In 2018, Cherokee County, OK had a population of 48.6k people with a median age of 35.1 and a median household income of $40,936. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Cherokee County, OK grew from 48,404 to 48,599, a 0.403% increase and its median household income grew from $39,187 to $40,936, a 4.46% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Cherokee County, OK are White (Non-Hispanic) (47.9%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (33%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (9.89%), White (Hispanic) (3.42%), and Other (Hispanic) (1.6%). NaNk% of the people in Cherokee County, OK speak a non-English language, and 97.3% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Cherokee County, OK are Northeastern State University (1,832 degrees awarded in 2017), Indian Capital Technology Center-Tahlequah (243 degrees), and Beauty Technical College Inc (7 degrees).
The median property value in Cherokee County, OK is $115,900, and the homeownership rate is 67.5%. Most people in Cherokee County, OK commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 22.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Cherokee County, OK is 2 cars per household.