Cherokee, Kansas Population 2021

706
map placeholder

Cherokee is a city located in Crawford County Kansas. With a 2020 population of 706, it is the 238th largest city in Kansas and the 11847th largest city in the United States . Cherokee is currently declining at a rate of -0.14% annually and its population has decreased by -1.12% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 714 in 2010. Cherokee reached it's highest population of 710 in 2012. Spanning over 1 miles, Cherokee has a population density of 986 people per square mile.

The average household income in Cherokee is $57,268 with a poverty rate of 16.96%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $646 per month, and the median house value is $43,100. The median age in Cherokee is 34.7 years, 30.2 years for males, and 41.9 years for females.

Cherokee Demographics

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

  • White: 96.47%
  • Two or more races: 3.53%
  • 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 706 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 709.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 714.

Cherokee, Kansas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White81996.47%
Two or More Races303.53%
Loading...

Cherokee Population by Race

Cherokee Population Pyramid $2021

Loading...

Cherokee Median Age

34.7


Total

30.2


Male

41.9


Female

Cherokee Adults

There are 613 adults, (129 of whom are seniors) in Cherokee.

Cherokee Age Dependency

75.4

Age Dependency Ratio

26.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Cherokee Sex Ratio

Female

389

45.82%

Male

460

54.18%

Cherokee Population by Age

Cherokee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Loading...

Cherokee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family91.4%8.6%
All81.4%18.6%
Married80.1%19.9%
Male68.2%31.8%
Female42.9%57.1%

81.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cherokee Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3122.7281.4
Married1713.5180.1
Non Family1051.391.4
Male223.0968.2
Female143.1442.9

3.43

Average Family Size

2.72

Average Household Size

Loading...

Cherokee Households by Type

Loading...
Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
9th to 12th Grade183.43%
High School Graduate22442.67%
Some College13625.90%
Associates Degree336.29%
Bachelors Degree7313.90%
Graduate Degree417.81%
Loading...

Cherokee Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cherokee Educational Attainment by Race

Loading...

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 23.53%.

Cherokee Educational Attainment by Race

Loading...
Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,453$33,942$28,625
Less Than 9th Grade$31,250$$
High School Graduate$30,357$30,774$26,607
Some College$33,043$34,519$28,625
Bachelors Degree$32,115$48,833$28,750
Graduate Degree$38,929$$38,929

$31,453

Average Earnings

$33,942

Average Male

$28,625

Average Female

Cherokee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cherokee Language by Age

Loading...

Cherokee Language

99.38% of Cherokee residents speak only English, while 0.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.37% of the population.

Cherokee Language

Cherokee Poverty by Race

Loading...
Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White81913716.73%
Multiple30723.33%

16.96%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.87%

Male Poverty Rate

12.34%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cherokee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cherokee is Multiple, with 23.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cherokee is White, with 16.73% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.36%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.07%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.30%.

Cherokee Poverty

Loading...
Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade55.56%
High School15.18%
Bachelors or Greater6.14%
Some College5.92%

Cherokee Poverty Rate by Education

Loading...
Rate Poverty
Male Employed18.23%
Female Employed9.41%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Cherokee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cherokee Income by Household Type

Loading...
Name Median Mean
Households$41,500$57,268
Families$55,417$58,539
Married Families$56,118-
Non Families$20,750$54,475
Loading...

Income by Household Type

Cherokee Marital Status

Loading...

Marriage Rates

54.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.4%

Male Marriage Rate

53.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Cherokee Married by Age and Sex

Loading...

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

Loading...

Cherokee Marital Status

Loading...

41

Number of Veterans

41

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War12
Vietnam7
Second Gulf War5
Korea4
World War II

Cherokee Veterans by War

Loading...
Age Group Veterans
55 to 6416
35 to 5413
75+10
65 to 742
18 to 34

Cherokee Veterans by Age

Loading...
Name Veterans % of Total
White335.54%
2+ Races847.06%

Cherokee Veterans by Race

Cherokee Veterans by Education

Loading...

14.63%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.27%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cherokee Veterans by Education

Loading...

56.4%

Labor Force Participation

55.8%

Employment Rate

1.1%

Unemployment Rate

Cherokee Employment by Age

Loading...

Cherokee Employment by Race

Loading...

Cherokee Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Loading...

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Loading...

68.67%

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 68.67% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021706-1-0.14%
2020707-1-0.14%
2019708-1-0.14%
201870930.42%
201770610.14%
201670510.14%
2015704-4-0.56%
201470830.43%
2013705-5-0.70%
201271040.57%
2011706-1-0.14%
20107070.00%

Cherokee Population by Year