Demographics

Population Trends for Cherokee County
1990 Census 2000 Census 2010 Census 2017 Estimate 2018 Estimate*
Cherokee County 90,204 141,903 214,346 247,573 254,149
Ball Ground 905 730 1,433 2,041 2,119
Canton 4,817 7,709 22,958 27,936 29,306
Holly Springs 2,406 3,195 9,189 11,935 12,920
Nelson 486 632 1,314 1,365 1,365
Waleska 700 616 644 890 963
Woodstock 4,361 10,050 23,896 31,564 32,234
Georgia 6,478,216 8,186,453 9,687,663 10,429,379 10,519,475

Source: U.S. Census Bureau; 2018 Population Estimate

 

Other Facts for Cherokee County
Median Household Income $82,715
Per Capita Income $33,466
Median Age 37
Population Projections:
2020 309,150
2025 360,734
2030 415,826
Housing Trends:
Housing Units
94,452
Owner-Occupied 73,281
Renter-Occupied 18,356
Housing Units Occupied
91,637
2018 Taxes:
Effective Property Tax $11.44 per $1000 (Unincorporated)
Millage Rate 28.588 (Unincorporated)
Local Sales Tax 2%
State Sales Tax 4%
Top Employers:
Bizchair.Com
Chart, Inc.
Cherokee County Government
Cherokee County School District
Home Depot
Inalfa Roof Systems, Inc.
Northside Hospital-Cherokee
Pilgrim’s
Piolax Corporation
Publix Super Markets
The Kroger Company
Reinhardt University
Universal Alloy Corporation

Below are links to a variety of demographic information on Cherokee County.

Cherokee County Demographic Data:  Search for GIS data on the Cherokee Office of Economic Development’s website.

Cherokee County Census Information:  Obtain U.S. Census information on Cherokee County.

Cherokee County Labor ProfileInformation Provided by the Georgia Department of Labor.

Georgia Labor Market Explorer:  Contains a wide range of information about the labor market and economic conditions for Georgia and Cherokee County. Information is customized for Job Seekers, Employers, and Analysts and Researchers.

Atlanta Regional Commission:  Cherokee County demographic profile provided by the ARC. Includes population, general demographic and forecast. Housing, water and wastewater, employment, and transportation information is also included in this profile. A variety of demographic information is also available on the ARC website.

Largest IndustriesA list of the largest industries in Cherokee County.