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Cherokee County, Georgia

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Population:

  • Total Population: 141,903
  • Males: 71,228
  • Females: 70,675

Ethnicity:

  • White: 127,488
  • Black/African American: 3,163
  • Hispanic: 7,902
  • Native American/Eskimo: 448
  • Asian: 1,422
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 9
  • Other: 131
  • 2 or more: 1,340

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (119,440)
  2. Spanish (6,735)
  3. French (635)
  4. German (575)
  5. Arabic (275)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 8,273

  1. Mexico (3,424)
  2. Guatemala (718)
  3. United Kingdom (452)
  4. Germany (403)
  5. Canada (374)
  6. Vietnam (187)
  7. Cuba (170)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Southern Baptist Convention (30,130)
  2. United Methodist Church, The (7,528)
  3. Catholic Church (5,803)
  4. Jasper Baptist and Pleasant Valley Baptist Associations (2,094)
  5. Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) (1,465)

Migrant Health Clinics

    Disabilities:

    • Total Reported: 32,247
    • Sensory: 3,710
    • Physical: 7,527
    • Mental: 4,520
    • Self-care: 2,044
    • Go outside home: 6,032
    • Employment: 8,981

    Grandparents as caregivers

    Grandparents as caregivers: 1,049

    Heating fuel:

    • Total Reported: 49,495
    • Utility gas: 35,367
    • Bottled or LP gas: 5,918
    • Electricity: 7,406
    • Fuel oil, kerosene: 281
    • Coal or Coke: 0
    • Wood: 475
    • Solar Energy: 0
    • Other fuel: 15
    • No fuel used: 33

    Vehicles available:

    • Total Reported: 96,995
    • No vehicle: 2,835
    • 1 or more vehicle: 94,160

    Education Attainment:

    • No School: 655
    • No High School: 4,624
    • Some High School: 8,906
    • High School: 24,882
    • Some College: 21,628
    • Associate's Degree: 5,856
    • College Degree: 17,895
    • Master's Degree: 4,826
    • Professional Degree: 1,286
    • Doctoral Degree: 583

    Household Phones:

    • Households Reporting: 49,495
    • Owners with phone: 41,257
    • Owners without phone: 246
    • Renters with phone: 7,457
    • Renters without phone: 535

    10 closest counties:

    1. Pickens County, Georgia
    2. Cobb County, Georgia
    3. Bartow County, Georgia
    4. Forsyth County, Georgia
    5. Dawson County, Georgia
    6. Fulton County, Georgia
    7. Paulding County, Georgia
    8. Gilmer County, Georgia
    9. DeKalb County, Georgia
    10. Gwinnett County, Georgia

    Data Detail

    Zip Codes in county:

    30102, 30107, 30114, 30115, 30142, 30146, 30151, 30183, 30188, 30189

    Licensed Broadcast Media Outlets:

    • WWVA-FM (105.7 FM) CANTON, GA
    • WCHK (1290 AM) CANTON, GA
    • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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