Cass County, Illinois Population 2019

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%

Cass County, Illinois Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White11,692
Black or African American596
Some Other Race345
Two or More Races158
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander43
Asian41
American Indian and Alaska Native5

Cass County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2019

Cass County, Illinois Median Age

40.2


Total

38


Male

41.8


Female

Cass County, Illinois Adults

There are 9,741 adults, (2,116 of whom are seniors) in Cass County, Illinois.

Cass County, Illinois Age Dependency

68.9

Age Dependency Ratio

27.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Cass County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

6,351

49.31%

Male

6,529

50.69%

Cass County, Illinois Households and Families

Cass County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Cass County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.1%13.9%
All73.4%26.6%
Male65.4%34.6%
Non Family62.8%37.2%
Female55.8%44.2%

73.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,1602.4673.4
Married2,4933.1286.1
Non Family1,7991.2162.8
Female6023.3155.8
Male2662.8565.4

3.05

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

8.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Cass County, Illinois Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3994.57%
9th to 12th Grade95410.93%
High School Graduate3,99745.79%
Some College1,63918.78%
Associates Degree5676.50%
Bachelors Degree8329.53%
Graduate Degree3413.91%

Cass County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,1536,4841,041
Hispanic1,21160395
Black3883007
Other Race18870
Multiple Races524317
Asian272716
Islander9
Native American55

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 59.26%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,903$37,271$25,417
Less Than High School$26,633$29,101$22,670
High School Grad$30,669$34,665$25,458
Some College$30,839$47,162$21,058
Bachelors Degree$38,438$45,925$36,210
Graduate Degree$44,583$45,417$44,167

$30,903

Average Earnings

$37,271

Average Male

$25,417

Average Female

Cass County, Illinois Language

Cass County, Illinois Language by Age

Cass County, Illinois Language

81.80% of Cass County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 18.20% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 15.96% of the population.

Cass County, Illinois Poverty

Cass County, Illinois Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White9,6339209.55%
Hispanic2,41355222.88%
Black57615526.91%
Other3454011.59%
Multiple1583320.89%
Asian411024.39%
Native55100.00%

13.15%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.30%

Male Poverty Rate

15.05%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cass County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cass County, Illinois is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cass County, Illinois is White, with 9.55% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.83%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.91%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.73%
High School11.39%
Some College9.11%
Bachelors or Greater2.14%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed40.80%
Male Unemployed27.56%
Female Employed12.80%
Male Employed7.04%

Cass County, Illinois Income

Cass County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,156$62,873
Families$60,327$70,651
Married Families$70,343-
Non Families$31,483$44,866

Cass County, Illinois Marital Status

Cass County, Illinois Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.4%

Male Marriage Rate

48.8%

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 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Cass County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

Cass County, Illinois Veterans

888

Number of Veterans

846

Male Veterans

42

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam332
Korea108
First Gulf War94
Second Gulf War86
World War II43

Cass County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White8599.60%
Hispanic221.51%
Black153.55%
Other114.53%
2 or More35.00%

Cass County, Illinois Veterans by Education

3.64%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.60%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cass County, Illinois Employment Status

65.4%

Labor Force Participation

60.8%

Employment Rate

6.9%

Unemployment Rate

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