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About Cass County

The following tables presents QuickFacts from the most recent US census. For more information on Cass County, see also our Comprehensive Land Use Plan.

People QuickFacts

Cass County

Minnesota

Population, 2000

27,150

4,919,479

Population, percent change, 1990 to 2000

24.6%

12.4%

Persons under 5 years old, percent, 2000

5.1%

6.7%

Persons under 18 years old, percent, 2000

25.0%

26.2%

Persons 65 years old and over, percent, 2000

18.0%

12.1%

White persons, percent, 2000 (a)

86.5%

89.4%

Black or African American persons, percent, 2000 (a)

0.1%

3.5%

American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2000 (a)

11.5%

1.1%

Asian persons, percent, 2000 (a)

0.3%

2.9%

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent, 2000 (a)

Z

Z

Persons reporting some other race, percent, 2000 (a)

0.1%

1.3%

Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2000

1.5%

1.7%

Female persons, percent, 2000

49.5%

50.5%

Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2000 (b)

0.8%

2.9%

White persons, not of Hispanic/Latino origin, percent, 2000

86.1%

88.2%

High school graduates, persons 25 years and over, 1990

10,627

2,281,797

College graduates, persons 25 years and over, 1990

1,668

604,584

Housing units, 2000

21,286

2,065,946

Homeownership rate, 2000

85.9%

74.6%

Households, 2000

10,893

1,895,127

Persons per household, 2000

2.45

2.52

Households with persons under 18, percent, 2000

30.2%

34.8%

Median household money income, 1997 model-based estimate

$27,704

$41,591

Persons below poverty, percent, 1997
model-based estimate

15.3%

8.9%

Children below poverty, percent, 1997 model-based estimate

24.5%

13.1%



Business QuickFacts

Cass County

Minnesota

Private nonfarm establishments, 1999

766

137,305

Private nonfarm employment, 1999

5,271

2,338,642

Private nonfarm employment, percent change 1990-1999

60.5%

27.6%

Nonemployer establishments, 1998

2,056

307,038

Manufacturers shipments, 1997 ($1000)

NA

76,244,894

Retail sales, 1997 ($1000)

164,785

48,097,982

Retail sales per capita, 1997

$6,368

$10,260

Minority-owned firms, percent of total, 1997

F

3.7%

Women-owned firms, percent of total, 1997

12.2%

26.4%

Housing units authorized by building permits, 2000

392

32,814

Federal funds and grants, 2000 ($1000)

159,198

22,991,831

Local government employment - full-time equivalent, 1997

1,184

188,845



Geography QuickFacts

Cass County

Minnesota

Land area, 2000 (square miles)

2,018

79,610

Persons per square mile, 2000

13.5

61.8

Metropolitan Area

None

 

(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.
(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.
FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data
NA: Not available
D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information
X: Not applicable
S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards
Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown
F: Fewer than 100 firms





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