Cherokee County AL Information


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  1. Cherokee County 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates forCherokee County (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Cherokee County AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)


Total Population 26,036
Population in Households 25,746
Population in Familes 21,494
Population in Group Qrtrs 290
Population Density2 47
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $38,079
Average Household Income $54,664
Per Capita Income $22,145


Total Housing Units 16,903 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,382 (49.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,142 (12.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,379 (37.7%)
Median Home Value $128,577
Average Home Value $155,333


Total Households 10,524
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 7,294
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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.


2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.02% -0.07%
Households -0.1% -0.14%
Families -0.29% -0.26%
Median Household Income   1.25%
Per Capita Income   1.96%


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, 2019 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 # 42 39th
Population Density # 36 48th
Diversity Index # 65 4th
Median Household Income # 40 42nd
Per Capita Income # 35 49th

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