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grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B minus
  2. Housing
    grade A
  3. Nightlife
    grade B+
  4. Good for Families
    grade B minus
  5. Diversity
    grade C
  6. Jobs
    grade B minus
  7. Weather
    grade C+
  8. Cost of Living
    grade A
  9. Health & Fitness
    grade B minus
  10. Outdoor Activities
    grade C+
  11. Commute
    grade B

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Cherokee County is located in Iowa with a population of 11,343. In Cherokee County, most residents own their homes. In Cherokee County there are a lot of bars. Many retirees live in Cherokee County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Cherokee County are above average.

About

Population
11,343

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$106,700
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$550
National
$1,062
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    25%
  • Own
    75%
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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    282.6
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    20.2
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    80.7
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    504.6
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade C
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    17%
  • 65+ years
    24%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    15%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    35%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    36%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    national  12%

Working in Cherokee County

Jobs
grade B minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$56,550
National
$62,843

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