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Cherokee is a township in Cherokee County.[NOTE: This is not the only community in Kansas named Cherokee. For links to other places called Cherokee, KS, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Cherokee is 37.296N. The longitude is -94.772W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 928 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 336.
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15% of Cherokee residents report German ancestry, and 23% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Cherokee ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Cherokee was $19,083, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% of Cherokee residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Cherokee, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $234. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $625.
Cherokee County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Cherokee political report.
The average commute time for Cherokee workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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