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Cherokee Township is a suburb of Springfield with a population of 4,616. Cherokee Township is in Greene County and is one of the best places to live in Missouri. Living in Cherokee Township offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Cherokee Township there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many retirees live in Cherokee Township and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Cherokee Township are highly rated.

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About Cherokee Township...
Population
4,616

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$213,000
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$743
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    36%
  • Own
    64%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
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Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    No data available  
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    No data available  
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    No data available  
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    No data available  
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    No data available  
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    No data available  
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    4%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    15%
  • 45-54 years
    10%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    21%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    25%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    27%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    19%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    national  12%

Working in Cherokee Township

Jobs
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Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$68,920
National
$62,843

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