Cass County, Nebraska Population 2021

Cass County, Nebraska's estimated population is 26,366 with a growth rate of 0.22% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Cass County, Nebraska is the 13th largest county in Nebraska. The 2010 Population was 25,239 and has seen a growth of 4.47% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202126,366590.22%
202026,307590.22%
201926,248590.23%
201826,1892540.98%
201725,9352881.12%
201625,6472260.89%
201525,421170.07%
201425,4041090.43%
201325,2951690.67%
201225,126-111-0.44%
201125,237-2-0.01%
201025,2393,92118.39%
199021,3181,0215.03%
198020,2972,22112.29%
197018,0762551.43%
196017,8211,4608.92%
195016,361-631-3.71%
194016,992-692-3.91%
193017,684-345-1.91%
192018,029-1,757-8.88%
191019,786-1,544-7.24%
190021,330-2,750-11.42%
189024,0807,39744.34%
188016,6838,532104.67%
18708,1514,782141.94%
18603,3690.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.22%
County Website
Founded
1855
County Seat
2010 Population
25,239
Growth Since 2010
4.47%
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Cass County, Nebraska Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White24,82195.88%
Two or More Races5182.00%
Some Other Race1910.74%
American Indian and Alaska Native1370.53%
Black or African American870.34%
Asian770.30%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander570.22%
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Cass County, Nebraska Population by Race

Cass County, Nebraska Population Pyramid $2021

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Cass County, Nebraska Median Age

41.7


Total

40.9


Male

42.7


Female

Cass County, Nebraska Adults

There are 19,656 adults, (4,396 of whom are seniors) in Cass County, Nebraska.

Cass County, Nebraska Age Dependency

69.6

Age Dependency Ratio

28.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Cass County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female

12,818

49.51%

Male

13,070

50.49%

Cass County, Nebraska Population by Age

Cass County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Cass County, Nebraska Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.2%7.8%
All81.7%18.3%
Non Family66.9%33.1%
Female64.3%35.7%
Male53.8%46.3%

81.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cass County, Nebraska Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,9452.5781.7
Married6,0433.0892.2
Non Family2,9601.2866.9
Female6223.4164.3
Male3203.353.8

3.06

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

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Cass County, Nebraska Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2171.22%
9th to 12th Grade7854.42%
High School Graduate5,30029.85%
Some College4,30224.23%
Associates Degree2,23412.58%
Bachelors Degree3,31318.66%
Graduate Degree1,6039.03%
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Cass County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cass County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White16,93916,0614,772
Hispanic43133594
2+ Races16815732
Other Race129744
Native American827913
Black6262
Islander4841
Asian313113

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 41.94%.

Cass County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$44,200$50,698$35,838
Less Than 9th Grade$28,684$36,000$17,411
High School Graduate$32,804$42,736$26,151
Some College$41,787$50,147$31,629
Bachelors Degree$55,532$69,460$45,323
Graduate Degree$65,202$73,942$64,078

$44,200

Average Earnings

$50,698

Average Male

$35,838

Average Female

Cass County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cass County, Nebraska Language by Age

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Cass County, Nebraska Language

97.80% of Cass County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 2.20% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.63% of the population.

Cass County, Nebraska Language

Cass County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White23,6751,4105.96%
Hispanic83226231.49%
Multiple5099719.06%
Other1744022.99%
Asian742331.08%
Black701217.14%
Native131118.40%

6.82%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.52%

Male Poverty Rate

7.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cass County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cass County, Nebraska is Hispanic, with 31.49% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cass County, Nebraska is White, with 5.96% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.44%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.97%.

Cass County, Nebraska Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.58%
High School8.50%
Some College5.58%
Bachelors or Greater2.66%

Cass County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed35.60%
Female Unemployed21.88%
Male Employed3.40%
Female Employed2.83%

Cass County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cass County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$71,846$86,686
Families$88,229$101,184
Married Families$95,910-
Non Families$37,464$47,892
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Income by Household Type

Cass County, Nebraska Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

61.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.6%

Male Marriage Rate

61.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Cass County, Nebraska Married by Age and Sex

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Cass County, Nebraska 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, Nebraska Marital Status by Race

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Cass County, Nebraska Marital Status

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2,591

Number of Veterans

2,356

Male Veterans

235

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam868
First Gulf War732
Second Gulf War606
Korea155
World War II48

Cass County, Nebraska Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54807
65 to 74651
55 to 64488
75+445
18 to 34200

Cass County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,50313.27%
Hispanic7313.44%
2+ Races4115.13%
Other Race3122.79%
Native American1112.36%
Asian58.20%

Cass County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Cass County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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3.08%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cass County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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67.7%

Labor Force Participation

64.8%

Employment Rate

3.2%

Unemployment Rate

Cass County, Nebraska Employment by Age

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Cass County, Nebraska Employment by Race

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Cass County, Nebraska 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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67.27%

Born in Cass County, Nebraska

98.67%

Native Born

1.33%

Foreign Born

0.51%

Non Citizen

0.82%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.67% of Cass County, Nebraska residents were born in the United States, with 67.27% having been born in Nebraska. 0.51% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Cass County, Nebraska 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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