Cherokee County Information

Cherokee in Alabama occupies 600 square miles and has a 2006 population of 24,863, a change from a 2000 population of 23,988 and 19,543 in 1990. 11.2% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 13.4% percent is 25-35, and 13.7% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 7 acts of violent crime reported in Cherokee in 2004, a change from 3 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 452 people: 3.7% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 4%.

Read more about Cherokee, Alabama in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyCherokee 
StateAlabama 
Land Area600 sq. milesRanked 1,742 of 3,140
Population 200624,863Ranked 1,590 of 3,140
Population 200524,592 
Population 200023,988Ranked 1,594 of 3,140
Population 199019,543Ranked 1,696 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion93.3% 
African American5.5% 
Asian American.3% 
Native American.3% 
Pacific Islander% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 55.3% 
Population 5 to 1412% 
Population 15 to 2411.2% 
Population 25 to 3413.4% 
Population 35 to 4413.7% 
Population 45 to 5414.4% 
Population 55 to 6413.3% 
Population 65 to 749.8% 
Population 75 and up6.9% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes73
Murders / Manslaughters  
Forcible Rapes2 
Robberies  
Aggravated Assaults5 
Total Property Crimes130156
Burglaries34 
Larceny Thefts87 
Motor Vehicle Thefts9 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population12,20511,419
Unemployed Population452454
Unemployment Rate3.7%4%

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