Latest Data (2017)
Population 4,905
Nationwide Rank 4777

Quick Facts

Cherokee, Iowa is the 4,777th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Cherokee, Iowa is a city.

Cherokee, Iowa is currently 18.9% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Cherokee, Iowa's growth is extremely below average. 87% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Cherokee, Iowa Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
4767 Wolfforth, Texas 4,922 89.8%
4768 Erwin, North Carolina 4,919 8.9%
4769 Watseka, Illinois 4,919 -13.2%
4770 Oak Park Heights, Minnesota 4,918 30.7%
4771 Chisholm, Minnesota 4,916 -0.8%
4772 Salem, Missouri 4,916 -1.3%
4773 Tucumcari, New Mexico 4,915 -17.2%
4774 Shenandoah, Iowa 4,909 -11.1%
4775 Summit, Wisconsin 4,909
4776 Cochran, Georgia 4,906 9.6%
4777 Cherokee, Iowa 4,905 -8.3%
4778 Childersburg, Alabama 4,905 -3.0%
4779 Lake Barrington, Illinois 4,905 2.7%
4780 Archer Lodge, North Carolina 4,903
4781 Arnold, Pennsylvania 4,903 -13.2%
4782 Waynesboro, Mississippi 4,903 -14.8%
4783 Normandy, Missouri 4,900 -6.4%
4784 Marseilles, Illinois 4,899 4.6%
4785 Mayville, Wisconsin 4,897 -1.7%
4786 Wellington, Ohio 4,895 8.1%
4787 Green Tree, Pennsylvania 4,892 1.7%

Similarly Sized Cities In Iowa

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
3256 Grinnell 9,027 -0.8%
3408 Mount Pleasant 8,497 -2.6%
3447 Denison 8,362 13.9%
3625 Creston 7,839 3.5%
3650 Webster City 7,787 -4.6%
3678 Decorah 7,701 -5.6%
3720 Sioux Center 7,579 24.7%
3725 Clear Lake 7,562 -7.5%
3738 Perry 7,517 -2.0%
3773 Washington 7,395 4.7%
3779 Charles City 7,373 -5.3%
3790 Hiawatha 7,353 12.7%
3849 Knoxville 7,181 -7.2%
3976 Nevada 6,777 1.3%
4012 Atlantic 6,689 -7.7%
4064 Eldridge 6,543 55.0%
4187 Bondurant 6,178 230.1%
4200 Orange City 6,141 9.0%
4239 Independence 6,050 -0.1%
4276 Oelwein 5,960 -10.7%
4296 Maquoketa 5,920 -3.5%
4351 Estherville 5,793 -12.4%
4427 Asbury 5,586 124.9%
4483 Algona 5,468 -4.6%
4492 Centerville 5,446 -7.8%
4506 Red Oak 5,415 -12.8%
4517 Anamosa 5,391 -2.0%
4545 Clarinda 5,334 -5.9%
4556 Glenwood 5,312 -1.5%
4579 Winterset 5,276 10.8%
4606 DeWitt 5,218
4655 Vinton 5,114 0.1%
4668 Spirit Lake 5,096 19.2%
4682 Osceola 5,076 6.4%
4686 Sheldon 5,067 0.9%
4699 Iowa Falls 5,048 -2.8%
4715 Manchester 5,016 -4.9%
4749 Windsor Heights 4,953 3.7%
4774 Shenandoah 4,909 -11.1%
4777 Cherokee 4,905 -8.3%
4800 Harlan 4,881 -7.6%
4854 Evansdale 4,763 5.3%
4893 Sergeant Bluff 4,706 40.8%
4928 Polk City 4,646 97.7%
4955 Humboldt 4,597 3.1%
5052 Mount Vernon 4,435 16.0%
5088 Adel 4,386 26.8%
5146 Camanche 4,305 2.2%
5199 Carlisle 4,238 18.0%
5200 Hampton 4,237 0.6%
5211 Dyersville 4,220 4.1%
5257 Jefferson 4,150 -10.0%
5278 Chariton 4,122 -10.0%
5300 Forest City 4,091 -6.9%
5394 Le Claire 3,969 35.5%
5465 Monticello 3,871 6.1%
5527 Carter Lake 3,787 16.4%
5533 Huxley 3,782 61.8%
5537 Cresco 3,776 -3.1%
5542 Emmetsburg 3,771 -3.3%
5548 Albia 3,762 0.0%
5554 West Liberty 3,755 12.0%
5558 Rock Valley 3,746 30.2%
5589 Waukon 3,697 -10.4%
5687 Osage 3,574 3.3%
5768 Robins 3,470 87.9%
5800 Eagle Grove 3,428 -7.5%
5816 New Hampton 3,413 -7.4%
5833 Story City 3,396 4.7%
5863 Tiffin 3,361 207.2%
6005 Tipton 3,218 1.6%
6075 Williamsburg 3,139 18.5%
6185 Garner 3,052 4.1%
6206 Milford 3,025 21.7%
6298 West Burlington 2,927 -7.2%
6390 Wilton 2,832 0.0%
6409 Onawa 2,809 -9.3%
6452 Tama 2,775 1.9%
6458 Clarion 2,769 -6.4%
6543 Jesup 2,708 22.4%
6566 Grundy Center 2,689 3.2%
6587 Bloomfield 2,676 2.8%
6622 Eldora 2,653 -12.5%
6624 Missouri Valley 2,649 -11.3%
6637 Fairfax 2,631 172.9%
6643 Solon 2,626 119.0%
6662 Sibley 2,611 -6.3%
6688 Madrid 2,587 6.8%
6732 Center Point 2,551 26.0%
6737 Rock Rapids 2,549 -0.7%
6740 Kalona 2,544 10.5%
6806 Hawarden 2,491 0.6%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 4,905 4,777
2016 4,998 4,721
2015 5,030 4,678
2014 5,139 4,612
2013 5,186 4,567
2012 5,179 4,554
2011 5,219 4,530
2010 5,253 4,509
2009 4,673 4,765
2008 4,708 4,737
2007 4,788 4,668
2006 4,826 4,624
2005 4,934 4,537
2004 5,022 4,471
2003 5,053 4,434
2002 5,148 4,371
2001 5,283 4,277
2000 5,354 4,234
1990 6,046 3,575