Cherokee, Alabama

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Population in 2013: 1,030 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -16.7%
 
Males: 531  (51.6%)
Females: 499  (48.4%)
Median resident age:  39.6 years
Alabama median age:  38.3 years

Zip codes: 35616.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $29,101 (it was $24,597 in 2000)
Cherokee:

$29,101
AL:

$42,849

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $17,432 (it was $12,431 in 2000)

Cherokee town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $65,407 (it was $51,200 in 2000)
Cherokee:

$65,407
AL:

$122,700

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $68,210; Detached houses: $74,086; Mobile homes: $29,465

Median gross rent in 2013: $662.

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  • Races in Cherokee, AL (2010)

    Cherokee races chart
    • 80977.2%White alone
    • 19218.3%Black alone
    • 212.0%Two or more races
    • 181.7%Hispanic
    • 50.5%American Indian alone
    • 30.3%Asian alone

Races in Cherokee detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Cherokee: 82.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Latest news from Cherokee, AL collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: United States (33.4%), Irish (11.9%), German (9.4%), English (6.5%), Czech (2.9%), Dutch (2.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 531 feet

Land area: 2.24 square miles.

Population density: 460 people per square mile   (low).

Cherokee,AL real estate house value index trend

Cherokee, Alabama map

For population 25 years and over in Cherokee:

  • High school or higher: 81.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 6.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cherokee town:

  • Never married: 21.5%
  • Now married: 52.7%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 15.3%

7 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.6%
Alabama:

2.0%



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Cherokee, Alabama as of July 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Cherokee to the number of sex offenders is 130 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $208 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $208 (0.4%)

Cherokee satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Decatur, AL (57.4 miles , pop. 53,929).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (108.0 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (490.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Oakland, AL (3.4 miles ), Waterloo, AL (3.5 miles ), Iuka, MS (3.7 miles ), Stewartville, AL (3.8 miles ), Tuscumbia, AL (3.9 miles ), Sheffield, AL (3.9 miles ), Cloverdale, AL (4.1 miles ), Tri-Cities, AL (4.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $48,000
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $60,000

Latitude: 34.76 N, Longitude: 87.97 W

Area code: 256

Cherokee household income distribution Cherokee home values distribution

Crime rates in Cherokee by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Murders 000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 000000001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.086.2
Robberies 011001010
per 100,000 0.080.182.20.00.083.80.085.70.0
Assaults 020321121
per 100,000 0.0160.30.0249.4167.583.885.0171.486.2
Burglaries 2726336410
per 100,000 161.0560.9164.5498.8251.3251.3509.8342.8862.1
Thefts 3423636716
per 100,000 241.5320.5164.5249.4502.5251.3509.8599.81,379.3
Auto thefts 012220000
per 100,000 0.080.1164.5166.3167.50.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 311.5) 21.8119.358.2112.588.072.476.1112.4210.0

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Cherokee detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 5 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.93
Alabama average:

2.23
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

8.2%
Alabama:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -228 (-15.6%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (37%)
  • Construction (18%)
  • Information (12%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Utilities (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Accommodation and food services (20%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Public administration (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Material moving occupations (21%)
  • Production occupations (20%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (4%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Cherokee: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Cherokee, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Cherokee, Alabama average temperatures Cherokee, Alabama average precipitation Cherokee, Alabama humidity Cherokee, Alabama wind speed Cherokee, Alabama snowfall Cherokee, Alabama sunshine Cherokee, Alabama clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Cherokee-area historical tornado activity is near Alabama state average. It is 111% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/16/1998, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 32.1 miles away from the Cherokee town center killed 3 people and injured 36 people and caused $13 million in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 tornado 34.2 miles away from the town center killed 28 people and injured 267 people.

Earthquake activity:

Cherokee-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 102.1 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 146.5 miles away from Cherokee center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 134.4 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 162.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 72.3 miles away from Cherokee center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 255.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Colbert County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Freezes: 2, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Cherokee topographic map

Birthplace of: Bobby E. Denton - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers near Cherokee:

  • TISHOMINGO COMM LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; IUKA, MS)
  • PICKWICK MANOR NH (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; IUKA, MS)
  • TISHOMINGO HEALTH SERVICES INC Acute Care Hospitals (about 15 miles away; IUKA, MS)
  • KELLER LANDING CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; TUSCUMBIA, AL)
  • NORTHWEST ALABAMA REGIONAL HOME CARE AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; SHEFFIELD, AL)
  • SHEFFIELD DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 16 miles away; SHEFFIELD, AL)
  • HELEN KELLER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 16 miles away; SHEFFIELD, AL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cherokee:

  • Northwest-Shoals Community College (about 17 miles; Muscle Shoals, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,702)
  • University of North Alabama (about 17 miles; Florence, AL; FT enrollment: 5,886)
  • Northeast Mississippi Community College (about 35 miles; Booneville, MS; FT enrollment: 3,024)
  • Itawamba Community College (about 42 miles; Fulton, MS; FT enrollment: 5,489)
  • Athens State University (about 58 miles; Athens, AL; FT enrollment: 2,771)
  • John C Calhoun State Community College (about 59 miles; Tanner, AL; FT enrollment: 7,911)
  • Bevill State Community College (about 76 miles; Jasper, AL; FT enrollment: 2,970)

Public high school in Cherokee:

Public elementary/middle school in Cherokee:

See full list of schools located in Cherokee

Library in Cherokee:

  • CHEROKEE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $25,259; Location: 118 CHURCH STREET; 23,890 books; 639 audio materials; 283 video materials; 69 local licensed databases; 79 state licensed databases; 69 other licensed databases; 33 print serial subscriptions; 15 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable location: Cherokee Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Cherokee: Macedonie Christian Methodist Episcopal Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Cherokee Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Freedom Hills WMA (Recreation Areas; 4200 White Pike), Thomas Management Wildlife Area (Recreation Areas; 4200 White Pike).

Colbert County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 83.2. This is about average.

City:

83.2
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2002 was 5.86. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.86
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 1.62. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.62
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 28.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.0
U.S.:

32.0

Drinking water stations with addresses in Cherokee and their reported violations in the past:

CHEROKEE WATER & GAS DEPARTMENT (Address: 7710 HIGHWAY 72 , Population served: 2,250, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-11-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-11-2009), St Public Notif received (SEP-18-2009), St Compliance achieved (DEC-10-2009)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 23.5%
(24.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.5% for Black residents, 44.4% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  69.7%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.5%
Whole state:  4.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Cherokee, Alabama environmental map by EPA

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Cherokee compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.

Banks with branches in Cherokee (2011 data):

  • Bank Independent: Cherokee Branch at 8260 Hwy 72 West, branch established on 1983/11/14. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $1,041.1 mil, Deposits: $871.4 mil, headquarters in Sheffield, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 28 total offices, Holding Company: Bancindependent Incorporated
  • CB&S Bank, Inc.: Cherokee Branch at 1045 First Street, branch established on 1961/04/03. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $1,276.1 mil, Deposits: $1,018.1 mil, headquarters in Russellville, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 42 total offices, Holding Company: Cbs Banc-Corp.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.1
Alabama average:

11.9

Cherokee travel time to work - commute Cherokee mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (57%)
  • Utility gas (34%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Cherokee town (based on Colbert County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant29,759103
Mainline Protestant3,36817
Black Protestant3,25618
Catholic1,4151
Other71
None16,623-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 10
Colbert County:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Colbert County:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 32
Colbert County:

5.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 34
Here:

6.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

13.5%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Colbert County:

35.7%
Alabama:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.7%
State:

13.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 1$3,410$40,9208$1,735
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$567
Police Protection - Officers 5$13,095$31,4280$0
Streets and Highways 3$5,917$23,6680$0
Sewerage 0$0 1$1,133
Totals for Government 9$22,422$29,89610$3,435

5.62% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,522 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.62%
Alabama average:

6.02%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Lauderdale County, AL  2.04% ($26,007 average AGI)
from Franklin County, AL  0.48% ($26,729)
from Lawrence County, AL  0.19% ($35,368)


5.63% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,675 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.63%
Alabama average:

6.06%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Lauderdale County, AL  2.06% ($27,120 average AGI)
to Franklin County, AL  0.49% ($29,398)
to Madison County, AL  0.24% ($29,646)

Strongest AM radio stations in Cherokee:

  • WVNA (1590 AM; 5 kW; TUSCUMBIA, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WZNN (620 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, AL; Owner: MANUEL HUERTA)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVNN (770 AM; 10 kW; ATHENS, AL; Owner: ATHENS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WBCF (1240 AM; 1 kW; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: BENNY CARLE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cherokee:

  • WQLT-FM (107.3 FM; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: BIG RIVER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLAY-FM (100.3 FM; TUSCUMBIA, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFIX (91.3 FM; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: TRI-STATE INSPIRATIONAL B/C CORP.)
  • WXFL (96.1 FM; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: BIG RIVER BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WVNA-FM (105.5 FM; MUSCLE SHOALS, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBTG-FM (106.3 FM; SHEFFIELD, AL; Owner: SLATTON & ASSOCS. BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WMXV (103.5 FM; RUSSELLVILLE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQPR (88.7 FM; MUSCLE SHOALS, AL; Owner: THE BD OF TRUSTEES UNIV. OF ALABAMA)
  • WFXO (104.9 FM; IUKA, MS; Owner: BILLY R. MCLAIN)
  • WOWL (91.9 FM; BURNSVILLE, MS; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNITY SERVICES, INC)
  • WMSR-FM (94.9 FM; COLLINWOOD, TN; Owner: OHIO BROADCAST ASSOCIATES)
  • W254AA (98.7 FM; COLBERT HEIGHTS, AL; Owner: WILLIAM P. ROGERS)
  • WDNX (89.1 FM; OLIVE HILL, TN; Owner: RURAL LIFE FOUNDATION, INC)
  • WADI (95.3 FM; CORINTH, MS; Owner: POWER VALLEY COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WAKD (89.9 FM; SHEFFIELD, AL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • W274AA (102.7 FM; MUSCLE SHOALS, AL; Owner: WILLIAM P. ROGERS)

TV broadcast stations around Cherokee:

  • WHDF (Channel 15; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: VALLEY TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WYLE (Channel 26; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: ETC COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • W57BV (Channel 57; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFIQ (Channel 36; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • WBCF-LP (Channel 3; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: BENNY CARLE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WXFL-LP (Channel 5; FLORENCE, ETC., AL; Owner: BENNY CARLE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W34BU (Channel 34; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W46CF (Channel 46; TUSCUMBIA, AL; Owner: UNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)

Cherokee fatal accident list:

Feb 28, 2004 06:05 PM, 1422, 61, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Oct 12, 2002 09:55 PM, 5072, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Apr 3, 2000 08:25 AM, Sr-2, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Feb 15, 1999 05:58 PM, Us-Sr2, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jun 15, 1991 10:56 PM, 1319, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
May 14, 1991 09:57 PM, 1319, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 4m13ftTotal length
  • $1,470,000Total costs
  • 130Total average daily traffic
  • 190Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Cherokee)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

44 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Cherokee, AL)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • STATION, Summer House Mount Off Of Hwy 72 (Lat: 34.730361 Lon: -87.914194), Overall height: 90.8 m, Call Sign: WNTM745
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.631 MHz, 952.631 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/14/2012, Expiration Date: 05/07/2022
    Registrant: Atlas License Company & Data Services, 7202 N. Shadeland Ave Ste 215, Indianapolis, IN 46250, Phone: (317) 813-4865, Fax: (317) 813-4870, Email:
  • STATION, Summer House Mtn Off Hwy 72 (Lat: 34.730361 Lon: -87.914194), Overall height: 90.8 m, Call Sign: WNTM891
    Assigned Frequencies: 955.050 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/16/1992, Expiration Date: 06/16/1997
    Registrant: Phone: (205) 389-2045
  • LIME KILN, 108 Simpson Circle (Lat: 34.764722 Lon: -88.030889), Type: Pole, Structure height: 42.7 m, Overall height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WQPV699
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6256.54 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/24/2012, Expiration Date: 08/24/2022, Certifier: Charles Cleary
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • CHEROKEE, 550 Lair Lane (Lat: 34.742722 Lon: -87.957556), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 61 m, Overall height: 65.5 m, Call Sign: WQQS909
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/25/2013, Expiration Date: 02/25/2023, Certifier: John E Monday
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 2200 N. Greenville Ave, Ms: 1w, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (972) 234-7003, Fax: (972) 301-6893, Email:
  • .4 Mi W Of Int Of Cty 21 And Rr Tracks In (Lat: 34.757861 Lon: -87.980861), Overall height: 39.6 m, Call Sign: WKZ72, Licensee ID: L00008014
    Assigned Frequencies: 6785.00 MHz, 6745.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/22/2008, Expiration Date: 07/06/2018
    Registrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree St. Ne - Box 123, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 529-1493, Fax: (404) 527-2914, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Cherokee)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6570J , Serial Number: 28-5023, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 09/16/1968
    Registrant (Individual): Gerald C Oliver, 8560 Riverton Rose Trail, Cherokee, AL 35616

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2007
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$44,450
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
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Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0210.00

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 5
  • Hazardous Condition: 5

Incident types - Cherokee

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Most common first names in Cherokee, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James7168.5 years
William4472.4 years
John4076.9 years
Mary3377.9 years
Robert3372.3 years
Charles2769.6 years
Thomas1970.9 years
George1772.1 years
Annie1481.1 years
Mattie1484.0 years
Most common last names in Cherokee, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Thompson4576.5 years
Malone3279.7 years
Johnson2572.9 years
Wallace2376.5 years
Davis2077.3 years
Goodloe2076.3 years
Williams1981.6 years
Hayes1869.7 years
Waldrep1681.4 years
Smith1572.0 years

Businesses in Cherokee, AL

  • Ace Hardware: 1

Cherokee on our top lists:

  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Chemicals"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest ratio of murders to rapes between 2001 and 2006"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest ratio of rapes to murders between 2001 and 2006"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Drugs and druggists' sundries, and chemical and allied products merchant wholesalers"
  • #73 (35616) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Australian first ancestries (pop 1,000+)"
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