Cherokee, AL Demographic Data

Cherokee, AL Summary

Cherokee is located in Colbert County in Alabama
  • Population: 1,161
  • Area: 2.22 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 2.22 sq. miles
    • Water Area: NA
  • Population Density: 523.91 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 522.97 ft
  • Time Zone: Central Standard Time (GMT -6)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Cherokee, AL Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
430
51%
50.8
Male
420
49%
49.2
Total Population
850
 
321,419,000

Cherokee, AL Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
41
4.8% 
6.2
5 to 9 Years
70
8.2% 
6.4
10 to 14 Years
61
7.2% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
80
9.4% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
34
4.0% 
7.0
25 to 34 Years
58
6.8% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
93
10.9% 
12.7
45 to 54 Years
115
13.5% 
13.4
55 to 59 Years
37
4.4% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
47
5.5% 
6.0
65 to 74 Years
124
14.6% 
8.6
75 to 84 Years
84
9.9% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
6
0.7% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
627
73.8%
77.1
Female
337
53.7%
51.4
Male
290
46.3%
48.6
21 Years and over
595
70.0%
72.9
62 Years and over
239
28.1%
18.3
65 Years and over
214
25.2%
14.9
Female
110
51.4%
55.9
Male
104
48.6%
44.1
Median Age (years)
43
NR
NR

Cherokee, AL Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
850
100.0% 
96.9
White
744
87.5% 
73.1
Black or African American
99
11.6% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
7
0.8% 
0.8
Asian
0
0.0% 
5.4
Asian Indian
0
0.0% 
1.2
Chinese
0
0.0% 
1.3
Filipino
0
0.0% 
0.9
Japanese
0
0.0% 
0.2
Korean
0
0.0% 
0.5
Vietnamese
0
0.0% 
0.5
Other Asian
0
0.0% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
0
0.0% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
0
0.0% 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
0
0.0% 
0.0
Samoan
0
0.0% 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
0
0.0% 
0.1
Some Other Race
0
0.0% 
4.8
Two or More Races
0
0.0% 
3.1
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
3
0.4% 
17.6
Mexican
3
0.4% 
11.1
Puerto Rican
0
0.0% 
1.7
Cuban
0
0.0% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
0
0.0% 
4.1
Not Hispanic or Latino
847
99.6% 
82.4

Cherokee, AL Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
56
9.9% 
5.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
52
9.2% 
7.3
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
194
34.4% 
27.6
Some college, no degree
123
21.8% 
20.7
Associate's Degree
42
7.4% 
8.2
Bachelor's Degree
62
11.0% 
19.0
Graduate or professional degree
35
6.2% 
11.6
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
108
19.1%
12.8
High School Graduate or Higher
456
80.8%
87.1
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
97
17.2%
30.6

Cherokee, AL Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
126
18.6%
33.5%
Now Married
371
54.7%
47.5
Divorced
99
14.6%
11.0%
Separated
9
1.3%
2.1
Widowed
73
10.8
5.8%

Cherokee, AL Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
783
96.8%
78.5%
Languages other than english
26
3.2%
21.5%
Spanish
15
1.9%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
11
1.4%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
0
0.0%
3.5%
Other Languages
0
0.0%
1.0%

Cherokee, AL Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
54
0.0%
0.0
$10,000 to $14,999
54
0.0%
0.0
$15,000 to $24,999
58
0.0%
0.0
$25,000 to $34,999
52
0.0%
0.0
$35,000 to $49,999
52
0.0%
0.0
$50,000 to $74,999
37
0.0%
0.0
$75,000 to $99,999
58
0.0%
0.0
$100,000 to $149,000
16
0.0%
0.0
$150,000 to $199,999
0
0.0%
0.0
$200,000 or more
0
0.0%
0.0
Median household income
28,359
 
55,775
Per capita income
18,109
 
29,979

Cherokee, AL Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
0
0.0%
1.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
6
2.6%
9.8
Construction
10
4.4%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
42
18.3%
22.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
13
5.7%
6.5
Information
22
9.6%
2.1
Manufacturing
55
24.0%
10.3
Other services except public administration
24
10.5%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
8
3.5%
11.3
Public administration
1
0.4%
4.6
Retail trade
27
11.8%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
13
5.7%
5.1
Wholesale trade
8
3.5%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
46
20.1%
9.0%
Management, professional, and related occupations
53
23.1%
37.1%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
71
31.0%
12.3%
Sales and office occupations
41
17.9%
23.6%
Service occupations
18
7.9%
18.0%

Cherokee, AL Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
226
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
199
88.1%
76.6
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
6
2.7%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
6
2.7%
5.2
Walked
8
3.5%
2.8
Other means
4
1.8%
1.8
Worked at home
3
1.3%
4.6
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
28.0
 
26.0

Cherokee, AL Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
31
8.1%
8.9
1 vehicles
110
28.9%
33.5
2 vehicles
164
43.0%
37.2
3 or more
76
19.9%
20.3

Cherokee, AL Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
381
73.7%
87.7
Owner Occupied
266
69.8%
63.0
Renter Occupied
115
30.2%
37.0
Vacant Housing Units
136
26.3%
12.3
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
8
NR
NR
Rental Vacancy Rate
31
NR
NR
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
2.0
NR
3.0
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.0
NR
3.0

Cherokee, AL Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
517
1 room
3
0.6%
2.3
2 rooms
0
0.0%
2.5
3 rooms
13
2.5%
9.0
4 rooms
93
18.0%
16.6
5 rooms
155
30.0%
20.0
6 rooms
100
19.3%
17.9
7 rooms
49
9.5%
12.1
8 rooms
90
17.4%
8.5
9 rooms or more
14
2.7%
11.1
Median Rooms
6
 

Cherokee, AL Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
517
 
 
1-unit, detached
394
76.2%
61.4
1-unit, attached
0
0.0%
5.8
2-units
26
5.0%
3.7
3 or 4 units
5
1.0%
4.5
5 to 9 units
5
1.0%
4.8
10 to 19 units
0
0.0%
4.6
20 or more units
5
1.0%
8.8
Mobile home
82
15.9%
6.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.
0
0.0%
0.1

Cherokee, AL Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
27
5.2%
13.0%
1940 to 1949
7
1.4%
5.1%
1950 to 1959
76
14.7%
10.5%
1960 to 1969
185
35.8%
10.8%
1970 to 1979
63
12.2%
15.5%
1980 to 1989
23
4.4%
13.6%
1990 to 1999
46
8.9%
14.0%
2000 to 2009
86
16.6%
14.5%
2010 to 2013
4
0.8%
2.5%
2014 or later
0
0.0%
0.5%

Cherokee, AL Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
112
29.4%
48.2
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
30
7.9%
4.7
Electricity
230
60.4%
38.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
5
1.3%
5.1
Coal or coke
0
0.0%
0.1
Wood
4
1.0%
2.0
Solar energy
0
0.0%
0.1
Other fuel
0
0.0%
0.5
No fuel used
0
0.0%
1.2

Cherokee, AL Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
111
 
47140700.0
$2,500 to $2,999
0
0.0%
6.8%
$3,000 or more
0
0.0%
9.9%
$1,500 to 1,999
0
0.0%
20.3%
$2,000 to $2,499
3
2.7%
11.8%
Less than $500
9
8.1%
1.5%
$1,000 to 1,499
33
29.7%
29.2%
$500 to $999
66
59.5%
20.5%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
37
33.3%
43.6%
20.0% to 24.9%
13
11.7%
15.9%
25.0% to 29.9%
29
26.1%
10.9%
30.0% to 34.9%
3
2.7%
7.3%
35.0% or more
29
26.1%
22.3%
Not Computed
0
NR
NR

Cherokee, AL Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
100 
 
41,410,200 
$1,000 to $1,499
0
0.0%
27.9%
$2,500 to $2,999
0
0.0%
1.7%
$3,000 or more
0
0.0%
1.5%
$2,000 to $2,499
0
0.0%
4.1%
$1,500 to $1,999
5
5.0%
11.0%
Less than $500
31
31.0%
11.0%
$500 to $999
64
64.0%
42.7%
No Cash Rent
15
NR
2,291,570
Median (Dollars)
650
NR
959
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
24
24.0%
12.6%
15.0% to 19.9%
0
0.0%
12.5%
20.0% to 24.9%
13
13.0%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
10
10.0%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
0
0.0%
9.2%
35.0% or more
53
53.0%
41.4%
Not Computed
15
NR
NR

Cherokee, AL Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
266
 
74,506,500
Less then $50,000
98
36.8%
7.5%
$50,000 to $99,999
82
30.8%
7.5%
$100,000 to $149,000
60
22.6%
15.0%
$150,000 to $199,000
14
5.3%
14.8%
$200,000 to $299,999
9
3.4%
18.8%
$300,000 to $499,999
3
1.1%
17.3%
$500,000 to $999,999
0
0.0%
9.7%
$1,000,000 or more
0
0.0%
2.7%
Median (Dollars)
66,100
 
194,500
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