Cherokee County TX Information


Cherokee County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 52,426
Daytime Population: Workers 17,753
Daytime Population: Residents 30,379
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 48,132
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.92
Population in Households 49,473
Population in Familes 42,256
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,953
Population Density2 50
Diversity Index3 67


Median Household Income $41,088
Average Household Income $56,528
Per Capita Income $20,743


Total Housing Units 21,860 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 13,051 (59.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,507 (25.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,302 (15.1%)
Median Home Value $90,915
Average Home Value $133,731


Total Households 18,558
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 13,319
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 0.42% 0.44%
Households 0.5% 0.52%
Families 0.43% 0.47%
Median Household Income   1.28%
Per Capita Income   2.31%


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, 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 # 62 76th
Population Density # 75 71st
Diversity Index # 76 71st
Median Household Income # 203 20th
Per Capita Income # 212 17th

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