Cherokee, Alabama

Population 1,161

Cherokee is located in Colbert County, AL. The population is 1,161, making Cherokee the 6th largest city in Colbert County.

There are 2 public schools in Cherokee with an average Homefacts rating of C. The total crime rate for Cherokee is moderate, and there are 17 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Cherokee is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Cherokee property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Cherokee include Waterloo, Iuka and Sheffield.

Cherokee Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Average
  • No High School Diploma: 19.1%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 63.6%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 17.2%

Crime Rate

41.85% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 439
  • Violent Crimes: 800
  • Robbery: 132
  • Burglary: 855
  • Property Crime: 4
  • Larceny Theft: 2

Registered Offenders

88.95% Higher than national avg.
  • 17 offenders in Cherokee
  • 146.43 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

23 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 5
  • Superfunds: 1
  • Tanks & Spills: 17


Moderate 4.4%
  • Alabama unemployment average: 3.8%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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2 Public Schools view public schools

There are 2 K-12 public schools in Cherokee, AL and 0 private schools. Homefacts rates Cherokee's schools as Average, with an overall C rating.
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17 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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Property Report Overview

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Housing Inventory

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  • Rented
  • Owned

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

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1 Building Permits View All

  • In 2008, the city of Cherokee, AL issued 1 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2007, the city of Cherokee, AL issued 2 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $553
  • 1 Bedroom: $557
  • 2 Bedrooms: $703
  • 3 Bedrooms: $933
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,163

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Environmental Hazards

23 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (1659/1780)
    Cherokee, AL has 93.2% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
    Cherokee, AL is a red zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 5.52 Average
    Cherokee, AL is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 42.53°
  • February 43.65°
  • March 52.35°
  • April 61.58°
  • May 68.75°
  • June 79.23°
  • July 81.42°
  • August 79.6°
  • September 71.37°
  • October 59.87°
  • November 50.73°
  • December 42.93°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Cherokee, AL

Cherokee, AL has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Cherokee, AL has no risk of hurricanes.
Cherokee, AL has a moderate risk of hail storms.
Cherokee, AL has a high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Cherokee, AL: $28,359


Unemployment in Cherokee is 4.4%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 3.8% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 58.95%
White Collar - 41.05%


State Representatives

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

City Representatives

  • Robert Aderholt

Neighborhood Info

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Nearest Major Airports

9 FCC Towers view all

0 Hospitals view all

  • No hospitals found in Cherokee, AL

1 Library view all

1 Police Station view all

0 Retirement Homes view all

  • No retirement homes found in Cherokee, AL
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