Cherokee County, Texas Population 2018

Cherokee County, Texas's estimated population is 52,240 with a growth rate of 1.92% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Cherokee County, Texas is the 62nd largest county in Texas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201752,2409831.92%
201651,257-639-1.23%
201651,8963230.63%
201551,5733990.78%
201451,174860.17%
201351,088-173-0.34%
201251,2611850.36%
201151,0761370.27%
201050,9399,89024.09%
199041,0492,9227.66%
198038,1276,11919.12%
197032,008-1,112-3.36%
196033,120-5,574-14.41%
195038,694-5,276-12.00%
194043,9707901.83%
193043,1805,54714.74%
192037,6338,59529.60%
191029,0383,88415.44%
190025,1542,1799.48%
189022,9756,25237.39%
188016,7235,64450.94%
187011,079-1,019-8.42%
186012,0985,42581.30%
18506,6730.00%

Cherokee County, Texas Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White40,972
Black or African American7,114
Two or More Races1,917
Some Other Race825
Asian298
American Indian and Alaska Native131

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

Cherokee County, Texas 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, Texas Median Age

37.7


Total

36.7


Male

38.9


Female

Cherokee County, Texas Adults

There are 38,186 adults, (8,406 of which are seniors) in Cherokee County, Texas.

Cherokee County, Texas Age Dependency

72.2

Age Dependency Ratio

28.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Cherokee County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

25,188

49.14%

Male

26,069

50.86%

Cherokee County, Texas Households and Families

Cherokee County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Cherokee County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.3%14.7%
Male74.8%25.2%
All73.8%26.2%
Non Family63.2%36.8%
Female51.8%48.2%

73.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cherokee County, Texas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All17,6832.7473.8
Married9,3183.2585.3
Non Family4,8441.2463.2
Female2,5643.4751.8
Male9573.4774.8

3.26

Average Family Size

2.74

Average Household Size

3.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Cherokee County, Texas Households

Cherokee County, Texas Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,8568.57%
9th to 12th Grade3,96011.88%
High School Graduate11,25233.75%
Some College7,14821.44%
Associates Degree2,3407.02%
Bachelors Degree4,14912.44%
Graduate Degree1,6394.92%

Cherokee County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White22,74320,2345,394
Hispanic5,3132,374118
Black4,5873,330163
Multiple Races89862327
Other Race455167
Asian20715653
Native American11110433

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 93.69%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 29.73%.

Cherokee County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,087$32,008$24,137
Less Than High School$19,975$24,144$14,138
High School Grad$24,288$30,219$17,914
Some College$31,181$37,747$26,900
Bachelors Degree$40,102$49,693$34,734
Graduate Degree$50,352$60,868$41,970

$28,087

Average Earnings

$32,008

Average Male

$24,137

Average Female

Cherokee County, Texas Language

Cherokee County, Texas Language by Age

Cherokee County, Texas Language

79.66% of Cherokee County, Texas residents speak only English, while 20.34% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 19.20% of the population.

Cherokee County, Texas Poverty

Cherokee County, Texas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White30,1034,58315.22%
Hispanic10,8263,39731.38%
Black6,0912,41639.67%
Multiple1,8981698.90%
Other81112515.41%
Asian2859031.58%
Native131129.16%

21.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.04%

Male Poverty Rate

23.67%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cherokee County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cherokee County, Texas is Black, with 39.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cherokee County, Texas is Multiple, with 8.90% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.71%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.04%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.62%.

Cherokee County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.97%
High School19.31%
Some College12.86%
Bachelors or Greater5.20%

Cherokee County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed40.21%
Male Unemployed26.30%
Male Employed12.69%
Female Employed11.26%

Cherokee County, Texas Income

Cherokee County, Texas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$40,769$55,903
Families$49,680$64,521
Married Families$59,183$
Non Families$23,708$31,492

Cherokee County, Texas Marital Status

Cherokee County, Texas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.8%

Male Marriage Rate

50.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Cherokee County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

Cherokee County, Texas 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 45To54.

Cherokee County, Texas Marital Status by Race

Cherokee County, Texas Veterans

Cherokee County, Texas Veterans by War

3,371

Number of Veterans

3,059

Male Veterans

312

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,428
First Gulf War542
Korea431
Second Gulf War366
World War II204

Cherokee County, Texas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+933
65 to 74921
55 to 64706
35 to 54630
18 to 34181

Cherokee County, Texas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,0049.85%
Black2504.58%
Hispanic1291.91%
Indian7460.66%
2 or More403.26%
Other30.47%

Cherokee County, Texas Veterans by Education

10.51%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.49%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cherokee County, Texas Employment Status

Cherokee County, Texas Employment by Age

53.6%

Labor Force Participation

50.3%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Cherokee County, Texas Employment by Race

Cherokee County, Texas Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Cherokee County, Texas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Jacksonville14537148983612.48%
Rusk55535573200.36%
Bullard 2469305158223.57%
Troup 186519821176.27%
Alto1225122830.24%
New Summerfield1111111430.27%
Wells790814243.04%
Gallatin41742030.72%
Reklaw 38138100.00%
Cuney14014110.71%
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