In 2018, Cherokee County, NC had a population of 27.7k people with a median age of 50.9 and a median household income of $40,294. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Cherokee County, NC grew from 27,463 to 27,668, a 0.746% increase and its median household income grew from $38,115 to $40,294, a 5.72% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Cherokee County, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (91.3%), White (Hispanic) (2.31%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.11%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (1.41%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.32%). NaNk% of the people in Cherokee County, NC speak a non-English language, and 98.9% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Cherokee County, NC are Tri-County Community College (172 degrees awarded in 2017).
The median property value in Cherokee County, NC is $152,200, and the homeownership rate is 80.2%. Most people in Cherokee County, NC commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 22.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Cherokee County, NC is 2 cars per household.