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.
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Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Cherokee is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 35.10% of the Cherokee workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 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
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.
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.