Cherokee, OK Demographic Data

Cherokee, OK Summary

Cherokee is located in Alfalfa County in Oklahoma
  • Population: 1,484
  • Area: 1.47 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 1.47 sq. miles
    • Water Area: NA
  • Population Density: 1,007.46 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 1,177.82 ft
  • Time Zone: Central Standard Time (GMT -6)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Cherokee, OK Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
726
48%
50.8
Male
790
52%
49.2
Total Population
1,516
 
323,128,000

Cherokee, OK Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
84
5.5% 
6.1
5 to 9 Years
75
4.9% 
6.3
10 to 14 Years
86
5.7% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
70
4.6% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
109
7.2% 
6.9
25 to 34 Years
180
11.9% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
158
10.4% 
12.6
45 to 54 Years
231
15.2% 
13.2
55 to 59 Years
121
8.0% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
95
6.3% 
6.1
65 to 74 Years
137
9.0% 
8.9
75 to 84 Years
110
7.3% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
60
4.0% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
1,225
80.8%
77.2
Female
607
49.6%
51.3
Male
618
50.4%
48.7
21 Years and over
1,172
77.3%
73.1
62 Years and over
363
23.9%
18.8
65 Years and over
307
20.3%
15.2
Female
178
58.0%
55.8
Male
129
42.0%
44.2
Median Age (years)
45
0.0%
0.0

Cherokee, OK Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
1,259
83.0% 
96.8
White
1,209
79.7% 
72.6
Black or African American
0
0.0% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
14
0.9% 
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% 
0.4
Vietnamese
0
0.0% 
0.6
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
36
2.4% 
5.1
Two or More Races
257
17.0% 
3.2
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
79
5.2% 
17.8
Mexican
67
4.4% 
11.2
Puerto Rican
8
0.5% 
1.7
Cuban
0
0.0% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
4
0.3% 
4.2
Not Hispanic or Latino
1,437
94.8% 
82.2

Cherokee, OK Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
35
3.2% 
5.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
97
8.9% 
7.2
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
357
32.7% 
27.2
Some college, no degree
310
28.4% 
20.6
Associate's Degree
89
8.2% 
8.4
Bachelor's Degree
132
12.1% 
19.3
Graduate or professional degree
72
6.6% 
11.9
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
132
12.1%
12.6
High School Graduate or Higher
960
88.0%
87.4
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
204
18.7%
31.2

Cherokee, OK Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
239
18.8%
33.7%
Now Married
659
51.8%
47.5
Divorced
198
15.6%
11.0%
Separated
19
1.5%
2.0
Widowed
156
12.3
5.8%

Cherokee, OK Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
1,391
97.1%
78.4%
Languages other than english
41
2.9%
21.6%
Spanish
38
2.7%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
3
0.2%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
0
0.0%
3.5%
Other Languages
0
0.0%
1.1%

Cherokee, OK Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
34
5.2%
6.7
$10,000 to $14,999
51
7.8%
4.8
$15,000 to $24,999
103
15.8%
9.7
$25,000 to $34,999
81
12.4%
9.5
$35,000 to $49,999
79
12.1%
13.0
$50,000 to $74,999
132
20.2%
17.7
$75,000 to $99,999
73
11.2%
12.3
$100,000 to $149,000
72
11.0%
14.0
$150,000 to $199,999
13
2.0%
5.8
$200,000 or more
14
2.1%
6.4
Median household income
45,435
 
57,617
Per capita income
25,505
 
31,128

Cherokee, OK Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
187
25.9%
1.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
39
5.4%
9.8
Construction
80
11.1%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
95
13.2%
23.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
15
2.1%
6.6
Information
13
1.8%
2.1
Manufacturing
16
2.2%
10.1
Other services except public administration
49
6.8%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
15
2.1%
11.4
Public administration
85
11.8%
4.6
Retail trade
79
10.9%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
37
5.1%
5.2
Wholesale trade
12
1.7%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
204
28.3%
8.8%
Management, professional, and related occupations
161
22.3%
37.6%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
99
13.7%
12.2%
Sales and office occupations
130
18.0%
23.3%
Service occupations
128
17.7%
18.1%

Cherokee, OK Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
709
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
586
82.7%
76.3
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
90
12.7%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
0
0.0%
5.1
Walked
19
2.7%
2.7
Other means
5
0.7%
1.8
Worked at home
9
1.3%
5.0
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
15.9
 
26.6

Cherokee, OK Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
60
9.2%
8.7
1 vehicles
169
25.9%
33.2
2 vehicles
291
44.6%
37.1
3 or more
132
20.2%
21.0

Cherokee, OK Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
652
76.1%
87.6
Owner Occupied
478
73.3%
63.1
Renter Occupied
174
26.7%
36.9
Vacant Housing Units
205
23.9%
12.4
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
2
0.0%
0.0
Rental Vacancy Rate
14
0.0%
0.0
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
2.4
0.0%
2.7
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
1.9
0.0%
2.5

Cherokee, OK Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
857
1 room
7
0.8%
2.4
2 rooms
14
1.6%
2.7
3 rooms
38
4.4%
9.1
4 rooms
185
21.6%
16.5
5 rooms
229
26.7%
19.8
6 rooms
186
21.7%
17.8
7 rooms
77
9.0%
12.0
8 rooms
55
6.4%
8.6
9 rooms or more
66
7.7%
11.1
Median Rooms
5
 
0.0

Cherokee, OK Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
857
 
 
1-unit, detached
780
91.0%
61.5
1-unit, attached
3
0.4%
5.9
2-units
28
3.3%
3.6
3 or 4 units
0
0.0%
4.4
5 to 9 units
0
0.0%
4.8
10 to 19 units
0
0.0%
4.4
20 or more units
8
0.9%
9.0
Mobile home
35
4.1%
6.2
Boat, RV, van, etc.
3
0.4%
0.1

Cherokee, OK Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
384
44.8%
12.8%
1940 to 1949
112
13.1%
5.0%
1950 to 1959
119
13.9%
10.4%
1960 to 1969
70
8.2%
10.7%
1970 to 1979
84
9.8%
15.3%
1980 to 1989
72
8.4%
13.5%
1990 to 1999
3
0.4%
13.9%
2000 to 2009
9
1.1%
14.2%
2010 to 2013
2
0.2%
2.8%
2014 or later
2
0.2%
1.4%

Cherokee, OK Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
423
64.9%
48.1
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
3
0.5%
4.7
Electricity
215
33.0%
38.7
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
0
0.0%
4.8
Coal or coke
0
0.0%
0.1
Wood
9
1.4%
1.9
Solar energy
0
0.0%
0.1
Other fuel
0
0.0%
0.5
No fuel used
2
0.3%
1.1

Cherokee, OK Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
163
 
47295100.0
$3,000 or more
0
0.0%
10.3%
Less than $500
3
1.8%
1.6%
$1,500 to $1,999
4
2.5%
20.1%
$2,000 to $2,499
4
2.5%
11.8%
$2,500 to $2,999
6
3.7%
7.0%
$1,000 to $1,499
42
25.8%
28.8%
$500 to $999
104
63.8%
20.4%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
108
66.3%
45.4%
20.0% to 24.9%
3
1.8%
15.7%
25.0% to 29.9%
16
9.8%
10.6%
30.0% to 34.9%
6
3.7%
7.0%
35.0% or more
30
18.4%
21.3%
Not Computed
0
0.0%
0.0%

Cherokee, OK Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
139 
 
41,631,300 
$2,500 to $2,999
0
0.0%
1.9%
$2,000 to $2,499
0
0.0%
4.4%
$3,000 or more
0
0.0%
1.8%
$1,500 to $1,999
0
0.0%
11.9%
$1,000 to $1,499
31
22.3%
28.3%
Less than $500
48
34.5%
10.7%
$500 to $999
60
43.2%
41.0%
No Cash Rent
35
0.0%
2,206,240
Median (Dollars)
653
0.0%
981
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
25
18.4%
13.1%
15.0% to 19.9%
20
14.7%
12.9%
20.0% to 24.9%
13
9.6%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
1
0.7%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
20
14.7%
9.0%
35.0% or more
57
41.9%
40.7%
Not Computed
38
0.0%
0.0%

Cherokee, OK Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
478
 
75,022,600
Less then $50,000
194
40.6%
7.3%
$50,000 to $99,999
190
39.7%
7.3%
$100,000 to $149,000
46
9.6%
14.1%
$150,000 to $199,000
30
6.3%
14.5%
$200,000 to $299,999
13
2.7%
19.2%
$300,000 to $499,999
5
1.0%
18.2%
$500,000 to $999,999
0
0.0%
10.5%
$1,000,000 or more
0
0.0%
3.1%
Median (Dollars)
59,200
 
205,000