Cherokee is a somewhat small city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 5,272 people and just one neighborhood, Cherokee is the 74th largest community in Iowa.
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Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Cherokee is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 35.10% of the Cherokee workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Cherokee is a city of service providers, sales and office workers and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Cherokee who work in office and administrative support (12.33%), sales jobs (8.56%) and healthcare (7.27%).
Setting & Lifestyle
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Cherokee has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Cherokee a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Cherokee spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 12.15 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.