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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, 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 2016 (Includes detail not shown below)14,53639100.0%100.0%
Married With Children2,7424218.9%19.0%
Married Without Children4,7854232.9%30.0%
Single Parents1,233388.5%9.7%
Living Alone4,4223530.4%28.2%

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 2016 (includes vacant units)16,33641100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
10,9943967.3%61.0%
Median Value (2016)$82,50085  
Renter Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
3,5424121.7%27.8%
Median Rent (2016)$46766  

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 2016 ACS)25,871380.6%4,339,687
with High School diploma or higher82.8%86 88.1%
with B.A. or higher degree13.9%68 24.6%

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 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, 201543300.7%5,876
Deaths, 2015419350.7%62,666

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
May 2018 Unemployment Rate3.428106.3%3.2

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, 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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