Cherokee County, NC

Population 27,199

Cherokee County, NC Neighborhood Report

Schools

School Rating is Very good
  • No High School Diploma: 15.9%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 65%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 19.3%

Registered Offenders

48.10% Higher than national avg.

Environmental Hazards

174 Found nearby

Unemployment

Moderate 5.3%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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15 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 15 K-12 public schools in Cherokee County, NC and 1 private school. Homefacts rates Cherokee County's schools as Very good, with an overall B rating.
1 Private School

Murphy Adventist Christian School

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1 Colleges & Universities view all colleges & universities

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83 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$272,450 compared to August 2020
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    38.7%
  • Rented
    12.5%
  • Owned
    48.8%

94 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Cherokee County, NC issued 94 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, NC issued 88 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: $513
  • 1 Bedroom: $516
  • 2 Bedrooms: $680
  • 3 Bedrooms: $912
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,082

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Environmental Hazards

174 Environmental Hazards

  • Brownfields
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  • Registered Polluters
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  • Superfunds
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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HAZARDOUS (0/0)
    Cherokee County, NC has 0% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
    Cherokee County, NC is a red zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 6.51 Average
    Cherokee County, NC is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 38.32°
  • February 42.5°
  • March 50.92°
  • April 60.5°
  • May 68.74°
  • June 76.96°
  • July 78.66°
  • August 79.08°
  • September 72.22°
  • October 59.72°
  • November 49.15°
  • December 45.57°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Cherokee County, NC

Earthquakes
Cherokee County, NC has a moderate risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Cherokee County, NC has no risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Cherokee County, NC has a low risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Cherokee County, NC has a moderate risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Cherokee County, NC: $35,284

Unemployment

Unemployment in Cherokee County is 5.3%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 4.9% and 5.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 45.92%
White Collar - 54.08%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Pat McCrory
  • Sen. Richard Burr
  • Sen. Thom Tillis

Neighborhood Info

1 Airport view all

Nearest Major Airports

11 FCC Towers view all

1 Hospital view all

2 Retirement Homes view all