Cass County, Michigan Population 2019

Cass County, Michigan's estimated population is 51,381 with a growth rate of 0.34% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Cass County, Michigan is the 35th largest county in Michigan.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201751,3811720.34%
201651,209-86-0.17%
201551,295-239-0.46%
201451,534-33-0.06%
201351,567-220-0.42%
201251,787-400-0.77%
201152,187-53-0.10%
201052,2402,7635.58%
199049,477-22-0.04%
198049,4996,18714.28%
197043,3126,38017.27%
196036,9328,74731.03%
195028,1856,27528.64%
194021,9101,0224.89%
193020,8884932.42%
192020,395-229-1.11%
191020,624-252-1.21%
190020,876-77-0.37%
189020,953-1,056-4.80%
188022,0099154.34%
187021,0943,37319.03%
186017,7216,81462.47%
185010,9075,19791.02%
18405,7104,791521.33%
18309190.00%

Cass County, Michigan Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White45,641
Black or African American2,490
Two or More Races1,691
American Indian and Alaska Native588
Some Other Race554
Asian414
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander19

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Cass County, Michigan Population Pyramid 2019

5001,0001,5002,000 Male Population5001,0001,5002,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Cass County, Michigan Median Age

44.7


Total

43.7


Male

45.5


Female

Cass County, Michigan Adults

There are 40,489 adults, (9,959 of whom are seniors) in Cass County, Michigan.

Cass County, Michigan Age Dependency

68.3

Age Dependency Ratio

32.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Cass County, Michigan Sex Ratio

Female

25,536

49.68%

Male

25,861

50.32%

Cass County, Michigan Households and Families

Cass County, Michigan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Cass County, Michigan Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.1%9.9%
All80.5%19.5%
Non Family72.5%27.5%
Male67%33%
Female58.9%41.1%

80.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cass County, Michigan Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All20,6862.4680.5
Married11,2822.9690.1
Non Family6,3351.2272.5
Female2,0863.3358.9
Male9832.9967

2.93

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

5.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Cass County, Michigan Households

Cass County, Michigan Education

Cass County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0232.81%
9th to 12th Grade3,3459.20%
High School Graduate12,49734.38%
Some College9,46426.04%
Associates Degree3,4469.48%
Bachelors Degree4,40212.11%
Graduate Degree2,1705.97%

Cass County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White32,52128,9846,082
Black1,7631,401219
Hispanic85860986
Multiple Races57247232
Native American38135265
Other Race289159
Asian27120994

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 92.39%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 34.69%.

Cass County, Michigan Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,131$40,862$26,871
Less Than High School$26,881$30,403$18,862
High School Grad$29,994$35,503$22,136
Some College$33,781$42,591$26,285
Bachelors Degree$49,449$59,472$40,309
Graduate Degree$69,539$85,781$52,935

$34,131

Average Earnings

$40,862

Average Male

$26,871

Average Female

Cass County, Michigan Language

Cass County, Michigan Language by Age

Cass County, Michigan Language

97.04% of Cass County, Michigan residents speak only English, while 2.96% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.47% of the population.

Cass County, Michigan Poverty

Cass County, Michigan Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White44,0915,05211.46%
Black2,42172529.95%
Multiple1,65450930.77%
Hispanic1,87148225.76%
Other55430454.87%
Native5888514.46%
Asian3974912.34%
Islander1919100.00%

13.56%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.37%

Male Poverty Rate

14.76%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cass County, Michigan

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cass County, Michigan is White, with 11.46% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.04%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.43%.

Cass County, Michigan Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.08%
High School11.82%
Some College8.87%
Bachelors or Greater2.65%

Cass County, Michigan Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed43.86%
Male Unemployed30.91%
Female Employed7.89%
Male Employed5.02%

Cass County, Michigan Income

Cass County, Michigan Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,699$68,494
Families$62,018$78,408
Married Families$70,507$88,352
Non Families$30,072$42,830

Cass County, Michigan Marital Status

Cass County, Michigan Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.4%

Male Marriage Rate

55.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Cass County, Michigan Married by Age and Sex

Cass County, Michigan Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Cass County, Michigan Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Cass County, Michigan Veterans

Cass County, Michigan Veterans by War

4,036

Number of Veterans

3,809

Male Veterans

227

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,891
First Gulf War469
Second Gulf War379
Korea358
World War II150

Cass County, Michigan Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 741,469
75+939
35 to 54717
55 to 64638
18 to 34273

Cass County, Michigan Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,70010.14%
Black1789.29%
Hispanic807.46%
2 or More768.29%
Indian7116.03%
Asian113.29%

Cass County, Michigan Veterans by Education

5.89%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.66%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cass County, Michigan Employment Status

Cass County, Michigan Employment by Age

60.1%

Labor Force Participation

55.4%

Employment Rate

7.8%

Unemployment Rate

Cass County, Michigan Employment by Race

Cass County, Michigan Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Cass County, Michigan

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Niles 1159911257-342-2.95%
Dowagiac58795826-53-0.90%
Cassopolis17741725-49-2.76%
Edwardsburg12591222-37-2.94%
Marcellus11981151-47-3.92%
Vandalia301295-6-1.99%
Data Sources
  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