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Cherokee County, Texas Facts

Facts
State Texas
Land area 1,052.9 square miles
Population Density 48.3 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 50,878
Population change 0.1%
Under 5 years of age 6.9%
Under 18 25.7%
65 and over 15.9%
Females 49.1%
White 81
Hispanic or Latino of any race 21.7
Asian 0.6%
Two or more races 1.8%
Black or African American 14.9%
Native American 1.6%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 77%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 15.1%
Veterans 3,552
Households and Housing
Households 17,422
Persons per household 2.8
Living in the same house for one year or more 86.7%
Median household income $38,378
The per capita income $18,801
Live below the poverty line. 24.5%
housing units 20,833
Multi-unit structures 6%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $76,300
Residents owning their homes. 71.8%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 3,609
Women-owned firms 21.7%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $363,156
Retail sales per capita $7,547
Manufacturers shipments $552,521
Merchant wholesaler sales $0