In 2021, Cherokee County, KS had a population of 19.5k people with a median age of 43.1 and a median household income of $47,298. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Cherokee County, KS declined from 20,017 to 19,507, a −2.55% decrease and its median household income grew from $41,936 to $47,298, a 12.8% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Cherokee County, KS are White (Non-Hispanic) (86.7%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (6.51%), White (Hispanic) (2.69%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (2.2%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.743%).
None of the households in Cherokee County, KS reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
99.3% of the residents in Cherokee County, KS are U.S. citizens.
In 2021, the median property value in Cherokee County, KS was $83,300, and the homeownership rate was 70.6%.
Most people in Cherokee County, KS drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 19.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Cherokee County, KS was 2 cars per household.