Cherokee demographics profile

StatisticCherokeeAlabamaNational
Population8534,841,164318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)3859291
Median age44.638.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)62%57%55%
Speak English98%95%79%
Speak Spanish1%3%13%
Cherokee, AL has a population of 853 and is the 16,155th largest city in the United States. The population density is 385 per sq mi which is 318% higher than the Alabama average and 325% higher than the national average. The median age in Cherokee is 45 which is approximately 16% higher than the Alabama average of 39. In Cherokee, 62% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 98% speak English and 1% speak Spanish. 72% of Cherokee residents were born in Alabama, 28% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 0% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Cherokee is 318% higher than Alabama.
  • The median age in Cherokee is 16% higher than Alabama.
  • In Cherokee 83.94% of the population is White.
  • In Cherokee 14.89% of the population is African American.
  • In Cherokee 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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Cherokee population breakdown by race

RaceCherokeeAlabamaNational
White83.94%68.68%73.35%
African American14.89%26.48%12.63%
Asian0.00%1.25%5.22%
American Indian1.17%0.49%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.04%0.18%
Mixed race0.00%1.76%3.06%
Other race0.00%1.28%4.75%
In Cherokee, 0.5% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Cherokee, AL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).