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.Photos of the local Cherokee, CA area
Also See: Cherokee, CA ZIP Codes and ZIP Code Maps
|Population in Households||71|
|Population in Familes||59|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.63|
|Average Family Size||3|
|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|
|Median Household Income||$35,000|
|Average Household Income||$41,578|
|Per Capita Income||$14,523|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.76%|
|Per Capita Income||3.39%|
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.
|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.