Hoosiers by the Numbers

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Cass County, IN

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A region's economy thrives or dives because of the people who choose to live there. That choice may occur by being born there and desiring to stay, or a more deliberate one of choosing to relocate from somewhere else. Monitoring change in the size and movement of population is an important barometer of well-being.

Population Over Time
Total Population38,41340,92439,63738,96637,955
Change Since 1990 2,5111,224553-458
Pct. Change Since 1990 6.5%3.2%1.4%-1.2%
Source: US Census Bureau
Components of Population Change 2017 to 2018
Net Domestic Migration-97
International Migration89
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)57
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Age in 2018
 NumberPct. Dist
Preschool (0 to 4)2,3806.3%
School Age (5 to 17)6,37216.8%
College Age (18 to 24)3,1208.2%
Young Adult (25 to 44)9,01623.8%
Older Adult (45 to 64)10,31427.2%
Older (65 plus)6,75317.8%
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin in 2018
 NumberPct. Dist
American Ind. or Alaskan Native Alone4211.1%
Asian Alone8272.2%
Black Alone8192.2%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone730.2%
White Alone35,19192.7%
Two or More Race Groups6241.6%
Hispanic or Latino
Non-Hispanic or Latino31,90984.1%
Hispanic or Latino6,04615.9%
Source: US Census Bureau
Households in 2017
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Households14,840100.0%
  Family Households9,66565.1%
    Married with Children2,70718.2%
    Married without Children4,76232.1%
    Single Parents1,3339.0%
  Non-family Households5,17534.9%
    Living Alone4,61531.1%
Average Household Size2.55
Average Family Household Size3.92
Source: US Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates
Population Counts by Decade
Pct. Chg.
April 200040,9242,5116.5%
April 201038,966-1,958-4.8%
Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Population Projections
Population Projections38,96638,40937,81437,27736,711
Change Since 2010 -557-1,152-1,689-2,255
Pct. Change Since 2010 -1.4%-3.0%-4.3%-5.8%
Source: Indiana Business Research Center.
Note: 2010 data are census counts from the U.S. Census Bureau

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