Cheney, WA 99004 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 99004: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Cheney, WA 99004

Not Acceptable, USPS
Amber, WA 99004
Tyler, WA 99004

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Spokane County
  • Centroid: Latitude 47.439, Longitude -117.627
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 99004 has segments in 2 Counties (Spokane, Whitman).

  • Businesses Addresses: 340
  • PO Box Addresses: 373
  • Residential Addresses: 8,729
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,545
    • Single Family Addresses: 7,184

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: July 1, 2020, Maps updated: August 4, 2020.


Cheney, WA 99004 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 20,882 (100%)
Population in Households 19,227 (92.1%)
Population in Families 13,256 (63.5%)
Population in Group Quarters1 1,655 ( 7.9%)
Population Density 64
Diversity Index2 41


Median Household Income $53,788
Average Household Income $71,117
% of Income for Mortgage4 22%
Per Capita Income $27,286
Wealth Index5 70


Total HU (Housing Units) 8,529 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,549 (53.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,390 (39.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 590 ( 6.9%)
Median Home Value $287,317
Average Home Value $380,732
Housing Affordability Index3 107


Total Households 7,939
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 4,572
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different races or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 1.31% 1.28%
Households 1.4% 1.35%
Families 1.38% 1.34%
Median Household Income   1.6%
Per Capita Income   2.25%
Owner Occupied HU   1.68%

Cheney, WA 99004 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 99004 to the other 588 ZIP Codes in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 168 72nd
Population Density # 353 40th
Median Household Income # 395 33rd
Housing Affordability Index # 180 31st
Per Capita Income # 421 29th
Diversity Index # 278 53rd

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