Cherokee is a tiny city located in the state of Kansas. With a population of 716 people and just one neighborhood, Cherokee is the 224th largest community in Kansas. Cherokee has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Cherokee, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 40.64% of Cherokee’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Cherokee is a city of service providers, construction workers and builders and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Cherokee who work in teaching (15.55%), healthcare suport services (12.01%) and office and administrative support (8.83%).
Cherokee is home to a number of people employed in the armed forces. When you visit or walk around Cherokee, some of the people you will bump into will be military people In and out of uniform, jogging, shopping and generally out and about town.
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Cherokee is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Cherokee a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Cherokee has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Cherokee’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
Being a small city, Cherokee does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.