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Cass County, Illinois (IL)

County population in 2017: 12,827 (48% urban, 52% rural); it was 13,695 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,164
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,662
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 4,019
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,444 (it was 1,328 in 2000)
% of renters here:

25%
State:

33%

Land area: 376 sq. mi.

Water area: 7.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 34 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Cass County: 83.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (26.2%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (19.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 25%
  • Government: 7%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 68%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Cass County, IL (2017)
    • 9,66570.6%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2,46718.0%Hispanic or Latino
    • 4963.6%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1020.7%Two or more races
    • 420.3%Asian alone
    • 60.04%Some other race alone
    • 40.03%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

40.5 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years
Males: 6,510  (50.8%)
Females: 6,317  (49.2%)
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Average household size:
Cass County:

2.0 people
Illinois:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $51,600 ($35,243 in 1999)
This county:

$51,600
Illinois:

$62,992

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $430 (lower quartile is $324, upper quartile is $517)
This county:

$430
State:

$852


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $83,467 (it was $54,400 in 2000)
Cass:

$83,467
Illinois:

$195,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $56,004 - $122,075
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $902
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $408

Institutionalized population: 147
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 24 buildings, average cost: $72,100
  • 1998: 19 buildings, average cost: $73,000
  • 1999: 15 buildings, average cost: $72,000
  • 2000: 11 buildings, average cost: $69,700
  • 2001: 12 buildings, average cost: $88,800
  • 2002: 13 buildings, average cost: $87,700
  • 2003: 24 buildings, average cost: $89,600
  • 2004: 20 buildings, average cost: $83,900
  • 2005: 12 buildings, average cost: $89,100
  • 2006: 21 buildings, average cost: $93,500
  • 2007: 16 buildings, average cost: $91,700
  • 2008: 11 buildings, average cost: $102,000
  • 2009: 8 buildings, average cost: $142,900
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $180,000
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $133,300
  • 2012: 11 buildings, average cost: $145,300
  • 2013: 6 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2014: 8 buildings, average cost: $168,800
  • 2015: 7 buildings, average cost: $265,000
  • 2016: 9 buildings, average cost: $250,100
  • 2017: 7 buildings, average cost: $203,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Cass, IL residents
Average permit cost in Cass, IL
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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,764 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,411 (1.8%)

Distribution of median household income in Cass, IL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Cass, IL in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Cass, IL in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 12.2%
Cass County:

12.2%
Illinois:

12.6%
(9.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.6% for Black residents, 18.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 40.0% for American Indian residents, 8.9% for other race residents, 19.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 40.5 years old
(Males: 38.4 years old, Females: 42.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 46.2 years old, Black residents: 27.7 years old, American Indian residents: 63.9 years old, Asian residents: 46.6 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25.8 years old, Other race residents: 27.9 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Cass County is $391 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $492 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $625 a month.

Cities in this county include: Beardstown, Virginia, Ashland, Chandlerville, Arenzville.

Cass County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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Neighboring counties: Carbon County, Utah , Clear Creek County, Colorado , Frederick County, Maryland , Fayette County, Pennsylvania , Licking County, Ohio , Johnson County, Nebraska , Macon County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.8%
Illinois:

4.5%

Unemployment by year in Cass, IL
County total employment by year in Cass, IL
County average yearly wages by year in Cass, IL

Current college students: 410
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 84.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 13.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,488 (26.2% naturalized citizens)

Cass County:

11.6%
Whole state:

14.3%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 3752010 or later
  • 6212000 to 2009
  • 3001990 to 1999
  • 1741980 to 1989
  • 501970 to 1979
  • 26Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 63.8%

Cass County marital status for males Cass County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,454
  • One, attached: 56
  • Two: 118
  • 3 or 4: 189
  • 5 to 9: 97
  • 10 to 19: 77
  • 20 or more: 111
  • Mobile homes: 741
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 2

Housing units in Cass County with a mortgage: 1,878 (58 second mortgage, 57 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,934

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

63.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Cass County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,23518
Mainline Protestant2,83616
Catholic2,6134
Other832
None4,875-
Cass County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Cass County:

4.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Cass County:

6.62 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 13
This county:

9.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Cass County:

8.4%
Illinois:

8.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Cass County:

27.4%
State:

25.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

21.5%
State:

14.5%

Agriculture in Cass County:

Average size of farms: 465 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $149,717
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $283.57
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.78%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 33.17%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $120,874
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 75.88%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 8.13%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $111,119
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 84.31%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 4.74
Corn for grain: 81913 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 2470 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 63247 harvested acres
Vegetables: 325 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 13 acres

Earthquake activity:

Cass County-area historical earthquake activity is near Illinois state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 165.6 miles away from Cass County center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 150.4 miles away from the county center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 191.9 miles away from the county center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 198.3 miles away from the county center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 166.2 miles away from Cass County center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 150.8 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Illinois Severe Storms, Straight-Line Winds and Flooding, Incident Period: April 16, 2013 to May 05, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4116: May 10, 2013, FEMA Id: 4116, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood, Wind
  • Illinois Severe Winter Storm and Snowstorm, Incident Period: January 31, 2011 to February 03, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1960: March 17, 2011, FEMA Id: 1960, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Illinois Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: September 13, 2008 to October 05, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1800: October 03, 2008, FEMA Id: 1800, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Illinois Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3230: September 07, 2005, FEMA Id: 3230, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Illinois Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 21, 2002 to May 23, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1416: May 21, 2002, FEMA Id: 1416, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Illinois Winter Snow Storm, Incident Period: January 01, 1999 to January 15, 1999, Emergency Declared EM-3134: January 08, 1999, FEMA Id: 3134, Natural disaster type: Storm, Snow
  • Illinois Severe Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: April 28, 1996 to May 17, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1112: May 06, 1996, FEMA Id: 1112, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Illinois Severe Storm, Flooding, Incident Period: May 15, 1995 to June 15, 1995, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1053: May 30, 1995, FEMA Id: 1053, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Illinois Severe Storms, Flooding, Incident Period: April 09, 1994 to May 04, 1994, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1025: April 26, 1994, FEMA Id: 1025, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Illinois Flooding, Severe Storms, Incident Period: April 13, 1993 to October 22, 1993, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-997: July 09, 1993, FEMA Id: 997, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 7 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Cass County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 15, Floods: 14, Tornadoes: 4, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Cass

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 4,422 (78.3%)
  • Carpooled: 689 (12.2%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 16 (0.3%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 3 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 76 (1.3%)
  • Bicycle: 8 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 140 (2.5%)
  • Worked at home: 273 (4.8%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Production occupations (19%)
  • Material moving occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (59%)
  • Dominican Republic (10%)
  • Other Middle Africa (8%)
  • Cuba (7%)
  • Honduras (5%)
  • Africa, n.e.c. (3%)
  • El Salvador (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Cass County


  • German (21%)
  • American (16%)
  • English (5%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • African (2%)
  • European (2%)
  • Italian (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
177 people in nursing homes
35 people in homes for the mentally retarded

People in group quarters in Cass County, Illinois in 2010:

  • 147 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 30 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 7 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $52,130.

4.38% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,515 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.38%
Illinois average:

4.69%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.98% relocated from other counties in Illinois ($31,017 average AGI)
0.40% relocated from other states ($5,498 average AGI)
Cass County:

0.40%
Illinois average:

1.87%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Morgan County, IL  1.00% ($35,962 average AGI)
from Sangamon County, IL  0.82% ($39,140)
from Schuyler County, IL  0.52% ($27,148)


7.03% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,913 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.03%
Illinois average:

5.50%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.61% relocated to other counties in Illinois ($25,825 average AGI)
2.42% relocated to other states ($10,087 average AGI)
Cass County:

2.42%
Illinois average:

2.67%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Morgan County, IL  1.00% ($42,074 average AGI)
to Sangamon County, IL  1.00% ($51,611)
to Schuyler County, IL  0.47% ($27,720)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.1

Births per 1000 population in Cass County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Cass County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 4.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 10.6

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Cass County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 15.6%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.8%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Cass County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Cass County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Cass County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Cass County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Cass County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Cass County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,431 (2,080 aged, 351 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 230 (6%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Cass County, Illinois in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (192)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (172)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (148)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (133)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (117)
  • Congestive heart failure (106)
  • Unspecified dementia (87)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (81)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (68)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (56)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,238
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,310
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 14

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 30
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 79

Household type by relationship:

Households: 12,827
  • In family households: 10,413 (1,856 male householders, 1,460 female householders)
    2,478 spouses, 3,637 children (3,407 natural, 45 adopted, 184 stepchildren), 295 grandchildren, 139 brothers or sisters, 111 parents, 157 other relatives, 268 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,227 (899 male householders (684 living alone)), 931 female householders (809 living alone)), 396 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 186

Size of family households: 1,645 2-persons, 695 3-persons, 487 4-persons, 366 5-persons, 85 6-persons, 46 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,493 1-person, 292 2-persons, 17 3-persons, 28 4-persons.

1,913 married couples with children.
749 single-parent households (152 men, 597 women).

81.4% of residents of Cass speak English at home.
15.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (39% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 24% speak English not well, 14% don't speak English at all).
1.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (23% speak English very well, 46% speak English well, 26% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (77% speak English very well, 23% speak English well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (33% speak English very well, 67% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $78,997,000 ($5,718 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $4,716,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $35,001,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $18,365,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $6,000,000
Federal grants: $10,967,000
Federal procurement contracts: $4,333,000 ($3,585,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $4,332,000 ($381,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $0,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $2,178,000
Federal Government insurance: $39,309,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 1,037
Here:

75 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 809
Here:

58 per 1000 residents
State:

43 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +612
Here:

+44 per 1000 residents
State:

+26 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -622
Here -45 per 1000 residents
State -31 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Cass County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.61 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.2

Year house built in Cass County, Illinois
  • Year house built in Cass County, Illinois
  • 02014 or later
  • 992010 to 2013
  • 4402000 to 2009
  • 4371990 to 1999
  • 4571980 to 1989
  • 9231970 to 1979
  • 6011960 to 1969
  • 6641950 to 1959
  • 5041940 to 1949
  • 1,6881939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Cass County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Cass County, Illinois
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Cass County, Illinois
  • 121 room
  • 382 rooms
  • 973 rooms
  • 3204 rooms
  • 8575 rooms
  • 8616 rooms
  • 6397 rooms
  • 4578 rooms
  • 4949+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cass County, Illinois
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cass County, Illinois
  • 411 room
  • 562 rooms
  • 1953 rooms
  • 3444 rooms
  • 3025 rooms
  • 1946 rooms
  • 997 rooms
  • 828 rooms
  • 539+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Cass County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Cass County, Illinois
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Cass County, Illinois
  • 11no bedroom
  • 1671 bedroom
  • 9442 bedrooms
  • 1,7933 bedrooms
  • 6954 bedrooms
  • 1595+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cass County, Illinois
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cass County, Illinois
  • 41no bedroom
  • 2481 bedroom
  • 6032 bedrooms
  • 4023 bedrooms
  • 694 bedrooms
  • 45+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Cass County, Illinois in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Cass County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Cass County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 85no vehicle
  • 9991 vehicle
  • 1,5752 vehicles
  • 8393 vehicles
  • 2004 vehicles
  • 945+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Cass County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Cass County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 195no vehicle
  • 7031 vehicle
  • 3972 vehicles
  • 543 vehicles
  • 124 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

90.6% of Cass County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 75% lived in Illinois.

Cass County:

90.6%
State average:

87.1%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 9,839
  • Other state: 1,396
  • Northeast: 102
  • Midwest: 605
  • South: 372
  • West: 318
Year householders moved into unit in Cass County, IL
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Cass County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 66.6%Utility gas
  • 18.8%Electricity
  • 12.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.4%Wood
  • 0.6%Other fuel
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 52.8%Utility gas
  • 35.6%Electricity
  • 7.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.8%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 175
Here:

13.4%
Illinois:

11.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 25
Here:

4.1%
Illinois:

9.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 22
Here:

6.5%
Illinois:

27.0%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Cass County government finances - Expenditure in 2013:

  • Charges - Other: $1,212,000
  • Construction - Central Staff Services: $322,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $4,382,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,322,000
    General - Other: $1,319,000
    Regular Highways: $956,000
    Police Protection: $934,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $557,000
    Financial Administration: $263,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $1,204,000
    General Local Government Support: $287,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $251,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $431,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $146,000
    Interest Earnings: $41,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $132,000
    Regular Highways: $130,000
    Central Staff Services: $55,000
    General - Other: $30,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,436,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $2,170,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,069,000
    Highways: $414,000
    Other: $112,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,910,000
    Other License: $19,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,883,000

Cass County government finances - Revenue in 2013:

  • Charges - Other: $1,212,000
  • Construction - Central Staff Services: $322,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $4,382,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,322,000
    General - Other: $1,319,000
    Regular Highways: $956,000
    Police Protection: $934,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $557,000
    Financial Administration: $263,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $1,204,000
    General Local Government Support: $287,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $251,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $431,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $146,000
    Interest Earnings: $41,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $132,000
    Regular Highways: $130,000
    Central Staff Services: $55,000
    General - Other: $30,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,436,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $2,170,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,069,000
    Highways: $414,000
    Other: $112,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,910,000
    Other License: $19,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,883,000

Cass County government finances - Debt in 2013:

  • Charges - Other: $1,212,000
  • Construction - Central Staff Services: $322,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $4,382,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,322,000
    General - Other: $1,319,000
    Regular Highways: $956,000
    Police Protection: $934,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $557,000
    Financial Administration: $263,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $1,204,000
    General Local Government Support: $287,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $251,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $431,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $146,000
    Interest Earnings: $41,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $132,000
    Regular Highways: $130,000
    Central Staff Services: $55,000
    General - Other: $30,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,436,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $2,170,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,069,000
    Highways: $414,000
    Other: $112,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,910,000
    Other License: $19,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,883,000

Cass County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013:

  • Charges - Other: $1,212,000
  • Construction - Central Staff Services: $322,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $4,382,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,322,000
    General - Other: $1,319,000
    Regular Highways: $956,000
    Police Protection: $934,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $557,000
    Financial Administration: $263,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $1,204,000
    General Local Government Support: $287,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $251,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $431,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $146,000
    Interest Earnings: $41,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $132,000
    Regular Highways: $130,000
    Central Staff Services: $55,000
    General - Other: $30,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,436,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $2,170,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,069,000
    Highways: $414,000
    Other: $112,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,910,000
    Other License: $19,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,883,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 239
  • Number of aged recipients: 14
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 225
  • Number of recipients under 18: 42
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 160
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 37
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 84
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 115
Most common first names in Cass County, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John16875.1 years
William15177.4 years
Mary13479.6 years
Charles11174.5 years
James10573.6 years
Robert9873.0 years
Helen8880.2 years
George8878.4 years
Dorothy6078.4 years
Margaret5980.2 years
Most common last names in Cass County, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith7179.0 years
Anderson5877.5 years
Davis5478.0 years
Miller4478.2 years
Jones4076.3 years
Brown3975.0 years
Johnson3981.0 years
Taylor2974.8 years
Cox2879.8 years
Clark2778.1 years
Businesses in Cass County, IL
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Long John Silver's1
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1Subway2
FedEx1Super 81
H&R Block1True Value1
Hardee's1U-Haul2
KFC1Walmart1