Cherokee employment information

IndexCherokeeKansasNational
Income per capita$16,364$27,367$28,555
Median household income$35,625$51,872$53,482
Median income owner occupied$38,854$65,700$68,142
Median income renter occupied$21,667$31,165$33,219
Median earnings male$32,045$35,528$36,116
Median earnings female$20,234$23,777$25,692
Unemployment rate2.1%4.4%5.8%
Poverty level18.0%13.8%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Cherokee is 43% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Cherokee is 33% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Cherokee is 64% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Cherokee is 16% higher than the national average.

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Cherokee median earnings by income bracket

Cherokee employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry4.5%9.3%
Manufacturing sector20.5%4.0%
Financial & insurance services2.3%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services4.5%6.0%
Public administration4.5%4.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities19.7%1.3%
Education, health & social services30.3%64.2%
Other9.8%13.2%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Waco, MO59$47,81311%
Asbury, MO152$47,50011%
Chicopee, KS431$45,00016%
Frontenac, KS3,456$42,64420%
Scammon, KS390$40,17925%
Cherokee, KS663$35,62533%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Mountain City, TX663$114,375114%
New Holland, OH663$40,93823%
Sligo, PA663$44,43217%
Log Cabin, TX663$30,93842%
Lexington, AL663$43,12519%
Cherokee, KS663$35,62533%
Source: The Cherokee, KS employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.