Cass County MN Information


Cass County Subdivisions

Cass County MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 29,483
Population in Households 29,260
Population in Familes 23,543
Population in Group Qrtrs 223
Population Density1 15
Diversity Index2 30


Total Households 12,441
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 8,416
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 26,178 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,269 (39.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,172 ( 8.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 13,737 (52.5%)
Median Home Value $206,201
Average Home Value $270,114


Median Household Income $46,073
Average Household Income $61,773
Per Capita Income $26,147
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.51% 0.33%
Households 0.65% 0.42%
Families 0.55% 0.36%
Median Household Income   2.38%
Per Capita Income   1.97%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Cass County MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cass County to the other 87 counties and county equivalents in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 36 60th
Population Density1 # 66 25th
Diversity Index2 # 18 80th
Median Household Income # 78 11th
Per Capita Income # 68 23rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Minnesota Census Data Comparison Tool.