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There are 182 USDA backed residential loans in Cherokee county with an average loan balance of $68,763. Over 84% of the loans helped first time home buyers. Borrowers were an average age of 36 years old. The typical appraised home value was around $69,806. On average the rural home size purchased with this loan was approximately 1,287 SqFt. Cherokee county applies the standard USDA income limits to determine loan eligibility. For a household of upto 4 people the income limit is $90,300. For a household of between 5 and 8 people the income limit is increased to $119,200.

The size of Cherokee County is roughly 1,494 square kilometers. There are no geographical USDA loan restrictions in this county. The influence score for Cherokee County is 8. Look below for the interactive county level map illustration below for more details.

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*Aurelia   •   *Cherokee   •   *Cleghorn   •   Fielding   •   *Larrabee   •   *Marcus   •   Mary Hill   •   *Meriden   •   *Quimby   •   *Washta

A USDA loan is a mortgage option available to eligible homebuyers that is sponsored by the United States Department of Agriculture to promote homeownership in rural communities. USDA Loans, sometimes called "RD Loans," offer 100% financing options on eligible rural properties. USDAProperties can help you find USDA properties in Cherokee County.

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Cherokee County, Iowa
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Cherokee County, located in the great state of Iowa, is steeped in history, culture, and natural beauty. The county was established on January 15, 1851, and was named after the Cherokee Indians who originally inhabited the southeastern United States. Cherokee, the county seat of Cherokee County, was officially founded on December 27, 1856. The fertile land and rich natural resources of the region attracted settlers, especially farmers who cultivated crops such as corn, soybeans, and wheat.

One notable landmark in Cherokee County is the Little Sioux River, which flows through the heart of the county and has played a significant role in its development. The arrival of the railroad in the late 19th century further amplified the growth of the county, contributing to its industrialization, trade, and agriculture.

Cherokee County is also recognized for its local educational institutions. Cherokee Mental Health Institute, established in 1899, was set up to provide care for patients with mental health conditions. This institution later paved the way for the establishment of the Cherokee State Park, offering recreational opportunities for locals and tourists.

A fun fact about Cherokee County is that they host the annual Cherokee PRCA Rodeo, which is also known as the Cherokee County Fair. This event showcases a range of activities, including livestock exhibitions, competitive rodeo events, and entertainment for all ages, fostering community spirit and showcasing the county's agricultural heritage.

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