Cherokee, California Population 2024

310

Cherokee is a city located in Butte County California. Cherokee has a 2024 population of 310. Cherokee is currently growing at a rate of 20.62% annually and its population has increased by 210% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 100 in 2020.

The average household income in Cherokee is $67,720 with a poverty rate of 53.66%. The median age in Cherokee is 51.4 years: 57.1 years for males, and 51.3 years for females.

Cherokee Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Cherokee was:

  • White: 100%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
  • Two or more races: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
177.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
210% (210)
The current population of Cherokee, California is 310 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 100.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White205100%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%
Two or more races00%

White

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Two or more races

Cherokee Population by Race

Cherokee Population Pyramid 2024

Cherokee Median Age

51.4

Total

57.1

Male

51.3

Female

Cherokee Adults

There are 134 adults, (59 of whom are seniors) in Cherokee.

Cherokee Age Dependency

173.3

Age Dependency Ratio

78.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

94.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Cherokee Sex Ratio

Female11154.15%
Male9445.85%

Cherokee Population by Age

Cherokee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All792.5960.839.2
Non Family35071.428.6
Female215.240100
Male152.931000
Married821000

3.86

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

60.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Cherokee Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade00%
Associates Degree00%
Bachelors Degree2518.66%
Graduate Degree00%
High School Graduate3123.13%
Less Than 9th Grade00%
Some College7858.21%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Cherokee Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cherokee Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White13413425

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 18.66%.

Cherokee Educational Attainment by Race

Cherokee Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Cherokee Language

100% of Cherokee residents speak only English, while 0% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0% of the population.

Cherokee Language

Cherokee Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White20511053.66%

53.66%

Overall Poverty Rate

48.94%

Male Poverty Rate

57.66%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cherokee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cherokee is White, with 53.66% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cherokee is White, with 53.66% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 40.91%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28%.

Cherokee Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade0%
Some College50%
High School0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Cherokee Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed50%
Female Unemployed0%

Cherokee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cherokee Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families-$76,109
Households$65,850$67,720
Married Families-$-999,999,999
Non Families-$-999,999,999

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Cherokee Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

11.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

16.7%

Male Marriage Rate

9.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Cherokee Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Cherokee Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Cherokee Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Cherokee Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

8

Number of Veterans

8

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Vietnam0
Korea0
World War II0

Cherokee Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 648
18 to 340
35 to 540
65 to 740
75+0

Cherokee Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White85.97%

Cherokee Veterans by Race

Cherokee Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cherokee Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

44%

Labor Force Participation

44%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Cherokee Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Cherokee Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Cherokee Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

70.73%

Born in Cherokee

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Cherokee residents were born in the United States, with 70.73% having been born in California. 0% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20243105320.62%
20232575225.37%
2022205114125.27%
202191-9-9%
2020100-37-27.01%
2019137-2-1.44%
20181396178.21%
201778-25-24.27%
2016103-8-7.21%
20151113138.75%
201480-5-5.88%
201385-37-30.33%
20121221716.19%
201110500%

Cherokee Population by Year