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 20 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: 19.6%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 64.7%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 15.7%

Crime Rate

37% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 366
  • Violent Crimes: 743
  • Robbery: 122
  • Burglary: 809
  • Property Crime: 3
  • Larceny Theft: 2

Registered Offenders

88.64% Higher than national avg.
  • 20 offenders in Cherokee
  • 172.27 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

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


Moderate 3.1%
  • Alabama unemployment average: 2.5%
  • National unemployment average: 3.6%

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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*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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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 (1299/1416)
    Cherokee, AL has 91.74% 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: $29,167


Unemployment in Cherokee is 3.1%. It is moderate in comparison to the state and national averages, 2.5% and 3.6% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 54.03%
White Collar - 45.97%


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

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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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