dcsimg

People

Total Population 850
Male Share of the Population 49.4%
Female Share of the Population 50.6%
Senior Citizens 25.2%
Employed Population 16+ 226
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 54.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 17.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $45,694
% Above Poverty Level 80.1%
% Below Poverty Level 19.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 28 minutes
% Working from Home 1.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.5%
% Using Public Transportation 2.7%

Housing

People Living Alone 38.6%
Median Gross Rent $650
Median House Value $66,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 32%
US/American 0%
English 6%
Irish 10.4%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Cherokee Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 57 miles W of Decatur, Alabama (center to center)
Nearest Large City 118 miles SW of Nashville, Tennessee
County Colbert
Metro Area Florence
Standard Zip Codes 35616
Phone Area Codes 256
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.756
Longitude -87.972

Cherokee Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station IUKA 5S
Distance 12.1 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 47 F
Apr Temp 44 to 71 F
Jul Temp 66 to 89 F
Oct Temp 44 to 72 F
Annual Precip 60.6 inches
Station MUSCLE SHOALS AP
Distance 21.2 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 49 F
Apr Temp 49 to 72 F
Jul Temp 70 to 91 F
Oct Temp 49 to 74 F
Annual Precip 55.8 inches
Station RUSSELLVILLE NO 2
Distance 21.5 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 50 F
Apr Temp 44 to 72 F
Jul Temp 66 to 90 F
Oct Temp 45 to 74 F
Annual Precip 57.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Florence 39,855 $51,713
Muscle Shoals 13,492 $60,851
Russellville 9,824 $38,457
Sheffield 9,074 $41,922
Tuscumbia 8,537 $53,941
Waterloo 143 $40,625

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Cherokee Public Libraries

Library
Cherokee Public Library
118 CHURCH ST.
Cherokee, Alabama
(256) 359-4384

library logo

More Information for Librarians

Click the Visit School Site buttons to go directly to a school's website and learn more about the school and programs it has to offer. School website will open in a new tab.
Click the Request Info buttons to request more information from a representative at the school.

 
Results:  5
Matching School Ads
Programs
  • MBA@UNC
UNC Kenan-Flagler is one of the world's top-ranked business schools. At UNC Kenan-Flagler, you develop the skills that make you a highly effective leader and prepare you for long-term career success. The strength of the UNC Kenan-Flagler MBA degree comes from a school culture in which members live the business school's core values of excellence, leadership, teamwork, integrity and community.
Programs
  • Diesel Technology
  • Heavy Equipment
  • Collision Repair and Refinishing
  • Encompasses the Lincoln Tech, Lincoln Culinary Institute, and Lincoln College of New England brands.
  • Lincoln schools made more than $15 million available nationally through scholarships to qualified students in 2015.
  • Designated a Military Friendly School for the 6th year in a row by Victory Media; offers exclusive scholarship for servicemen and women and their families.
  • First Lincoln Tech campus opened in 1946; now 30 campuses in 15 states across the United States.
  • Campuses are accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS), Accrediting Commission of Career Schools (ACCSC), Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES), and New England Association of Schools and Colleges – Commission on Institutions of Higher Education (NEASC)
camnpus icon
Nashville
Request Info
Programs
  • Graphic Design, Bachelor of Science (Online)
  • Internet Marketing, Master of Science (Online)
  • Music Production, Bachelors of Science (Online)
  • Full Sail’s curriculum combines elements of creativity, art, business and life skills, technical prowess, and academic achievement.
  • Full Sail offers accelerated programs, so a degree that would normally take four years takes 24 months on average.
  • Students work with industry-standard tools and technologies, allowing them to gain practical knowledge and real-world experience.
  • Join us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram to interact with our community, read about grad success, and see campus images.
Programs
  • Business Administration - Human Resources (BS)
  • Business Management & Accounting (AAS)
  • Nursing (RN completion to BS) (RN req.)
  • Students are issued a new laptop at the beginning of their programs.
  • All online services and study materials are available 24/7, with faculty available five days a week.
  • All programs available online, with the MBA program offered on campus in Salt Lake City.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC), with programmatic accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC).
  • Approved by the Better Business Bureau (BBB) since 2010.

Our family of non-profit colleges admits students of any race, color, and national or ethnic origin.

Programs
  • MBA with concentration in Quantitative Analysis
  • MS in Criminal Justice: Advanced Counterterrorism & Homeland Security concentration
  • BA Communications - New Media
Give your career a boost with an education from Southern New Hampshire University. We offer certificates, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees in over 100 programs in a wide variety of subjects.

Cherokee High Schools

CHEROKEE HIGH SCHOOL
850 HIGH SCHOOL DR
256-359-4434
Serves 230 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.9

Study Online in Cherokee
Additional Resources
Info for Cherokee Government Officials


Are you an official in the Cherokee government or quasi-government agency such as the chamber of commerce, visitors bureau or economic development council? If so, visit our information page for government officials to see how CityTownInfo can support you.

Back to Top