Cheney, Kansas

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Population in 2013: 2,133 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +19.6%
 
Males: 1,032  (48.4%)
Females: 1,101  (51.6%)
Median resident age:  36.2 years
Kansas median age:  36.0 years

Zip codes: 67025.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $58,085 (it was $45,221 in 2000)
Cheney:

$58,085
KS:

$50,972

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $30,973 (it was $18,783 in 2000)

Cheney city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $115,725 (it was $69,600 in 2000)
Cheney:

$115,725
KS:

$129,700

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $148,704; Detached houses: $154,995; Townhouses or other attached units: $122,700; In 2-unit structures: $99,506; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $95,139; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $102,159; Mobile homes: $41,590; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $19,916

Median gross rent in 2013: $723.

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  • Races in Cheney, KS (2010)

    Cheney races chart
    • 2,00395.7%White alone
    • 532.5%Hispanic
    • 190.9%Two or more races
    • 90.4%American Indian alone
    • 70.3%Black alone
    • 20.10%Other race alone
    • 10.05%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Cheney detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Cheney: 81.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (38.0%), Irish (9.8%), United States (9.0%), English (7.3%), French (4.8%), Swedish (3.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1385 feet

Land area: 1.42 square miles.

Population density: 1,500 people per square mile   (low).

Cheney,KS real estate house value index trend

Cheney, Kansas map

For population 25 years and over in Cheney:

  • High school or higher: 95.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 35.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.5%
  • Unemployed: 2.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cheney city:

  • Never married: 18.7%
  • Now married: 62.3%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 8.7%
  • Divorced: 9.7%

4 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.2%
Kansas:

5.0%



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Cheney, Kansas as of September 02, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Cheney to the number of sex offenders is 530 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,774 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,480 (1.6%)

Cheney satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (24.8 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (338.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Garden Plain, KS (2.4 miles ), Goddard, KS (3.4 miles ), Norwich, KS (3.5 miles ), Viola, KS (3.6 miles ), Milton, KS (3.7 miles) , Andale, KS (3.7 miles ), Pretty Prairie, KS (4.1 miles ), Colwich, KS (4.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 8 buildings, average cost: $109,700
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $68,400
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $105,800
  • 2000: 9 buildings, average cost: $102,800
  • 2001: 13 buildings, average cost: $119,600
  • 2002: 9 buildings, average cost: $130,600
  • 2003: 10 buildings, average cost: $131,200
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $76,600
  • 2005: 15 buildings, average cost: $177,400
  • 2006: 14 buildings, average cost: $158,600
  • 2007: 15 buildings, average cost: $167,800
  • 2008: 14 buildings, average cost: $118,000
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $218,500
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $233,000
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $206,200
  • 2012: 7 buildings, average cost: $132,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 37.63 N, Longitude: 97.78 W

Area code: 316

Cheney household income distribution Cheney home values distribution

Property values in Cheney, KS


Crime rates in Cheney by Year
Type 2003 2005 2012
Murders 000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0
Rapes 000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0
Robberies 000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0
Assaults 114
per 100,000 54.154.1188.9
Burglaries 1036
per 100,000 541.1162.2283.4
Thefts 261911
per 100,000 1,406.91,027.0519.6
Auto thefts 630
per 100,000 324.7162.20.0
Arson 000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 297.6) 136.379.381.6

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Crime rate in Cheney detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.35
Kansas average:

2.64
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.0%
Kansas:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +219 (+14.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (31%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Educational services (32%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (19%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (24%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Cheney: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Cheney, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Cheney-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kansas state average. It is 110% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/13/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 16.2 miles away from the Cheney city center killed one person and injured 60 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/26/1991, a category F5 tornado 19.9 miles away from the city center killed 17 people and injured 225 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cheney-area historical earthquake activity is near Kansas state average. It is 66% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 72.6 miles away from the city center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 178.7 miles away from Cheney center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 359.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 218.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/30/1998 at 17:41:22, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 58.3 miles away from Cheney center
On 1/18/1995 at 15:51:39, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 197.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Sedgwick County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Explosion: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Cheney topographic map

Birthplace of: Jerry Kill - College football coach.

Hospitals and medical centers in Cheney:

  • CHENEY GOLDEN AGE HOME (724 N MAIN PO BOX 370)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Cheney:

  • MEDICALODGES GODDARD (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; GODDARD, KS)
  • NORWICH CARE CENTER INC (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; NORWICH, KS)

Airports located in Cheney:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cheney:

  • Newman University (about 23 miles; Wichita, KS; Full-time enrollment: 2,066)
  • Wichita Technical Institute (about 23 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,015)
  • Friends University (about 23 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,024)
  • Wichita State University (about 28 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 11,743)
  • Hutchinson Community College (about 32 miles; Hutchinson, KS; FT enrollment: 4,174)
  • Wichita Area Technical College (about 32 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,220)
  • Butler Community College (about 51 miles; El Dorado, KS; FT enrollment: 6,676)

Public high school in Cheney:

Public elementary/middle schools in Cheney:

Private elementary/middle school in Cheney:

  • ST PAULS LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 125; Location: BOX 278; Grades: PK - 8)
See full list of schools located in Cheney

Library in Cheney:

  • CHENEY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $76,200; Location: 203 N. MAIN; 12,341 books; 276 audio materials; 898 video materials; 30 state licensed databases)

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Notable locations in Cheney: Cherry Oaks Golf Course (A), Sedgwick County Fairgrounds (B), Cheney Police Department (C), Cheney Public Library (D), Cheney Golden Age Home (E), Cheney Volunteer Fire Department (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Cheney: Saint Paul's Lutheran Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Fairview Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Libraries - Cheney (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1119 North Main Street), C & M Tours (Tours & Charters; 15848 Northeast Lakeview Drive).

Sedgwick County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 90.3. This is worse than average.

City:

90.3
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2011 was 0.183. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.183
U.S.:

0.303

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 25.6. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 22.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.6
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.34. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.34
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Cheney that have no violations reported:

  • CHENEY, CITY OF (Population served: 2,120, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 4.3%
(4.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  72.8%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.0%
Whole state:  5.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
54 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
55 people in nursing homes in 2000

Cheney, Kansas environmental map by EPA

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Cheney compared to Kansas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Banks with branches in Cheney (2011 data):

  • The Citizens State Bank of Cheney, Kansas: The Citizens State Bank Of Cheney, Kansas at 306 North Main Street, branch established on 1884/01/01. Info updated 2010/09/28: Bank assets: $51.2 mil, Deposits: $44.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens State Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.5
Kansas average:

11.3

Cheney travel time to work - commute Cheney mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (75%)
  • Electricity (24%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Cheney city (based on Sedgwick County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant104,418317
Catholic74,60032
Mainline Protestant49,200118
Other13,53247
Black Protestant11,31228
Orthodox1,3614
None243,942-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 63
Sedgwick County:

1.33 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
This county:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 16
Sedgwick County:

0.34 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 113
Sedgwick County:

2.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 306
Here:

6.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.7%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Sedgwick County:

28.3%
Kansas:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.5%
State:

13.4%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$4,339$52,0680$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$3,233
Judicial and Legal 1$2,854$34,2481$440
Police Protection - Officers 5$15,285$36,6840$0
Firefighters 0$0 1$440
Fire - Other 1$2,497$29,9640$0
Streets and Highways 1$3,547$42,5641$691
Sewerage 1$3,587$43,0440$0
Parks and Recreation 5$14,216$34,1185$717
Water Supply 1$2,856$34,2720$0
Gas Supply 1$4,494$53,9280$0
Local Libraries 0$0 4$3,047
Totals for Government 17$53,675$37,88819$8,568

Cheney government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $447,000 ($209.56)
    Regular Highways: $267,000 ($125.18)
    Financial Administration: $246,000 ($115.33)
    Police Protection: $177,000 ($82.98)
    Sewerage: $175,000 ($82.04)
    Water Utilities: $152,000 ($71.26)
    General - Other: $87,000 ($40.79)
    Parks & Recreation: $77,000 ($36.10)
    Fire Protection: $66,000 ($30.94)
    Libraries: $36,000 ($16.88)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $14,000 ($6.56)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $37,000 ($17.35)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $34,000 ($15.94)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $66,000 ($30.94)
    General - Other: $53,000 ($24.85)
    Water Utilities: $7,000 ($3.28)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $520,000 ($243.79)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $71,000 ($33.29)

Cheney government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $235,000 ($110.17)
    Parks & Recreation: $27,000 ($12.66)
    All Other: $23,000 ($10.78)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $205,000 ($96.11)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $86,000 ($40.32)
    Interest Earnings: $13,000 ($6.09)
    Rents: $3,000 ($1.41)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $501,000 ($234.88)
    Water Utilities: $214,000 ($100.33)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $42,000 ($19.69)
  • Tax - Property: $412,000 ($193.16)
    Public Utilities: $29,000 ($13.60)
    NEC: $1,000 ($0.47)

Cheney government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $1,188,000 ($556.96)
    Electric Utilities: $0 ($0.00)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $775,000 ($363.34)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $1,000,000 ($468.82)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,750,000 ($820.44)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $1,148,000 ($538.21)
    Electric Utilities: $0 ($0.00)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $50,000 ($23.44)
    Water Utilities: $40,000 ($18.75)
    Electric Utilities: $0 ($0.00)

Cheney government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $681,000 ($319.27)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $33,000 ($15.47)

4.23% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,654 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.23%
Kansas average:

6.43%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($686 average AGI)
Sedgwick County:

0.07%
Kansas average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Butler County, KS  0.45% ($42,933 average AGI)
from Sumner County, KS  0.15% ($35,722)
from Harvey County, KS  0.15% ($33,578)


4.82% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,421 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.82%
Kansas average:

6.89%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($628 average AGI)
Sedgwick County:

0.07%
Kansas average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Butler County, KS  0.44% ($47,043 average AGI)
to Johnson County, KS  0.16% ($42,914)
to Harvey County, KS  0.12% ($36,327)

Strongest AM radio stations in Cheney:

  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KMYR (1410 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: AGAPE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KFH (1330 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KQAM (1480 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KWLS (1290 AM; 5 kW; PRATT, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KCRC (1390 AM; 10 kW; ENID, OK; Owner: CHISHOLM TRAIL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cheney:

  • KFDI-FM (101.3 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KZSN (102.1 FM; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KICT-FM (95.1 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KRBB (97.9 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFBZ (105.3 FM; HAYSVILLE, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KKRD (107.3 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KEYN-FM (103.7 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KCVW (94.3 FM; KINGMAN, KS; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSKU (97.1 FM; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: AD ASTRA PER ASPERA BROADCASTING, IN)
  • KHCC-FM (90.1 FM; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: HUTCHINSON COMMUNITY JR. COLLEGE)
  • KYQQ (106.5 FM; ARKANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KFH-FM (98.7 FM; CLEARWATER, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KANR (92.7 FM; BELLE PLAINE, KS; Owner: DANIEL D. SMITH)
  • KHMY (93.1 FM; PRATT, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KTCM (100.3 FM; KINGMAN, KS; Owner: MARIA L. SALAZAR)
  • KRZZ-FM (96.3 FM; DERBY, KS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMUW (89.1 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: WICHITA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KDGS (93.9 FM; ANDOVER, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Cheney:

  • KSNW (Channel 3; WICHITA, KS; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION OF WICHITA)
  • KSAS-TV (Channel 24; WICHITA, KS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KWCV (Channel 33; WICHITA, KS; Owner: WLBB BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KAKE-TV (Channel 10; WICHITA, KS; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KCTU-LP (Channel 55; WICHITA, KS; Owner: RIVER CITY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KSMI-LP (Channel 51; WICHITA, KS; Owner: RIVER CITY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KWCH-TV (Channel 12; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KSCC (Channel 36; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KPTS (Channel 8; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: KANSAS PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICE, INC.)
  • KTQW-LP (Channel 53; WICHITA, KS; Owner: KNOWLEDGE L.C.)
  • KFVT-LP (Channel 40; WICHITA, KS; Owner: LOCKE SUPPLY CO.)
  • K59DA (Channel 59; WICHITA, KS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Cheney fatal accident list:

Dec 1, 2011 06:40 AM, Us-54, 383 Rd, Lat: 37.66764, Lon: -97.75602, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Oct 21, 1978 03:20 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Cheney)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Cheney State Pk Rt 1 Box 167 (Lat: 37.720278 Lon: -97.793111), Type: Tower, Structure height: 9 m, Call Sign: WPFS711, Licensee ID: L00001782
    Assigned Frequencies: 39.2000 MHz, 39.5800 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/18/2004, Expiration Date: 11/07/2014
    Registrant: State Of Kansas, 900 Sw Jackson Rm 751 S, Topeka, KS 66612-1275, Phone: (316) 873-2572
  • Marcorthur Rd 4 Mi W (Lat: 37.579750 Lon: -97.830889), Call Sign: KNAW860
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.805 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/19/1996, Expiration Date: 03/27/2001, Cancellation Date: 05/27/2001
    Registrant: Clifton Brown, Rfd 2 Box 70, Cheney, KS 67025
  • 102 S Adams (Lat: 37.626694 Lon: -97.781722), Call Sign: KSF745, Licensee ID: L00110334
    Assigned Frequencies: 35.1000 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/02/1998, Expiration Date: 03/31/2003, Cancellation Date: 11/30/2001
    Registrant: Cheney Cooperative Elevator Assn, 102 S Adams, Cheney, KS 67025
  • Cr 4 1/2 Mi W 1/2 Mi N (Lat: 37.644472 Lon: -97.836444), Call Sign: KNEM887
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.960 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/06/2013, Expiration Date: 02/08/2023
    Registrant: Electronics Sales & Service, 1755 North Broadway, Wichita, KS 67214, Phone: (316) 262-7089, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • Cheney 1, Lat: 37.626028 Lon: -97.783750, Type: Silo, Structure height: 46 m, Overall height: 47 m, Call Sign: WQKR605
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/25/2009, Expiration Date: 08/25/2019, Certifier: Justin Mayo
    Registrant: Kanokla Networks, 21 N Main, Caldwell, KS 67022, Phone: (620) 845-5500, Fax: (620) 845-5505, Email:
  • Cheney 2, Lat: 37.626028 Lon: -97.783750, Type: Silo, Structure height: 46 m, Overall height: 47 m, Call Sign: WQKR605
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/25/2009, Expiration Date: 08/25/2019, Certifier: Justin Mayo
    Registrant: Kanokla Networks, 21 N Main, Caldwell, KS 67022, Phone: (620) 845-5500, Fax: (620) 845-5505, Email:
  • Cheney 3, Lat: 37.626028 Lon: -97.783750, Type: Silo, Structure height: 46 m, Overall height: 47 m, Call Sign: WQKR605
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/25/2009, Expiration Date: 08/25/2019, Certifier: Justin Mayo
    Registrant: Kanokla Networks, 21 N Main, Caldwell, KS 67022, Phone: (620) 845-5500, Fax: (620) 845-5505, Email:
  • CHENEY, Cheney, Ks (Lat: 37.668028 Lon: -97.781194), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 97.5 m, Call Sign: WQQF461
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6226.89 MHz... (+6 more)
    Grant Date: 11/27/2012, Expiration Date: 11/27/2022, Certifier: Jerad Wilson
    Registrant: Comsearch, 19700 Janelia Farm Blvd, Ashburn, VA 20147, Phone: (703) 726-5671
  • WT54XC102, Nw Of 21st & 359th - Wt54xc102a (Lat: 37.725278 Lon: -97.752389), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 79.2 m, Call Sign: WQQY945
    Assigned Frequencies: 10815.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/28/2013, Expiration Date: 03/28/2023, Certifier: Kyle B Entz
    Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Cheney)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182G (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2003R , Serial Number: 18255203, Year manufactured: 1963, Airworthiness Date: 12/28/1963
    Registrant (Individual): Donald R Albers, Po Box 730, Cheney, KS 67025
  • Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT BC12-D (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 43590 , Serial Number: 7249, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 09/17/1957
    Registrant (Individual): Leo R Saurenman, Rr 2 Po Box 186a, Cheney, KS 67025
  • Aircraft: CASSUTT 111M2 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 142 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 767NJ , Serial Number: CH-1, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 04/16/1991
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Leo R Saurenman, Rr 2 Box 186a, Cheney, KS 67025, Other Owners: Edward E Saurenman
  • Aircraft: MONOCOUPE 113 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 8917 , Serial Number: 297
    Registrant (Individual): Edward E Saurenman, Route 2 Box 186a, Cheney, KS 67025
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182N (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9086G , Serial Number: 18260626, Year manufactured: 1971, Airworthiness Date: 04/26/1971
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Patricia J Minard, 5848 Ne 150 Ave, Cheney, KS 67025, Other Owners: Max J Minard
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 195A (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 146 mph), Engine: JACOBS R755A SERIES (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9303A , Serial Number: 7382, Year manufactured: 1949, Airworthiness Date: 01/25/1995
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Scotty L Jergenson, 15051 Se 40 St, Cheney, KS 67025, Other Owners: Carolyn L Jergenson

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$153,020
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0107.00

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 81
  • Hazardous Condition: 8
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Cheney

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Cheney, KS
Most common first names in Cheney, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William2079.4 years
Robert1975.2 years
Mary1681.5 years
John1578.7 years
Henry1281.9 years
Anna1284.1 years
George1178.3 years
Charles1074.3 years
Fred1084.5 years
Helen982.0 years
Most common last names in Cheney, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Branine1286.3 years
Brown1079.5 years
Wulf1078.4 years
Kohler981.4 years
Bolinger883.6 years
Cook878.8 years
Koster879.2 years
Williams880.2 years
Pipkin790.3 years
Zerener781.4 years

Businesses in Cheney, KS

  • Chevrolet: 1
  • Ford: 1

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