Hoosiers by the Numbers

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Cass County, IN

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A region's economy thrives or dives because of the people who choose to live there. That choice may occur by being born there and desiring to stay, or a more deliberate one of choosing to relocate from somewhere else. Monitoring change in the size and movement of population is an important barometer of well-being.

Population Over Time
Total Population40,92438,97037,82737,87037,540
Change Since 2000 -1,954-3,097-3,054-3,384
Pct. Change Since 2000 -4.8%-7.6%-7.5%-8.3%
Source: US Census Bureau
Components of Population Change 2021 to 2022
Net Domestic Migration-104
International Migration113
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)-37
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Age in 2021
 NumberPct. Dist
Preschool (0 to 4)2,1185.6%
School Age (5 to 17)6,42217.1%
College Age (18 to 24)2,9787.9%
Young Adult (25 to 44)9,01924.0%
Older Adult (45 to 64)10,04326.7%
Older (65 plus)6,98318.6%
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin in 2021
 NumberPct. Dist
American Ind. or Alaskan Native Alone5231.4%
Asian Alone7862.1%
Black Alone1,0172.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone890.2%
White Alone34,54191.9%
Two or More Race Groups6071.6%
Hispanic or Latino
Non-Hispanic or Latino31,03682.6%
Hispanic or Latino6,52717.4%
Source: US Census Bureau
Households in 2021
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Households15,007100.0%
  Family Households9,71464.7%
    Married with Children2,46416.4%
    Married without Children4,68431.2%
    Single Parents1,60410.7%
  Non-family Households5,29335.3%
    Living Alone4,60130.7%
Average Household Size2.50
Average Family Household Size3.87
Source: US Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates
Population Counts by Decade
Pct. Chg.
April 200040,9242,5116.5%
April 201038,970-1,954-4.8%
Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Population Projections
Population Projections38,96638,07837,19536,53235,642
Change Since 2010 -888-1,771-2,434-3,324
Pct. Change Since 2010 -2.3%-4.5%-6.2%-8.5%
Source: Indiana Business Research Center.
Note: 2010 data are census counts from the U.S. Census Bureau

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