Cherokee County, Texas Population 2024

52,609

Cherokee County, Texas's estimated 2024 population is 52,609 with a growth rate of 0.92% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Cherokee County, Texas is the 72nd largest county in Texas. The 2010 population was 50,932 and has seen a growth of 3.29% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202955,0194820.88%
202854,5374820.89%
202754,0554820.9%
202653,5734820.91%
202553,0914820.92%
202452,6094820.92%
202352,1274820.93%
202251,6454820.94%
202151,1636751.34%
202050,488-2,073-3.94%
201952,5612620.5%
201852,2992000.38%
201752,0992290.44%
201651,8703030.59%
201551,5673800.74%
201451,187980.19%
201351,089-182-0.35%
201251,2711890.37%
201151,0821500.29%
201050,932
199041,0492,9227.66%
198038,1276,11919.12%
197032,008-1,112-3.36%
196033,120-5,574-14.41%
195038,694-5,276-12%
194043,9707901.83%
193043,1805,54714.74%
192037,6338,59529.6%
191029,0383,88415.44%
190025,1542,1799.48%
189022,9756,25237.39%
188016,7235,64450.94%
187011,079-1,019-8.42%
186012,0985,42581.3%
18506,673-48,346-87.87%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.92% (482)
County Website
Cherokee County
State
Texas
County Seat
2010 Population
50,932
Area
1053 mi²
Density
50 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
3.29% (1,677)
Founded
July 13, 1846

Cherokee County, Texas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White35,69970.24%
Black or African American6,67813.14%
Two or more races5,30610.44%
Other race2,2204.37%
Native American6431.27%
Asian2480.49%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander300.06%
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Cherokee County, Texas Population by Race

Cherokee County, Texas Population Pyramid 2024

Cherokee County, Texas Median Age

38.2

Total

37.3

Male

38.9

Female

Cherokee County, Texas Adults

There are 37,931 adults, (8,997 of whom are seniors) in Cherokee County, Texas.

Cherokee County, Texas Age Dependency

75.7

Age Dependency Ratio

31.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Cherokee County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female24,82848.85%
Male25,99651.15%

Cherokee County, Texas Population by Age

Cherokee County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All18,0692.627228
Married9,4553.2184.315.7
Non Family4,4721.162.437.6
Female3,0082.9256.243.8
Male1,1342.9248.851.2
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3.03

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

72.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Cherokee County, Texas Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Cherokee County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cherokee County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 49.38%.

Cherokee County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$38,186

Average Earnings

$48,347

Average Male

$28,038

Average Female

Cherokee County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cherokee County, Texas Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Cherokee County, Texas Language

79.27% of Cherokee County, Texas residents speak only English, while 20.73% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 20.31% of the population.

Cherokee County, Texas Language

Cherokee County, Texas Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White28,5983,71612.99%
Hispanic11,7512,41220.53%
Multiple5,0001,39527.9%
Black5,2091,27824.53%
Other2,19962528.42%
Islander302170%
Native625111.76%
Asian19494.64%
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16.58%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.78%

Male Poverty Rate

17.33%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cherokee County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cherokee County, Texas is Islander, with 70% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cherokee County, Texas is Native, with 1.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.47%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.07%.

Cherokee County, Texas Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.94%
High School13.98%
Some College10.13%
Bachelors or Greater3.84%
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Cherokee County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed34.15%
Male Unemployed30.89%
Female Employed8.59%
Male Employed8.07%
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Cherokee County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cherokee County, Texas Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Cherokee County, Texas Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

50.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.9%

Male Marriage Rate

50.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Cherokee County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Cherokee County, Texas 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, Texas Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Cherokee County, Texas Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

2,578

Number of Veterans

2,242

Male Veterans

336

Female Veterans

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Cherokee County, Texas Veterans by War

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Cherokee County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Cherokee County, Texas Veterans by Race

Cherokee County, Texas Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.79%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cherokee County, Texas Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

54%

Labor Force Participation

50.9%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Cherokee County, Texas Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Cherokee County, Texas Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Cherokee County, Texas 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

74.45%

Born in Cherokee County, Texas

90.12%

Native Born

9.88%

Foreign Born

7.24%

Non Citizen

2.64%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.12% of Cherokee County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 74.45% having been born in Texas. 7.24% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Cherokee County, Texas Place of Birth

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