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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.

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Cherokee offers a range of educational opportunities with one elementary school and one middle school.

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Cherokee, NC Local Market & Demographic Data

Married vs. single

Cherokee, NC
  • 69% Single
  • 31% Married
North Carolina
  • 50% Single
  • 50% Married

Male VS. Female

Cherokee, NC
  • 52% Female
  • 48% Male
North Carolina
  • 51% Female
  • 49% Male

Average Age of Citizens in Cherokee, NC

  • 36
  • 38
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  • North Carolina

Average Age of Homes in Cherokee, NC

  • 21
  • 22
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  • North Carolina

Vacant Homes in Cherokee, NC

  • 30%
  • 12%
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  • North Carolina

Average INCOME of Citizens

  • $24,667
  • $62,851
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  • North Carolina

Owned Homes vs. Rented Homes

Cherokee, NC
  • 44% Owned
  • 26% Rented
North Carolina
  • 57% Owned
  • 31% Rented