Cherokee is a somewhat small city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 5,139 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. 35.18% of Cherokee’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Cherokee is a city of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Cherokee who work in office and administrative support (15.19%), healthcare (9.66%) and sales jobs (7.07%).
Setting & Lifestyle
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Cherokee has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Cherokee has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Cherokee than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Cherokee may be for you.
One of the benefits of Cherokee is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 13.81 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.