Cherokee County TX Information


Cherokee County Subdivisions

Cherokee County TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 53,320
Population in Households 50,416
Population in Familes 43,263
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,904
Population Density1 51
Diversity Index2 67


Median Household Income $41,541
Average Household Income $56,799
Per Capita Income $20,594


Total Housing Units 21,839 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 13,355 (61.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,313 (24.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,171 (14.5%)
Median Home Value $91,108
Average Home Value $138,854


Total Households 18,668
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 13,395
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 0.58% 0.49%
Households 0.51% 0.46%
Families 0.45% 0.42%
Median Household Income   2.04%
Per Capita Income   2.17%


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, 2018 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 # 63 76th
Population Density # 76 70th
Diversity Index # 76 71st
Median Household Income # 192 25th
Per Capita Income # 212 17th

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