Cherokee County, Iowa Population 2018

Cherokee County, Iowa's estimated population is 11,316 with a growth rate of -3.71% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Cherokee County, Iowa is the 66th largest county in Iowa.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201711,316-436-3.71%
201611,7523483.05%
201611,404-81-0.71%
201511,485-317-2.69%
201411,802-76-0.64%
201311,878-79-0.66%
201211,957-71-0.59%
201112,028-87-0.72%
201012,115-1,983-14.07%
199014,098-2,140-13.18%
198016,238-1,031-5.97%
197017,269-1,329-7.15%
196018,598-454-2.38%
195019,052-206-1.07%
194019,2585212.78%
193018,7379775.50%
192017,7601,0196.09%
191016,7411711.03%
190016,5709115.82%
189015,6597,41990.04%
18808,2406,273318.91%
18701,9671,9093291.38%
1860580.00%

Cherokee County, Iowa Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White11,431
Two or More Races118
Black or African American83
American Indian and Alaska Native56
Asian49
Some Other Race15

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

Cherokee County, Iowa 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, Iowa Median Age

46.5


Total

44.2


Male

48.7


Female

Cherokee County, Iowa Adults

There are 9,284 adults, (2,668 of which are seniors) in Cherokee County, Iowa.

Cherokee County, Iowa Age Dependency

77.8

Age Dependency Ratio

40.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Cherokee County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female

5,887

50.09%

Male

5,865

49.91%

Cherokee County, Iowa Households and Families

Cherokee County, Iowa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Cherokee County, Iowa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.1%9.9%
All73.4%26.6%
Male68.8%31.3%
Non Family58.6%41.4%
Female50.5%49.5%

73.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cherokee County, Iowa Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,3172.1373.4
Married2,5902.7690.1
Non Family2,0881.1858.6
Female5112.7950.5
Male1282.2368.8

2.66

Average Family Size

2.13

Average Household Size

8.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Cherokee County, Iowa Households

Cherokee County, Iowa Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1732.06%
9th to 12th Grade6187.35%
High School Graduate2,92534.77%
Some College1,96023.30%
Associates Degree1,12413.36%
Bachelors Degree1,24714.82%
Graduate Degree3654.34%

Cherokee County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White8,1757,4801,594
Hispanic134543
Multiple Races533811
Black2317
Asian20204
Native American1212
Other Race3

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 20.75%.

Cherokee County, Iowa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,032$40,743$26,515
Less Than High School$18,992$30,635$13,500
High School Grad$32,034$40,246$23,382
Some College$30,461$40,978$26,226
Bachelors Degree$42,652$52,500$40,077
Graduate Degree$57,500$52,426$60,313

$32,032

Average Earnings

$40,743

Average Male

$26,515

Average Female

Cherokee County, Iowa Language

Cherokee County, Iowa Language by Age

Cherokee County, Iowa Language

96.68% of Cherokee County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 3.32% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.70% of the population.

Cherokee County, Iowa Poverty

Cherokee County, Iowa Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White10,5951,12610.63%
Hispanic34110330.21%
Native564376.79%
Multiple1143026.32%
Black701927.14%

11.76%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.54%

Male Poverty Rate

12.99%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cherokee County, Iowa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cherokee County, Iowa is Native, with 76.79% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cherokee County, Iowa is White, with 10.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.84%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.19%.

Cherokee County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School14.86%
High School8.86%
Some College7.86%
Bachelors or Greater3.50%

Cherokee County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed60.22%
Male Unemployed37.14%
Female Employed9.99%
Male Employed8.14%

Cherokee County, Iowa Income

Cherokee County, Iowa Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$51,590$65,060
Families$66,354$81,802
Married Families$73,853$
Non Families$29,746$36,900

Cherokee County, Iowa Marital Status

Cherokee County, Iowa Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.6%

Male Marriage Rate

55.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Cherokee County, Iowa Married by Age and Sex

Cherokee County, Iowa Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Cherokee County, Iowa Marital Status by Race

Cherokee County, Iowa Veterans

Cherokee County, Iowa Veterans by War

977

Number of Veterans

953

Male Veterans

24

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam366
Korea142
World War II93
Second Gulf War81
First Gulf War62

Cherokee County, Iowa Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+320
65 to 74237
55 to 64203
35 to 54162
18 to 3455

Cherokee County, Iowa Veterans by Race

Cherokee County, Iowa Veterans by Education

2.70%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.77%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cherokee County, Iowa Employment Status

Cherokee County, Iowa Employment by Age

65.7%

Labor Force Participation

63.6%

Employment Rate

3.2%

Unemployment Rate

Cherokee County, Iowa Employment by Race

Cherokee County, Iowa Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Cherokee County, Iowa

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Cherokee52564998-258-4.91%
Marcus11171065-52-4.66%
Aurelia1036990-46-4.44%
Quimby317302-15-4.73%
Washta248237-11-4.44%
Cleghorn237226-11-4.64%
Meriden157148-9-5.73%
Larrabee139133-6-4.32%
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