Cherokee is a very small town located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 1,024 people and just one neighborhood, Cherokee is the 280th largest community in Alabama.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Cherokee is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 52.00% of the Cherokee workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Cherokee is a town of transportation and shipping workers, professionals and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Cherokee who work in healthcare (10.18%), office and administrative support (9.82%) and food service (5.45%).
Setting & Lifestyle
It is a fairly quiet town 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.
In Cherokee, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 32.38 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.