Cass County, Minnesota Population 2021

Cass County, Minnesota's estimated population is 30,315 with a growth rate of 0.89% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Cass County, Minnesota is the 37th largest county in Minnesota. The 2010 Population was 28,652 and has seen a growth of 5.80% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202130,3152680.89%
202030,0472680.90%
201929,7792680.91%
201829,5111870.64%
201729,3242941.01%
201629,0303321.16%
201528,6981420.50%
201428,556710.25%
201328,485760.27%
201228,409250.09%
201128,384-268-0.94%
201028,6526,86131.49%
199021,7917413.52%
198021,0503,72721.51%
197017,3236033.61%
196016,720-2,748-14.12%
195019,468-1,178-5.71%
194020,6465,05532.42%
193015,591-306-1.92%
192015,8974,27736.81%
191011,6203,84349.41%
19007,7776,530523.66%
18901,247761156.58%
188048610627.89%
1870380230153.33%
18601500.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.89%
County Website
Founded
September 1, 1851
County Seat
2010 Population
28,652
Growth Since 2010
5.80%
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Cass County, Minnesota Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White24,72084.46%
American Indian and Alaska Native3,45011.79%
Two or More Races7172.45%
Asian1870.64%
Black or African American1220.42%
Some Other Race680.23%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander40.01%
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Cass County, Minnesota Population by Race

Cass County, Minnesota Population Pyramid $2021

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Cass County, Minnesota Median Age

48.9


Total

48.3


Male

49.6


Female

Cass County, Minnesota Adults

There are 23,081 adults, (7,406 of whom are seniors) in Cass County, Minnesota.

Cass County, Minnesota Age Dependency

86.7

Age Dependency Ratio

47.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Cass County, Minnesota Sex Ratio

Female

14,301

48.86%

Male

14,967

51.14%

Cass County, Minnesota Population by Age

Cass County, Minnesota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Cass County, Minnesota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married93.1%6.9%
All81.5%18.5%
Non Family74.6%25.4%
Male64.1%35.9%
Female51.4%48.6%

81.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cass County, Minnesota Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,1642.1981.5
Married6,8512.6393.1
Non Family4,4031.1774.6
Female1,2663.0351.4
Male6442.8964.1

2.62

Average Family Size

2.19

Average Household Size

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Cass County, Minnesota Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4161.95%
9th to 12th Grade1,2465.84%
High School Graduate6,89532.32%
Some College5,47225.65%
Associates Degree2,35711.05%
Bachelors Degree3,40415.96%
Graduate Degree1,5437.23%
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Cass County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cass County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White18,87517,5854,668
Native American1,6871,477148
Hispanic34122249
2+ Races29927644
Asian1079118
Black766721
Other Race43171
Islander2

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.17%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 27.63%.

Cass County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,815$40,537$25,857
Less Than 9th Grade$25,665$28,365$20,595
High School Graduate$29,194$35,554$21,056
Some College$31,850$40,927$24,098
Bachelors Degree$44,628$58,750$36,301
Graduate Degree$56,700$67,917$53,500

$32,815

Average Earnings

$40,537

Average Male

$25,857

Average Female

Cass County, Minnesota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cass County, Minnesota Language by Age

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Cass County, Minnesota Language

96.57% of Cass County, Minnesota residents speak only English, while 3.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 1.57% of the population.

Cass County, Minnesota Language

Cass County, Minnesota Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White23,9752,2979.58%
Native3,3741,26037.34%
Multiple71722631.52%
Hispanic62513020.80%
Black822935.37%
Asian1841910.33%
Other56610.71%

13.56%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.41%

Male Poverty Rate

14.75%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cass County, Minnesota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cass County, Minnesota is Native, with 37.34% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cass County, Minnesota is White, with 9.58% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.44%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.46%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.71%.

Cass County, Minnesota Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.38%
High School12.64%
Some College9.38%
Bachelors or Greater4.09%

Cass County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed40.24%
Male Unemployed31.81%
Female Employed9.42%
Male Employed3.98%

Cass County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cass County, Minnesota Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,204$68,806
Families$62,142$80,372
Married Families$72,574$91,046
Non Families$31,152$41,940
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Income by Household Type

Cass County, Minnesota Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

58.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.4%

Male Marriage Rate

58.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Cass County, Minnesota Married by Age and Sex

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Cass County, Minnesota 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 55-64.

Cass County, Minnesota Marital Status by Race

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Cass County, Minnesota Marital Status

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2,846

Number of Veterans

2,689

Male Veterans

157

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,382
First Gulf War313
Korea289
Second Gulf War259
World War II78

Cass County, Minnesota Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,046
75+799
55 to 64487
35 to 54412
18 to 34102

Cass County, Minnesota Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,60712.77%
Native American1929.42%
Hispanic369.97%
2+ Races277.74%
Black1111.46%
Asian97.76%

Cass County, Minnesota Veterans by Race

Cass County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

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7.56%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cass County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

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56.2%

Labor Force Participation

53.3%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Cass County, Minnesota Employment by Age

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Cass County, Minnesota Employment by Race

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Cass County, Minnesota Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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78.29%

Born in Cass County, Minnesota

98.83%

Native Born

1.17%

Foreign Born

0.36%

Non Citizen

0.81%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.83% of Cass County, Minnesota residents were born in the United States, with 78.29% having been born in Minnesota. 0.36% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Cass County, Minnesota Place of Birth

  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

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