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Demographics

People

Total Population846
Male Share of the Population42%
Female Share of the Population58%
Senior Citizens14.3%
Employed Population 16+
Age of the Population34

Families

% of people married59.5%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher14.9%
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 Level77.7%
% Below Poverty Level22.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time25 minutes
% Working from Home8.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work0%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone31.9%
Median Gross Rent$562
Median House Value$55,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)13.8%
US/American0%
English21.7%
Irish11.5%

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

Cherokee Almanac

CategoryValue
Nearest Medium City 83 miles W of Springfield, Missouri (center to center)
Nearest Large City105 miles NE of Tulsa, Oklahoma
County Crawford County
Standard Zip Codes66724
Phone Area Codes620
Time Zone
Daylight SavingsThe city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude37.345
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)

StationGIRARD
Distance10.8 miles
Jan Temp21 to 41 F
Apr Temp45 to 68 F
Jul Temp69 to 91 F
Oct Temp47 to 71 F
Annual Precip45.9 inches
StationCOLUMBUS 1 SW
Distance12.6 miles
Jan Temp21 to 41 F
Apr Temp44 to 67 F
Jul Temp69 to 90 F
Oct Temp47 to 70 F
Annual Precip44.4 inches
StationJOPLIN RGNL AP
Distance21.7 miles
Jan Temp24 to 42 F
Apr Temp46 to 69 F
Jul Temp69 to 90 F
Oct Temp48 to 71 F
Annual Precip46 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Frontenac3,445$57,426
Girard2,788$45,625
Pittsburg20,382$53,422

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

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Cherokee Public Schools

South East High
126 West 400 Hwy
(620) 457-8365
High
Total Enrollment 224
Cherokee Elem
206 West Magnolia
(620) 457-8315
Primary
Total Enrollment 257
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