Cherokee County, Texas Population 2022

Cherokee County, Texas's estimated population is 53,441 with a growth rate of 0.50% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Cherokee County, Texas is the 64th largest county in Texas. The 2010 Population was 50,941 and has seen a growth of 4.91% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18506,6730.00%
186012,0985,42581.30%
187011,079-1,019-8.42%
188016,7235,64450.94%
189022,9756,25237.39%
190025,1542,1799.48%
191029,0383,88415.44%
192037,6338,59529.60%
193043,1805,54714.74%
194043,9707901.83%
195038,694-5,276-12.00%
196033,120-5,574-14.41%
197032,008-1,112-3.36%
198038,1276,11919.12%
199041,0492,9227.66%
201050,9419,89224.10%
201151,0901490.29%
201251,2771870.37%
201351,093-184-0.36%
201451,189960.19%
201551,5683790.74%
201651,8793110.60%
201752,1162370.46%
201852,3812650.51%
201952,6462650.51%
202052,9112650.50%
202153,1762650.50%
202253,4412650.50%
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Cherokee County, Texas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White40,75277.86%
Black or African American7,28913.93%
American Indian and Alaska Native2820.54%
Asian2870.55%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander240.05%
Some Other Race1,5923.04%
Two or More Races2,1154.04%
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Cherokee County, Texas Population by Race

Cherokee County, Texas Population Pyramid 2022

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Cherokee County, Texas Median Age

37.9


Total

36.6


Male

39


Female

Cherokee County, Texas Adults

There are 39,095 adults, (9,114 of whom are seniors) in Cherokee County, Texas.

Cherokee County, Texas Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

30.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Cherokee County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

25,578

48.87%

Male

26,763

51.13%

Cherokee County, Texas Population by Age

Cherokee County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Cherokee County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82%18%
All72%28%
Non Family61.8%38.2%
Male60.3%39.7%
Female55.1%44.9%

72.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cherokee County, Texas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All18,5402.6572
Married10,2723.1882
Male1,0042.8860.3
Female2,6613.1255.1
Non Family4,6031.1361.8

3.07

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

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Cherokee County, Texas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,9838.71%
9th to 12th Grade3,57010.42%
High School Graduate10,79831.52%
Some College8,23024.02%
Associates Degree2,7067.90%
Bachelors Degree3,94911.53%
Graduate Degree2,0245.91%
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Cherokee County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cherokee County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Islander242412
Asian19017851
White23,00420,7894,709
Black4,8153,881870
Native American28228249
Hispanic5,8202,511260
2+ Races83737729
Other Race82040912

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 islander people with a rate of 50.00%.

Cherokee County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,420$42,273$26,379
Less Than 9th Grade$27,741$32,683$18,312
High School Graduate$28,049$36,138$21,552
Some College$33,396$47,734$27,046
Bachelors Degree$43,907$57,619$34,467
Graduate Degree$59,063$60,256$58,705

$33,420

Average Earnings

$42,273

Average Male

$26,379

Average Female

Cherokee County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cherokee County, Texas Language by Age

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Cherokee County, Texas Language

80.18% of Cherokee County, Texas residents speak only English, while 19.82% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 19.13% of the population.

Cherokee County, Texas Language

Cherokee County, Texas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Islander241250.00%
Multiple2,05583840.78%
Black6,0631,36622.53%
Hispanic11,5332,26619.65%
Native2422610.74%
White30,1043,22710.72%
Asian237104.22%
Other498NaN%

14.61%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.39%

Male Poverty Rate

14.82%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cherokee County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cherokee County, Texas is Islander, with 50.00% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.46%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.21%.

Cherokee County, Texas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.10%
High School14.45%
Some College8.46%
Bachelors or Greater3.86%

Cherokee County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed7.15%
Male Unemployed28.64%
Female Employed7.75%
Female Unemployed28.46%

Cherokee County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cherokee County, Texas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,199$66,658
Families$56,866$73,835
Married Families$65,792$83,398
Non Families$29,616$40,827
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Income by Household Type

Cherokee County, Texas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.9%

Male Marriage Rate

53.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Cherokee County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

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Cherokee County, Texas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Cherokee County, Texas Marital Status by Race

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Cherokee County, Texas Marital Status

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2,650

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War390
First Gulf War371
Vietnam1,167
Korea194
World War II120

Cherokee County, Texas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34160
35 to 54554
55 to 64370
65 to 74828
75+738

Cherokee County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,2877.44%
Black3295.71%
2+ Races343.20%
Hispanic310.42%

Cherokee County, Texas Veterans by Race

Cherokee County, Texas Veterans by Education

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8.32%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cherokee County, Texas Veterans by Education

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55.7%

Labor Force Participation

52.1%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Cherokee County, Texas Employment by Age

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Cherokee County, Texas Employment by Race

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Cherokee County, Texas 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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74.90%

Born in Cherokee County, Texas

89.51%

Native Born

10.49%

Foreign Born

8.22%

Non Citizen

2.27%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.51% of Cherokee County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 74.90% having been born in Texas. 8.22% 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

  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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