Cherokee, Kansas Population 2023

554

Cherokee is a city located in Crawford County Kansas. With a 2023 population of 554, it is the 270th largest city in Kansas and the 18481st largest city in the United States.Cherokee is currently declining at a rate of -2.12% annually and its population has decreased by -18.41% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 679 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Cherokee has a population density of 774 people per square mile.

The average household income in Cherokee is $57,268 with a poverty rate of 18.23%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Cherokee is 38.9 years, 31.2 years for males, and 48.6 years for females.

Cherokee Demographics

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

  • White: 95.29%
  • Two or more races: 4.71%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Cherokee, Kansas is 554 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 679.

Cherokee, Kansas Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Cherokee Population by Race

Cherokee Population Pyramid 2023

Cherokee Median Age

38.9

Total

31.2

Male

48.6

Female

Cherokee Adults

There are 525 adults, (126 of whom are seniors) in Cherokee.

Cherokee Age Dependency

70.2

Age Dependency Ratio

31.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Cherokee Sex Ratio

Female31346.10%
Male36653.90%

Cherokee Population by Age

Cherokee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

3.36

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

80.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Cherokee Households and Families

Male

Female

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

The highest rate of high school graduation is among hispanic people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 20.00%.

Cherokee Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$31,554

Average Earnings

$32,813

Average Male

$30,739

Average Female

Cherokee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cherokee Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Cherokee Language

99.23% of Cherokee residents speak only English, while 0.77% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.46% of the population.

Cherokee Language

Cherokee Poverty by Race

rate

18.23%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.81%

Male Poverty Rate

12.14%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cherokee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cherokee is Multiple, with 30.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cherokee is White, with 18.13% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.50%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.86%.

Cherokee Poverty

Cherokee Poverty Rate by Education

Cherokee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cherokee Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Cherokee Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

46.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.8%

Male Marriage Rate

47.6%

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 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Cherokee Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Cherokee Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

39

Number of Veterans

39

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Cherokee Veterans by War

Cherokee Veterans by Age

count

Cherokee Veterans by Race

Cherokee Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.69%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.90%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cherokee Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

54.1%

Labor Force Participation

53%

Employment Rate

2%

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

74.58%

Born in Cherokee

115.08%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

115.08% of Cherokee residents were born in the United States, with 74.58% having been born in Kansas. 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: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Cherokee Population by Year