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Demographics

People

Total Population853
Male Share of the Population49.5%
Female Share of the Population50.5%
Senior Citizens27%
Employed Population 16+248
Age of the Population45

Families

% of people married52.3%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher15.7%
Median Earnings25+$36,000
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,528

Wealth

Median Family Income$49,375
% Above Poverty Level80%
% Below Poverty Level20%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time28 minutes
% Working from Home0.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.6%
% Using Public Transportation2.8%

Housing

People Living Alone35.6%
Median Gross Rent$704
Median House Value$65,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)30.6%
German9.4%
Irish9.3%
English5.6%
Dutch3.4%
French Except Basque1.3%
Italian0.9%
African0.7%
Jamaican0.5%
Arab0.5%
Syrian0.5%
West Indian0.5%
Swiss0.4%
Welsh0.4%
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Cherokee Almanac

CategoryValue
County Colbert County
Standard Zip Codes35616
Phone Area Codes256
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude34.75
Approximate Longitude-87.96

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)

StationIUKA 5S
Distance12.1 miles
Jan Temp26 to 47 F
Apr Temp44 to 71 F
Jul Temp66 to 89 F
Oct Temp44 to 72 F
Annual Precip60.6 inches
StationMUSCLE SHOALS AP
Distance21.2 miles
Jan Temp31 to 49 F
Apr Temp49 to 72 F
Jul Temp70 to 91 F
Oct Temp49 to 74 F
Annual Precip55.8 inches
StationRUSSELLVILLE NO 2
Distance21.5 miles
Jan Temp28 to 50 F
Apr Temp44 to 72 F
Jul Temp66 to 90 F
Oct Temp45 to 74 F
Annual Precip57.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Florence39,938$53,012
Muscle Shoals13,585$65,059
Russellville9,804$41,036
Sheffield9,067$42,760
Tuscumbia8,506$58,923
Waterloo163$36,667

Cherokee Public Libraries

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

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More Information for Librarians

Cherokee Public Schools

Cherokee High Sch
850 High School Dr
ZIP: 35616
High
Total Enrollment 282
Cherokee Middle Sch
4595 Old Lee Highway
ZIP: 35616
Cherokee Elem Sch
1305 North Pike
ZIP: 35616
Primary
Total Enrollment 341
Sources :
Study Online in Cherokee
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