Cass County MI Information


Cass County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 52,557
Daytime Population: Workers 12,192
Daytime Population: Residents 29,272
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 41,464
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.79
Population in Households 51,948
Population in Familes 42,786
Population in Group Qrtrs 609
Population Density2 107
Diversity Index3 28


Median Household Income $48,458
Average Household Income $63,543
Per Capita Income $25,211


Total Housing Units 26,205 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 16,248 (62.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,337 (16.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,620 (21.4%)
Median Home Value $155,948
Average Home Value $207,189


Total Households 20,585
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 14,343
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 0.07% 0.12%
Households -0.01% 0.09%
Families -0.19% -0.02%
Median Household Income   2.15%
Per Capita Income   2.96%


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, 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 # 35 59th
Population Density # 32 63rd
Diversity Index # 26 70th
Median Household Income # 27 69th
Per Capita Income # 34 60th

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