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Cherokee County, Georgia Facts

Facts
State Georgia
Land area 421.7 square miles
Population Density 508.3 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 225,106
Population change 5%
Under 5 years of age 6.5%
Under 18 26.5%
65 and over 11.3%
Females 50.7%
White 89.3
Hispanic or Latino of any race 10.1
Asian 1.9%
Two or more races 1.9%
Black or African American 6.4%
Native American 0.5%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 89%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 34.2%
Veterans 14,589
Households and Housing
Households 76,144
Persons per household 2.9
Living in the same house for one year or more 87%
Median household income $67,261
The per capita income $29,615
Live below the poverty line. 9.8%
housing units 84,062
Multi-unit structures 10%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $190,400
Residents owning their homes. 79.1%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 22,759
Women-owned firms 28.1%
Asian-owned firms 1.9%
Hispanic-owned firms 3.9%
Black-owned firms 3.3%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $2,114,906
Retail sales per capita $10,373
Manufacturers shipments $823,737
Merchant wholesaler sales $848,952