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.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Cherokee, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 35.10% of Cherokee’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. 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
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Cherokee is worth considering.
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.