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Cass County, Michigan

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Cass County, Michigan
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 51,787
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 51,787
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 52,289
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) -1.0%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 51,589
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 52,293
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
4.9%
Persons under 18 years, percent
20.6%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
21.5%
Female persons, percent
49.8%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
89.7%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
5.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
1.2%
Asian alone, percent(a)
0.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
3.0%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
4.1%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
86.3%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2015-2019 3,558
Foreign born persons, percent, 2015-2019 1.7%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 26,520
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2015-2019 80.0%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 $142,800
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2015-2019 $1,164
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2015-2019 $439
Median gross rent, 2015-2019 $738
Building permits, 2020 269
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2015-2019 21,019
Persons per household, 2015-2019 2.43
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2015-2019 87.4%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2015-2019 3.2%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2015-2019 88.8%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2015-2019 78.4%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 87.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 19.2%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2015-2019 13.5%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
8.0%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 60.4%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 55.1%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 30,916
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 66,262
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 721,748
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 256,877
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $4,917
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2015-2019 25.1
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $55,107
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $31,295
Persons in poverty, percent
14.8%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2019 745
Total employment, 2019 8,144
Total annual payroll, 2019 ($1,000) 304,326
Total employment, percent change, 2018-2019 2.3%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 3,039
All firms, 2012 3,775
Men-owned firms, 2012 2,216
Women-owned firms, 2012 1,251
Minority-owned firms, 2012 281
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 3,415
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 315
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 3,228
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 106.7
Land area in square miles, 2010 490.06
FIPS Code 26027
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2019) refers to the final year of the series (2010 thru 2019). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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