In 2017, Cherokee County, OK had a population of 48.4k people with a median age of 35 and a median household income of $39,187. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Cherokee County, OK grew from 48,267 to 48,404, a 0.284% increase and its median household income grew from $38,585 to $39,187, a 1.56% increase.
The population of Cherokee County, OK is 48.3% White Alone, 33.2% American Indian & Alaska Native Alone, and 9.4% Two or More Races. 6.72% of the people in Cherokee County, OK speak a non-English language, and 97.7% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Cherokee County, OK are Northeastern State University (1,741 degrees awarded in 2016), Indian Capital Technology Center-Tahlequah (253 degrees), and Beauty Technical College Inc (10 degrees).
The median property value in Cherokee County, OK is $111,300, and the homeownership rate is 66.5%. Most people in Cherokee County, OK commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 22.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Cherokee County, OK is 2 cars per household.