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Cherokee is a city in Crawford County, in the Pittsburg metro area.

The community was named by settlers who mistakenly thought they were 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 37.345N. The longitude is -94.808W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 945 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 723.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$29,083
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Cherokee demographic reports
Local festivals include:
  • Cherokee Homecoming - Sept. 8-9, 2007
Dates often change. Check Cherokee web sites and events links in the sections below.

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Cherokee demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Crawford County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 66724 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

17% of Cherokee residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Cherokee ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Cherokee was $14,693, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

10% of Cherokee residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Cherokee festival dates:

Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.



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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Cherokee, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $265.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $532.


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Politics

Crawford County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Cherokee political report.

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The average commute time for Cherokee workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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DUPLICATE NAMES
Other KS communities named Cherokee:
  �Cherokee County township
  �Montgomery County township

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