In 2019, Cherokee County, NC had a population of 28k people with a median age of 51.5 and a median household income of $41,438. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Cherokee County, NC grew from 27,668 to 27,969, a 1.09% increase and its median household income grew from $40,294 to $41,438, a 2.84% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Cherokee County, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (91%), White (Hispanic) (2.31%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.12%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (1.53%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.24%). 0% of the households in Cherokee County, NC speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 98.8% of the residents in Cherokee County, NC are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Cherokee County, NC are Tri-County Community College (193 degrees awarded in 2019).
In 2019, the median property value in Cherokee County, NC was $159,100, and the homeownership rate was 79%. Most people in Cherokee County, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Cherokee County, NC was 2 cars per household.