Lake Cherokee CDP, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


Lake Cherokee CDP Local Links & Resources:
Hotels | Resources | ALL Lake Cherokee CDP Content

Also See: Henderson, TX ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps | Local Area Photos

Lake Cherokee CDP, Texas - Basic Facts

Real Estate Resources

The Lake Cherokee Census Designated Place had a population of 3,087 as of July 1, 2016. Lake Cherokee CDP ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Lake Cherokee CDP is located at latitude 32.3602 and longitude -94.6501 in Rusk County. The formal boundaries for the Lake Cherokee Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 12.29 sq. miles and a water area of 4.23 sq. miles.

While the primary coordinates for Lake Cherokee Census Designated Place are located in Rusk County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Gregg County.

The Lake Cherokee Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586944) has a U2 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place without an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Lake Cherokee Census Designated Place is located within Tatum Division of Rusk County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lake Cherokee CDP population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Neighborhood Data

Address Based Hyperlocal Data Input an address and get data & demographics for the pertinent census block group (CBG), a searchable map and a customized directory. The CBG is the smallest geographical unit used by the Census Bureau for reporting certain data.


Lake Cherokee Census Designated Place, TX Boundary Map

Also See: BIG Map | Driving Directions | TX Congressional Districts
Boundary Maps: Tatum Division | Rusk County | Texas Counties

Search the map for:

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


Total Population 3,087
Population in Households 3,085
Population in Familes 2,688
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 251
Diversity Index2 53


Total Households 1,314
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 984
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,796 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,159 (64.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 154 ( 8.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 482 (26.8%)
Median Home Value $125,466
Average Home Value $197,220


Median Household Income $54,583
Average Household Income $95,511
Per Capita Income $39,723
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.08% 0.1%
Households 0.07% 0.09%
Families -0.03% 0.02%
Median Household Income   1.41%
Per Capita Income   2.43%
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.

Lake Cherokee CDP, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lake Cherokee CDP to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 551 69th
Population Density1 # 1439 18th
Diversity Index2 # 794 54th
Median Household Income # 494 72nd
Per Capita Income # 131 93rd

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