Cherokee County, Alabama Population 2018

Cherokee County, Alabama's estimated population is 25,857 with a growth rate of 0.35% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Cherokee County, Alabama is the 40th largest county in Alabama.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201725,855-2-0.01%
201725,857910.35%
201625,766250.10%
201525,741-156-0.60%
201425,897-117-0.45%
201326,014560.22%
201225,958-35-0.13%
201125,993200.08%
201025,9736,43032.90%
199019,5437834.17%
198018,7603,15420.21%
197015,606-697-4.28%
196016,303-1,331-7.55%
195017,634-2,294-11.51%
194019,928-291-1.44%
193020,219-643-3.08%
192020,8626363.14%
191020,226-870-4.12%
190021,0966373.11%
189020,4591,3517.07%
188019,1087,97671.65%
187011,132-7,228-39.37%
186018,3604,47632.24%
185013,8845,11158.26%
18408,7730.00%

Cherokee County, Alabama Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White24,072
Black or African American1,287
Two or More Races270
American Indian and Alaska Native125
Some Other Race51
Asian50

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Cherokee County, Alabama Population Pyramid 2018

2004006008001,000 Male Population2004006008001,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Cherokee County, Alabama Median Age

46.1


Total

45.4


Male

46.5


Female

Cherokee County, Alabama Adults

There are 20,647 adults, (5,422 of whom are seniors) in Cherokee County, Alabama.

Cherokee County, Alabama Age Dependency

69.8

Age Dependency Ratio

35.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Cherokee County, Alabama Sex Ratio

Female

12,993

50.25%

Male

12,862

49.75%

Cherokee County, Alabama Households and Families

Cherokee County, Alabama Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Cherokee County, Alabama Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87%13%
All78.1%21.9%
Male69.9%30.1%
Non Family67.3%32.7%
Female63.6%36.4%

78.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cherokee County, Alabama Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,7952.3778.1
Married6,0982.8987
Non Family3,2291.0767.3
Female1,1193.0463.6
Male3493.1769.9

2.84

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

4.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Cherokee County, Alabama Households

Cherokee County, Alabama Education

Cherokee County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3267.05%
9th to 12th Grade2,52413.43%
High School Graduate7,17938.19%
Some College3,92220.87%
Associates Degree1,5027.99%
Bachelors Degree1,2376.58%
Graduate Degree1,1075.89%

Cherokee County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White17,39813,7052,198
Black826745106
Hispanic282206
Multiple Races2242249
Other Race516
Native American494918
Asian353513

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 37.14%.

Cherokee County, Alabama Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,261$36,196$27,494
Less Than High School$21,385$30,801$17,150
High School Grad$30,903$32,297$25,381
Some College$30,841$40,104$25,804
Bachelors Degree$47,096$46,581$50,547
Graduate Degree$55,284$113,913$50,625

$32,261

Average Earnings

$36,196

Average Male

$27,494

Average Female

Cherokee County, Alabama Language

Cherokee County, Alabama Language by Age

Cherokee County, Alabama Language

98.96% of Cherokee County, Alabama residents speak only English, while 1.04% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.81% of the population.

Cherokee County, Alabama Poverty

Cherokee County, Alabama Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White23,3823,62515.50%
Hispanic40917943.77%
Multiple27014854.81%
Black1,20513411.12%
Other514588.24%
Asian503060.00%
Native12554.00%

16.14%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.62%

Male Poverty Rate

16.66%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cherokee County, Alabama

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cherokee County, Alabama is Other, with 88.24% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cherokee County, Alabama is Native, with 4.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.43%.

Cherokee County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.50%
High School12.37%
Some College11.87%
Bachelors or Greater3.85%

Cherokee County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed53.69%
Female Unemployed30.24%
Female Employed6.63%
Male Employed5.30%

Cherokee County, Alabama Income

Cherokee County, Alabama Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$40,041$54,671
Families$50,252$62,030
Married Families$56,694$
Non Families$18,675$35,030

Cherokee County, Alabama Marital Status

Cherokee County, Alabama Marital Status

Marriage Rates

58.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.6%

Male Marriage Rate

57.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Cherokee County, Alabama Married by Age and Sex

Cherokee County, Alabama Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Cherokee County, Alabama Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Cherokee County, Alabama Veterans

Cherokee County, Alabama Veterans by War

2,330

Number of Veterans

2,198

Male Veterans

132

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,113
First Gulf War316
Second Gulf War301
Korea161
World War II63

Cherokee County, Alabama Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74776
75+554
55 to 64393
35 to 54367
18 to 34240

Cherokee County, Alabama Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,12010.97%
Black17718.48%
2 or More219.01%
Indian1224.00%

Cherokee County, Alabama Veterans by Education

8.44%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.79%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cherokee County, Alabama Employment Status

Cherokee County, Alabama Employment by Age

48.8%

Labor Force Participation

46.2%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Cherokee County, Alabama Employment by Race

Cherokee County, Alabama Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Cherokee County, Alabama

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Piedmont 48784666-212-4.35%
Centre34893555661.89%
Collinsville 19831963-20-1.01%
Cedar Bluff18251790-35-1.92%
Leesburg10241008-16-1.56%
Sand Rock 560555-5-0.89%
Gaylesville144143-1-0.69%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990