Cherokee County Population 2017

Cherokee County's estimated population is 20,246 with a growth rate of -1.53% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Cherokee County is the 28th largest county in Kansas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201620,246-315-1.53%
201520,561-208-1.00%
201420,769-139-0.66%
201320,908-293-1.38%
201221,201-172-0.80%
201121,373-176-0.82%
201021,5491750.82%
199021,374-930-4.17%
198022,3047553.50%
197021,549-730-3.28%
196022,279-2,865-11.39%
195025,144-4,673-15.67%
194029,817-1,640-5.21%
193031,457-2,152-6.40%
192033,609-4,553-11.93%
191038,162-4,532-10.62%
190042,69414,92453.74%
189027,7705,86526.77%
188021,90510,86798.45%
187011,0389,537635.38%
18601,5010.00%

Cherokee County Population Growth

Population Data via

Cherokee County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White18,59991.87%
American Indian and Alaska Native8404.15%
Two or More Races8194.05%
Black or African American1530.76%
Asian920.45%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander580.29%

Cherokee County Population Pyramid

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Population of Cities in Cherokee County

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Baxter Springs42383963-275-6.49%
Columbus33113104-207-6.25%
Galena30852886-199-6.45%
Weir686636-50-7.29%
Scammon482452-30-6.22%
West Mineral185175-10-5.41%
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