Cherokee County Population 2017

Cherokee County's estimated population is 27,905 with a growth rate of 2.83% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Cherokee County is the 71st largest county in North Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201627,9057682.83%
201527,137810.30%
201427,056-4-0.01%
201327,060890.33%
201226,971-163-0.60%
201127,134-291-1.06%
201027,4257,25535.97%
199020,1701,2376.53%
198018,9332,60315.94%
197016,330-5-0.03%
196016,335-1,959-10.71%
195018,294-519-2.76%
194018,8132,66216.48%
193016,1519095.96%
192015,2421,1067.82%
191014,1362,27619.19%
190011,8601,88418.89%
18909,9761,79421.93%
18808,1821021.26%
18708,080-1,086-11.85%
18609,1662,32834.05%
18506,8383,41199.53%
18403,4270.00%

Cherokee County Population Growth

Population Data via

Cherokee County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White25,47191.28%
Two or More Races6842.45%
American Indian and Alaska Native4031.44%
Black or African American3931.41%
Asian1650.59%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander210.08%

Cherokee County Population Pyramid

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Population of Cities in Cherokee County

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Andrews17871798110.62%
Murphy16271645181.11%
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