Cherokee County is located in northeastern Alabama. The County Seat is Centre and the largest city is Centre. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.cherokeecounty-al.gov/. The 2014 population estimate is 26,037 and the 2010 census population was 25,986. The land area is 553.70 square miles and there are 46.9 persons per square mile.
93.2% of the population is White, 4.5% is Black or African American, 1.5% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.2% is Asian, 0.5% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.5% is two or more races. 78.3% have a high school degree or higher, and 12.8% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $99,400, there are 11,656 households, an average of 2.20 persons per household. The per capita income is $22,030, the median household income is $34,907, and 21.2% of the persons in Cherokee County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 2,180. Retail sales (in $1000) were $186,321, and sales per capita were $7,613. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 14.5%.
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