Cherokee County, South Carolina Population 2022

Cherokee County, South Carolina's estimated population is 57,993 with a growth rate of 0.40% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Cherokee County, South Carolina is the 25th largest county in South Carolina. The 2010 Population was 55,535 and has seen a growth of 4.43% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
190021,3590.00%
191026,1794,82022.57%
192027,5701,3915.31%
193032,2014,63116.80%
194033,2901,0893.38%
195034,9921,7025.11%
196035,2052130.61%
197036,7911,5864.51%
198040,9834,19211.39%
199044,5063,5238.60%
201055,53511,02924.78%
201155,7051700.31%
201255,8221170.21%
201356,0562340.42%
201456,3512950.53%
201556,5121610.29%
201656,6831710.30%
201756,9132300.41%
201857,0691560.27%
201957,3002310.40%
202057,5312310.40%
202157,7622310.40%
202257,9932310.40%
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Cherokee County, South Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White42,99675.29%
Black or African American11,47720.10%
American Indian and Alaska Native580.10%
Asian3440.60%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander120.02%
Some Other Race7271.27%
Two or More Races1,4962.62%
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Cherokee County, South Carolina Population by Race

Cherokee County, South Carolina Population Pyramid 2022

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Cherokee County, South Carolina Median Age

39.3


Total

37.2


Male

41


Female

Cherokee County, South Carolina Adults

There are 43,947 adults, (9,475 of whom are seniors) in Cherokee County, South Carolina.

Cherokee County, South Carolina Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

27.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Cherokee County, South Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

29,461

51.59%

Male

27,649

48.41%

Cherokee County, South Carolina Population by Age

Cherokee County, South Carolina Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Cherokee County, South Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.4%17.6%
All70.9%29.1%
Male64%36%
Non Family63.4%36.6%
Female61.3%38.7%

70.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cherokee County, South Carolina Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All20,7792.7170.9
Married8,3903.5982.4
Male7484.8164
Female2,3275.2761.3
Non Family9,3141.163.4

3.87

Average Family Size

2.71

Average Household Size

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Cherokee County, South Carolina Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,1375.51%
9th to 12th Grade5,04513.01%
High School Graduate14,04936.24%
Some College8,08520.85%
Associates Degree3,87710.00%
Bachelors Degree3,3678.68%
Graduate Degree2,2095.70%
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Cherokee County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cherokee County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
2+ Races677499150
Asian22022036
White29,41624,1344,601
Native American58337
Black7,1895,800695
Hispanic1,3441,004125
Islander1212
Other Race440313

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 22.16%.

Cherokee County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,960$34,429$26,834
Less Than 9th Grade$25,522$27,884$15,694
High School Graduate$26,846$35,212$21,809
Some College$31,843$37,394$27,472
Bachelors Degree$36,927$32,148$37,524
Graduate Degree$50,475$53,750$49,606

$30,960

Average Earnings

$34,429

Average Male

$26,834

Average Female

Cherokee County, South Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cherokee County, South Carolina Language by Age

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Cherokee County, South Carolina Language

95.64% of Cherokee County, South Carolina residents speak only English, while 4.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.20% of the population.

Cherokee County, South Carolina Language

Cherokee County, South Carolina Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic2,56782532.14%
Multiple1,46941628.32%
Black11,1933,09127.62%
Asian3306920.91%
White40,8775,72214.00%
Other271NaN%

17.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.30%

Male Poverty Rate

20.36%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cherokee County, South Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cherokee County, South Carolina is Hispanic, with 32.14% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.51%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.53%.

Cherokee County, South Carolina Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.55%
High School16.99%
Some College9.29%
Bachelors or Greater6.29%

Cherokee County, South Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed7.08%
Male Unemployed20.74%
Female Employed9.37%
Female Unemployed38.28%

Cherokee County, South Carolina Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cherokee County, South Carolina Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$37,787$52,494
Families$53,832$66,506
Married Families$64,002$76,619
Non Families$21,777$33,293
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Income by Household Type

Cherokee County, South Carolina Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.2%

Male Marriage Rate

41.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Cherokee County, South Carolina Married by Age and Sex

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Cherokee County, South Carolina 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 45-54.

Cherokee County, South Carolina Marital Status by Race

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Cherokee County, South Carolina Marital Status

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3,437

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War677
First Gulf War805
Vietnam1,144
Korea209
World War II30

Cherokee County, South Carolina Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34314
35 to 54889
55 to 64677
65 to 741,012
75+545

Cherokee County, South Carolina Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,5457.54%
Black8019.60%
Other Race7113.17%
2+ Races202.01%
Hispanic1288.04%

Cherokee County, South Carolina Veterans by Race

Cherokee County, South Carolina Veterans by Education

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7.45%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cherokee County, South Carolina Veterans by Education

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55.2%

Labor Force Participation

51.6%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Cherokee County, South Carolina Employment by Age

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Cherokee County, South Carolina Employment by Race

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Cherokee County, South Carolina 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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69.55%

Born in Cherokee County, South Carolina

97.34%

Native Born

2.66%

Foreign Born

1.71%

Non Citizen

0.95%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.34% of Cherokee County, South Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 69.55% having been born in South Carolina. 1.71% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Cherokee County, South Carolina 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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