Cherokee, Oklahoma

Population 1,484

Cherokee is located in Alfalfa County, OK. The population is 1,484, making Cherokee the largest city in Alfalfa County.

There are 3 public schools in Cherokee with an average Homefacts rating of C. The total crime rate for Cherokee is low , and there are 1 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Cherokee is low 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 Lambert, Byron and Burlington.

Cherokee Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Average
  • No High School Diploma: 12.1%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 69.3%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 18.7%

Crime Rate

41.13% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 133
  • Violent Crimes: 133
  • Robbery: 0
  • Burglary: 530
  • Property Crime: 1
  • Larceny Theft: 663

Registered Offenders

50.24% Lower than national avg.
  • 1 offender in Cherokee
  • 6.74 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

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


Low 2.2%
  • Oklahoma unemployment average: 3.4%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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3 Public Schools view public schools

There are 3 K-12 public schools in Cherokee, OK and 0 private schools. Homefacts rates Cherokee's schools as Average, with an overall C rating.

0 Colleges & Universities view all colleges & universities

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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0 Former Drug Labs view all

  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Cherokee, OK

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1 Building Permits View All

  • In 2002, the city of Cherokee, OK issued 1 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2001, the city of Cherokee, OK issued 0 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: $580
  • 1 Bedroom: $660
  • 2 Bedrooms: $870
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,140
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,180

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Environmental Hazards

24 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (214/214)
    Cherokee, OK has 100% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 3 COUNTY
    Cherokee, OK is a green zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 5.15 Average
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 34.25°
  • February 36.83°
  • March 47.08°
  • April 56.87°
  • May 68.61°
  • June 80.59°
  • July 83.62°
  • August 81.43°
  • September 71.17°
  • October 57.98°
  • November 47.1°
  • December 35.45°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Cherokee, OK

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

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Cherokee, OK: $45,435


Unemployment in Cherokee is 2.2%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 3.4% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 59.70%
White Collar - 40.30%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Mary Fallin
  • Sen. James M. Inhofe
  • Sen. James Lankford

City Representatives

  • Frank Lucas

Neighborhood Info

2 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

6 FCC Towers view all

1 Fire Station view all

0 Hospitals view all

  • No hospitals found in Cherokee, OK

1 Library view all

2 Police Stations view all

1 Retirement Home view all

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