Cheektowaga is a town located in the Buffalo metropolitan area, which is part of New York, United States.
The character of Cheektowaga is exemplified by its relaxed ambience. The noise levels in this town are low, as the streets are usually tranquil - although that is not the case around Governor Thomas E Dewey Thruway, Interstate 190, one of the railway lines or one of the 2 airports (Buffalo Airfield, Buffalo Niagara International Airport). Finally, access to public green spaces in the town, like J. C. Stiglmeir Park and Dingens Park, is easy and there are about 10 of them close by for residents to explore.
Most homes in Cheektowaga were constructed pre-1960, during its latest housing boom. In this part of the Buffalo metropolitan area, most of buildings are single detached homes, whereas the remainder are mainly duplexes. Home owners occupy around three quarters of the dwellings in Cheektowaga whereas renters occupy the remainder. This town has quite a good variety of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
House owners may find it challenging to reach high schools and primary schools as pedestrians. Along with public schools, there are private elementary and high schools. In terms of food, a portion of property owners in Cheektowaga may have the option to do their grocery shopping on foot in one of over 50 stores, while others will have to use a vehicle. There are also a few opportunities for those who value nearby restaurants and cafes.
Moving around by car is very convenient in Cheektowaga. Parking is generally easy, and most real estate listings are a reasonably short car ride from the nearest highway, such as Governor Thomas E Dewey Thruway. On the other hand, the public transit system in Cheektowaga is rather limited. Nevertheless, the town is connected by approximately 10 bus lines, and bus stops are not very far-removed from most houses. Cheektowaga is not particularly suitable for walking because few common errands can be run without having to use a car.