Cass County IA Information


Cass County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 13,649
Daytime Population: Workers 6,972
Daytime Population: Residents 6,612
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 13,584
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.00
Population in Households 13,345
Population in Familes 10,593
Population in Group Qrtrs 304
Population Density2 24
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $43,898
Average Household Income $60,195
Per Capita Income $26,071


Total Housing Units 6,591 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,183 (63.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,675 (25.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 733 (11.1%)
Median Home Value $96,363
Average Home Value $147,801


Total Households 5,858
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 3,760
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 -0.31% -0.45%
Households -0.28% -0.44%
Families -0.45% -0.54%
Median Household Income   2.86%
Per Capita Income   2.72%


Cass County IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cass County to the other 99 counties and county equivalents in Iowa 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 # 58 42nd
Population Density # 60 40th
Diversity Index # 72 28th
Median Household Income # 95 5th
Per Capita Income # 65 35th

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