Cherokee is a somewhat small city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 5,139 people and just one neighborhood, Cherokee is the 74th largest community in Iowa.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Cherokee, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 35.18% of Cherokee’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. 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 (15.19%), healthcare (9.66%) and sales jobs (7.07%).
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.
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 13.81 minutes getting to work every day.