Cherokee County, Alabama Population 2018

Cherokee County, Alabama's estimated population is 25,857 with a growth rate of -0.15% 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
201725,857-40-0.15%
201625,8971310.51%
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
White24,156
Black or African American1,209
Two or More Races269
American Indian and Alaska Native152
Asian109
Some Other Race2

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Cherokee County, Alabama Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Cherokee County, Alabama Median Age

45.7


Total

44.9


Male

46.4


Female

Cherokee County, Alabama Adults

There are 20,562 adults, (5,257 of which are seniors) in Cherokee County, Alabama.

Cherokee County, Alabama Age Dependency

69.2

Age Dependency Ratio

34.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Cherokee County, Alabama Sex Ratio

Female

13,014

50.25%

Male

12,883

49.75%

Cherokee County, Alabama Households and Families

Cherokee County, Alabama Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Cherokee County, Alabama Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86%14%
All79.2%20.8%
Non Family71.5%28.5%
Male71%29%
Female66%34%

79.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cherokee County, Alabama Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,9992.3279.2
Married6,3072.886
Non Family3,0801.0671.5
Female1,2392.9166
Male3732.7271

2.75

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

4.1%

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 Grade1,0965.86%
9th to 12th Grade2,40312.85%
High School Graduate6,72235.96%
Some College4,29422.97%
Associates Degree1,5698.39%
Bachelors Degree1,4637.83%
Graduate Degree1,1476.14%

Cherokee County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White17,40214,0512,474
Black82072255
Hispanic186174
Multiple Races1711666
Asian885528
Native American666647
Other Race22

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 71.21%.

Cherokee County, Alabama Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,644$35,631$27,196
Less Than High School$20,848$27,679$15,746
High School Grad$28,331$30,372$21,050
Some College$31,578$41,612$26,789
Bachelors Degree$44,524$57,305$37,228
Graduate Degree$53,079$115,426$50,747

$31,644

Average Earnings

$35,631

Average Male

$27,196

Average Female

Cherokee County, Alabama Language

Cherokee County, Alabama Language by Age

Cherokee County, Alabama Language

99.04% of Cherokee County, Alabama residents speak only English, while 0.96% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.53% of the population.

Cherokee County, Alabama Poverty

Cherokee County, Alabama Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White23,4433,56015.19%
Black1,12629626.29%
Multiple26917263.94%
Hispanic40512430.62%
Asian1097165.14%
Native15242.63%

16.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.09%

Male Poverty Rate

16.80%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cherokee County, Alabama

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cherokee County, Alabama is Asian, with 65.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cherokee County, Alabama is Native, with 2.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.34%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.50%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.42%.

Cherokee County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.74%
High School13.21%
Some College11.53%
Bachelors or Greater5.83%

Cherokee County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed45.42%
Male Unemployed41.51%
Female Employed6.61%
Male Employed5.31%

Cherokee County, Alabama Income

Cherokee County, Alabama Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,925$52,972
Families$48,394$61,857
Married Families$54,519$
Non Families$18,741$28,018

Cherokee County, Alabama Marital Status

Cherokee County, Alabama Marital Status

Marriage Rates

61.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.4%

Male Marriage Rate

58.2%

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 45To54.

Cherokee County, Alabama Marital Status by Race

Cherokee County, Alabama Veterans

Cherokee County, Alabama Veterans by War

2,260

Number of Veterans

2,158

Male Veterans

102

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,140
First Gulf War399
Second Gulf War279
Korea175
World War II68

Cherokee County, Alabama Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74828
55 to 64429
75+425
35 to 54424
18 to 34154

Cherokee County, Alabama Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,08710.81%
Black11812.84%
Indian4351.81%
2 or More126.70%

Cherokee County, Alabama Veterans by Education

9.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cherokee County, Alabama Employment Status

Cherokee County, Alabama Employment by Age

51%

Labor Force Participation

48%

Employment Rate

5.9%

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