Cherokee, Alabama Population 2022

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Cherokee is a city located in Colbert County Alabama. Cherokee has a 2020 population of 954. Cherokee is currently declining at a rate of -0.83% annually and its population has decreased by -1.65% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 970 in 2010.

The average household income in Cherokee is $42,786 with a poverty rate of 33.90%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $765 per month, and the median house value is $77,100. The median age in Cherokee is 46.1 years, 45 years for males, and 50.1 years for females.

Cherokee Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Cherokeewas:

  • White: 69.41%
  • Black or African American: 22.26%
  • Other race: 5.02%
  • Two or more races: 3.31%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Cherokee, Alabama is 954 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 970.

Cherokee, Alabama Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White60869.41%
Black or African American19522.26%
Some Other Race445.02%
Two or More Races293.31%
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Cherokee Population by Race

Cherokee Population Pyramid 2022

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Cherokee Median Age

45.6


Total

37.9


Male

50


Female

Cherokee Adults

There are 659 adults, (187 of whom are seniors) in Cherokee.

Cherokee Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

39.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46

Child Dependency Ratio

Cherokee Sex Ratio

Female

439

50.11%

Male

437

49.89%

Cherokee Population by Age

Cherokee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Cherokee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married73.7%26.3%
Non Family72.1%27.9%
All69.5%30.5%
Female52.4%47.6%
Male0%0%

69.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cherokee Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3472.5269.5
Married1982.8173.7
Male00
Female633.4452.4
Non Family861.272.1

2.89

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

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Cherokee Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade305.00%
9th to 12th Grade10217.00%
High School Graduate26944.83%
Some College13222.00%
Associates Degree244.00%
Bachelors Degree223.67%
Graduate Degree213.50%
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Cherokee Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cherokee Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black13110514
White46836329
2+ Races1

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 80.15%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 10.69%.

Cherokee Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,469$34,667$21,823
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$23,750$32,955$21,905
Some College$35,938$63,750$20,833
Bachelors Degree$23,500$$23,500
Graduate Degree$$$

$30,469

Average Earnings

$34,667

Average Male

$21,823

Average Female

Cherokee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cherokee Language by Age

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Cherokee Language

100.00% of Cherokee residents speak only English, while 0.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.00% of the population.

Cherokee Language

Cherokee Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White60817628.95%
Black1954824.62%
Other44NaN%
Multiple2929100.00%
Hispanic7272100.00%

33.90%

Overall Poverty Rate

31.35%

Male Poverty Rate

36.45%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cherokee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cherokee is White, with 28.95% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cherokee is Hispanic, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 41.00%.

Cherokee Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade56.06%
High School23.79%
Some College19.23%
Bachelors or Greater13.95%

Cherokee Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed10.94%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed0.00%
Female Unemployed75.00%

Cherokee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cherokee Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$35,875$41,684
Families$47,109$46,617
Married Families$49,741-
Non Families$20,385$24,323
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Income by Household Type

Cherokee Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.4%

Male Marriage Rate

49.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Cherokee Married by Age and Sex

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Cherokee Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Cherokee Marital Status by Race

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Cherokee Marital Status

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69

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War27
First Gulf War2
Vietnam35
Korea
World War II

Cherokee Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5430
55 to 6413
65 to 7424
75+2

Cherokee Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White428.33%
Black2718.00%

Cherokee Veterans by Race

Cherokee Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

66.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cherokee Veterans by Education

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35.9%

Labor Force Participation

31.3%

Employment Rate

11.3%

Unemployment Rate

Cherokee Employment by Age

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Cherokee Employment by Race

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Cherokee Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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74.32%

Born in Cherokee

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Cherokee residents were born in the United States, with 74.32% having been born in Alabama. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Cherokee Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20101,0480.00%
20111,040-8-0.76%
20121,032-8-0.77%
20131,024-8-0.78%
20141,016-8-0.78%
20151,008-8-0.79%
20161,000-8-0.79%
2017992-8-0.80%
2018984-8-0.81%
2019976-8-0.81%
2020970-6-0.61%
2021962-8-0.82%
2022954-8-0.83%

Cherokee Population by Year