Cass County MI Information


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  1. Cass County 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates forCass County (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Cass County MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)


Total Population 52,073
Population in Households 51,448
Population in Familes 42,345
Population in Group Qrtrs 625
Population Density 106
Diversity Index1 29


Median Household Income $48,160
Average Household Income $63,803
Per Capita Income $25,270
Wealth Index3 70


Total Housing Units 26,160 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 15,962 (61.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,652 (17.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,546 (21.2%)
Median Home Value $178,651
Housing Affordability Index2 124


Total Households 20,614
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 14,331
Average Family Size 3
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.05% -0.17%
Households 0.01% -0.11%
Families -0.16% -0.22%
Median Household Income   2.1%
Per Capita Income   2.87%


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, 2019 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 # 28 67th
Median Household Income # 42 51st
Per Capita Income # 47 45th

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