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Cherokee, California - Basic Facts

Cherokee is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Cherokee Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Butte County at latitude 39.6463 and longitude -121.5383. Butte County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,306 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Cherokee Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 1.75 sq. miles and a water area of 0.17 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Cherokee: Cherokee Flat, Drytown.

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Cherokee, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cherokee to the other 1,523 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 1452 5th
Population Density1 # 1422 7th
Diversity Index2 # 876 42nd
Median Household Income # 1311 14th
Per Capita Income # 1330 13th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE California Census Data Comparison Tool.

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Cherokee, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 71
Population in Households 71
Population in Familes 59
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 41
Diversity Index2 56
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 27
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 19
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 31 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 15 (48.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 11 (35.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 4 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $137,500
Average Home Value $151,786
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $35,000
Average Household Income $41,578
Per Capita Income $14,523
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.67% 0.56%
Households 0.89% 0.0%
Families 1.28% 1.03%
Median Household Income   1.76%
Per Capita Income   3.39%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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