Cass County MI Information


Cass County Subdivisions

Cass County MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 52,799
Population in Households 52,325
Population in Familes 43,152
Population in Group Qrtrs 474
Population Density1 108
Diversity Index2 28


Total Households 20,663
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 14,439
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 26,175 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 16,393 (62.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,270 (16.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,512 (21.1%)
Median Home Value $144,471
Average Home Value $200,846


Median Household Income $47,134
Average Household Income $61,187
Per Capita Income $24,196
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.15% 0.18%
Households 0.05% 0.11%
Families -0.11% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.33%
Per Capita Income   1.95%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Cass County MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cass County to the other 83 counties and county equivalents in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 35 59th
Population Density1 # 32 63rd
Diversity Index2 # 28 67th
Median Household Income # 26 70th
Per Capita Income # 32 63rd

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