Cherokee County is located in northern Georgia. The County Seat is Canton and the largest city is Woodstock. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.cherokeega.com/. The 2014 population estimate is 230,985 and the 2010 census population was 214,346. The land area is 421.67 square miles and there are 508.3 persons per square mile.
89.3% of the population is White, 6.4% is Black or African American, 10.1% is Hispanic or Latino, 1.9% is Asian, 0.5% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.9% is two or more races. 88.9% have a high school degree or higher, and 34.2% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $190,400, there are 76,144 households, an average of 2.85 persons per household. The per capita income is $29,615, the median household income is $67,261, and 9.8% of the persons in Cherokee County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 22,759. Retail sales (in $1000) were $2,114,906, and sales per capita were $10,373. The percentage of black-owned firms is 3.3%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 28.1%.
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