Cherokee County Information

Cherokee in Georgia occupies 434 square miles and has a 2006 population of 195,327, a change from a 2000 population of 141,903 and 90,204 in 1990. 13.5% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 16.2% percent is 25-35, and 17.5% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 113 acts of violent crime reported in Cherokee in 2004, a change from 175 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 3,741 people: 3.6% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 2.5%.

Read more about Cherokee, Georgia in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyCherokee 
StateGeorgia 
Land Area434 sq. milesRanked 2,424 of 3,140
Population 2006195,327Ranked 304 of 3,140
Population 2005184,360 
Population 2000141,903Ranked 385 of 3,140
Population 199090,204Ranked 508 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion91.9% 
African American4.9% 
Asian American1.5% 
Native American.4% 
Pacific Islander.1% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 57.8% 
Population 5 to 1414.9% 
Population 15 to 2413.5% 
Population 25 to 3416.2% 
Population 35 to 4417.5% 
Population 45 to 5414.3% 
Population 55 to 648.7% 
Population 65 to 744.3% 
Population 75 and up2.8% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes113175
Murders / Manslaughters3 
Forcible Rapes15 
Robberies19 
Aggravated Assaults76 
Total Property Crimes1,4362,829
Burglaries151 
Larceny Thefts1,188 
Motor Vehicle Thefts97 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population103,52783,165
Unemployed Population3,7412,120
Unemployment Rate3.6%2.5%

Cherokee County Cities