|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Cherokee is 5,099. Cherokee, Iowa is the 4,748th largest city in the US.
Cherokee is located entirely in Cherokee County.
The peak population of Cherokee was in 1990, when its population was 6,046. In 1990, Cherokee was the 3,575th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 4,748th largest city in the US. Cherokee is currently 15.7% smaller than it was in 1990.
Cherokee has shrunk 4.7% since the year 2000. Cherokee, Iowa's growth is below average. 71% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Cherokee has a population density of 817.5 people per square mile.
|4743||Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania||5,108||-0.1%|
|4744||King City, Oregon||5,105||107.9%|
|4745||Williamston, North Carolina||5,104||-14.0%|
|4749||Ballston Spa, New York||5,095||-8.4%|
|4751||Redwood Falls, Minnesota||5,095||-7.2%|
|4753||Port Isabel, Texas||5,094||1.5%|
The total voting age population of Cherokee, Iowa, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 3,721. The voting age population is 44.4% male and 55.6% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 23.4% of the residents of Cherokee are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Cherokee are 95.0% White, 1.9% Black, 1.8% Asian, 1.3% Two or more races and 0.1% Other. Additionally, 0.2% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Cherokee, 17.3% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 21.8%. On a per-household basis, 11.4% of families are below the poverty line in Cherokee.
Among those aged 16 and older, 60.6% of Cherokee residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 91.7% of Cherokee residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 21.4% have a bachelor's degree and 8.8% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Cherokee residents aged 5 and older, 1.6% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.8% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.7% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Cherokee is 4.3%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Cherokee, 23.8% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Cherokee is $46,675.
In Cherokee, 64.9% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 35.1% of housing units in Cherokee.
Of all the housing units in Cherokee, 38.5% of them were build before 1940.
In Cherokee, 6.9% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 160 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Cherokee is $551.
In Cherokee, 79.8% of households have an active broadband internet connection.