Cherokee Information

Cherokee Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Cherokee, AL

General Cherokee Information

State: Alabama

County: Colbert County

Close cities: Tuscumbia, AL, Waterloo, AL, Littleville, AL, Russellville, AL, Sheffield, AL

Cherokee Population (census data)
Total 1,174 (-4.7% since 2000)
Male 561 (47.8%)
Female 613 (52.2%)

Population Density: 524 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 79.4 (US Avg is 100)

Cherokee Elevation: 531 feet above sea level

Land Area: 2.24 square miles

Median Household Income: $30,342

Zip Codes: 35616.

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Cherokee Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (77.8%)
  • Black (20.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)
Ancestry Information:
  • United States (28.2%)
  • Irish (11.6%)
  • German (8.0%)
  • English (3.2%)

Local Cherokee Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Atlanta Braves
NFL Football: Atlanta Falcons, Tennessee Titans
NBA Basketball: Memphis Grizzlies, Atlanta Hawks,
NHL Hockey: Nashville Predators
NCAA Sports: Samford University, Alabama A&M University, Birmingham-Southern College, University of Alabama

Cherokee School Information

High Schools
Cherokee High School (850 High School Drive, Cherokee, AL, 35616 - Colbert County District)
Middle Schools
Cherokee Middle School (4595 Old Lee Highway, Cherokee, AL, 35616 - Colbert County District)
Elementary Schools
Cherokee Elementary School (1305 N Pike, Cherokee, AL, 35616 - Colbert County District)

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