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, Cherokee isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Cherokee are a mix 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
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 12.45 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.