In 2017, Cherokee, NC had a population of 2.31k people with a median age of 44.9 and a median household income of $35,000. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Cherokee, NC grew from 2,013 to 2,309, a 14.7% increase and its median household income grew from $32,778 to $35,000, a 6.78% increase.
The population of Cherokee, NC is 77.5% American Indian & Alaska Native Alone, 16.7% White Alone, and 2.47% Asian Alone. 6.18% of the people in Cherokee, NC speak a non-English language, and 97.8% are U.S. citizens.
The median property value in Cherokee, NC is $104,000, and the homeownership rate is 68%. Most people in Cherokee, NC commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 10.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Cherokee, NC is 2 cars per household.