Cherokee County Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work

Click on each zip code to see available listings: 28901 28902 28905 28906

Cherokee County Population Demographics top

Total Population 28,525
Male Population 14,030
Female Population 14,495
Male Population 49.18 %
Female Population 50.82 %
Median Age 49
Citizen US Born 27,589
Citizen not US Born 598
Not Citizen 338
Citizen US Born 96.72 %
Citizen not US Born 2.1 %
Not Citizen 1.18 %
Moved from Abroad 17
Moved from Same Country 1,251
Moved from Same State 394
Moved from Different State 1,250
Same House as Last Year 25,435
Moved from Abroad 0.06 %
Moved from Same Country 4.39 %
Moved from Same State 1.38 %
Moved from Different State 4.38 %
Same House as Last Year 89.17 %

Occupational Employment in Cherokee County top

White Collar 7,758
Blue Collar 2,533
White Collar 27.2 %
Blue Collar 8.88 %
Self Employees 1,396
Private Companies 6,695
Governmental Workers 1,263
Not for Profit Companies 937
Self Employees 4.89 %
Private Companies 23.47 %
Governmental Workers 4.43 %
Not for Profit Companies 3.28 %

Number of Households in Cherokee County top

Total Households 11,675
Average People Per Household 2
Family Households 7,850
Non-family Households 3,825
Non-family Households 27.52 %
Family Households 13.41 %
Households with Children 2,493
Households without Children 9,182
Households with Children 8.74 %
Households without Children 32.19 %

Median and Average Income in Cherokee County top

Average Household Income $49,171.50
Median Household Income $35,362.00
People below Poverty Level 4,788
People above Poverty Level 23,193

Housing in Cherokee County top

Housing Units 18,626
Median Year Built 1984
Built in 1939 or Earlier 639
Built between 1940 and 1949 664
Built between 1950 and 1959 764
Built between 1960 and 1969 1,432
Built between 1970 and 1979 2,698
Built between 1980 and 1989 3,467
Built between 1990 and 1999 4,052
Built between 2000 and 2009 4,404
Built in 2010 or Later 506
Occupied Housing Units 11,675
Owner Occupied 9,407
Renter Occupied 2,268
Owner Occupied 32.98 %
Renter Occupied 7.95 %
With Mortgage 4,304
Without Mortgage 5,103
Median Value with Mortgage $148,100.00
Median Value without Mortgage $157,600.00
Median Housing Costs per Month $518.00
With Mortgage 15.09 %
Without Mortgage 17.89 %

Cherokee County Education Statistics top

No High School 1,198
Some High School 10,421
Some College 6,988
Associate Degree 2,529
Bachelor's Degree 2,633
Graduate Degree 1,638
No High School 4.2 %
Some High School 36.53 %
Some College 24.5 %
Associate Degree 8.87 %
Bachelor's Degree 9.23 %
Graduate Degree 5.74 %

Marital Status in Cherokee County top

Never Married 4,681
Married 14,331
Separated 679
Widowed 2,240
Divorced 3,195
Never Married 16.41 %
Married 50.24 %
Separated 2.38 %
Widowed 7.85 %
Divorced 11.2 %

Means of Transport to Work in Cherokee County top

Car 9,026
Bus or TrolleyBus 31
Bicycle 5
Motorcycle 4
TaxiCab 6
Walk 307

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Disclaimer


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the 2017 American Community Survey and is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.
Cherokee County is an area in Western North Carolina,North Carolina with a population of 28,525. There are 14,030 male residents living in Cherokee County and 14,495 female residents. The total number of households is 11,675 with 2 people per household on average.
The median age of the current population is 49 with 14,331 people being married and 10,795 being single.

The employment numbers show that there are 75.39% white collar employees and 24.61% blue collar employees in Cherokee County.
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