Cass County MN Information


Cass County Subdivisions

Cass County MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 30,012
Daytime Population: Workers 12,397
Daytime Population: Residents 15,950
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 28,347
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.94
Population in Households 29,789
Population in Familes 23,965
Population in Group Qrtrs 223
Population Density2 15
Diversity Index3 31


Median Household Income $48,672
Average Household Income $65,202
Per Capita Income $27,396


Total Housing Units 25,989 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,336 (39.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,238 ( 8.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 13,415 (51.6%)
Median Home Value $210,090
Average Home Value $278,079


Total Households 12,574
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 8,506
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.68% 0.54%
Households 0.71% 0.56%
Families 0.62% 0.5%
Median Household Income   2.63%
Per Capita Income   3.6%


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, 2017 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 Density # 65 26th
Diversity Index # 18 80th
Median Household Income # 80 9th
Per Capita Income # 67 24th

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