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Cherokee County Statistics

Facts

Land area553.7 square miles
Population Density46.9 persons per square mile.

Population

Population (2013)26,203
Population change0.8%
Under 5 years of age4.8%
Under 1820.7%
65 and over20.1%
Females50.4%
White93.2
Hispanic or Latino of any race1.5
Asian0.2%
Two or more races1.5%
Black or African American4.5%
Native American0.5%
Pacific Islander0%
Had graduated from high school78%
Had a bachelor degree or higher12.8%
Veterans2,174

Households and Housing

Households11,656
Persons per household2.2
Living in the same house for one year or more90.6%
Median household income$34,907
The Per capita income$22,030
Live below the poverty line21.2%
Housing units16,134
Multi-unit structures5%
The median value of owner-occupied housing$99,400
Residents owning their homes76.1%

Business Facts

Total number of firms2,180
Women-owned firms14.5%
Asian-owned firms0%
Hispanic-owned firms0%
Black-owned firms0%
Native American-owned firms0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms0%
Retail sales$186,321
Retail sales per capita$7,613
Manufacturers shipments$307,439
Merchant wholesaler sales$62,293
Source US Census Data