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Cherokee County, Georgia (GA)


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County population in 2012: 221,315 (83% urban, 17% rural); it was 141,903 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 50,566
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 9,834
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 41,503
Renter-occupied apartments: 15,536 (it was 7,992 in 2000)
% of renters here:

16%
State:

34%

Land area: 424 sq. mi.
Water area: 10.3 sq. mi.
Population density: 515 people per square mile 
 
 (high).

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Cherokee County: 94.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: .

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 82%
  • Government: 10%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 7%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Cherokee County, Georgia:


Median resident age:  36.0 years
Georgia median age:  35.0 years

Males: 105,874  (33.2%)
Females: 108,472  (66.8%)

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Cherokee County,GA real estate house value trend



Average household size:
Cherokee County:

2.0 people
Georgia:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2009: $64,922 ($60,896 in 1999)
This county:

$64922
Georgia:

$47589

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $817 (lower quartile is $651, upper quartile is $1,042)
This county:

$817
State:

$637


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $202,800 (it was $138,300 in 2000)
Cherokee County:

$202,800
Georgia:

$162,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $153,100 - $288,300

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $212,192
Here:

$212,192
State:

$224,856

Townhouses or other attached units: $31,058
Here:

$31,058
State:

$183,253

In 2-unit structures: $42,851
Here:

$42,851
State:

$162,731

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $62,083
Here:

$62,083
State:

$178,500

Mobile homes: $119,713
Here:

$119,713
State:

$44,353

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $14,023
Here:

$14,023
State:

$74,556
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,570
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $399

Institutionalized population: 917

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


Cherokee County, GA map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $1,732 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $792 (0.4%)


Cherokee County household income distribution in 2009 Cherokee County home values distribution


Cherokee County contract rent distribution in 2009

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 8.6%

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 8.6%
Cherokee County:

8.6%
Georgia:

16.5%
Median age of residents in 2010: 36 years old
(Males: 35 years old, Females: 37 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 37 years old, Black residents: 31 years old, American Indian residents: 33 years old, Asian residents: 34 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26 years old, Other race residents: 25 years old)

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This county:

5.3%
Whole state:

13.0%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This county:

2.6%
Whole state:

6.1%

Area name: Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Cherokee County is $686 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $763 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $929 a month.

Cities in this county include: Woodstock, Canton, Holly Springs, Ball Ground, Waleska, Lathemtown.

Cherokee County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Local government website: www.cherokeega.com/ie.cfm

Click to draw/clear Cherokee County borders

Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Cherokee County: Dixie Industrial Park (A), Dunwoody Methodist Youth Camp (B), Etowah Yacht Club (C), Noonday Baptist Association Camp (D), South Cherokee Industrial Park (E), Sweetwater Creek Campground (F), Westside Office Center (G), Dixie Speedway (H), Camp Kiwanis (I), Kellogg Creek Day Use Area (J), Payne Campground (K), Whispering Pines Camp (L), Atlantic Yacht Club (M), Iron Horse Farms (N), Bascomb Commercial Park (O), Galts Ferry Landing (P), Cherokee Mill (Q), Cherokee County Fire Department Station 20 (R), Cherokee County Fire Department Station 2 (S), Yellow Creek Volunteer Fire Department (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Towne Lake Square Shopping Center (1), Rose Creek Shopping Center (2), Towne Lake Village Shopping Center (3), Hickory Flat Village Shopping Center (4), Hickory Grove Shopping Center (5), Bells Ferry Landing Shopping Center (6), Cherokee Commons Shopping Center (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Cherokee County include: Arbor Hill Church (A), Timothy Lutheran Church (B), Woodstock Presbyterian Church (C), Cherokee Presbyterian Church (D), Welcome All Baptist Church (E), Hillcrest Baptist Church (F), Bethel Church (G), Bethesda Church (H), Praise Cathedral (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Knox Cemetery (1), Alexander Cemetery (2), Lovingood Cemetery (3), Brooks Cemetery (4), Smith Cemetery (5), Cane Creek Cemetery (6), Stevens Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Lake Arrowhead (A), Bradshaw Lake (B), Gordy Lake (C), Ellison Lake (D), Greene Lake (E), Turner Lake (F), Moore Lake (G), Payne-Smith Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Long Swamp Creek (A), Cagle Creek (B), Wiley Creek (C), Toonigh Creek (D), Sweetwater Creek (E), Jug Creek (F), Soap Creek (G), Smithwick Creek (H), Shut-in Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Cherokee County include: Lake Allatoona Managed Hunting Area (1), Kenney Askew County Park (2), Payne Public Use Area (3), Hobgood Park (4), Cherokee County Park (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Neighboring counties: Bartow County , Cobb County , Dawson County , Forsyth County , Fulton County , Gordon County , Pickens County .

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)


Current college students: 5,781
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 84.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 27.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 8,273 (27% naturalized citizens)

Cherokee County:

5.8%
Whole state:

7.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population


Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 35.4%

Cherokee County marital status for males
Cherokee County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Cherokee County with a mortgage: 31,116 (3,666 second mortgage, 3,703 home equity loan, 46 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,638

Here:

84.7% with mortgage
State:

75.3% with mortgage



Religion statistics:

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 37.39%
Here37.4%
USA50.2%
Total adherents: 53,061
Total congregations: 95

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchJasper Baptist and Pleasant Valley Baptist AssociationChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)
Adherents30,130 (56.8%)7,528 (14.2%)5,803 (10.9%)2,094 (3.9%)1,465 (2.8%)
Congregations32 (33.7%)19 (20.0%)2 (2.1%)10 (10.5%)7 (7.4%)
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Evangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChristian Churches and Churches of ChristLutheran ChurchOther
Adherents1,198 (2.3%)1,076 (2.0%)943 (1.8%)544 (1.0%)2,280 (4.3%)
Congregations4 (4.2%)1 (1.1%)3 (3.2%)1 (1.1%)16 (16.8%)
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Religions in Cherokee County - Woodstock, Canton, Holly Springs, Ball Ground, Waleska

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 30
This county:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
Cherokee County:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Cherokee County:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 62
This county:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 144
Cherokee County:

7.07 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.5%
Georgia:

10.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Here:

23.3%
Georgia:

27.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Cherokee County:

16.8%
State:

14.6%


Agriculture in Cherokee County:

Average size of farms: 60 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $84,134
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $1355.27
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 10.28%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 89.27%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $74,064
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 11.15%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $21,227
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.58%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 24.94
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 1.72%
Vegetables: 34 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 54 acres

Tornado activity:

Cherokee County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly above Georgia state average. It is 5.3 times above overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 6 fatalities and 97 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 4/3/1974, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado killed 6 people and injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cherokee County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 68.3 miles away from the county center
On 7/5/1995 at 14:16:44, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 81.5 miles away from the county center
On 7/19/1997 at 17:06:34, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 61.4 miles away from the county center
On 10/12/2005 at 06:27:30, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 5.1 mi) earthquake occurred 90.0 miles away from Cherokee County center
On 3/18/2003 at 06:04:24, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 98.4 miles away from the county center
On 4/11/2006 at 03:29:21, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 MD, Depth: 12.3 mi) earthquake occurred 79.6 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Cherokee County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Drought: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers


Most common industries in 2009 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (-0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (-0%)
  • Construction (-0%)
  • Food (-0%)
  • Beverage and tobacco products (-0%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (-0%)
  • Apparel (-0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (-0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (-0%)
  • Construction (-0%)
  • Food (-0%)
  • Beverage and tobacco products (-0%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (-0%)
  • Apparel (-0%)
Most common occupations in 2009 (%)
Males Females
  • Top executives (-0%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (-0%)
  • Financial managers (-0%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (-0%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (-0%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (-0%)
  • Business operations specialists (-0%)
  • Top executives (-0%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (-0%)
  • Financial managers (-0%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (-0%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (-0%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (-0%)
  • Business operations specialists (-0%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):




Most common first ancestries reported in Cherokee County (%):





Cherokee County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 60,125 (81%)
  • Carpooled: 8,746 (12%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 231 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 18 (0%)
  • Railroad: 21 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 19 (0%)
  • Taxi: 14 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 89 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 20 (0%)
  • Walked: 443 (1%)
  • Other means: 733 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 3,616 (5%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Cherokee County, Georgia in 2000:

People in group quarters in Cherokee County, Georgia in 2010:


Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2005 was $69,089.

13.15% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($54,664 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

13.15%
Georgia average:

10.98%


0.14% of residents moved from foreign countries ($179 average AGI)
Cherokee County:

0.14%
Georgia average:

0.39%

8.35% relocated from other counties in Georgia ($33,523 average AGI)
4.66% relocated from other states ($20,962 average AGI)
Cherokee County:

4.66%
Georgia average:

4.40%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Cobb County, GA  3.48% ($52,570 average AGI)
from Fulton County, GA  1.71% ($64,123)
from Gwinnett County, GA  0.45% ($47,653)
from Forsyth County, GA  0.35% ($61,750)
from DeKalb County, GA  0.34% ($52,493)
from Bartow County, GA  0.31% ($39,455)
from Pickens County, GA  0.28% ($36,461)


8.74% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($50,727 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.74%
Georgia average:

9.55%


0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($147 average AGI)
Cherokee County:

0.04%
Georgia average:

0.09%

5.95% relocated to other counties in Georgia ($31,070 average AGI)
2.75% relocated to other states ($19,511 average AGI)
Cherokee County:

2.75%
Georgia average:

3.17%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Cobb County, GA  2.17% ($45,137 average AGI)
to Fulton County, GA  0.88% ($50,199)
to Pickens County, GA  0.46% ($36,589)
to Bartow County, GA  0.42% ($36,885)
to Paulding County, GA  0.29% ($45,395)
to Forsyth County, GA  0.27% ($76,472)
to Gwinnett County, GA  0.23% ($47,127)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 17.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 17.1

Births per 1000 population in Cherokee County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 5.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 5.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Cherokee County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.8

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Cherokee County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 11,767 (10,003 aged, 1,764 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 0.57
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 2074.650
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 48.09
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 6432.910

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1654.080
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 522.770
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 1.63

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 20.82
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 57.54

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 13.57
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 22.2. This is less than state average.

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 102.7. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

 

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 65.9
  • Suffocation - 18.0
  • Other - 18.8

Household type by relationship:

Households: 212,940

Size of family households: 21,659 2-persons, 13,512 3-persons, 13,336 4-persons, 5,947 5-persons, 2,160 6-persons, 1,262 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 14,299 1-person, 3,048 2-persons, 428 3-persons, 165 4-persons, 67 5-persons, 25 6-persons, 28 7-or-more-persons.

92.0% of residents of Cherokee County speak English at home.
5.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (42% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 23% speak English not well, 20% don't speak English at all).
1.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (78% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (53% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 20% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (71% speak English very well, 3% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 14% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $390,846,000 ($2237 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $22,203,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $226,738,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $68,833,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $357,000
Federal grants: $67,896,000
Federal procurement contracts: $8,173,000 ($2,206,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $18,849,000 ($64,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $122,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $220,783,000
Federal Government insurance: $21,112,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 14,336
Here:

78 per 1000 residents
State:

79 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 4,591
Here:

25 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +2,782
Here:

+15 per 1000 residents
State:

+21 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +30,152
Here:

+164 per 1000 residents
State:

+26 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Cherokee County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 15.25 millions of gallons per day (2% from ground, 98% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.6
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.2

Year house built

Rooms in houses/apartments in Cherokee County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 41
  • 2 rooms: 51
  • 3 rooms: 751
  • 4 rooms: 1,835
  • 5 rooms: 6,925
  • 6 rooms: 10,350
  • 7 rooms: 7,586
  • 8 rooms: 6,532
  • 9+ rooms: 7,432
  • 1 room: 139
  • 2 rooms: 391
  • 3 rooms: 940
  • 4 rooms: 2,168
  • 5 rooms: 2,105
  • 6 rooms: 1,251
  • 7 rooms: 605
  • 8 rooms: 252
  • 9+ rooms: 141
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Cherokee County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 55
  • 1 bedroom: 397
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,948
  • 3 bedrooms: 23,203
  • 4 bedrooms: 11,151
  • 5+ bedrooms: 2,749
  • no bedroom: 170
  • 1 bedroom: 1,097
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,429
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,766
  • 4 bedrooms: 441
  • 5+ bedrooms: 89
Cars and other vehicles available in Cherokee County, Georgia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 994
  • 1 vehicle: 7,336
  • 2 vehicles: 21,059
  • 3 vehicles: 8,499
  • 4 vehicles: 2,607
  • 5+ vehicles: 1,008
  • no vehicle: 462
  • 1 vehicle: 3,472
  • 2 vehicles: 3,047
  • 3 vehicles: 775
  • 4 vehicles: 162
  • 5+ vehicles: 74

49% of Cherokee County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 29% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 59% lived in Georgia.

Cherokee County:

49.3%
State average:

50.8%


Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $165,200


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Cherokee County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (75.4%)
  • Electricity (11.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11.6%)
  • Wood (0.9%)
  • Utility gas (51.1%)
  • Electricity (32.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (13.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.6%)
  • Wood (1.1%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,408
Here:

7.8%
Georgia:

8.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 346
Here:

4.9%
Georgia:

8.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,417
Here:

29.9%
Georgia:

22.9%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


Expenditure Revenue

Cherokee County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:


Cherokee County government finances - Revenue in 2006:


Cherokee County government finances - Debt in 2006:


Cherokee County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:


Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:



Cherokee County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1991
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Cherokee County Fatal accident statistics for 1992 - 2009
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 23 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1,462$171,7461,139$200,8085,800$198,275160$79,5383$3,299,333499$186,03831$64,323
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED52$169,34687$228,839483$201,69435$73,4860$032$143,5005$57,200
APPLICATIONS DENIED167$175,084178$192,0222,134$205,212153$43,1760$0137$168,70826$57,423
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN208$165,668149$230,0541,627$203,75755$88,1450$060$161,6177$95,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS38$154,94737$204,270413$211,7488$76,6250$021$150,6671$110,000
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 23 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED225$222,996237$222,6293$182,667
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED59$216,305111$230,8474$231,250
APPLICATIONS DENIED27$205,63054$240,9441$143,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN6$230,00036$210,0281$404,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS10$256,1004$182,2503$273,333
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Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value


Most common first names in Cherokee County, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James46371.4 years
William39273.9 years
John37274.9 years
Mary34579.0 years
Robert22770.3 years
Charles16670.8 years
George15375.1 years
Thomas12173.7 years
Ruby11278.9 years
Ruth11079.8 years
Most common last names in Cherokee County, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith20776.0 years
Johnson11773.1 years
Jones9771.6 years
Williams8574.4 years
Fowler7575.6 years
Davis7374.3 years
Cantrell6876.0 years
Brown6674.3 years
Reece6573.7 years
Edwards6374.4 years
Businesses in Cherokee County, GA
NameCountNameCount
AMF Bowling1Long John Silver's1
AT&T9Lowe's2
Ace Hardware3MasterBrand Cabinets2
Applebee's1McDonald's9
Arby's3Microtel1
AutoZone3Nike15
Baskin-Robbins2Office Depot1
Bath & Body Works1OfficeMax2
Bed Bath & Beyond1Old Navy1
Best Western1Olive Garden1
Blockbuster5Outback1
Burger King4Outback Steakhouse1
CVS3Panda Express2
Caribou Coffee1Papa John's Pizza4
Chick-Fil-A4Payless2
Comfort Inn1Penske1
Comfort Suites1PetSmart2
Cracker Barrel1Pizza Hut1
Curves3Publix Super Markets9
DHL4Quiznos2
Dairy Queen2RadioShack2
Days Inn1Red Lobster1
Discount Tire2Rite Aid4
Domino's Pizza1Ruby Tuesday1
DressBarn2Rue212
Dunkin Donuts2Ryan's Grill1
Famous Footwear2SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx22Sears1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Sprint Nextel2
GNC6Staples1
GameStop4Starbucks7
Goodwill2Steak 'n Shake1
H&R Block5Suburban1
Hardee's2Subway14
Holiday Inn1T-Mobile7
Home Depot3T.J.Maxx1
IHOP2Taco Bell5
InTown Suites1Target2
Jones New York3U-Haul14
KFC3UPS23
Kmart1Vans1
Kohl's2Verizon Wireless2
Kroger6Waffle House6
LA Fitness1Walgreens4
Lane Bryant1Walmart3
Lane Furniture4Wendy's8
Little Caesars Pizza3YMCA2
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