Cherokee County, Iowa Population 2019

Cherokee County, Iowa's estimated population is 11,316 with a growth rate of -0.77% 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
201711,316-88-0.77%
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
White11,257
Black or African American110
Two or More Races109
Asian52
American Indian and Alaska Native41
Some Other Race8

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

Cherokee County, Iowa Population Pyramid 2019

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

Cherokee County, Iowa Median Age

46.3


Total

44.4


Male

47.7


Female

Cherokee County, Iowa Adults

There are 9,110 adults, (2,631 of whom are seniors) in Cherokee County, Iowa.

Cherokee County, Iowa Age Dependency

78.7

Age Dependency Ratio

40.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Cherokee County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female

5,773

49.87%

Male

5,804

50.13%

Cherokee County, Iowa Households and Families

Cherokee County, Iowa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Cherokee County, Iowa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.5%7.5%
All76.2%23.8%
Male73.2%26.8%
Non Family62.6%37.4%
Female46.3%53.7%

76.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cherokee County, Iowa Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,2272.1376.2
Married2,5832.7192.5
Non Family2,0071.1662.6
Female4842.9746.3
Male1532.2273.2

2.62

Average Family Size

2.13

Average Household Size

8.2%

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 Grade1772.13%
9th to 12th Grade5937.13%
High School Graduate2,97835.81%
Some College1,81421.81%
Associates Degree1,13613.66%
Bachelors Degree1,19914.42%
Graduate Degree4205.05%

Cherokee County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White8,0127,3881,605
Hispanic194734
Multiple Races58397
Black4330
Asian12123
Native American55
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 25.00%.

Cherokee County, Iowa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,466$41,835$26,389
Less Than High School$18,080$24,338$17,522
High School Grad$32,315$41,133$22,412
Some College$30,012$42,161$25,671
Bachelors Degree$45,036$50,234$41,779
Graduate Degree$60,625$83,750$56,600

$33,466

Average Earnings

$41,835

Average Male

$26,389

Average Female

Cherokee County, Iowa Language

Cherokee County, Iowa Language by Age

Cherokee County, Iowa Language

96.28% of Cherokee County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 3.72% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.04% of the population.

Cherokee County, Iowa Poverty

Cherokee County, Iowa Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White10,3261,12110.86%
Hispanic3688222.28%
Black974445.36%
Native413482.93%
Multiple1052624.76%

11.90%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.10%

Male Poverty Rate

13.73%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cherokee County, Iowa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cherokee County, Iowa is Native, with 82.93% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cherokee County, Iowa is White, with 10.86% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.96%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.07%.

Cherokee County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School13.13%
Some College9.86%
High School8.91%
Bachelors or Greater3.61%

Cherokee County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed67.68%
Male Unemployed54.63%
Female Employed10.25%
Male Employed6.99%

Cherokee County, Iowa Income

Cherokee County, Iowa Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$53,998$69,758
Families$68,921$84,350
Married Families$77,535$
Non Families$33,194$43,813

Cherokee County, Iowa Marital Status

Cherokee County, Iowa Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.7%

Male Marriage Rate

55.1%

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 45To54.

Cherokee County, Iowa Marital Status by Race


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

Cherokee County, Iowa Veterans

Cherokee County, Iowa Veterans by War

903

Number of Veterans

893

Male Veterans

10

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam361
Korea142
World War II96
Second Gulf War60
First Gulf War41

Cherokee County, Iowa Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+336
65 to 74244
55 to 64176
35 to 54121
18 to 3426

Cherokee County, Iowa Veterans by Race

Cherokee County, Iowa Veterans by Education

2.24%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.79%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cherokee County, Iowa Employment Status

Cherokee County, Iowa Employment by Age

66.2%

Labor Force Participation

64%

Employment Rate

3.3%

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