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Cass County, Indiana

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

County Seat: Logansport

Largest City: Logansport (2019 population: 17,584)

Population per Square Mile: 91.43

Square Miles: 412.20

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Population over TimeNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Yesterday (2010)38,970380.6%6,484,051
Today (2019)37,689400.6%6,731,010
Tomorrow (2030 projection)*36,711440.5%7,143,795
Percent Change 2010 to Today-3.3%72 3.8%

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

Components of Population Change, 2018-2019NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Net Domestic Migration-35487 3,997
Net International Migration11216 14,379
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)37370.2%18,536

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Population Estimates by Age, 2019NumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Preschool (0 to 4)2,298416.1%6.2%
School Age (5 to 17)6,3244216.8%17.1%
College Age (18 to 24)3,017478.0%9.8%
Young Adult (25 to 44)9,0034123.9%25.5%
Older Adult (45 to 64)10,1583927.0%25.2%
Seniors (65 and older)6,8894018.3%16.1%
Median Age41.2  Median Age = 37.9

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

Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2019NumberRank of Pct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
American Indian or Alaska Native Alone467161.2%0.4%
Asian Alone798232.1%2.6%
Black Alone889332.4%9.9%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone73150.2%0.1%
White34,8634392.5%84.8%
Two or More Race Groups599351.6%2.2%
Hispanic or Latino Origin (can be of any race)    
Non-Hispanic31,4825083.5%92.7%
Hispanic6,2071316.5%7.3%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Household TypesNumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Households in 2019 (Includes detail not shown below)14,68840100.0%100.0%
Married With Children2,5884517.6%18.5%
Married Without Children4,6924431.9%29.7%
Single Parents1,339369.1%9.3%
Living Alone4,6353331.6%29.0%

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 2019 (estimate)16,34041100.0%100.0%
Total Housing Units in 2019 (includes vacant units)16,36941100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
10,8634266.4%61.5%
Median Value (2019)$89,30085  
Renter Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
3,8254023.4%27.5%
Median Rent (2019)$49271  

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

EducationNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
School Enrollment (2019/2020 Total Reported) 6,792370.6%1,111,333
Public6,792370.6%1,050,614
Adults (25+ in 2019 ACS)25,806390.6%4,430,493
with High School diploma or higher85.4%78 88.8%
with B.A. or higher degree13.3%76 26.5%

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 2019$40,6936783.6%48,678
Median Household Income in 201951,7777489.9%$57,617
Poverty Rate in 201912.6%27105.9%11.9%
Poverty Rate among Children under 1815.9%37105.3%15.1%
Welfare (TANF) Monthly Average Families in 201926490.5%5,235
Food Stamp Recipients in 20193,605280.6%581,821
Free and Reduced Fee Lunch Recipients in 2019/20203,823290.8%507,739

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, 2017456390.6%82,170
Births to Teens, 201743270.8%5,152
Deaths, 2017430370.7%65,602

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2019NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Total Resident Labor Force17,995440.5%3,387,366
Employed17,366440.5%3,275,056
Unemployed629360.6%112,310
Annual Unemployment Rate3.527106.1%3.3
November 2020 Unemployment Rate4.43189.8%4.9

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

Employment and Earnings by Industry, 2019 EmploymentPct Dist.
in County
Earnings ($000)Pct Dist.
In County
Avg. Earnings Per Job
Total by place of work19,241100.0%$868,686100.0%$45,148
Wage and Salary15,78482.0%$624,19771.9%$39,546
Farm Proprietors5793.0%$17,9842.1%$31,060
Nonfarm Proprietors2,87815.0%$62,7727.2%$21,811
Farm6983.6%$22,3972.6%$32,087
Nonfarm18,54396.4%$846,28997.4%$45,639
Private15,35979.8%$656,06775.5%$42,715
  Accommodation, Food Serv.1,0655.5%$19,7092.3%$18,506
  Arts, Ent., Recreation1090.6%$6470.1%$5,936
  Construction1,0285.3%$55,0116.3%$53,513
  Health Care, Social Serv.Data not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Information960.5%$3,0650.4%$31,927
  Manufacturing4,57423.8%$255,91529.5%$55,950
  Professional, Tech. Serv.3671.9%$15,2871.8%$41,654
  Retail Trade1,7509.1%$48,9575.6%$27,975
  Trans., WarehousingData not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Wholesale Trade6813.5%$48,8685.6%$71,759
  Other Private (not above)3,431*17.8%*$113,958*13.1%*$33,214*
Government3,18416.5%$190,22221.9%$59,743

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, 2019UnitsPct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Cost ($000)State Cost ($000)
Total Permits Filed37100.0%100.0%$4,280$4,988,366
Single-Family37100.0%73.1%$4,280$4,298,385
2-Family00.0%1.6%0$48,202
3- and 4-Family00.0%0.7%$0$26,551
5+ Family00.0%24.6%$0$615,228

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 2019
Percent of County
Galveston1,2593.3%
Logansport17,58446.7%
Onward980.3%
Royal Center8342.2%
Walton1,0152.7%
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