Demographics

People

Total Population790
Male Share of the Population49.9%
Female Share of the Population50.1%
Senior Citizens28.5%
Employed Population 16+231
Age of the Population49

Families

% of people married51.6%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher11.7%
Median Earnings25+$29,861
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$20,417

Wealth

Median Family Income$46,711
% Above Poverty Level70.8%
% Below Poverty Level29.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time26 minutes
% Working from Home1.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.5%
% Using Public Transportation2.6%

Housing

People Living Alone38.9%
Median Gross Rent$675
Median House Value$68,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)28.7%
German8.2%
Irish6.8%
English5.8%
Dutch2.3%
French Except Basque1.5%
Italian1%
African0.8%
Jamaican0.6%
West Indian0.6%
Syrian0.4%
Arab0.4%
Swiss0.3%
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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
Florence39,824$53,960
Muscle Shoals13,701$68,108
Russellville9,715$47,010
Sheffield9,007$44,901
Tuscumbia8,452$57,523
Waterloo170$37,000

Cherokee Public Libraries

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

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Cherokee Public Schools

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