Demographics

People

Total Population1,598
Male Share of the Population50.3%
Female Share of the Population49.7%
Senior Citizens18.5%
Employed Population 16+768
Age of the Population42

Families

% of people married53%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher25.6%
Median Earnings25+$31,607
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$23,672
Median Earnings With High School Degree$27,917

Wealth

Median Family Income$68,000
% Above Poverty Level87.5%
% Below Poverty Level12.5%

Commute & Sprawl

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

Housing

People Living Alone27.9%
Median Gross Rent$617
Median House Value$66,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)30.5%
German24.7%
Irish15.3%
English14.5%
French Except Basque2.8%
Dutch2.3%
Italian1.9%
Scottish1.7%
Polish0.9%
Norwegian0.4%
Swiss0.2%
Danishn0.1%
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Cherokee Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyAlfalfa 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
Aline149$50,833
Burlington151$89,500
Carmen452$44,545
Dacoma89$50,417
Helena1,508$72,946
Jet242$67,250

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
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