Cherokee County TX Information


Cherokee County Subdivisions

Cherokee County TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 52,855
Population in Households 49,960
Population in Familes 42,683
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,895
Population Density1 50
Diversity Index2 67


Total Households 18,759
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 13,454
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 21,966 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 13,146 (59.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,613 (25.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,207 (14.6%)
Median Home Value $87,968
Average Home Value $128,277


Median Household Income $39,726
Average Household Income $53,477
Per Capita Income $19,692
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.62% 0.33%
Households 0.76% 0.42%
Families 0.67% 0.36%
Median Household Income   1.99%
Per Capita Income   1.64%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Cherokee County TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cherokee County to the other 254 counties and county equivalents in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 62 76th
Population Density1 # 75 71st
Diversity Index2 # 77 70th
Median Household Income # 199 22nd
Per Capita Income # 215 16th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Texas Census Data Comparison Tool.