Cherokee County, KS has a population of 20,737 people with a median age of 41.7 and a median household income of $41,240. Between 2015 and 2016 the population of Cherokee County, KS declined from 20,952 to 20,737, a 1.03% decrease and its median household income declined from $41,388 to $41,240, a 0.36% decrease.
The population of Cherokee County, KS is 88.8% White, 4.94% Two+, and 3.09% Native. 2.05% of the people in Cherokee County, KS speak a non-English language, and 99% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Cherokee County, KS are Pittsburg State University, with 1,722 graduates, Neosho County Community College, with 936 graduates, and Coffeyville Community College, with 520 graduates.
The median property value in Cherokee County, KS is $74,800, and the homeownership rate is 74.9%. Most people in Cherokee County, KS commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 19.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Cherokee County, KS is 2 cars per household.
Cherokee County, KS is the 28th most populated county in Kansas and borders Crawford County, KS; Labette County, KS; Jasper County, MO; Newton County, MO; Craig County, OK; and Ottawa County, OK& 1 more.