Cherokee, NC Real Estate
Cherokee, North Carolina is located in Swain County. Nearby cities and towns include Dillsboro, Sylva, Bryson City, Webster, Maggie Valley, Cullowhee, Forest Hills, Waynesville, Lake Junaluska, Pittman Center, Gatlinburg, Franklin, Clyde, Glenville, and West Canton. Cherokee is a rural community with a population of 2,204. The median household income is $22,229. In Cherokee, 31% of residents are married, and families with children reside in 35% of the households. Half the population of Cherokee commutes 9 minutes or less to work, with 64% of residents holding white collar jobs and 36% residents holding blue collar jobs. The median age of homes in Cherokee, NC is 21 years, with 44% of those homes owned, 26% rented, and 30% not occupied.