Iowa Cherokee County Public Schools

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Cherokee County, IA

Map of Cherokee County, IACherokee County is one of about 3,141 counties and county equivalents in the United States. It has 577.2 sq. miles in land area and a population density of 21.2 per square mile. In the last three decades of the 1900s its population declined by 24.5%. On the 2000 census form, 99.6% of the population reported only one race, with 0.3% of these reporting African-American. The population of this county is 1.0% Hispanic (of any race). The average household size is 2.35 persons compared to an average family size of 2.91 persons.

In 2005 manufacturing was the largest of 20 major sectors. It had an average wage per job of $34,065. Per capita income grew by 29.5% between 1994 and 2004 (adjusted for inflation).

People & Income Overview
(By Place of Residence)
Value Industry Overview (2005)
(By Place of Work)
Value
Population (2005) 12,237 Covered Employment 5,300
Growth (%) since 1990 -13.2% Average wage per job $26,980
Households (2000) 5,378 Manufacturing – % all jobs in County 17.8%
Labor Force (persons) (2005) 6,667 Average wage per job $34,065
Unemployment Rate (2005) 5.1 Transportation & Warehousing – % all jobs in County D
Per Capita Personal Income (2004) $30,496 Average wage per job D
Median Household Income (2003) $37,739 Health Care, Social Assist. – % all jobs in County D
Poverty Rate (2003) 8.1 Average wage per job D
H.S. Diploma or More – % of Adults 25+ (2000) 87.5 Finance and Insurance – % all jobs in County D
Bachelor’s Deg. or More – % of Adults 25+ (2000) 15.2 Average wage per job D
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1. AURELIA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: 300 Ash St, Aurelia, IA 51005
Phone: (712) 434-5682
County: Cherokee County
Enrollment: 115
Grades: PK-4

2. AURELIA HIGH SCHOOL
Address: Po Box 367, Aurelia, IA 51005
Phone: (712) 434-5595
County: Cherokee County
Enrollment: 87
Grades: 9-12

3. AURELIA MIDDLE SCHOOL
Address: 300 Ash St, Aurelia, IA 51005
Phone: (712) 434-5682
County: Cherokee County
Enrollment: 78
Grades: 5-8

4. CHEROKEE MIDDLE SCHOOL
Address: Po Box 801, Cherokee, IA 51012
Phone: (712) 225-6750
County: Cherokee County
Enrollment: 311
Grades: 5-8

5. EARLY CHILDHOOD LEARNING CENTER
Address: Po Box 801, Cherokee, IA 51012
Phone: (712) 225-6774
County: Cherokee County
Enrollment: 62 PK

6. LITTLE SIOUX SUCCESS CENTER
Address: 600 West Bluff St, Cherokee, IA 51012
Phone: (712) 225-6755
County: Cherokee County
Enrollment: 11 11-12

7. MARCUS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: Box 667, Marcus, IA 51035
Phone: (712) 376-2615
County: Cherokee County
Enrollment: 97
Grades: PK-3

8. MARCUS-MERIDEN-CLEGHORN COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL
Address: Box 667, Marcus, IA 51035
Phone: (712) 376-4172
County: Cherokee County
Enrollment: 223
Grades: 7-12

9. MARCUS-MERIDEN-CLEGHORN EAST ELEMENTARY
Address: Box 97, Cleghorn, IA 51014
Phone: (712) 436-2244
County: Cherokee County
Enrollment: 98
Grades: 4-6

10. RIVER VALLEY ELEMENTARY
Address: Po Box 151, Washta, IA 51061
Phone: (712) 447-6318
County: Cherokee County
Enrollment: 287
Grades: PK-6

11. ROOSEVELT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: Po Box 801, Cherokee, IA 51012
Phone: (712) 225-6760
County: Cherokee County
Enrollment: 355
Grades: PK-4

12. WASHINGTON HIGH SCHOOL
Address: Po Box 801, Cherokee, IA 51012
Phone: (712) 225-6755
County: Cherokee County
Enrollment: 349
Grades: 9-12