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Cherokee County, NC

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Cherokee County, NC
  • Location TypeCounty
  • County SeatMurphy, NC
  • Population27,444
  • Land Area (Square Miles) 455.4300
  • Population Density (Per Square Mile) 60.2999

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TitleLatest YearLatest ValueLatest Rank
Decennial Census Population (County)201027,4441542 of 3170
Decennial Census Population Per Square Mile (County)201060.301314 of 3170
Percent of African American Population (County)20181.7%1795 of 3131
Percent of Hispanic Population (County)20183.3%1894 of 3139
Persistent Poverty Counties (County)201300 of 0 - 1
Rural-Urban Continuum for Counties (County)201399 of 1 - 9
Unemployment Rate (County)20194.5%835 of 3140
Death Rate (Per 100,000) (County)20161,193.301123 of 3105
Percent of Adults Physically Inactive (County)201629.4%1098 of 3141
Age-Adjusted Rate of Diabetes per 1,000 Persons (County)20167.901957 of 3141
Medicare Part D Prescription Enrollment Rate (County)201844.9%2040 of 3137
Farmers' Markets (County)20162855 of 2249
Percent of Children Without a Market Within One Mile (County)201518.2%781 of 3004
Percent of School-age Children in Poverty (County)201825.8%672 of 3140
Total Public School Expenditures (County)2017$38,176,000.001836 of 3123
Number of Public Libraries (County)201711287 of 1287
Average Daily Maximum Heat Index (County)201188.572478 of 3103
Average Fine Particulate Matter (County)201113.43301 of 3108
Total Deposits in Banks (County)2016-2017$444,843,000.001535 of 3108
Property Taxes as Percent of Income: Five-Year Estimates (County)2006-20101.8%1611 of 2773
Percent of Firms Which are Women Owned (County)201229.2%1981 of 3093
Manufacturing Establishments with 5 to 9 Employees (County)201801961 of 1961
Estimated Veteran Population Under 45 Years Old (County)20102042144 of 3143
Total Planted Acres (County)20187,932.192616 of 3027
Online, Mail Order, and Television Retail Sales in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$10,000,000.001894 of 2709
Total Retail and Food Service Sales in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$505,000,000.001348 of 3108
Earnings in Management of Companies and Enterprises Occupations in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$0.002178 of 2178
Population (County)205030,0001499 of 3076
Per Capita Total Personal Income (County)2050$142,596.002854 of 3112
Total Employees (County)205015,0001575 of 3065
Population 18 to 24 Years Old (County)20501,0001623 of 2216
African American Male Population 25 Years Old (County)205091623 of 2780
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