Cherokee County, Georgia Population 2018

Cherokee County, Georgia's estimated population is 247,573 with a growth rate of 2.47% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Cherokee County, Georgia is the 7th largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017235,896-11,677-4.72%
2017247,5735,9732.47%
2016241,6006,1762.62%
2015235,4245,0282.18%
2014230,3965,9092.63%
2013224,4873,7141.68%
2012220,7732,9531.36%
2011217,8202,6311.22%
2010215,189124,985138.56%
199090,20438,50574.48%
198051,69920,64066.45%
197031,0598,05835.03%
196023,0012,25110.85%
195020,7506243.10%
194020,1261230.61%
193020,0031,4347.72%
192018,5691,90811.45%
191016,6611,4189.30%
190015,243-169-1.10%
189015,4121,0877.59%
188014,3253,92637.75%
187010,399-892-7.90%
186011,291-1,509-11.79%
185012,8006,905117.13%
18405,8950.00%

Cherokee County, Georgia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White203,874
Black or African American15,623
Some Other Race6,146
Two or More Races5,084
Asian4,419
American Indian and Alaska Native707
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander43

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

Cherokee County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2018

2,0004,0006,0008,00010,000 Male Population2,0004,0006,0008,00010,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Cherokee County, Georgia Median Age

38


Total

37.3


Male

38.7


Female

Cherokee County, Georgia Adults

There are 175,275 adults, (29,121 of whom are seniors) in Cherokee County, Georgia.

Cherokee County, Georgia Age Dependency

61.4

Age Dependency Ratio

19.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Cherokee County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

119,764

50.77%

Male

116,132

49.23%

Cherokee County, Georgia Households and Families

Cherokee County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Cherokee County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.1%14.9%
All76.4%23.6%
Non Family67.2%32.8%
Male64.1%35.9%
Female52.2%47.8%

76.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cherokee County, Georgia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All83,1502.8276.4
Married50,1883.3385.1
Non Family21,4661.3267.2
Female7,8463.3552.2
Male3,6503.5464.1

3.27

Average Family Size

2.82

Average Household Size

4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Cherokee County, Georgia Households

Cherokee County, Georgia Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5,3443.42%
9th to 12th Grade8,9595.73%
High School Graduate37,46623.97%
Some College37,02123.69%
Associates Degree11,7317.51%
Bachelors Degree38,33624.53%
Graduate Degree17,42711.15%

Cherokee County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White130,174121,54048,252
Hispanic12,5517,8662,105
Black9,4438,5863,564
Other Race2,9501,434279
Asian2,8892,6431,166
Multiple Races1,8471,648620
Native American40233432
Islander43

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.37%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 40.36%.

Cherokee County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$44,619$53,424$34,726
Less Than High School$21,825$24,725$18,495
High School Grad$31,852$40,604$22,774
Some College$41,466$53,101$31,675
Bachelors Degree$58,531$73,495$44,912
Graduate Degree$65,306$90,380$57,435

$44,619

Average Earnings

$53,424

Average Male

$34,726

Average Female

Cherokee County, Georgia Language

Cherokee County, Georgia Language by Age

Cherokee County, Georgia Language

88.63% of Cherokee County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 11.37% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.00% of the population.

Cherokee County, Georgia Poverty

Cherokee County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White187,01413,0476.98%
Hispanic23,3625,98225.61%
Black15,2432,08113.65%
Other5,9361,71928.96%
Multiple5,00582416.46%
Asian4,4042736.20%
Native67715322.60%

9.44%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.23%

Male Poverty Rate

9.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cherokee County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cherokee County, Georgia is Other, with 28.96% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cherokee County, Georgia is Asian, with 6.20% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.60%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.61%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.95%.

Cherokee County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.79%
High School9.88%
Some College7.12%
Bachelors or Greater3.14%

Cherokee County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed23.34%
Female Unemployed20.94%
Male Employed5.48%
Female Employed5.22%

Cherokee County, Georgia Income

Cherokee County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$75,477$93,164
Families$86,552$104,049
Married Families$97,345$114,471
Non Families$43,726$57,090

Cherokee County, Georgia Marital Status

Cherokee County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

57.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.3%

Male Marriage Rate

56.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Cherokee County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

Cherokee County, Georgia 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, Georgia Marital Status by Race


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

Cherokee County, Georgia Veterans

Cherokee County, Georgia Veterans by War

14,178

Number of Veterans

13,250

Male Veterans

928

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam5,402
First Gulf War3,459
Second Gulf War2,021
Korea909
World War II393

Cherokee County, Georgia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 544,345
65 to 744,147
55 to 642,568
75+2,375
18 to 34743

Cherokee County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White12,9318.40%
Black8968.18%
Hispanic4753.18%
2 or More1726.58%
Asian1063.26%
Indian396.04%
Other340.90%

Cherokee County, Georgia Veterans by Education

6.47%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cherokee County, Georgia Employment Status

Cherokee County, Georgia Employment by Age

67.6%

Labor Force Participation

64.3%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Cherokee County, Georgia Employment by Race

Cherokee County, Georgia Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Cherokee County, Georgia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Woodstock2377730929715230.08%
Canton2314626340319413.80%
Holly Springs922611281205522.27%
Ball Ground1436190947332.94%
Nelson 13141361473.58%
Waleska64487923536.49%
Mountain Park 552582305.43%
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