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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%6,484,192
Today (2019)37,689400.6%6,732,219
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 2018 (Includes detail not shown below)14,66640100.0%100.0%
Married With Children2,4444916.7%18.6%
Married Without Children4,8374233.0%29.9%
Single Parents1,417379.7%9.5%
Living Alone4,5573231.1%28.5%

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 2018 (includes vacant units)16,40141100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
10,9024166.5%61.3%
Median Value (2018)$85,50086  
Renter Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
3,7644022.9%27.6%
Median Rent (2018)$48073  

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 2018 ACS)25,948380.6%4,399,815
with High School diploma or higher84.2%81 88.6%
with B.A. or higher degree13.9%69 25.9%

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 2018$38,7887582.3%47,149
Median Household Income in 201848,5987587.2%$55,725
Poverty Rate in 201813.5%30103.8%13.0%
Poverty Rate among Children under 1817.3%3898.9%17.5%
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
June 2020 Unemployment Rate10.72995.5%11.2

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

Employment and Earnings by Industry, 2018 EmploymentPct Dist.
in County
Earnings ($000)Pct Dist.
In County
Avg. Earnings Per Job
Total by place of work19,274100.0%$843,729100.0%$43,776
Wage and Salary15,83282.1%$611,40372.5%$38,618
Farm Proprietors5813.0%$13,9611.7%$24,029
Nonfarm Proprietors2,86114.8%$61,8497.3%$21,618
Farm7163.7%$19,3822.3%$27,070
Nonfarm18,55896.3%$824,34797.7%$44,420
Private15,38279.8%$647,57976.8%$42,100
  Accommodation, Food Serv.1,0815.6%$18,6292.2%$17,233
  Arts, Ent., Recreation1030.5%$7490.1%$7,272
  Construction1,0145.3%$55,3516.6%$54,587
  Health Care, Social Serv.Data not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Information970.5%$2,9880.4%$30,804
  Manufacturing4,66224.2%$258,16230.6%$55,376
  Professional, Tech. Serv.3551.8%$14,9871.8%$42,217
  Retail Trade1,7849.3%$50,6206.0%$28,374
  Trans., WarehousingData not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Wholesale Trade5572.9%$40,1214.8%$72,031
  Other Private (not above)3,344*17.3%*$109,730*13.0%*$32,814*
Government3,17616.5%$176,76821.0%$55,657

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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