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Cass County, Indiana

Named for General Lewis Cass, President Jackson's secretary of war

County Seat: Logansport

Largest City: Logansport (2017 population: 17,755)

Population per Square Mile: 92.17

Square Miles: 412.20

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Population over TimeNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Yesterday (2010)38,966380.6%6,484,192
Today (2017)37,994400.6%6,666,818
Tomorrow (2020 projection)*37,814410.6%6,852,121
Percent Change 2010 to Today-2.5%66 2.8%

*Projection based on 2010 Census counts.
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau; Indiana Business Research Center

Components of Population Change, 2016-2017NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Net Domestic Migration-20476 -976
Net International Migration12115 11,410
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)64400.3%22,545

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Population Estimates by Age, 2017NumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Preschool (0 to 4)2,432406.4%6.3%
School Age (5 to 17)6,3934216.8%17.3%
College Age (18 to 24)3,149468.3%9.9%
Young Adult (25 to 44)9,0464023.8%25.3%
Older Adult (45 to 64)10,3543927.3%25.9%
Seniors (65 and older)6,6204017.4%15.4%
Median Age40.7  Median Age = 37.7

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau; Indiana Business Research Center

Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2017NumberRank of Pct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
American Indian or Alaska Native Alone425161.1%0.4%
Asian Alone767242.0%2.4%
Black Alone772322.0%9.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone76140.2%0.1%
White35,3504093.0%85.4%
Two or More Race Groups604331.6%2.1%
Hispanic or Latino Origin (can be of any race)    
Non-Hispanic32,0654884.4%93.0%
Hispanic5,9291315.6%7.0%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Household TypesNumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Households in 2017 (Includes detail not shown below)14,84039100.0%100.0%
Married With Children2,7074318.2%18.8%
Married Without Children4,7624332.1%30.0%
Single Parents1,333379.0%9.6%
Living Alone4,6153131.1%28.3%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year estimates.

HousingNumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Total Housing Units in 2017 (estimate)16,35941100.0%100.0%
Total Housing Units in 2017 (includes vacant units)16,39941100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
10,9563966.8%61.2%
Median Value (2017)$84,10087  
Renter Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
3,8843823.7%27.7%
Median Rent (2017)$47469  

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year estimates.

EducationNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
School Enrollment (2016/2017 Total Reported) 6,621370.6%1,110,866
Public6,621360.6%1,048,879
Adults (25+ in 2017 ACS)25,935380.6%4,369,451
with High School diploma or higher83.1%84 88.3%
with B.A. or higher degree13.4%71 25.3%

Sources: Indiana Department of Education; U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year estimates.

Income and PovertyNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Per Capita Personal Income (annual) in 2017$37,0776982.1%45,150
Median Household Income in 201646,2877588.5%$52,289
Poverty Rate in 201612.5%4789.3%14.0%
Poverty Rate among Children under 1818.9%4299.0%19.1%
Welfare (TANF) Monthly Average Families in 201735430.5%6,790
Food Stamp Recipients in 20174,099270.6%656,297
Free and Reduced Fee Lunch Recipients in 2016/20173,390310.7%495,330

Sources: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis; U.S. Census Bureau; Indiana Family Social Services Administration; Indiana Department of Education

Health and Vital StatisticsNumberRank of Percent of StateIndiana
Births, 2016480390.6%83,063
Births to Teens, 201637310.7%5,294
Deaths, 2016411400.6%63,492

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2017NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Total Resident Labor Force17,811440.5%3,320,409
Employed17,130440.5%3,203,351
Unemployed681360.6%117,058
Annual Unemployment Rate3.826108.6%3.5
October 2018 Unemployment Rate3.636100.0%3.6

Source: STATS Indiana, using data from the Indiana Department of Workforce Development

Employment and Earnings by Industry, 2017 EmploymentPct Dist.
in County
Earnings ($000)Pct Dist.
In County
Avg. Earnings Per Job
Total by place of work18,859100.0%$808,883100.0%$42,891
Wage and Salary15,47382.0%$594,25673.5%$38,406
Farm Proprietors5913.1%$3,6720.5%$6,213
Nonfarm Proprietors2,79514.8%$54,0266.7%$19,330
Farm7043.7%$7,9421.0%$11,281
Nonfarm18,15596.3%$800,94199.0%$44,117
Private14,96679.4%$628,27377.7%$41,980
  Accommodation, Food Serv.1,0865.8%$18,9732.3%$17,471
  Arts, Ent., Recreation1050.6%$8740.1%$8,324
  Construction1,0335.5%$48,6446.0%$47,090
  Health Care, Social Serv.Data not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Information970.5%$3,1360.4%$32,330
  Manufacturing4,56124.2%$249,50830.8%$54,705
  Professional, Tech. Serv.3682.0%$14,5661.8%$39,582
  Retail Trade1,8339.7%$51,7006.4%$28,205
  Trans., WarehousingData not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Wholesale Trade5623.0%$39,3294.9%$69,980
  Other Private (not above)2,999*15.9%*$103,314*12.8%*$34,449*
Government3,18916.9%$172,66821.3%$54,145

Source: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis
* These totals do not include county data that are not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.

Residential Building Permits, 2017UnitsPct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Cost ($000)State Cost ($000)
Total Permits Filed27100.0%100.0%$4,282$4,583,500
Single-Family27100.0%74.2%$4,282$4,038,599
2-Family00.0%2.0%0$62,844
3- and 4-Family00.0%0.4%$0$13,000
5+ Family00.0%23.4%$0$469,056

Notes: Detail cost may not sum to total due to rounding. Greene County does not currently issue building permits, so it is excluded.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Largest Cities and Towns in Cass County

NamePopulation
in 2017
Percent of County
Galveston1,2683.3%
Logansport17,75546.7%
Onward980.3%
Royal Center8382.2%
Walton1,0212.7%
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