Lake Cherokee, Texas Population 2024

3,348

Lake Cherokee is a city located in Gregg County, Panola County, and Rusk County Texas. Lake Cherokee has a 2024 population of 3,348. Lake Cherokee is currently growing at a rate of 0.12% annually and its population has increased by 1.98% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,283 in 2020.

The average household income in Lake Cherokee is $122,925 with a poverty rate of 10.66%. The median age in Lake Cherokee is 56.1 years: 56.8 years for males, and 55.1 years for females.

Lake Cherokee Demographics

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

  • White: 93.08%
  • Asian: 2.87%
  • Two or more races: 2.81%
  • Black or African American: 0.93%
  • Native American: 0.3%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
State
Texas
Land Area (mi²)
12.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
272.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.98% (65)
The current population of Lake Cherokee, Texas is 3,348 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,283.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,10993.08%
Asian962.87%
Two or more races942.81%
Black or African American310.93%
Native American100.3%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Asian

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Lake Cherokee Population by Race

Lake Cherokee Population Pyramid 2024

Lake Cherokee Median Age

56.1

Total

56.8

Male

55.1

Female

Lake Cherokee Adults

There are 2,825 adults, (1,162 of whom are seniors) in Lake Cherokee.

Lake Cherokee Age Dependency

100.8

Age Dependency Ratio

69.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31

Child Dependency Ratio

Lake Cherokee Sex Ratio

Female1,84255.15%
Male1,49844.85%

Lake Cherokee Population by Age

Lake Cherokee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,5032.2284.615.4
Married9692.6197.42.6
Non Family4071.269.530.5
Female962.6313.586.5
Male312.321000

2.6

Average Family Size

2.22

Average Household Size

84.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Lake Cherokee Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade762.8%
Associates Degree2318.52%
Bachelors Degree56720.91%
Graduate Degree27510.14%
High School Graduate44016.23%
Less Than 9th Grade180.66%
Some College1,10440.72%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Lake Cherokee Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lake Cherokee Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White2,5112,417798
Asian969619
2+ Races858525
Hispanic60600
Native American10100
Black990

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 31.78%.

Lake Cherokee Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$88,147$0$48,622
Graduate Degree$78,023$0$78,523
High School Graduate$31,656$53,429$23,194
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$45,714$59,725$31,844
Some College$41,757$43,947$26,500

$45,714

Average Earnings

$59,725

Average Male

$31,844

Average Female

Lake Cherokee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lake Cherokee Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Lake Cherokee Language

97.57% of Lake Cherokee residents speak only English, while 2.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.15% of the population.

Lake Cherokee Language

Lake Cherokee Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,10932510.45%
Black3131100%

10.66%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.74%

Male Poverty Rate

12.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lake Cherokee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lake Cherokee is Black, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lake Cherokee is White, with 10.45% 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 11.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.71%.

Lake Cherokee Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Some College10.19%
Bachelors or Greater3.56%
High School3.41%
Less Than 9th Grade0%

Lake Cherokee Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed38.46%
Female Employed3.67%
Male Employed3.62%
Female Unemployed0%

Lake Cherokee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lake Cherokee Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$88,887$140,910
Households$87,361$122,925
Married Families$89,411$-999,999,999
Non Families$59,637$74,493

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Lake Cherokee Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

68.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

74.0%

Male Marriage Rate

64.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Lake Cherokee Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Lake 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.

Lake Cherokee Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Lake Cherokee Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

184

Number of Veterans

184

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam161
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Lake Cherokee Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 74112
75+72
18 to 340
35 to 540
55 to 640

Lake Cherokee Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1847.06%

Lake Cherokee Veterans by Race

Lake Cherokee Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.02%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lake Cherokee Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55.1%

Labor Force Participation

53.5%

Employment Rate

3%

Unemployment Rate

Lake Cherokee Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Lake Cherokee Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Lake 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

61.71%

Born in Lake Cherokee

97.72%

Native Born

2.28%

Foreign Born

2.01%

Non Citizen

0.27%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.72% of Lake Cherokee residents were born in the United States, with 61.71% having been born in Texas. 2.01% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Lake Cherokee Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20243,34840.12%
20233,34440.12%
20223,34040.12%
20213,336531.61%
20203,28334111.59%
20192,94246218.63%
20182,480542.23%
20172,426-49-1.98%
20162,475-190-7.13%
20152,665-46-1.7%
20142,711-163-5.67%
20132,874-140-4.64%
20123,014-296-8.94%
20113,3102397.78%
20103,07100%

Lake Cherokee Population by Year