Cherokee, IA

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Cherokee Profile


Overview

Cherokee is a somewhat small city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 5,030 people and just one neighborhood, Cherokee is the 74th largest community in Iowa.

Occupations and Workforce

Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Cherokee is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 36.65% of the Cherokee workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Cherokee is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Cherokee who work in office and administrative support (16.66%), sales jobs (9.18%), and healthcare (7.68%).


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 14.19 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.

Cherokee Demographics

The education level of Cherokee citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 17.94% of adults 25 and older in Cherokee have a college degree.

The per capita income in Cherokee in 2010 was $22,685, which is lower middle income relative to Iowa, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $90,740 for a family of four.

The people who call Cherokee home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Cherokee residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Cherokee include Irish, English, Swedish, and Norwegian.

The most common language spoken in Cherokee is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Russian.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Home Values, Rents: Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), National Agriculture Statistics Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

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Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Cherokee 0.101011101001110
Iowa 2.86

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Cherokee 0.101011101001110
Iowa 20.47

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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Cherokee 0.101011101001110
Iowa 15

Neighborhood Public School Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

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School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
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This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

CHEROKEE COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT


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District Quality Compared to Iowa

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Better than of IA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to IA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Cherokee Middle School
206 E. Indian Street
Cherokee, IA, 51012
05-08
Washington High School
600 W Bluff St
Cherokee, IA, 51012
09-12
Roosevelt Elementary School
929 North Roosevelt
Cherokee, IA, 51012
PK-04
Early Childhood Learning Center School
400 N Roosevelt
Cherokee, IA, 51012
PK-PK

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 39.7% 39.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 31.6% 32.9%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 8.1% 6.7%

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