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.
One of the benefits of Cherokee is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 12.15 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.