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Cherokee County Statistics

Facts

Land area576.9 square miles
Population Density20.9 persons per square mile.

Population

Population (2013)11,945
Population change-1.1%
Under 5 years of age5.9%
Under 1820.9%
65 and over22%
Females50.5%
White97.2
Hispanic or Latino of any race3.3
Asian0.6%
Two or more races0.9%
Black or African American0.8%
Native American0.3%
Pacific Islander0.1%
Had graduated from high school92%
Had a bachelor degree or higher19.6%
Veterans1,163

Households and Housing

Households5,354
Persons per household2.2
Living in the same house for one year or more86.9%
Median household income$48,977
The Per capita income$26,330
Live below the poverty line9.7%
Housing units5,757
Multi-unit structures13%
The median value of owner-occupied housing$80,200
Residents owning their homes74.9%

Business Facts

Total number of firms796
Women-owned firms0%
Asian-owned firms0%
Hispanic-owned firms0%
Black-owned firms0%
Native American-owned firms0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms0%
Retail sales$139,445
Retail sales per capita$11,935
Manufacturers shipments$279,270
Merchant wholesaler sales$114,673
Source US Census Data