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. 35.18% 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 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

The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Cherokee has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Cherokee a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

One of the benefits of Cherokee is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 13.81 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. 20.91% of adults 25 and older in Cherokee have a college degree.

The per capita income in Cherokee in 2010 was $25,249, which is upper middle income relative to Iowa and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $100,996 for a family of four. However, Cherokee contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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 Japanese.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Cherokee 0.101011101001110
Iowa 2.86
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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

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CHEROKEE COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT


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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
Little Sioux Success Center
600 West Bluff St
Cherokee, IA, 51012
M-M
Early Childhood Learning Center
400 N Roosevelt
Cherokee, IA, 51012
PK-PK
Roosevelt Elementary School
929 North Roosevelt
Cherokee, IA, 51012
PK-04
Washington High School
600 W Bluff St
Cherokee, IA, 51012
09-12
Cherokee Middle School
206 E. Indian Street
Cherokee, IA, 51012
05-08

School District Enrollment By Group

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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 38.3% 40.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 29.7% 33.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 8.6% 6.4%

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