Cherokee County OK Information


Cherokee County Subdivisions

Cherokee County OK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 49,288
Daytime Population: Workers 17,489
Daytime Population: Residents 29,170
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 46,659
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.95
Population in Households 47,280
Population in Familes 38,066
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,008
Population Density2 66
Diversity Index3 67


Median Household Income $39,747
Average Household Income $53,904
Per Capita Income $20,750


Total Housing Units 22,370 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,899 (53.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,690 (29.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,781 (16.9%)
Median Home Value $123,593
Average Home Value $173,460


Total Households 18,589
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 12,366
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.66% 0.58%
Households 0.57% 0.53%
Families 0.46% 0.47%
Median Household Income   1.29%
Per Capita Income   2.37%


Cherokee County OK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cherokee County to the other 77 counties and county equivalents in Oklahoma by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 17 79th
Population Density # 15 82nd
Diversity Index # 8 91st
Median Household Income # 57 27th
Per Capita Income # 65 17th

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