Cherry County is located in north-central Nebraska. The County Seat is Valentine and the largest city is Valentine. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.co.cherry.ne.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 5,762 and the 2010 census population was 5,713. The land area is 5,960.42 square miles and there are 1 persons per square mile.
91% of the population is White, 0.4% is Black or African American, 2.4% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.3% is Asian, 5.5% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2.8% is two or more races. 92.5% have a high school degree or higher, and 21.3% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $95,500, there are 2,618 households, an average of 2.15 persons per household. The per capita income is $25,213, the median household income is $45,464, and 13% of the persons in Cherry County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was unavailable. Retail sales (in $1000) were $78,284, and sales per capita were $13,802.
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