Cherokee Information

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General Cherokee Information

State: Iowa

County: Cherokee County

Close cities: Quimby, IA, Meriden, IA, Holstein, IA, Larrabee, IA, Peterson, IA, Sutherland, IA, Paullina, IA, Aurelia, IA, Cleghorn, IA

Cherokee Population (census data)
Total 4,786 (-9.6% since 2000)
Male 2,297 (48.0%)
Female 2,489 (52.0%)

Population Density: 747 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 74.1 (US Avg is 100)

Incorporated in 1873

Land Area: 6.41 square miles

Median Household Income: $35,789

Zip Codes: 51012.

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Cherokee Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (96.6%)
  • Hispanic (1.5%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)
  • Black (0.5%)
  • Other race (0.5%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (40.2%)
  • Irish (12.6%)
  • United States (8.3%)
  • Swedish (6.6%)
  • English (6.4%)
  • Norwegian (6.3%)

Cherokee School Information

High Schools
Washington High School (600 W Bluff Street, Cherokee, IA, 51012 - Cherokee Community School District District)
Middle Schools
Cherokee Middle School (206 E Indian Street, Cherokee, IA, 51012 - Cherokee Community School District District)
Elementary Schools
Roosevelt Elementary School (929 North Roosevelt, Cherokee, IA, 51012 - Cherokee Community School District District)
Other/Private Schools
Early Childhood Learning Center (400 N Roosevelt, Cherokee, IA, 51012 - Cherokee Community School District District)
Little Sioux Success Center (600 West Bluff Street, Cherokee, IA, 51012 - Cherokee Community School District District)

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