From a total population of 27,156, Cherokee County has a median age of 49.2. The average age of males, in Cherokee County, is 47.5 while the average age of females is 50.6. When you compare this to median age of North Carolina, Cherokee County is 11.4 years older.
The median income of individuals, in Cherokee County, is $18,556 while the average household income is $34,507. When comparing the median income of people living in Cherokee County to the rest of North Carolina, the average income in Cherokee County is $7,052 less.