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
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Cherokee is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. 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 (15.11%), sales jobs (9.41%) and food service (8.31%).
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.
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 12.45 minutes getting to work every day.