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Cheyenne County, Kansas (KS)

County population in 2019: 2,667 (all rural); it was 3,165 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 398
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 573
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 1,052
Renter-occupied apartments: 289 (it was 308 in 2000)
% of renters here:

23%
State:

32%

Land area: 1020 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 3 people per square mile   (very low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Cheyenne County: 78.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (28.0%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (17.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 62%
  • Government: 23%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 14%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in Cheyenne County, KS (2019)
    • 2,46792.9%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1857.0%Hispanic or Latino
    • 30.1%Two or more races
Median resident age:

46.2 years
Kansas median age:

37.2 years
Males: 1,321  (49.6%)
Females: 1,346  (50.4%)
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Average household size:
Cheyenne County:

2.0 people
Kansas:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $49,629 ($30,599 in 1999)
This county:

$49,629
Kansas:

$62,087

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $419 (lower quartile is $342, upper quartile is $508)
This county:

$419
State:

$673


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $84,555 (it was $52,800 in 2000)
Cheyenne:

$84,555
Kansas:

$163,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $46,293 - $158,266

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $114,468
Here:

$114,468
State:

$207,668

Mobile homes: $61,858
Here:

$61,858
State:

$58,367

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,106
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $411

Institutionalized population: 49

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 3
  • Burglaries: 6
  • Thefts: 11
  • Auto thefts: 0

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 2
  • Thefts: 8
  • Auto thefts: 1
Cheyenne County, KS map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $240,000
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $300,000
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings
  • 2013: 0 buildings
  • 2014: 0 buildings
  • 2015: 0 buildings
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 2017: 0 buildings
  • 2018: 2 buildings, average cost: $128,700
  • 2019: 1 building, cost: $95,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Cheyenne, KS residents
Average permit cost in Cheyenne, KS
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,757 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,262 (1.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Cheyenne, KS in 2019
Distribution of house value in Cheyenne, KS in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Cheyenne, KS in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 9.0%
Cheyenne County:

9.0%
Kansas:

11.4%
(8.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 12.4% for other race residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 46.2 years old
(Males: 45.4 years old, Females: 50.4 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 48.9 years old, American Indian residents: 64.8 years old, Asian residents: 35.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 29.2 years old, Other race residents: 28.7 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Cheyenne County is $378 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $497 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $636 a month.

Cities in this county include: St. Francis, Bird City.

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Cheyenne County: McDonald Wastewater Plant (A), Atwood Wastewater Treatment Facility (B), Herndon Wastewater Plant (C), Beardsley Equity Co - Operative Association Grain Elevator Number 1 (D), McDonald Co - Operative Equity Mercantile Exchange Grain Elevator Number 1 (E), Dewey Ranch (F), Rawlins County Fairgrounds (G), Kansas Department of Transportation District 3 Area 2 Office (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Cheyenne County include: Saint John's Catholic Church (A), Saint Cyril Church (B), Trinity Church (C), Herndon Covenant Church (D), Stevens Chapel (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Mayflower Cemetery (1), Immaculate Conception Cemetery (2), Saint Johns Cemetery (3), Enterprise Cemetery (4), Saint Cyril Cemetery (5), Trinity Cemetery (6), Union Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Little Beaver Creek (A), Middle Fork Sappa Creek (B), North Beaver Creek (C), West Fork Burntwood Creek (D), East Fork Burntwood Creek (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Cumberland County, New Jersey , Darke County, Ohio , Harlan County, Nebraska , Wayne County, Indiana , Sherman County , Webster County, Nebraska , Smith County .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

2.1%
Kansas:

5.3%

Unemployment by year in Cheyenne, KS
County total employment by year in Cheyenne, KS
County average yearly wages by year in Cheyenne, KS

Current college students: 71
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 94.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 29.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 114 (18.3% naturalized citizens)

Cheyenne County:

4.3%
Whole state:

7.2%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 372010 or later
  • 302000 to 2009
  • 341990 to 1999
  • 41980 to 1989
  • 41970 to 1979
  • 12Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 86.8%

Cheyenne County marital status for males Cheyenne County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,362
  • One, attached: 4
  • Two: 18
  • 3 or 4: 38
  • 5 to 9: 5
  • 10 to 19: 6
  • 20 or more: 14
  • Mobile homes: 64

Housing units in Cheyenne County with a mortgage: 319 (2 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 683

Here:

31.8% with mortgage
State:

57.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Cheyenne County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,0754
Evangelical Protestant2306
Catholic1862
None1,235-
Cheyenne County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Cheyenne County:

10.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
Cheyenne County:

3.61 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 4
This county:

14.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Cheyenne County:

9.9%
Kansas:

8.1%

Adult obesity rate:
Cheyenne County:

28.0%
State:

27.9%

Agriculture in Cheyenne County:

Average size of farms: 1307 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $123,402
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $125.45
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 63.65%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $129,801
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 27.35%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 26.19%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $143,923
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 87.07%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 7.84
Corn for grain: 21074 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 106301 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 3372 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Cheyenne County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Kansas state average. It is 2732445.8 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 4 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 5/14/1951, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado injured 4 people and caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cheyenne County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kansas state average. It is 534% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 565.4 miles away from Cheyenne County center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 270.9 miles away from the county center
On 8/23/2011 at 05:46:18, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi) earthquake occurred 246.8 miles away from the county center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 348.2 miles away from the county center
On 6/22/2019 at 08:50:24, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 128.2 miles away from Cheyenne County center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW) earthquake occurred 256.8 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Kansas Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4504, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Kansas Severe Winter Storm, Snowstorm, Straight-line Winds, And Flooding, Incident Period: April 28, 2017 - May 3, 2017, FEMA Id: 4319, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm, Flood, Wind
  • Kansas Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: September 02, 2016 to September 12, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4287: October 20, 2016, FEMA Id: 4287, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Kansas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 04, 2015 to June 21, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4230: July 20, 2015, FEMA Id: 4230, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Kansas Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 07, 2010 to July 21, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1932: August 10, 2010, FEMA Id: 1932, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Kansas Severe Winter Storms and Snowstorm, Incident Period: December 22, 2009 to January 08, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1885: March 09, 2010, FEMA Id: 1885, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Kansas Severe Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 06, 2007 to December 19, 2007, Emergency Declared EM-3282: December 12, 2007, FEMA Id: 3282, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Kansas Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 28, 2006 to December 31, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1675: January 07, 2007, FEMA Id: 1675, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Kansas Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: November 27, 2005 to November 28, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1626: January 26, 2006, FEMA Id: 1626, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Kansas Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: September 01, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3236: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3236, Natural disaster type: Hurricane

The number of natural disasters in Cheyenne County (10) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Cheyenne

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 865 (73.9%)
  • Carpooled: 83 (7.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 14 (1.2%)
  • Bicycle: 5 (0.4%)
  • Walked: 99 (8.5%)
  • Worked at home: 105 (9.0%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (35%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Management occupations (19%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (17%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (12%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (4%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (64%)
  • Russia (20%)
  • Poland (7%)
  • Canada (3%)
  • Sweden (0%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (0%)
  • England (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Cheyenne County


  • German (41%)
  • English (8%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • American (6%)
  • Italian (2%)
  • Russian (2%)
  • Danish (1%)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
54 people in nursing homes
49 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $44,180.

2.90% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,567 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

2.90%
Kansas average:

6.44%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.90% relocated from other counties in Kansas ($37,567 average AGI)
3.09% relocated from other states ($48,233 average AGI)
Cheyenne County:

3.09%
Kansas average:

3.30%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries


4.55% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($59,333 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.55%
Kansas average:

7.12%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.66% relocated to other counties in Kansas ($21,792 average AGI)
1.90% relocated to other states ($37,563 average AGI)
Cheyenne County:

1.90%
Kansas average:

3.97%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.4
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.0

Births per 1000 population in Cheyenne County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 14.5

Deaths per 1000 population in Cheyenne County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 11.8

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Cheyenne County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 14.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 10.0%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Cheyenne County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Cheyenne County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Cheyenne County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Cheyenne County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Cheyenne County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Cheyenne County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 784 (719 aged, 65 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 65 (12%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 18%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 18%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 33.57
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 9,903
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 537
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 17,019

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 984
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,222
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 34

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 63
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 102

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,667
  • Male householders: 665 (204 living alone), Female householders: 564 (301 living alone)
  • 569 spouses (569 opposite-sex spouses), 42 unmarried partners, (42 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 687 children (595 natural, 37 adopted, 56 stepchildren), 30 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 6 parents, 11 foster children, 8 other relatives, 47 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 35

Size of family households: 421 2-persons, 61 3-persons, 111 4-persons, 64 5-persons, 10 6-persons, 13 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 518 1-person, 39 2-persons, 6 3-persons.

378 married couples with children.
133 single-parent households (41 men, 92 women).

92.0% of residents of Cheyenne speak English at home.
6.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (66% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
1.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (50% speak English very well, 50% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $42,621,000 ($14,307 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $195,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $9,817,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $6,206,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $19,998,000
Federal grants: $5,743,000
Federal procurement contracts: $154,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $705,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $270,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $2,390,000
Federal Government insurance: $24,876,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 131
Here:

44 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 209
Here:

71 per 1000 residents
State:

47 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +40
Here:

+14 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -177
Here -60 per 1000 residents
State -21 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Cheyenne County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.79 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.9
State:

6.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.2
State:

4.4

Year house built in Cheyenne County, Kansas
  • Year house built in Cheyenne County, Kansas
  • 102014 or later
  • 72010 to 2013
  • 452000 to 2009
  • 551990 to 1999
  • 851980 to 1989
  • 1451970 to 1979
  • 1341960 to 1969
  • 2431950 to 1959
  • 1741940 to 1949
  • 6031939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Cheyenne County, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Cheyenne County, Kansas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Cheyenne County, Kansas
  • 61 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 113 rooms
  • 794 rooms
  • 1365 rooms
  • 2026 rooms
  • 1397 rooms
  • 1458 rooms
  • 2739+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cheyenne County, Kansas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cheyenne County, Kansas
  • 11 room
  • 92 rooms
  • 393 rooms
  • 364 rooms
  • 545 rooms
  • 256 rooms
  • 337 rooms
  • 248 rooms
  • 269+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Cheyenne County, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Cheyenne County, Kansas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Cheyenne County, Kansas
  • 12no bedroom
  • 221 bedroom
  • 2262 bedrooms
  • 3323 bedrooms
  • 2814 bedrooms
  • 1185+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cheyenne County, Kansas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cheyenne County, Kansas
  • 1no bedroom
  • 511 bedroom
  • 992 bedrooms
  • 673 bedrooms
  • 144 bedrooms
  • 155+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Cheyenne County, Kansas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Cheyenne County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Cheyenne County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 23no vehicle
  • 2241 vehicle
  • 4022 vehicles
  • 2043 vehicles
  • 854 vehicles
  • 495+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Cheyenne County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Cheyenne County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 29no vehicle
  • 1091 vehicle
  • 532 vehicles
  • 253 vehicles
  • 64 vehicles
  • 235+ vehicles

92.1% of Cheyenne County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 34% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 29% lived in Kansas.

Cheyenne County:

92.1%
State average:

83.8%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 1,386
  • Other state: 1,153
  • Northeast: 10
  • Midwest: 394
  • South: 121
  • West: 625
Year householders moved into unit in Cheyenne County, KS
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Cheyenne County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 70.1%Utility gas
  • 14.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 12.8%Electricity
  • 2.6%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 67.2%Utility gas
  • 18.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 9.4%Electricity
  • 3.7%Wood
  • 0.8%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 3
Here:

1.2%
Kansas:

10.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Kansas:

9.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 0
Here:

0.0%
Kansas:

15.0%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Cheyenne County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $147,000
    Solid Waste Management: $69,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $6,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $125,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,364,000
    Regular Highways: $1,001,000
    Police Protection: $255,000
    Financial Administration: $237,000
    Central Staff Services: $189,000
    General Public Buildings: $138,000
    Solid Waste Management: $127,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $119,000
    Health - Other: $117,000
    Local Fire Protection: $49,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $46,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Hospitals: $512,000
    Other - General - Other: $332,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $34,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $175,000
    Interest Earnings: $6,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $38,000
    Health - Other: $16,000
    Police Protection: $8,000
    Regular Highways: $3,000
    General Public Building: $2,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,842,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $365,000
    Highways: $226,000
    General Local Government Support: $34,000
    Health and Hospitals: $33,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,736,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $773,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $46,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $39,000
    Individual Income: $23,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $19,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,294,000

Cheyenne County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $147,000
    Solid Waste Management: $69,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $6,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $125,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,364,000
    Regular Highways: $1,001,000
    Police Protection: $255,000
    Financial Administration: $237,000
    Central Staff Services: $189,000
    General Public Buildings: $138,000
    Solid Waste Management: $127,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $119,000
    Health - Other: $117,000
    Local Fire Protection: $49,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $46,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Hospitals: $512,000
    Other - General - Other: $332,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $34,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $175,000
    Interest Earnings: $6,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $38,000
    Health - Other: $16,000
    Police Protection: $8,000
    Regular Highways: $3,000
    General Public Building: $2,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,842,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $365,000
    Highways: $226,000
    General Local Government Support: $34,000
    Health and Hospitals: $33,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,736,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $773,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $46,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $39,000
    Individual Income: $23,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $19,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,294,000

Cheyenne County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $147,000
    Solid Waste Management: $69,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $6,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $125,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,364,000
    Regular Highways: $1,001,000
    Police Protection: $255,000
    Financial Administration: $237,000
    Central Staff Services: $189,000
    General Public Buildings: $138,000
    Solid Waste Management: $127,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $119,000
    Health - Other: $117,000
    Local Fire Protection: $49,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $46,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Hospitals: $512,000
    Other - General - Other: $332,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $34,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $175,000
    Interest Earnings: $6,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $38,000
    Health - Other: $16,000
    Police Protection: $8,000
    Regular Highways: $3,000
    General Public Building: $2,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,842,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $365,000
    Highways: $226,000
    General Local Government Support: $34,000
    Health and Hospitals: $33,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,736,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $773,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $46,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $39,000
    Individual Income: $23,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $19,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,294,000

Cheyenne County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $147,000
    Solid Waste Management: $69,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $6,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $125,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,364,000
    Regular Highways: $1,001,000
    Police Protection: $255,000
    Financial Administration: $237,000
    Central Staff Services: $189,000
    General Public Buildings: $138,000
    Solid Waste Management: $127,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $119,000
    Health - Other: $117,000
    Local Fire Protection: $49,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $46,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Hospitals: $512,000
    Other - General - Other: $332,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $34,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $175,000
    Interest Earnings: $6,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $38,000
    Health - Other: $16,000
    Police Protection: $8,000
    Regular Highways: $3,000
    General Public Building: $2,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,842,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $365,000
    Highways: $226,000
    General Local Government Support: $34,000
    Health and Hospitals: $33,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,736,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $773,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $46,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $39,000
    Individual Income: $23,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $19,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,294,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 20
  • Number of aged recipients: 0
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 0
  • Number of recipients under 18: 0
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 13
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 0
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 14
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 7
Most common first names in Cheyenne County, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John4179.0 years
William3379.3 years
Fred1982.2 years
Helen1878.7 years
George1881.4 years
Robert1774.0 years
Harold1678.6 years
Mary1582.9 years
Bertha1587.0 years
Roy1581.1 years
Most common last names in Cheyenne County, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Burr2078.8 years
Raile1979.5 years
Lampe1876.1 years
Zweygardt1879.7 years
Walz1772.4 years
Miller1485.4 years
Rogers1482.0 years
Smith1378.1 years
Zimbelman1282.7 years
Wright1270.8 years
Businesses in Cheyenne County, KS
NameCountNameCount
Ford1True Value1
Lane Furniture1U-Haul1
MasterBrand Cabinets2

Cheyenne County on our top lists:

  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013"