Cherokee Village, Arkansas

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This article is about а city in Arkansas. For an unincorporated community in Tennessee, known as Cherokee or Cherokee Village, see Cherokee, Tennessee.
Cherokee Village
City
Location of Cherokee Village, Arkansas
Location of Cherokee Village, Arkansas
Coordinates: 36°17′36″N 91°34′20″W / 36.29333°N 91.57222°W / 36.29333; -91.57222Coordinates: 36°17′36″N 91°34′20″W / 36.29333°N 91.57222°W / 36.29333; -91.57222
Country United States
State Arkansas
Counties Sharp, Fulton
Area
 • Total 20.8 sq mi (53.8 km2)
 • Land 19.9 sq mi (51.5 km2)
 • Water 0.9 sq mi (2.2 km2)
Population (2011 census estimate)
 • Total 4,717
 • Density 230/sq mi (88/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 72525, 72529
Area code(s) 870
FIPS code 05-13472
Website www.cherokeevillage.org

Cherokee Village is a city in Fulton and Sharp counties in the U.S. state of Arkansas. The population was 4,671 at the 2010 census [1] and 4,717 at the 2011 census estimate.

Geography[edit]

Cherokee Village is located at 36°17′36″N 91°34′20″W / 36.29333°N 91.57222°W / 36.29333; -91.57222 (36.293289, -91.572336).[2]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 20.8 square miles (54 km2), of which 19.9 square miles (52 km2) is land and 0.9 square miles (2.3 km2) (4.19%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 4,648 people, 2,182 households, and 1,577 families residing in the city. The population density was 233.7 people per square mile (90.2/km²). There were 2,892 housing units at an average density of 145.4 per square mile (56.1/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.14% White, 0.17% Black or African American, 0.65% Native American, 0.24% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.11% from other races, and 1.68% from two or more races. 0.62% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 2,182 households out of which 16.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.3% were married couples living together, 6.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.7% were non-families. 24.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.13 and the average family size was 2.50.

In the city the population was spread out with 15.6% under the age of 18, 4.1% from 18 to 24, 15.9% from 25 to 44, 26.2% from 45 to 64, and 38.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 58 years. For every 100 females there were 90.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $27,997, and the median income for a family was $29,636. Males had a median income of $22,639 versus $18,571 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,105. About 9.9% of families and 13.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 29.2% of those under age 18 and 5.6% of those age 65 or over.

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