Cherokee, Oklahoma

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Population in 2017: 1,558 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -4.4%
 
Males: 811  (52.1%)
Females: 747  (47.9%)
Median resident age:

45.2 years
Oklahoma median age:

36.6 years

Zip codes: 73728.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $43,472 (it was $29,010 in 2000)
Cherokee:

$43,472
OK:

$50,051

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,247 (it was $16,163 in 2000)

Cherokee city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $61,901 (it was $30,500 in 2000)
Cherokee:

$61,901
OK:

$137,400

Median gross rent in 2017: $686.

March 2019 cost of living index in Cherokee: 78.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 16.5%
(16.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 21.4% for American Indian residents, 3.3% for other race residents, 17.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Cherokee, OK (2010)
    • 1,38892.7%White alone
    • 412.7%Hispanic
    • 332.2%American Indian alone
    • 231.5%Two or more races
    • 100.7%Black alone
    • 20.1%Asian alone
    • 10.07%Other race alone

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

Crime rates in Cherokee by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(70.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(66.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(63.5)
0
(0.0)
3
(191.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(64.4)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
4
(267.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(290.7)
1
(66.1)
2
(132.2)
3
(199.9)
6
(381.0)
4
(254.1)
4
(257.6)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
6
(393.4)
2
(133.5)
6
(415.2)
10
(706.7)
8
(564.2)
1
(72.7)
1
(66.1)
6
(396.6)
8
(533.0)
1
(63.5)
5
(317.7)
11
(708.3)
5
(318.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(196.7)
5
(333.8)
1
(69.2)
14
(989.4)
5
(352.6)
5
(363.4)
2
(132.1)
5
(330.5)
8
(533.0)
2
(127.0)
15
(953.0)
9
(579.5)
11
(701.5)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(212.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(72.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(66.1)
1
(66.6)
2
(127.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(64.4)
3
(191.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(70.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)35.476.131.8162.553.683.623.172.7157.295.9162.0148.7218.8

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City-data.com crime index in Cherokee, OK

Crime rate in Cherokee detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.91
Oklahoma average:

2.24
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Ancestries: German (23.8%), American (20.8%), English (8.5%), Scottish (4.1%), Irish (2.3%), European (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1181 feet

Land area: 1.46 square miles.

Population density: 1,065 people per square mile   (low).

Cherokee, Oklahoma map

5 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.3%
Oklahoma:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $412 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $343 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (85.6 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (287.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Lambert, OK (2.5 miles),
North Alfalfa, OK (2.6 miles ),
Burlington, OK (3.3 miles),
Byron, OK (3.3 miles),
Nescatunga, OK (3.3 miles),
Jet, OK (3.4 miles ),
Amorita, OK (3.5 miles),
Dacoma, OK (3.6 miles)

Latitude: 36.75 N, Longitude: 98.36 W

Area code: 580

Distribution of median household income in Cherokee, OK in 2017
Distribution of house value in Cherokee, OK in 2017
Cherokee satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $121,800
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.0%
Oklahoma:

3.2%
Most common industries in Cherokee, OK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (8.7%)
  • Construction (8.0%)
  • Health care (7.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.0%)
  • Educational services (5.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (13.8%)
  • Construction (13.3%)
  • Public administration (8.6%)
  • Utilities (6.2%)
  • Machinery (5.9%)
  • Truck transportation (4.4%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.5%)
  • Public administration (8.7%)
  • Educational services (8.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.1%)
  • Social assistance (6.1%)
Most common occupations in Cherokee, OK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Farmers and farm managers (5.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Farmers and farm managers (10.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.2%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.4%)
  • Carpenters (4.0%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6.1%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)

Average climate in Cherokee, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Cherokee, Oklahoma environmental map by EPA

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Tornado activity:

Cherokee-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Oklahoma state average. It is 109% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/16/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.7 miles away from the Cherokee city center injured 7 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/2/1979, a category F4 tornado 21.0 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 25 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cherokee-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Oklahoma state average. It is 65% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 20.2 miles away from Cherokee center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 130.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 291.6 miles away from the city center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 180.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 136.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1995 at 15:51:39, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 143.4 miles away from Cherokee center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Alfalfa County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Winter Storms: 10, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 7, Winds: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Cherokee topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Cherokee:

  • ALFALFA COUNTY HOSPITAL (provides emergency services, 405 SOUTH OKLAHOMA AVENUE)
  • THE CARING COMPANY (217 S GRAND)
  • CHEROKEE MANOR (1100 MEMORIAL DRIVE)

Airports located in Cherokee:

See details about airports located in Cherokee, OK

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cherokee:

  • Northern Oklahoma College (about 59 miles; Tonkawa, OK; Full-time enrollment: 3,414)
  • Cowley County Community College (about 76 miles; Arkansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 3,173)
  • Wichita Technical Institute (about 83 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,015)
  • Langston University (about 83 miles; Langston, OK; FT enrollment: 2,075)
  • Newman University (about 84 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,066)
  • Oklahoma State University-Main Campus (about 84 miles; Stillwater, OK; FT enrollment: 21,700)
  • Friends University (about 84 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,024)

Public high school in Cherokee:

  • CHEROKEE HS (Students: 100, Location: 412 E 5TH STREET, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Cherokee:

  • CHEROKEE MS (Students: 235, Location: 412 E 5TH STREET, Grades: 6-8)
  • CHEROKEE ES (Students: 221, Location: 700 S NEBRASKA, Grades: PK-5)
See full list of schools located in Cherokee

Library in Cherokee:

  • CHEROKEE CITY- COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $45,037; Location: 123 SOUTH GRAND; 17,267 books; 529 audio materials; 807 video materials; 23 state licensed databases; 7 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Cherokee: Alfalfa County Emergency Medical Services (A), Cherokee Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Alfalfa County Historical Society & Museum (117 West Main Street), Cherokee Chamber of Commerce (111 South Grand Avenue), Great Salt Plains Association (111 South Grand Avenue).

Hotel: Cherokee Inn (1720 South Grand Avenue).

Courts: Alfalfa County - Court Clerk (Court House), Wagoner County - County District Court Clerk (307 East).

Birthplace of: Judith Hand - Anti-war activist, G. William Oakley - Theatre director.

Alfalfa County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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

CHEROKEE (Address: 121 N. GRAND , Population served: 1,630, Groundwater under infl of surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-20-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-20-2006), St Compliance achieved (JAN-30-2007), St Public Notif received (JAN-30-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-09-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-09-2012), St Compliance achieved (DEC-04-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-09-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-09-2012), St Compliance achieved (DEC-04-2012)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between FEB-2010 and APR-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between FEB-2010 and APR-2010, Contaminant: TTHM
  • 8 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
Oklahoma:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

61.2%
Whole state:

66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.6%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
40 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
11 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
26 people in nursing homes in 2000
4 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Banks with branches in Cherokee (2011 data):

  • ACB Bank: Acb Bank at 323 S Grand Street, branch established on 1908/01/29. Info updated 2006/10/05: Bank assets: $69.0 mil, Deposits: $55.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Alfalfa County Bancshares, Inc.
  • Farmers Exchange Bank: at 419 South Grand Street, branch established on 1935/03/02. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $153.4 mil, Deposits: $132.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Farmers Exchange Bancorporation, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Cherokee:

Marital status in Cherokee, OK
  • Never married: 19.1%
  • Now married: 51.7%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 12.3%
  • Divorced: 15.4%

For population 25 years and over in Cherokee:

  • High school or higher: 87.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.6%
  • Unemployed: 2.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
Oklahoma average:

11.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Cherokee
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Cherokee, OK (based on Alfalfa County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,12811
Evangelical Protestant1,62117
Catholic2722
None1,621-
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: 2
Alfalfa County:

3.56 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Alfalfa County:

7.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
This county:

5.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.89 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Alfalfa County:

11.2%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.6%
State:

29.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Cherokee:

50.2%
Oklahoma:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

45.9%
Oklahoma:

44.2%

Average BMI:
Cherokee:

28.8
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Cherokee:

20.3%
Oklahoma:

21.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.0%
Oklahoma:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Cherokee:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

36.2%
Oklahoma:

33.8%

General health condition:
Cherokee:

54.5%
State:

54.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

75.2%
Oklahoma:

78.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Cherokee, OK Residents
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
Police Protection - Officers 5$11,845$28,4285$2,012
Streets and Highways 4$7,602$22,8060$0
Police - Other 4$6,605$19,8151$1,379
Water Supply 4$8,097$24,2910$0
Other Government Administration 2$9,398$56,3880$0
Financial Administration 1$4,229$50,7480$0
Other and Unallocable 1$2,933$35,1960$0
Parks and Recreation 1$1,805$21,6600$0
Sewerage 1$3,185$38,2200$0
Health 1$4,985$59,82011$5,038
Judicial and Legal 0$0 4$2,782
Correction 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 34$3,056
Transit 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 1$3,393
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 24$60,684$30,34256$17,660

Cherokee government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $269,000 ($172.66)
    Water Utilities: $216,000 ($138.64)
    Police Protection: $181,000 ($116.17)
    Solid Waste Management: $155,000 ($99.49)
    Sewerage: $61,000 ($39.15)
    Regular Highways: $30,000 ($19.26)
    Libraries: $15,000 ($9.63)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $13,000 ($8.34)
    General - Other: $6,000 ($3.85)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $6,000 ($3.85)
    General - Other: $6,000 ($3.85)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $437,000 ($280.49)

Cherokee government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $205,000 ($131.58)
    Sewerage: $79,000 ($50.71)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($1.28)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $2,000 ($1.28)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $59,000 ($37.87)
    General Revenue - Other: $18,000 ($11.55)
    Rents: $17,000 ($10.91)
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000 ($1.28)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $286,000 ($183.57)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $20,000 ($12.84)
    General Local Government Support: $17,000 ($10.91)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $328,000 ($210.53)
    Public Utilities Sales: $20,000 ($12.84)

Cherokee government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,200,000 ($770.22)

Businesses in Cherokee, OK

  • Alco Stores: 1
  • Chevrolet: 1
  • Pizza Hut: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Cherokee:

  • KCRC (1390 AM; 10 kW; ENID, OK; Owner: CHISHOLM TRAIL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KALV (1430 AM; 1 kW; ALVA, OK; Owner: MM&K OF ALVA, INC.)
  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KGWA (960 AM; 1 kW; ENID, OK; Owner: WILLIAMS CAPITOL CORPORATION)
  • KWLS (1290 AM; 5 kW; PRATT, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMUS (1380 AM; 20 kW; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cherokee:

  • KNID (99.7 FM; ALVA, OK; Owner: CHRISHOLM TRAIL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KQBL (96.9 FM; ENID, OK; Owner: CHAMPLIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXLS (95.7 FM; LAHOMA, OK; Owner: CHISHOLM TRAIL BROADCASTING CO.)

TV broadcast stations around Cherokee:

  • K56FK (Channel 56; ALVA - CHEROKEE, OK; Owner: SHAFER TRANSLATOR, INC.)
  • K58EM (Channel 58; ALVA - CHEROKEE, OK; Owner: SHAFER TRANSLATOR, INC.)
  • K60ER (Channel 60; CHEROKEE & ALVA, OK; Owner: SHAFER TRANSLATOR, INC.)
  • K62EH (Channel 62; CHEROKEE & ALVA, OK; Owner: SHAFER TRANSLATOR, INC.)
  • K64EA (Channel 64; CHEROKEE & ALVA, OK; Owner: SHAFER TRANSLATOR, INC.)

Cherokee fatal accident list:

Feb 18, 2010 07:35 AM, Us-64, Lat: 36.757306, Lon: -98.357097, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 24, 1998 07:36 AM, Us-64, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 2, Fatalities: 2
Nov 15, 1991 10:40 PM, Ohio St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2, Drunk persons involved: 1
Nov 4, 1979 05:22 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 41Number of bridges
  • 331ft / 101mTotal length
  • $24,855,000Total costs
  • 25,844Total average daily traffic
  • 4,392Total average daily truck traffic
  • 41,350Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Cherokee, OK - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31920-1929
  • 41930-1939
  • 21950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 112000-2009
  • 132010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Cherokee, OK

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • W 5th St (Lat: 36.753917 Lon: -98.353139), Call Sign: KNCX732,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.105 MHz, Grant Date: 02/23/2013, Expiration Date: 05/23/2023, Registrant: Federal License Management, 1784 East Third St. , Suite 269, Williamsport, PA 17701, Phone: (570) 220-9433, Fax: (570) 322-6825, Email:
  • City Hall (Lat: 36.804194 Lon: -98.357306), Call Sign: KWQ637, Licensee ID: L00129322,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.490 MHz, 155.670 MHz, Grant Date: 04/12/1999, Expiration Date: 06/19/2004, Cancellation Date: 08/22/2004, Registrant: City Of Cherokee, 121 N Grand, Cherokee, OK 73728, Phone: (580) 596-3326
  • East 5th St 2.5 Mi E Cty Courthouse (Lat: 36.753083 Lon: -98.312583), Call Sign: KYS675, Licensee ID: L00085665,
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.460 MHz, Grant Date: 03/15/2000, Expiration Date: 05/04/2005, Cancellation Date: 07/09/2005, Registrant: E Stanley Crowder, Rt 2 Box 13, Cherokee, OK 73728, Phone: (405) 596-3043
  • 121 E Main (Lat: 36.757250 Lon: -98.356194), Call Sign: WGK402,
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.250 MHz, Grant Date: 09/17/2015, Expiration Date: 09/07/2025, Registrant: Western Farmers Electric Cooperative, 701 Ne 7th Street, Anadarko, OK 73005, Phone: (405) 247-3351, Email:
  • Lat: 36.760833 Lon: -98.467500, Call Sign: WQSR851,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.735 MHz, Grant Date: 11/05/2013, Expiration Date: 11/05/2023, Certifier: Curtis B Mcmahan, Registrant: Total Radio Inc., 1111 Cornell Parkway, Oklahoma City, OK 73108, Phone: (405) 942-1292, Fax: (405) 943-4842, Email:
  • Lat: 36.667083 Lon: -98.382306, Call Sign: WQUA544,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.360 MHz, Grant Date: 05/20/2014, Expiration Date: 05/20/2024, Certifier: Klay Goodwin, Registrant: Atlas License Company & Data Services, 7202 N. Shadeland Ave Ste 215, Indianapolis, IN 46250, Phone: (317) 813-4865, Fax: (317) 813-4870, Email:
  • Lat: 36.753028 Lon: -98.351583, Call Sign: WQWS348,
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.1000 MHz, Grant Date: 11/04/2015, Expiration Date: 11/04/2025, Certifier: Lance Leslie, Registrant: Primex Wireless Inc, 965 Wells St., Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (800) 537-0464

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Cherokee)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

11 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Most common first names in Cherokee, OK among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William2879.9 years
Mary2684.1 years
John2378.3 years
George1573.6 years
Robert1576.3 years
Ruth1583.0 years
Charles1577.8 years
James1571.2 years
Hazel1382.5 years
Paul1274.7 years
Most common last names in Cherokee, OK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2780.2 years
Brown2280.9 years
Jenlink1386.6 years
Davis1281.7 years
Tidwell883.6 years
Patton884.2 years
Mcdowell881.7 years
Coppock882.0 years
Young882.3 years
Green876.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Cherokee, OK
  • 64.6%Utility gas
  • 33.5%Electricity
  • 1.9%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Cherokee, OK
  • 65.5%Utility gas
  • 31.6%Electricity
  • 1.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%No fuel used


Cherokee compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
There are 5 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Robert L. Wilson (2)
  • Robert Leroy Wilson (2)
  • Louis A. Meyer, Jr. (2)

Total of 6 patent applications in 2008-2020.