Cherokee SnackAbility

8
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
4
Affordability
9
Diversity
4
Safety
8
Amenities
7
Education
8
Commute
10

Cherokee, Iowa Info Snack

Cherokee is a city in Cherokee County, Iowa, United States. The population was 5,253 at the 2010 Census, down from 5,369 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Cherokee County.
Population
4,966
Unemployment
2.1%
Poverty
14.3%
Median Home
$84,000
Median Income
$46,366
Median Rent
$548

Rankings for Cherokee in Iowa

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1

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Population 7,499

2

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Population 9,894

3

Sheldon, IA
Population 5,132

4

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Population 10,672

5

Spencer, IA
Population 11,092

Map Of Cherokee, IA

Population over time in Cherokee

Year Population % Change
2017 4,966 -1.0%
2016 5,018 -1.9%
2015 5,113 -0.7%
2014 5,147 -1.1%
2013 5,203 -0.3%
2012 5,217 0.4%
2011 5,196 -0.5%
2010 5,223 0.3%
2009 5,205 -
Crime/100k Cherokee IA USA
Violent Crime 302.8 250.1 368.9
Murder 0.0 1.7 5.0
Robbery 0.0 29.5 86.2
Aggravated Assault 282.6 187.9 246.8
Property Crime 585.4 1691.5 2199.5
Burglary 80.7 352.6 376.0
Larceny 504.6 1190.4 1594.6
Car Theft 0.0 148.5 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Cherokee

White
94.2% (4,678)
African American
3.1% (155)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
1.5% (75)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.9% (46)
Hispanic
0.2% (12)
Race Cherokee IA USA
White 94.2% 86.1% 61.1%
African American 3.1% 3.4% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.3% 0.7%
Asian 1.5% 2.4% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.9% 1.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 0.2% 5.9% 17.8%

Household Income For Cherokee, Iowa

Less than $10,000
2.3% (11,448)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.3% (31,321)
$15,000 to $24,999
12.1% (60,049)
$25,000 to $34,999
15.3% (75,818)
$35,000 to $49,999
19.9% (98,715)
$50,000 to $74,999
20.4% (101,523)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.7% (53,137)
$100,000 to $149,999
7.9% (39,313)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.4% (12,096)
$200,000 or more
2.7% (13,176)
Income Cherokee IA USA
Less than $10,000 2.3% 545.0% 633.5%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.3% 442.8% 460.0%
$15,000 to $24,999 12.1% 952.2% 931.0%
$25,000 to $34,999 15.3% 964.0% 928.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 19.9% 1367.1% 1263.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 20.4% 1932.5% 1746.4%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.7% 1417.0% 1247.6%
$100,000 to $149,999 7.9% 1466.1% 1464.4%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.4% 490.0% 627.5%
$200,000 or more 2.7% 423.4% 697.9%

Gender in Cherokee

Female
50.9% (2,527)
Male
49.1% (2,439)
Gender Cherokee IA USA
Female 50.9% 50.4% 50.8%
Male 49.1% 49.6% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Cherokee for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (99)
9-12th Grade
7.0% (347)
High School / GED
37.0% (1,837)
Some College
23.0% (1,142)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (446)
Bachelor's Degree
14.0% (695)
Master's Degree
5.0% (248)
Professional Degree
1.0% (49)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (99)
Education Cherokee IA USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 7.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 37.0% 31.0% 27.0%
Some College 23.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 11.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 14.0% 19.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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