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People

Total Population 846
Male Share of the Population 42%
Female Share of the Population 58%
Senior Citizens 14.3%
Employed Population 16+ 383
Age of the Population 34

Families

% of people married 59.5%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 14.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $52,083
% Above Poverty Level 77.7%
% Below Poverty Level 22.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 8.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 31.9%
Median Gross Rent $562
Median House Value $55,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.8%
US/American 0%
English 21.7%
Irish 11.5%

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

Cherokee Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 83 miles W of Springfield, Missouri (center to center)
Nearest Large City 105 miles NE of Tulsa, Oklahoma
County Crawford
Standard Zip Codes 66724
Phone Area Codes 620
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.345
Longitude -94.808

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 GIRARD
Distance 10.8 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 41 F
Apr Temp 45 to 68 F
Jul Temp 69 to 91 F
Oct Temp 47 to 71 F
Annual Precip 45.9 inches
Station COLUMBUS 1 SW
Distance 12.6 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 41 F
Apr Temp 44 to 67 F
Jul Temp 69 to 90 F
Oct Temp 47 to 70 F
Annual Precip 44.4 inches
Station JOPLIN RGNL AP
Distance 21.7 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 42 F
Apr Temp 46 to 69 F
Jul Temp 69 to 90 F
Oct Temp 48 to 71 F
Annual Precip 46 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Frontenac 3,445 $57,426
Girard 2,788 $45,625
Pittsburg 20,382 $53,422

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

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Cherokee High Schools

SOUTH EAST HIGH
126 W 400 HWY
620-457-8365
Serves 278 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.2

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