Cherokee County, Georgia's estimated population is 273,350 with a growth rate of 1.81% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Cherokee County, Georgia is the 8th largest county in Georgia. The 2010 Population was 215,197 and has seen a growth of 27.02% since this time.
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 94.52%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 56.31%.
87.86% of Cherokee County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 12.14% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.43% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Cherokee County, Georgia is Hispanic, with 20.88% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Cherokee County, Georgia is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.80%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.18%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Cherokee County, Georgia
91.17% of Cherokee County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 45.84% having been born in Georgia. 4.96% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.