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County Name Cherokee
Population 20,533
Median Household Income $40,920
Average Annual Wage For County $42,750
Number of Online Job Postings 43 job openings
High Demand/High Wage Jobs Local Area 5 – Southeast
Average Annual Employment 10,019
Unemployment Rate 4.0%
Adult Education Centers in proximity to this county Neosho County Community College - Pittsburg
Neosho County Community College - Parsons
Fort Scott Community College
Neosho County Community College
Independence Community College
High schools within this county Baxter Springs High
Columbus High
Galena High
Riverton High
Nearest post-secondary institutions by county
— Undergraduate Enrollment
Pittsburg State University — 6,564
Labette Community College — 2,281
Coffeyville Community College — 2,329
Fort Scott Community College — 2,710
Independence Community College — 1,444
Neosho County Community College — 2,837
Allen Community College — 4,046
Emporia State University — 4,039
Flint Hills Technical College — 1,432
Butler Community College — 12,895