Cherokee County, Kansas's estimated population is 19,651 with a growth rate of -0.49% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Cherokee County, Kansas is the 28th largest county in Kansas. The 2010 Population was 21,526 and has seen a growth of -8.71% since this time.
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 33.33%.
98.24% of Cherokee County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 1.76% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.94% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Cherokee County, Kansas is Native, with 31.51% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Cherokee County, Kansas is Hispanic, with 12.43% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.48%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.76%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.43%.
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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, Kansas
99.24% of Cherokee County, Kansas residents were born in the United States, with 40.80% having been born in Kansas. 0.58% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Oceania.