Cass County, Illinois Population 2020

Cass County, Illinois's estimated population is 12,461 with a growth rate of -1.63% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Cass County, Illinois is the 84th largest county in Illinois.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201812,260-201-1.61%
201712,461-206-1.63%
201612,667-181-1.41%
201512,848-243-1.86%
201413,091-210-1.58%
201313,301-133-0.99%
201213,434-198-1.45%
201113,632-6-0.04%
201013,6382011.50%
199013,437-1,647-10.92%
198015,0848656.08%
197014,219-320-2.20%
196014,539-558-3.70%
195015,097-1,328-8.09%
194016,425-112-0.68%
193016,537-1,359-7.59%
192017,8965243.02%
191017,3721500.87%
190017,2221,2597.89%
189015,9631,47010.14%
188014,4932,91325.16%
187011,5802552.25%
186011,3254,07256.14%
18507,2534,272143.31%
18402,9810.00%

How Many People Live in Cass County, Illinois?

12,461

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,38289.87%
Black or African American5904.66%
Some Other Race4353.43%
Two or More Races1501.18%
Asian470.37%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander440.35%
American Indian and Alaska Native170.13%

Cass County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2020

Cass County, Illinois Median Age

39.7


Total

37.6


Male

41.6


Female

Cass County, Illinois Adults

There are 9,611 adults, (2,119 of whom are seniors) in Cass County, Illinois.

Cass County, Illinois Age Dependency

69

Age Dependency Ratio

28.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Cass County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

6,312

49.84%

Male

6,353

50.16%

Cass County, Illinois Households and Families

Cass County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Cass County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.2%14.8%
All74.7%25.3%
Non Family67.1%32.9%
Male63%37%
Female58.8%41.2%

74.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,0242.4974.7
Married2,4593.0685.2
Non Family1,6381.267.1
Female6433.4958.8
Male2842.6363

3.02

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

7.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Cass County, Illinois Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4435.14%
9th to 12th Grade93610.86%
High School Graduate3,72243.19%
Some College1,72420.01%
Associates Degree5306.15%
Bachelors Degree88810.31%
Graduate Degree3744.34%

Cass County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,0506,3361,107
Hispanic1,202639114
Black38227124
Other Race232767
Multiple Races474017
Asian292919
Islander10
Native American33

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 65.52%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,474$39,163$27,127
Less Than High School$28,287$32,270$21,786
High School Grad$31,017$34,535$26,625
Some College$33,611$46,210$25,582
Bachelors Degree$39,240$48,379$35,192
Graduate Degree$50,509$55,278$50,052

$32,474

Average Earnings

$39,163

Average Male

$27,127

Average Female

Cass County, Illinois Language

Cass County, Illinois Language by Age

Cass County, Illinois Language

82.39% of Cass County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 17.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 15.30% of the population.

Cass County, Illinois Poverty

Cass County, Illinois Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White9,47697410.28%
Hispanic2,37453222.41%
Black56514726.02%
Multiple1502919.33%
Other435184.14%
Asian47919.15%
Native17529.41%

13.52%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.23%

Male Poverty Rate

15.83%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cass County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cass County, Illinois is Native, with 29.41% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cass County, Illinois is Other, with 4.14% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.79%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.54%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.77%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School17.58%
High School13.72%
Some College8.45%
Bachelors or Greater2.14%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed39.60%
Male Unemployed34.34%
Female Employed10.82%
Male Employed6.03%

Cass County, Illinois Income

Cass County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$51,997$65,081
Families$60,648$73,943
Married Families$73,299-
Non Families$32,304$42,994

Cass County, Illinois Marital Status

Cass County, Illinois Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.3%

Male Marriage Rate

48.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Cass County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

Cass County, Illinois Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Cass County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

Cass County, Illinois Veterans

911

Number of Veterans

885

Male Veterans

26

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam320
Korea134
First Gulf War123
Second Gulf War84
World War II33

Cass County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White87910.03%
Hispanic362.51%
Black153.61%
Other134.38%
2 or More46.90%

Cass County, Illinois Veterans by Education

3.08%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.98%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cass County, Illinois Employment Status

65.5%

Labor Force Participation

61.3%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

Cass County, Illinois Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

77.50%

Born in Illinois

89.10%

Native Born

10.90%

Foreign Born

8.39%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

89.10% of Cass County, Illinois residents were born in the United States, with 77.50% having been born in Illinois. 8.39% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Population of Cities in Cass County, Illinois

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Beardstown61275656-471-7.69%
Virginia16111498-113-7.01%
Ashland13351239-96-7.19%
Chandlerville553515-38-6.87%
Arenzville409385-24-5.87%
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990