Cass County IA Information


Cass County Subdivisions

Cass County IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 13,489
Population in Households 13,240
Population in Familes 10,418
Population in Group Qrtrs 249
Population Density1 24
Diversity Index2 12


Median Household Income $44,863
Average Household Income $62,641
Per Capita Income $27,116


Total Housing Units 6,591 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,203 (63.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,594 (24.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 794 (12.0%)
Median Home Value $98,506
Average Home Value $156,382


Total Households 5,797
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 3,715
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 -0.41% -0.67%
Households -0.38% -0.68%
Families -0.54% -0.78%
Median Household Income   1.35%
Per Capita Income   1.83%


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, 2018 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 # 61 39th
Diversity Index # 72 30th
Median Household Income # 95 5th
Per Capita Income # 68 32nd

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