Cherokee County, AL

Current Temperature ° Population 26,032

Homefacts County Report

Schools

School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 20.5%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 65.7%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 13.8%

Registered Offenders

14.55% Higher than national avg.
  • 48 offenders in Cherokee County
  • 18.44 offenders/10,000 residents

Real Estate

Median List Price $0
  • Median Sales Price: $0
  • Foreclosures: 2
  • Homes For Sale: 79
  • Homes For Rent: 0

Environmental Hazards

60 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 2
  • Superfunds: 1
  • Tanks & Spills: 57

Unemployment

Moderate 3.9%
  • Alabama unemployment average: 4.2%
  • National unemployment average: 4.3%

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7 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 7 K-12 public schools in Cherokee County, AL and 0 private schools. Homefacts rates Cherokee County's schools as Above average, with an overall B- rating.

0 Colleges & Universities view all colleges & universities

  • We're sorry! No colleges & universities found in our database

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Crime view details

48 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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Crime Index

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Real Estate Overview

Average Listing Price
No Data
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    30.6%
  • Rented
    15.5%
  • Owned
    53.9%

79 Homes For Sale View All

$349,000
250 County Rd 602
Cedar Bluff, AL 35959
3 Beds | 3 Baths
$249,000
1600 East Main Street
Centre, AL 35960
4 Beds | 3 Baths
$249,000
1600 E Main St
Centre, AL 35960
4 Beds | 3 Baths
$249,500
2389 County Road 65
Centre, AL 35960
3 Beds | 2 Baths

2 Foreclosures View All

median foreclosure price
No Data
$50,000
Summer Place
Cedar Bluff, AL 35959
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$144,200
County Road 865
Gaylesville, AL 35973
2 Beds | 2 Baths

Foreclosure Status Distribution

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

2 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Cherokee County, AL issued 2 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Cherokee County, AL issued 0 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
All Housing Single Family Housing Multi-Family Housing

Building Permits By Year

Fair Market Rents

**Displaying data from Cherokee County, AL
  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $464
  • 1 Bedroom: $467
  • 2 Bedrooms: $621
  • 3 Bedrooms: $884
  • 4 Bedrooms: $887

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Environmental Hazards

60 Environmental Hazards

  • Brownfields
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  • Registered Polluters
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  • Superfunds
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  • Tanks & Spills
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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HAZARDOUS (0/0)
    Cherokee County, AL has 0% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Cherokee County, AL is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 6.04 Average
    Cherokee County, AL is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 41.9°
  • February 42.15°
  • March 50.93°
  • April 59.8°
  • May 66.45°
  • June 74.76°
  • July 79.77°
  • August 76.93°
  • September 69.17°
  • October 57.83°
  • November 49.37°
  • December 41.68°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Cherokee County, AL

Earthquakes
Cherokee County, AL has a low risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Cherokee County, AL has no risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Cherokee County, AL has a high risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Cherokee County, AL has a very high risk of tornadoes.

Demographics view details

Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Cherokee County, AL: $36,296

Unemployment

Unemployment in Cherokee County is 3.9%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 4.2% and 9.0% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 51.20%
White Collar - 48.80%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Robert Bentley
  • Sen. Jeff Sessions
  • Sen. Richard C. Shelby

Neighborhood Info

3 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

19 FCC Towers view all

1 Hospital view all

1 Library view all

1 Retirement Home view all

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