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Demographics

People

Total Population1,516
Male Share of the Population52.1%
Female Share of the Population47.9%
Senior Citizens20.3%
Employed Population 16+709
Age of the Population45

Families

% of people married51.8%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher18.7%
Median Earnings25+$30,190
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$30,357
Median Earnings With High School Degree$25,500

Wealth

Median Family Income$59,000
% Above Poverty Level83.5%
% Below Poverty Level16.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time16 minutes
% Working from Home1.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.1%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone31%
Median Gross Rent$653
Median House Value$59,200

Ancestry

German30.8%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)27.8%
Irish14.6%
English11.9%
Scottish3.5%
French Except Basque2.5%
Italian2.2%
Czech1.4%
Polish1.3%
West Indian0.6%
Dutch0.6%
Norwegian0.5%
Swedish0.3%
Russian0.3%
Lithuanian0.2%
Danishn0.1%
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Cherokee Almanac

CategoryValue
County Alfalfa County
Standard Zip Codes73728
Phone Area Codes580
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude36.75
Approximate Longitude-98.35

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)

StationCHEROKEE
Distance1 miles
Jan Temp20 to 45 F
Apr Temp43 to 70 F
Jul Temp70 to 96 F
Oct Temp46 to 74 F
Annual Precip31.2 inches
StationHELENA 1 SSE
Distance15.8 miles
Jan Temp21 to 44 F
Apr Temp44 to 70 F
Jul Temp69 to 95 F
Oct Temp47 to 73 F
Annual Precip31.6 inches
StationANTHONY
Distance32.7 miles
Jan Temp20 to 42 F
Apr Temp43 to 68 F
Jul Temp70 to 94 F
Oct Temp47 to 72 F
Annual Precip31.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Aline196$63,750
Burlington153$67,500
Carmen495$50,000
Dacoma77$53,750
Helena1,470$60,875
Jet181$58,750

Cherokee Public Libraries

Cherokee City- County Library
123 SOUTH GRAND
Cherokee, Oklahoma
(580) 596-2366

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Cherokee Public Schools

Cherokee Es
700 S Nebraska
ZIP: 73728
(580) 596-3277
Primary
Total Enrollment 192
Cherokee Hs
412 E 5th Street
ZIP: 73728
(580) 596-3391
High
Total Enrollment 98
Cherokee Ms
412 E 5th Street
ZIP: 73728
(580) 596-3391
Middle
Total Enrollment 79
Sources :
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