Cherokee County AL Information

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Cherokee County Subdivisions

Cherokee County AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 25,678
Population in Households 25,388
Population in Familes 21,167
Population in Group Qrtrs 290
Population Density1 46
Diversity Index2 18
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $40,006
Average Household Income $56,677
Per Capita Income $23,308

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 16,741 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,373 (50.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,101 (12.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,267 (37.4%)
Median Home Value $117,375
Average Home Value $154,183
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 10,474
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 7,259
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.15% -0.27%
Households -0.17% -0.29%
Families -0.38% -0.42%
Median Household Income   2.03%
Per Capita Income   2.45%

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Cherokee County AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cherokee County to the other 67 counties and county equivalents in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 41 40th
Population Density # 36 48th
Diversity Index # 65 4th
Median Household Income # 29 58th
Per Capita Income # 22 69th

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