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Cherokee is a city in Cherokee County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for the Indian tribe
The latitude of Cherokee is 42.749N. The longitude is -95.551W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,194 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,158.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Cherokee demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Cherokee 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 51012 ZIP code.
39% of Cherokee residents report German ancestry, and 12% 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 $17,846, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Cherokee residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Cherokee, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $268. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $631.
Libraries in Cherokee include Cherokee Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Cherokee include Cherokee Chronicle Times
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 13 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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