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The 2016 Cherokee County, North Carolina, population is 27,178. There are 60 people per square mile (population density).

Family in Cherokee County, North Carolina

The median age is 49.2. The US median is 37.4. 57.29% of people in Cherokee County, North Carolina, are married. 12.47% are divorced.

The average household size is 2.54 people. 20.84% of people are married, with children. 10.31% have children, but are single.

Race in Cherokee County, North Carolina

91.97% of people are white, 1.69% are black, 0.30% are asian, 1.71% are native american, and 0.00% claim 'Other'.

2.68% of the people in Cherokee County, North Carolina, claim hispanic ethnicity (meaning 97.32% are non-hispanic).

  PEOPLECherokee, North CarolinaUnited States
  Population  27,178321,418,820
  Population - 2010  27,317308,745,538
  Population - 2000  24,298285,036,114
  Population - 1990  20,170251,960,433
  Pop. 1990 to Now  34.75%27.57%
  Pop. 2000 to Now  11.85%12.76%
  Pop. Density  6091
  Land Area  4553,531,905
  Water Area  11264,837
  Median Age  49.237.4
  Female Population  51.06%50.81%
  Male Population  48.94%49.19%
  White  91.97%62.77%
  Black  1.69%12.24%
  Asian  0.30%4.95%
  Native American  1.71%0.66%
  Hawaiian, Pacific Islander  0.01%0.16%
  Other  0.00%0.20%
  Two or More Races  1.65%2.13%
  Hispanic  2.68%16.90%
  Non-Hispanic  97.32%83.10%
  Households  10,503116,211,000
  Family Households  7,13176,958,100
  Non Family Households  3,37239,253,000
  Household Size  2.542.63
  Married Population  57.29%50.58%
  Single Population  42.71%49.42%
  Now Married  53.81%48.41%
  Married but Separated  3.48%2.17%
  Never Married  21.90%32.55%
  Widowed  8.34%5.95%
  Divorced  12.47%10.92%
  Married, w/children  20.84%31.68%
  Married, no children  60.13%41.44%
  Single, w/children  10.31%16.94%
  Single, no children  8.72%9.95%

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