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Cherokee County, Texas (TX)

County population in 2016: 52,980 (37% urban, 63% rural); it was 46,659 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 6,053
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 6,908
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 12,291
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,933 (it was 4,360 in 2000)
% of renters here:

26%
State:

36%

Land area: 1052 sq. mi.

Water area: 9.7 sq. mi.

Population density: 50 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Cherokee County: 80.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (27.5%), Construction (25.1%), Educational, health and social services (14.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 58%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 36%
  • Unpaid family work: 2%
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Races in Cherokee County, Texas:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (60.7%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (22.5%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (13.9%)
  • Two or more races (2.1%)
  • Asian alone (0.6%)
Median resident age:  38.0 years
Texas median age:  34.5 years
Males: 26,949  (50.9%)
Females: 26,031  (49.1%)
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Cherokee County,TX real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Cherokee County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $42,138 ($29,313 in 1999)

This county:

$42,138
Texas:

$56,565

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $506 (lower quartile is $315, upper quartile is $679)
This county:

$506
State:

$809


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $101,065 (it was $51,600 in 2000)
Cherokee:

$101,065
Texas:

$161,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $50,611 - $186,943
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,112
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $423

Institutionalized population: 2,354

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 27
  • Robberies: 9
  • Assaults: 65
  • Burglaries: 199
  • Thefts: 232
  • Auto thefts: 53

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 13
  • Robberies: 4
  • Assaults: 71
  • Burglaries: 228
  • Thefts: 247
  • Auto thefts: 56
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 17 buildings, average cost: $104,300
  • 2008: 32 buildings, average cost: $102,400
  • 2009: 10 buildings, average cost: $163,400
  • 2010: 16 buildings, average cost: $73,700
  • 2011: 68 buildings, average cost: $466,200
  • 2012: 18 buildings, average cost: $71,900
  • 2013: 13 buildings, average cost: $104,000
  • 2014: 6 buildings, average cost: $95,000
Number of permits per 10,000 residents
Average permit cost
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,869 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $986 (1.2%)

Cherokee County household income distribution in 2013 Cherokee County home values distribution in 2013 Cherokee County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 20.5%
Cherokee County:

20.5%
Texas:

15.6%
(14.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.7% for Black residents, 29.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 8.0% for American Indian residents, 116.7% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 14.6% for other race residents, 7.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 38.0 years old
(Males: 37.0 years old, Females: 39.1 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45.1 years old, Black residents: 35.8 years old, American Indian residents: 71.6 years old, Asian residents: 40.7 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23.5 years old, Other race residents: 30.0 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Cherokee County is $431 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $484 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $647 a month.

Cities in this county include: Jacksonville, Rusk, Mount Selman, Shadybrook, Alto, New Summerfield, Wells, Gallatin, Cuney.

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

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Neighboring counties: Bullock County, Alabama , Franklin Parish, Louisiana , Jackson Parish, Louisiana , Madison Parish, Louisiana , Simpson County, Mississippi , Turner County, Georgia , McLennan County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.1%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year
County total employment by year
County average yearly wages by year

Current college students: 1,712
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 79.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 17.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 4,835 (26.5% naturalized citizens)

Cherokee County:

9.1%
Whole state:

17.0%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population Note: State values scaled to Cherokee County population
  • 7542010 or later
  • 1,2932000 to 2009
  • 1,5611990 to 1999
  • 9241980 to 1989
  • 4291970 to 1979
  • 101Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 73.3%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 15,094
  • One, attached: 423
  • Two: 389
  • 3 or 4: 212
  • 5 to 9: 389
  • 10 to 19: 69
  • 20 to 49: 171
  • 50 or more: 165
  • Mobile homes: 4,476
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 110

Housing units in Cherokee County with a mortgage: 5,306 (38 second mortgage, 173 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 8,037

Here:

38.5% with mortgage
State:

57.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Cherokee County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Year 2000 to 2010 Change
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant16,87883
Catholic8,9174
Mainline Protestant2,74226
Black Protestant92211
Orthodox181
Other62
None21,362-
Cherokee County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Cherokee County:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
This county:

1.46 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Cherokee County:

3.12 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 21
This county:

4.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Cherokee County:

9.4%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Cherokee County:

27.4%
State:

26.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.7%
State:

15.7%

Agriculture in Cherokee County:

Average size of farms: 190 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $81,684
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $1648.25
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 68.13%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 29.91%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $64,290
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 18.29%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $36,106
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 95.49%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 24.75
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 6.04%
Vegetables: 763 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 235 acres

Earthquake activity:

Cherokee County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 334.7 miles away from Cherokee County center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 204.4 miles away from the county center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 284.4 miles away from the county center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 286.8 miles away from the county center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 410.2 miles away from Cherokee County 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 242.9 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Texas Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: April 17, 2016 to April 30, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4269: April 25, 2016, FEMA Id: 4269, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Texas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 04, 2015 to June 23, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4223: May 29, 2015, FEMA Id: 4223, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Texas Wildfires, Incident Period: August 30, 2011 to December 31, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4029: September 09, 2011, FEMA Id: 4029, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Texas Hurricane Ike, Incident Period: September 07, 2008 to October 02, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1791: September 13, 2008, FEMA Id: 1791, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Hurricane Ike, Incident Period: September 07, 2008 to September 26, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3294: September 10, 2008, FEMA Id: 3294, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Wildfires, Incident Period: March 14, 2008 to September 01, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3284: March 14, 2008, FEMA Id: 3284, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Texas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: June 16, 2007 to August 03, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1709: June 29, 2007, FEMA Id: 1709, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Texas Hurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 23, 2005 to October 14, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1606: September 24, 2005, FEMA Id: 1606, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Hurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 20, 2005 to October 14, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3261: September 21, 2005, FEMA Id: 3261, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Hurricane Katrina, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3216: September 02, 2005, FEMA Id: 3216, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 9 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Cherokee County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Hurricanes: 5, Tornadoes: 5, Fires: 4, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2016


  • Construction and extraction occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Production occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (84%)
  • Brazil (2%)
  • Philippines (1%)
  • Vietnam (1%)
  • Japan (1%)
  • Germany (1%)
  • Ecuador (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Cherokee County


  • American (15%)
  • English (7%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • German (3%)
  • European (1%)
  • French (except Basque) (1%)
  • Scottish (1%)

Cherokee County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 13,431 (79.5%)
  • Carpooled: 2,204 (13.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 295 (1.7%)
  • Bicycle: 40 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 445 (2.6%)
  • Worked at home: 423 (2.5%)
Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 1,354 people in state prisons
  • 588 people in nursing homes
  • 357 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 278 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 107 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 63 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 54 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 13 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 5 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 4 people in other group homes

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

  • 1,433 people in state prisons
  • 514 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 475 people in college/university student housing
  • 268 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 138 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 11 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 6 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 5 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $42,253.

6.17% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,444 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.17%
Texas average:

7.14%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.07% relocated from other counties in Texas ($26,956 average AGI)
1.11% relocated from other states ($6,488 average AGI)
Cherokee County:

1.11%
Texas average:

2.49%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Smith County, TX  1.40% ($33,361 average AGI)
from Anderson County, TX  0.43% ($36,149)
from Harris County, TX  0.27% ($39,698)
from Dallas County, TX  0.27% ($32,512)
from Angelina County, TX  0.27% ($26,167)
from Henderson County, TX  0.25% ($34,425)
from Rusk County, TX  0.25% ($26,275)


6.62% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,274 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.62%
Texas average:

6.69%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.64% relocated to other counties in Texas ($28,686 average AGI)
0.97% relocated to other states ($3,590 average AGI)
Cherokee County:

0.97%
Texas average:

2.01%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Smith County, TX  1.69% ($42,105 average AGI)
to Angelina County, TX  0.38% ($28,333)
to Anderson County, TX  0.37% ($31,724)
to Dallas County, TX  0.30% ($22,271)
to Nacogdoches County, TX  0.27% ($30,286)
to Rusk County, TX  0.27% ($33,857)
to Harris County, TX  0.27% ($28,976)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 15.6

Births per 1000 population in Cherokee County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Cherokee County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.8

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Cherokee County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 29.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 16.5%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Cherokee County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Cherokee County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Cherokee County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Cherokee County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Cherokee County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Cherokee County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 8,232 (6,652 aged, 1,580 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 2,384 (19%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Cherokee County, Texas in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (824)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (510)
  • Congestive heart failure (476)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (334)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (290)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (285)
  • Unspecified dementia (270)
  • Other specified cerebrovascular diseases (204)
  • Pulmonary embolism without mention of acute cor pulmonale (155)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (146)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 21%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 21%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 4.16
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 7,758
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 141
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 56,547

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,585
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,166
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 2

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 26
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 62

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 6

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 169.7. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 103.0
  • Other - 66.7

Household type by relationship:

Households: 52,980
  • In family households: 43,914 (6,802 male householders, 6,339 female householders)
    9,562 spouses, 16,615 children (15,562 natural, 556 adopted, 513 stepchildren), 1,681 grandchildren, 622 brothers or sisters, 584 parents, 999 other relatives, 647 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 6,226 (2,256 male householders (1,714 living alone)), 2,743 female householders (2,468 living alone)), 1,217 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 2,799

Size of family households: 6,131 2-persons, 2,427 3-persons, 2,176 4-persons, 1,479 5-persons, 642 6-persons, 286 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,187 1-person, 597 2-persons, 106 3-persons, 116 4-persons, 5 5-persons.

7,422 married couples with children.
4,191 single-parent households (1,167 men, 3,024 women).

79.4% of residents of Cherokee speak English at home.
19.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (58% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (76% speak English very well, 24% speak English well).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (80% speak English very well, 2% speak English well, 19% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (39% speak English very well, 61% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $241,686,000 ($5,026 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $7,671,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $100,309,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $69,974,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $345,000
Federal grants: $64,276,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,593,000 ($256,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $5,190,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $399,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $7,263,000
Federal Government insurance: $12,349,000

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

Births: 3,918
Here:

81 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,772
Here:

57 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +1,111
Here:

+23 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -385
Here -8 per 1000 residents
State +10 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Cherokee County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 7.88 millions of gallons per day (77% from ground, 23% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.7
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.1

Year house built in Cherokee County, Texas Note: State values scaled to Cherokee County population
  • 2192014 or later
  • 9272010 to 2013
  • 3,0182000 to 2009
  • 2,5261990 to 1999
  • 3,4011980 to 1989
  • 3,5561970 to 1979
  • 2,2381960 to 1969
  • 2,6391950 to 1959
  • 1,0991940 to 1949
  • 1,6241939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Cherokee County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Cherokee County, Texas Note: State values scaled to Cherokee County population
  • 1041 room
  • 802 rooms
  • 4853 rooms
  • 1,6384 rooms
  • 3,6215 rooms
  • 3,1486 rooms
  • 1,8407 rooms
  • 1,1828 rooms
  • 1,0949+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cherokee County, Texas Note: State values scaled to Cherokee County population
  • 911 room
  • 1092 rooms
  • 5743 rooms
  • 1,6934 rooms
  • 1,3985 rooms
  • 5386 rooms
  • 2067 rooms
  • 1228 rooms
  • 969+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Cherokee County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Cherokee County, Texas Note: State values scaled to Cherokee County population
  • 107no bedroom
  • 3851 bedroom
  • 3,0892 bedrooms
  • 7,0773 bedrooms
  • 2,1194 bedrooms
  • 3485+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cherokee County, Texas Note: State values scaled to Cherokee County population
  • 90no bedroom
  • 6201 bedroom
  • 2,1122 bedrooms
  • 1,8343 bedrooms
  • 1234 bedrooms
  • 685+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Cherokee County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Cherokee County in owner-occupied houses/condos Note: State values scaled to Cherokee County population
  • 255no vehicle
  • 3,6081 vehicle
  • 5,6952 vehicles
  • 2,4523 vehicles
  • 9434 vehicles
  • 2595+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Cherokee County in renter-occupied apartments Note: State values scaled to Cherokee County population
  • 708no vehicle
  • 2,2461 vehicle
  • 1,5122 vehicles
  • 1913 vehicles
  • 1004 vehicles
  • 835+ vehicles

89.1% of Cherokee County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 34% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 80% lived in Texas.

Cherokee County:

89.1%
State average:

84.1%

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

  • This state: 39,165
  • Other state: 8,606
  • Northeast: 1,464
  • Midwest: 2,016
  • South: 3,460
  • West: 1,649
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Cherokee County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 58.0%Electricity
  • 26.3%Utility gas
  • 12.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.3%Wood
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 66.7%Electricity
  • 23.2%Utility gas
  • 4.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.8%Wood
  • 1.7%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 286
Here:

4.8%
Texas:

6.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 152
Here:

4.7%
Texas:

6.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 495
Here:

26.5%
Texas:

15.1%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Cherokee County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - Air Transportation: $9,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,111,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,824,000
    Financial Administration: $1,456,000
    Police Protection: $1,393,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,301,000
    Central Staff Services: $924,000
    Health Services - Other: $573,000
    General Public Buildings: $189,000
    Fire Protection: $132,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $101,000
    Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $98,000
    Welfare - Other: $53,000
    Solid Waste Management: $50,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $47,000
    Air Transportation: $26,000
    Libraries: $23,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $217,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $424,000
    Judicial: $4,000
    Financial Administration: $3,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $5,389,000

Cherokee County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $8,000
  • Charges - All Other: $1,762,000
    Solid Waste Management: $14,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $26,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $858,000
    General Support: $18,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $675,000
    Interest Earnings: $248,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health & Hospitals: $429,000
    All Other: $148,000
    Highways: $73,000
    General Support: $38,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,041,000
    Total General Sales: $1,079,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $557,000
    NEC: $16,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $10,000

Cherokee County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Industrial Revenue: $1,475,000
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,890,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,530,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $1,475,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $360,000

Cherokee County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,503,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $169,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,411
  • Number of aged recipients: 201
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,210
  • Number of recipients under 18: 247
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 809
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 355
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 591
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 581
Cherokee County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Persons involved in fatal accidents
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Cherokee County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Cherokee County, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James37273.7 years
John36774.9 years
Mary30479.8 years
William30276.0 years
Robert18672.6 years
George16276.7 years
Charles15671.9 years
Willie15476.7 years
Joe11671.0 years
Henry11374.5 years
Most common last names in Cherokee County, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith23078.4 years
Jones19976.9 years
Johnson14487.3 years
Williams13678.0 years
Brown11174.2 years
Thompson10277.0 years
Davis10172.0 years
White9276.1 years
Taylor8274.4 years
Moore7977.8 years
Businesses in Cherokee County, TX
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1La-Z-Boy1
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Best Western1Nike1
CVS1Payless1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut2
Church's Chicken2RadioShack1
Dairy Queen4SONIC Drive-In2
FedEx6Sears1
Goodwill2Taco Bell2
H&R Block2True Value1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul2
Jack In The Box1UPS2
KFC1Verizon Wireless1
La Quinta1Walmart1