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Cherokee City, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The Cherokee City Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Benton County at latitude 36.2947 and longitude -94.5768. Benton County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,155 feet.

The formal official name is the Cherokee City Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Cherokee City, Arkansas.

The U5 Census Class Code for Cherokee City indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Cherokee City Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.47 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Cherokee City: Hog Eye, Hogeye, Hogseye, Woolly City.

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Cherokee City, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 76
Population in Households 76
Population in Familes 66
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 162
Diversity Index2 42


Total Households 36
Average Household Size 2.11
Family Households 27
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 46 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 28 (60.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 7 (15.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 10 (21.7%)
Median Home Value $130,000
Average Home Value $221,667


Median Household Income $48,319
Average Household Income $59,721
Per Capita Income $21,894
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.28% 1.53%
Households 1.35% 1.61%
Families 8.62% 1.44%
Median Household Income   1.29%
Per Capita Income   1.95%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Cherokee City, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cherokee City to the other 541 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 520 4th
Population Density1 # 441 19th
Diversity Index2 # 194 64th
Median Household Income # 75 86th
Per Capita Income # 114 79th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Arkansas Census Data Comparison Tool.