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Cherokee County Statistics

Facts

Land area421.7 square miles
Population Density508.3 persons per square mile.

Population

Population (2013)225,106
Population change5%
Under 5 years of age6.5%
Under 1826.5%
65 and over11.3%
Females50.7%
White89.3
Hispanic or Latino of any race10.1
Asian1.9%
Two or more races1.9%
Black or African American6.4%
Native American0.5%
Pacific Islander0.1%
Had graduated from high school89%
Had a bachelor degree or higher34.2%
Veterans14,589

Households and Housing

Households76,144
Persons per household2.9
Living in the same house for one year or more87%
Median household income$67,261
The Per capita income$29,615
Live below the poverty line9.8%
Housing units84,062
Multi-unit structures10%
The median value of owner-occupied housing$190,400
Residents owning their homes79.1%

Business Facts

Total number of firms22,759
Women-owned firms28.1%
Asian-owned firms1.9%
Hispanic-owned firms3.9%
Black-owned firms3.3%
Native American-owned firms0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms0%
Retail sales$2,114,906
Retail sales per capita$10,373
Manufacturers shipments$823,737
Merchant wholesaler sales$848,952
Source US Census Data