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Cherokee County
  • County in Kansas

Report Card

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

editorial

Cherokee County is located in Kansas with a population of 20,179. In Cherokee County, most residents own their homes. Many families live in Cherokee County and residents tend to be conservative.

About

Population
20,179

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$82,500
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$613
National
$1,062
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    27%
  • Own
    73%
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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    223.4
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    10.2
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    10.2
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    40.6
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    396
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,695.8
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    182.8
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
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Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    19%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    12%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    38%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    33%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    10%
    national  12%

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