Cherokee County, Alabama Population 2022

Cherokee County, Alabama's estimated population is 26,742 with a growth rate of 0.69% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Cherokee County, Alabama is the 40th largest county in Alabama. The 2010 Population was 25,963 and has seen a growth of 3.00% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18408,7730.00%
185013,8845,11158.26%
186018,3604,47632.24%
187011,132-7,228-39.37%
188019,1087,97671.65%
189020,4591,3517.07%
190021,0966373.11%
191020,226-870-4.12%
192020,8626363.14%
193020,219-643-3.08%
194019,928-291-1.44%
195017,634-2,294-11.51%
196016,303-1,331-7.55%
197015,606-697-4.28%
198018,7603,15420.21%
199019,5437834.17%
201025,9636,42032.85%
201125,989260.10%
201225,958-31-0.12%
201326,017590.23%
201425,895-122-0.47%
201525,732-163-0.63%
201625,768360.14%
201725,805370.14%
201826,0142090.81%
201926,1961820.70%
202026,3781820.69%
202126,5601820.69%
202226,7421820.69%
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Cherokee County, Alabama Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White23,97092.07%
Black or African American1,2504.80%
American Indian and Alaska Native1500.58%
Asian260.10%
Some Other Race2120.81%
Two or More Races4271.64%
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Cherokee County, Alabama Population by Race

Cherokee County, Alabama Population Pyramid 2022

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Cherokee County, Alabama Median Age

46.8


Total

45.7


Male

47.9


Female

Cherokee County, Alabama Adults

There are 21,032 adults, (5,969 of whom are seniors) in Cherokee County, Alabama.

Cherokee County, Alabama Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

39.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Cherokee County, Alabama Sex Ratio

Female

13,160

50.55%

Male

12,875

49.45%

Cherokee County, Alabama Population by Age

Cherokee County, Alabama Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Cherokee County, Alabama Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.9%13.1%
All78.2%21.8%
Male76%24%
Female69.9%30.1%
Non Family65.4%34.6%

78.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cherokee County, Alabama Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,8362.3878.2
Married6,0962.986.9
Male4123.0876
Female8773.3169.9
Non Family3,4511.1465.4

2.92

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

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Cherokee County, Alabama Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1976.25%
9th to 12th Grade2,09110.92%
High School Graduate7,49539.15%
Some College3,78619.78%
Associates Degree2,09810.96%
Bachelors Degree1,2026.28%
Graduate Degree1,2746.66%
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Cherokee County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cherokee County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian26159
Hispanic26813237
Black783528108
White17,80914,9252,314
2+ Races1751618
Native American9494
Other Race14147

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 34.62%.

Cherokee County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,959$40,758$31,770
Less Than 9th Grade$20,882$21,628$19,796
High School Graduate$33,140$37,443$26,537
Some College$36,325$41,939$32,837
Bachelors Degree$44,316$46,333$42,594
Graduate Degree$56,947$$54,035

$35,959

Average Earnings

$40,758

Average Male

$31,770

Average Female

Cherokee County, Alabama Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cherokee County, Alabama Language by Age

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Cherokee County, Alabama Language

97.27% of Cherokee County, Alabama residents speak only English, while 2.73% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.16% of the population.

Cherokee County, Alabama Language

Cherokee County, Alabama Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian262076.92%
Hispanic42218142.89%
Multiple3768422.34%
Native1503120.67%
Black1,18715513.06%
White23,5382,86312.16%
Other169NaN%

12.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.38%

Male Poverty Rate

13.49%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cherokee County, Alabama

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cherokee County, Alabama is Asian, with 76.92% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cherokee County, Alabama is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.70%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.87%.

Cherokee County, Alabama Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.72%
High School11.37%
Some College7.50%
Bachelors or Greater2.28%

Cherokee County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed7.42%
Male Unemployed28.53%
Female Employed5.08%
Female Unemployed11.20%

Cherokee County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cherokee County, Alabama Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,509$61,278
Families$58,095$71,004
Married Families$62,740-
Non Families$25,488$39,393
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Income by Household Type

Cherokee County, Alabama Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

59.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.3%

Male Marriage Rate

59.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Cherokee County, Alabama Married by Age and Sex

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Cherokee County, Alabama 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 35-44.

Cherokee County, Alabama Marital Status by Race

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Cherokee County, Alabama Marital Status

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1,596

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War127
First Gulf War153
Vietnam907
Korea67
World War II38

Cherokee County, Alabama Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3464
35 to 54145
55 to 64181
65 to 74715
75+491

Cherokee County, Alabama Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,5197.77%
Black778.11%

Cherokee County, Alabama Veterans by Race

Cherokee County, Alabama Veterans by Education

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7.05%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.39%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cherokee County, Alabama Veterans by Education

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49.5%

Labor Force Participation

47.4%

Employment Rate

4.1%

Unemployment Rate

Cherokee County, Alabama Employment by Age

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Cherokee County, Alabama Employment by Race

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Cherokee County, Alabama 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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51.82%

Born in Cherokee County, Alabama

98.07%

Native Born

1.93%

Foreign Born

1.39%

Non Citizen

0.55%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.07% of Cherokee County, Alabama residents were born in the United States, with 51.82% having been born in Alabama. 1.39% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Cherokee County, Alabama Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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