Cheney is a very small city located in the state of Kansas. With a population of 2,153 people and just one neighborhood, Cheney is the 119th largest community in Kansas.
Real Estate Prices
Cheney real estate is some of the most expensive in Kansas, although Cheney house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Cheney is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Cheney is a city of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Cheney who work in management occupations (14.64%), office and administrative support (12.87%) and teaching (11.19%).
Setting & Lifestyle
In addition, Cheney is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are educated, wealthy, executives and professionals, who have urbane tastes in books, food, and travel, whether they actually live in a big city, or choose to reside in a small town. In big or medium-sized cities, urban sophisticates tend to frequent art institutions such as opera, symphonies, ballet, live theatre, and museums.
Because of many things, Cheney is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Cheney a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Cheney has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Cheney’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Cheney is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.