CITIZENS TELEVISION SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WBXZ-LP (Channel 56; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WNED-TV (Channel 17; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WESTERN NY PUBLIC BROADCASTING ASSOC.)
  • WUTV (Channel 29; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WUTV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WNLO (Channel 23; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WIVB BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WGRZ-TV (Channel 2; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: MULTIMEDIA ENTERTAINMENT, INC.)
  • WKBW-TV (Channel 7; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WKBW-TV LICENSE, INC.)
  • WNYO-TV (Channel 49; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: NEW YORK TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WBNF-CA (Channel 15; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WIVB-TV (Channel 4; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WIVB BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WNGS (Channel 67; SPRINGVILLE, NY; Owner: CAROLINE K. POWLEY D/B/A UNICORN/SPRINGVILLE)
  • WPXJ-TV (Channel 51; BATAVIA, NY; Owner: PAXSON BUFFALO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WNYB (Channel 26; JAMESTOWN, NY; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Cheektowaga fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here




Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 21 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED576$91,384275$84,744490$87,29989$15,9531$130,00038$62,28910$44,061
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED16$64,48619$73,30465$84,4388$8,2460$02$26,5004$36,693
APPLICATIONS DENIED54$87,36736$56,429322$84,027149$17,1060$028$63,17911$25,136
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN28$82,67112$78,913187$96,6985$42,4000$05$49,3661$19,960
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS16$95,0007$66,57158$87,0903$63,3330$02$63,5000$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 21 tracts in Cheektowaga, NY

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 20 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED82$109,30324$107,8371$83,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED13$101,9147$101,6660$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED13$85,64211$110,3461$59,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$82,6004$78,8850$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$94,5730$01$95,720

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 198
  • Hazardous Condition: 590
  • Service Call: 4
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Cheektowaga


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Cheektowaga, NY
Businesses in Cheektowaga, NY
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven3LensCrafters1
AMF Bowling2Little Caesars Pizza1
AT&T3MasterBrand Cabinets3
Aeropostale2McDonald's6
American Eagle Outfitters1Men's Wearhouse1
AutoZone1Motherhood Maternity1
Banana Republic1Nike2
Bed Bath & Beyond1Office Depot1
Best Western1OfficeMax1
Blockbuster1Old Navy1
Burger King2Olive Garden1
Burlington Coat Factory1Panera Bread1
Casual Male XL1Payless2
Catherines1PetSmart1
Chipotle1Pier 1 Imports1
Cold Stone Creamery1Pizza Hut1
Comfort Inn1RadioShack1
Cricket Wireless1Raymour & Flanigan1
Curves1Rite Aid4
Dairy Queen3Ruby Tuesday1
Deb1Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Decora Cabinetry2SAS Shoes1
Dennys1Sam's Club1
DressBarn1Sears2
Dunkin Donuts4Sephora1
Famous Footwear2Sleep Inn1
Fashion Bug1Spencer Gifts1
FedEx7Sprint Nextel2
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Starbucks2
GNC1Subway11
GameStop2T-Mobile4
Gap1T.G.I. Driday's1
H&R Block2Target1
Holiday Inn2The Cheesecake Factory1
Home Depot1Tim Hortons8
IHOP1Toys"R"Us1
JCPenney1U-Haul3
Jones New York3UPS3
Just Tires2Value City Furniture1
Kmart1Vans1
La-Z-Boy2Verizon Wireless3
Lane Furniture2Walgreens1

Cheektowaga on our top lists:

  • #11 on the list of "Top 100 least racially diverse cities (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 100 cities with oldest residents (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of females (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 100 cities with lowest ratio of median house value to median household income (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 100 high-educated but low-earning cities (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #15 (14221) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most beauty salons in 2005"
  • #32 (14227) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Polish first ancestries"
  • #51 (14221) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most offices of physicians in 2005"
  • #67 (14226) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Estonian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #73 (14221) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most finance and insurance companies in 2005"
  • #98 (14224) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Macedonian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2005 and 2006"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2006"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2004 Presidential Election, pop. 50,000+"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Christopher F. Lucas (4)
  • Michael M. Litwin (4)
  • Steven W. Lanzone (3)
  • Gabe Kustra (2)
  • Michelle G. Wysocki (2)
  • Jason Hahl (2)
  • David H. Halik (2)
  • Joseph M. Fisher (2)
  • David C. Johnson (2)
  • Bermina L. Rohde (1)

Total of 54 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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