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Cass County, Indiana

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

County Seat: Logansport

Largest City: Logansport (2016 population: 17,780)

Population per Square Mile: 92.06

Square Miles: 412.20

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Population over TimeNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Yesterday (2010)38,966380.6%6,484,136
Today (2016)37,946400.6%6,633,053
Tomorrow (2020 projection)*37,814410.6%6,852,121
Percent Change 2010 to Today-2.6%70 2.3%

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

Components of Population Change, 2015-2016NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Net Domestic Migration-31981 -12,135
Net International Migration11515 11,052
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)89340.4%22,358

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Population Estimates by Age, 2016NumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Preschool (0 to 4)2,414406.4%6.4%
School Age (5 to 17)6,5354117.2%17.4%
College Age (18 to 24)3,239458.5%10.0%
Young Adult (25 to 44)8,9754023.7%25.2%
Older Adult (45 to 64)10,3573927.3%26.1%
Seniors (65 and older)6,4264016.9%14.9%
Median Age40.4  Median Age = 37.6

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

Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2016NumberRank of Pct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
American Indian or Alaska Native Alone406171.1%0.4%
Asian Alone680241.8%2.2%
Black Alone763322.0%9.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone75130.2%0.1%
White35,4444193.4%85.6%
Two or More Race Groups578331.5%2.0%
Hispanic or Latino Origin (can be of any race)    
Non-Hispanic32,2424885.0%93.2%
Hispanic5,7041315.0%6.8%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Household TypesNumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Households in 2015 (Includes detail not shown below)14,55540100.0%100.0%
Married With Children2,9193920.1%19.2%
Married Without Children4,7224232.4%30.0%
Single Parents1,240408.5%9.8%
Living Alone4,2383629.1%28.0%

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 2016 (estimate)16,27341100.0%100.0%
Total Housing Units in 2015 (includes vacant units)16,53439100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
10,9753866.4%61.9%
Median Value (2015)$82,40086  
Renter Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
3,5803921.7%27.8%
Median Rent (2015)$46465  

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 2015 ACS)25,838380.6%4,316,273
with High School diploma or higher82.8%86 87.8%
with B.A. or higher degree14.2%64 24.1%

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 2016$36,6906485.1%43,097
Median Household Income in 201545,5756990.2%$50,510
Poverty Rate in 201513.1%4191.0%14.4%
Poverty Rate among Children under 1820.0%3998.0%20.4%
Welfare (TANF) Monthly Average Families in 201648320.6%7,519
Food Stamp Recipients in 20164,420290.6%722,928
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, 2015495380.6%84,008
Births to Teens, 201543300.7%5,876
Deaths, 2015419350.7%62,666

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2016NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Total Resident Labor Force17,983440.5%3,326,893
Employed17,144440.5%3,179,806
Unemployed839370.6%147,087
Annual Unemployment Rate4.728106.8%4.4
September 2017 Unemployment Rate4.11120.6%3.4

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

Employment and Earnings by Industry, 2016 EmploymentPct Dist.
in County
Earnings ($000)Pct Dist.
In County
Avg. Earnings Per Job
Total by place of work18,811100.0%$812,566100.0%$43,196
Wage and Salary15,46482.2%$567,00169.8%$36,666
Farm Proprietors5993.2%$31,6373.9%$52,816
Nonfarm Proprietors2,74814.6%$58,8267.2%$21,407
Farm6963.7%$35,7884.4%$51,420
Nonfarm18,11596.3%$776,77895.6%$42,880
Private14,84578.9%$599,14673.7%$40,360
  Accommodation, Food Serv.1,0995.8%$18,0752.2%$16,447
  Arts, Ent., Recreation960.5%$5020.1%$5,229
  Construction9325.0%$48,4436.0%$51,977
  Health Care, Social Serv.Data not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Information990.5%$3,3540.4%$33,879
  Manufacturing4,54224.1%$236,68729.1%$52,111
  Professional, Tech. Serv.3892.1%$16,0722.0%$41,316
  Retail Trade1,95210.4%$50,7526.2%$26,000
  Trans., WarehousingData not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Wholesale Trade5793.1%$37,7254.6%$65,155
  Other Private (not above)2,874*15.3%*$95,784*11.8%*$33,328*
Government3,27017.4%$177,63221.9%$54,322

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, 2016UnitsPct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Cost ($000)State Cost ($000)
Total Permits Filed17100.0%100.0%$2,283$3,875,847
Single-Family17100.0%75.2%$2,283$3,417,822
2-Family00.0%3.1%0$64,063
3- and 4-Family00.0%0.9%$0$21,320
5+ Family00.0%20.9%$0$372,642

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 2016
Percent of County
Galveston1,2703.3%
Logansport17,78046.9%
Onward990.3%
Royal Center8352.2%
Walton1,0232.7%
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