Cherokee SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
4
Affordability
9
Diversity
5
Safety
8
Amenities
6
Education
6
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
5,018
Unemployment
4.1%
Poverty
18.2%
Median Home
$83,500
Median Income
$45,103
Median Rent
$547

Rankings for Cherokee in Iowa

Best Places Around Cherokee

1

Sioux Center, IA
Population 7,450

2

Le Mars, IA
Population 9,861

3

Sheldon, IA
Population 5,060

4

Storm Lake, IA
Population 10,738

5

Spencer, IA
Population 11,132

Map Of Cherokee, IA

Population over time in Cherokee

Year Population % Change
2017 5,018 -1.9%
2016 5,113 -0.7%
2015 5,147 -1.1%
2014 5,203 -0.3%
2013 5,217 0.4%
2012 5,196 -0.5%
2011 5,223 0.3%
2010 5,205 -

Crime in Cherokee Per 100k

Crime Cherokee IA USA
Violent Crime 302.8 293.4 382.9
Murder 0.0 3.3 5.3
Robbery 0.0 39.8 98.0
Aggravated Assault 282.6 211.0 248.9
Property Crime 585.4 2125.3 2362.0
Burglary 80.7 479.3 430.4
Larceny 504.6 1468.6 1694.0
Car Theft 0.0 177.4 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Cherokee

White
92.6% (4,646)
African American
1.7% (87)
American Indian
0.6% (29)
Asian
0.8% (40)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.3% (15)
Hispanic
4.0% (201)
Race Cherokee IA USA
White 92.6% 86.5% 61.5%
African American 1.7% 3.3% 12.3%
American Indian 0.6% 0.3% 0.7%
Asian 0.8% 2.3% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.3% 1.7% 2.3%
Hispanic 4.0% 5.7% 17.6%

Household Income For Cherokee, Iowa

Less than $10,000
6.5% (32,617)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.4% (22,079)
$15,000 to $24,999
13.3% (66,739)
$25,000 to $34,999
17.6% (88,316)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.2% (71,255)
$50,000 to $74,999
20.8% (104,374)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.9% (49,678)
$100,000 to $149,999
8.1% (40,645)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.9% (14,552)
$200,000 or more
2.4% (12,043)
Income Cherokee IA USA
Less than $10,000 6.5% 5.7% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.4% 4.6% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 13.3% 9.9% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 17.6% 9.9% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.2% 14.0% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 20.8% 19.6% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.9% 14.0% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 8.1% 13.9% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.9% 4.5% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 2.4% 3.8% 6.3%

Gender in Cherokee

Female
52.9% (2,654)
Male
47.1% (2,363)
Gender Cherokee IA USA
Female 52.9% 50.4% 50.8%
Male 47.1% 49.6% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Cherokee for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.5% (176)
9-12th Grade
10.4% (522)
High School / GED
33.3% (1,673)
Some College
22.6% (1,131)
Associate's Degree
11.3% (566)
Bachelor's Degree
12.7% (637)
Master's Degree
4.7% (236)
Professional Degree
0.7% (36)
Doctorate Degree
0.7% (36)
Education Cherokee IA USA
< 9th Grade 3.5% 3.2% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 10.4% 5.0% 7.2%
High School / GED 33.3% 31.5% 27.3%
Some College 22.6% 21.3% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 11.3% 11.3% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 12.7% 18.7% 19.1%
Master's Degree 4.7% 6.2% 8.4%
Professional Degree 0.7% 1.6% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.7% 1.2% 1.4%

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