Cherokee County, Georgia Population 2018

Cherokee County, Georgia's estimated population is 247,573 with a growth rate of 7.35% 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
2017247,57316,9447.35%
2016230,629-10,971-4.54%
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
White200,053
Black or African American14,934
Some Other Race6,352
Two or More Races4,714
Asian4,006
American Indian and Alaska Native558
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander12

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

Cherokee County, Georgia 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, Georgia Median Age

37.7


Total

37.1


Male

38.4


Female

Cherokee County, Georgia Adults

There are 170,435 adults, (27,445 of which are seniors) in Cherokee County, Georgia.

Cherokee County, Georgia Age Dependency

61.1

Age Dependency Ratio

19.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42

Child Dependency Ratio

Cherokee County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

117,064

50.76%

Male

113,565

49.24%

Cherokee County, Georgia Households and Families

Cherokee County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Cherokee County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.5%14.5%
All77.3%22.7%
Non Family68.5%31.5%
Male65.6%34.4%
Female53.6%46.4%

77.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cherokee County, Georgia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All80,3782.8577.3
Married48,8543.3485.5
Non Family20,1461.3268.5
Female7,9193.4853.6
Male3,4593.4365.6

3.29

Average Family Size

2.85

Average Household Size

4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

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 Grade6,3244.16%
9th to 12th Grade9,2456.08%
High School Graduate36,57124.05%
Some College35,35323.25%
Associates Degree10,5846.96%
Bachelors Degree37,08024.39%
Graduate Degree16,89311.11%

Cherokee County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White127,107117,73246,849
Hispanic12,0416,9001,849
Black8,9157,9313,292
Other Race3,3011,731292
Asian2,6062,3311,246
Multiple Races1,9701,866810
Native American33928749
Islander12

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 94.72%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 47.81%.

Cherokee County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$43,000$52,127$32,855
Less Than High School$21,327$23,809$17,688
High School Grad$31,239$38,797$23,124
Some College$40,686$54,373$30,174
Bachelors Degree$56,566$72,972$44,018
Graduate Degree$66,136$91,368$56,343

$43,000

Average Earnings

$52,127

Average Male

$32,855

Average Female

Cherokee County, Georgia Language

Cherokee County, Georgia Language by Age

Cherokee County, Georgia Language

88.22% of Cherokee County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 11.78% 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
White183,68113,7767.50%
Hispanic22,5116,03826.82%
Black14,5202,32215.99%
Other6,1331,71728.00%
Multiple4,66556512.11%
Asian3,9961132.83%
Native5329417.67%
Islander1212100.00%

10.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.48%

Male Poverty Rate

10.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cherokee County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cherokee County, Georgia is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cherokee County, Georgia is Asian, with 2.83% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.64%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.44%.

Cherokee County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.50%
High School11.01%
Some College7.21%
Bachelors or Greater2.91%

Cherokee County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed27.92%
Female Unemployed20.81%
Female Employed5.66%
Male Employed5.37%

Cherokee County, Georgia Income

Cherokee County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$72,586$89,707
Families$84,422$99,925
Married Families$94,964$
Non Families$43,545$54,070

Cherokee County, Georgia Marital Status

Cherokee County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

58.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.0%

Male Marriage Rate

56.8%

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

Cherokee County, Georgia Veterans

Cherokee County, Georgia Veterans by War

14,774

Number of Veterans

13,728

Male Veterans

1,046

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam5,579
First Gulf War3,587
Second Gulf War1,843
Korea1,129
World War II476

Cherokee County, Georgia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 544,803
65 to 744,130
55 to 642,687
75+2,302
18 to 34852

Cherokee County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White13,3858.94%
Black9959.50%
Hispanic4473.12%
2 or More1807.64%
Asian1254.16%
Indian5310.43%
Other360.83%

Cherokee County, Georgia Veterans by Education

5.40%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cherokee County, Georgia Employment Status

Cherokee County, Georgia Employment by Age

67.9%

Labor Force Participation

64.1%

Employment Rate

5.5%

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