Cherokee employment information

Income per capita$17,181$23,936$28,555
Median household income$28,846$43,511$53,482
Median income owner occupied$35,000$54,337$68,142
Median income renter occupied$20,000$25,060$33,219
Median earnings male$38,929$33,320$36,116
Median earnings female$26,719$22,089$25,692
Unemployment rate11.3%6.0%5.8%
Poverty level26.2%18.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Cherokee is 40% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Cherokee is 46% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Cherokee is 94% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Cherokee is 68% higher than the national average.

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Cherokee median earnings by income bracket

Cherokee employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry20.6%0.0%
Manufacturing sector30.3%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%9.1%
Wholesale & retail services6.1%15.5%
Public administration4.2%3.6%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.3%0.0%
Education, health & social services0.0%42.7%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Waterloo, AL147$35,62533%
Tuscumbia, AL8,565$35,16134%
Iuka, MS3,013$30,96042%
Tishomingo, MS442$22,91757%
Cherokee, AL1,000$28,84646%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Joseph, OR1,000$38,43828%
East Freedom, PA1,000$48,26910%
Lincoln, PA1,000$44,87516%
Central City, PA1,000$41,81322%
Lake City, MI1,000$32,96938%
Cherokee, AL1,000$28,84646%
Source: The Cherokee, AL employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.