In 2017, Cherokee County, SC had a population of 56.5k people with a median age of 38.9 and a median household income of $35,286. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Cherokee County, SC grew from 56,274 to 56,549, a 0.489% increase and its median household income declined from $35,719 to $35,286, a -1.21% decrease.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Cherokee County, SC are White (Non-Hispanic) (73.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (19.9%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (2.14%), Some Other Race (Hispanic) (1.99%), and White (Hispanic) (1.84%). N/A% of the people in Cherokee County, SC speak a non-English language, and 98.8% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Cherokee County, SC are Limestone College (679 degrees awarded in 2017).
The median property value in Cherokee County, SC is $94,300, and the homeownership rate is 70.5%. Most people in Cherokee County, SC commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 21.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Cherokee County, SC is 2 cars per household.