Cherokee Strip, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Cherokee Strip, California - Basic Facts

The Cherokee Strip Census Designated Place had a population of 307 as of July 1, 2017. Cherokee Strip ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Cherokee Strip is located at latitude 35.4696 and longitude -119.2615 in Kern County. The formal boundaries for the Cherokee Strip Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Kern County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 331 feet.

The Cherokee Strip Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2629760) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Cherokee Strip Census Designated Place is located within Shafter CCD of Kern County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Cherokee Strip population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Cherokee Strip, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 307
Daytime Population: Workers 42
Daytime Population: Residents 247
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 289
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.94
Population in Households 190
Population in Familes 172
Population in Group Qrtrs 117
Population Density2 3,389
Diversity Index3 82


Median Household Income $34,345
Average Household Income $49,452
Per Capita Income $22,892


Total Housing Units 82 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 38 (46.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 36 (43.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 8 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $296,429
Average Home Value $464,103


Total Households 74
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 62
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 4.25% 1.7%
Households 3.92% 3.05%
Families 3.89% 3.04%
Median Household Income   0.38%
Per Capita Income   0.61%

Cherokee Strip, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cherokee Strip to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 1267 17th
Population Density # 404 73rd
Diversity Index # 301 80th
Median Household Income # 1367 10th
Per Capita Income # 1047 31st

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