Cherokee is a somewhat small city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 5,186 people and just one neighborhood, Cherokee is the 74th largest community in Iowa.
Occupations and Workforce
Cherokee is a blue-collar town, with 35.10% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 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
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.
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 12.15 minutes getting to work every day.