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Cass County, Indiana

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

County Seat: Logansport

Largest City: Logansport (2021 population: 18,310)

Population per Square Mile: 91.13

Square Miles: 412.20

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Population over TimeNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Yesterday (2010)38,970380.6%6,484,050
Today (2021)37,563400.6%6,813,532
Tomorrow (2030 projection)*36,711440.5%7,143,795
Percent Change 2010 to Today-3.6%71 5.1%

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

Components of Population Change, 2020-2021NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Net Domestic Migration-22786 5,230
Net International Migration5515 15,490
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)-3939-3.8%1,024

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Population Estimates by Age, 2021NumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Preschool (0 to 4)2,118435.6%6.0%
School Age (5 to 17)6,4224317.1%17.3%
College Age (18 to 24)2,978487.9%9.7%
Young Adult (25 to 44)9,0194124.0%25.7%
Older Adult (45 to 64)10,0433826.7%24.9%
Seniors (65 and older)6,9834018.6%16.4%
Median Age41.4  Median Age = 38.1

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

Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2021NumberRank of Pct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
American Indian or Alaska Native Alone523151.4%0.4%
Asian Alone786252.1%2.7%
Black Alone1,017312.7%10.2%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone89130.2%0.1%
White34,5414292.0%84.2%
Two or More Race Groups607371.6%2.3%
Hispanic or Latino Origin (can be of any race)    
Non-Hispanic31,0365082.6%92.3%
Hispanic6,5271417.4%7.7%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Household TypesNumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Households in 2021 (Includes detail not shown below)15,00739100.0%100.0%
Married With Children2,4644616.4%18.2%
Married Without Children4,6844431.2%29.8%
Single Parents1,6042810.7%9.2%
Living Alone4,6013430.7%29.1%

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 2021 (estimate)16,38941100.0%100.0%
Total Housing Units in 2021 (includes vacant units)16,38741100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
11,1614168.1%62.9%
Median Value (2021)$95,60086  
Renter Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
3,8463423.5%27.2%
Median Rent (2021)$49477  

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

EducationNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
School Enrollment (2021/2022 Total Reported) 6,812360.6%1,120,155
Public6,812350.7%1,036,519
Adults (25+ in 2021 ACS)26,099380.6%4,501,214
with High School diploma or higher84.7%86 89.8%
with B.A. or higher degree13.6%79 27.8%

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 2021$47,8546984.7%56,497
Median Household Income in 202153,8137585.8%$62,723
Poverty Rate in 202112.1%36100.0%12.1%
Poverty Rate among Children under 1817.4%31110.8%15.7%
Welfare (TANF) Monthly Average Families in 202222330.6%3,933
Food Stamp Recipients in 20224,079270.7%611,203
Free and Reduced Fee Lunch Recipients in 2021/20223,489290.7%481,568

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, 2019461390.6%80,859
Births to Teens, 201743270.8%5,152
Deaths, 2019427400.6%66,005

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2021NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Total Resident Labor Force17,216450.5%3,321,548
Employed16,594450.5%3,203,166
Unemployed622350.5%118,382
Annual Unemployment Rate3.623100.0%3.6
December 2022 Unemployment Rate2.619108.3%2.4

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

Employment and Earnings by Industry, 2021 EmploymentPct Dist.
in County
Earnings ($000)Pct Dist.
In County
Avg. Earnings Per Job
Total by place of work18,356100.0%$957,509100.0%$52,163
Wage and Salary14,91681.3%$678,67870.9%$45,500
Farm Proprietors5703.1%$45,9474.8%$80,609
Nonfarm Proprietors2,87015.6%$66,5967.0%$23,204
Farm6693.6%$49,7905.2%$74,425
Nonfarm17,68796.4%$907,71994.8%$51,321
Private14,53079.2%$707,00973.8%$48,659
  Accommodation, Food Serv.1,0175.5%$21,7502.3%$21,386
  Arts, Ent., Recreation1190.6%$1,1760.1%$9,882
  Construction1,1246.1%$71,8627.5%$63,934
  Health Care, Social Serv.1,5598.5%$62,3996.5%$40,025
  Information830.5%$3,5050.4%$42,229
  Manufacturing4,30123.4%$270,97128.3%$63,002
  Professional, Tech. Serv.3451.9%$16,0891.7%$46,635
  Retail Trade1,7909.8%$56,0865.9%$31,333
  Trans., WarehousingData not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Wholesale Trade6513.5%$50,4095.3%$77,433
  Other Private (not above)3,024*16.5%*$123,702*12.9%*$40,907*
Government3,15717.2%$200,71021.0%$63,576

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, 2021UnitsPct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Cost ($000)State Cost ($000)
Total Permits Filed31100.0%100.0%$5,864$7,583,249
Single-Family31100.0%74.4%$5,864$6,692,956
2-Family00.0%2.4%0$117,031
3- and 4-Family00.0%0.4%$0$30,324
5+ Family00.0%22.7%$0$742,937

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 2021
Percent of County
Galveston1,2643.4%
Logansport18,31048.7%
Onward760.2%
Royal Center7872.1%
Walton9512.5%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau annual population estimates

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