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Cass County, Minnesota (MN)

County population in 2016: 29,293 (all rural); it was 27,150 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 5,914
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,040
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 9,366
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,994 (it was 1,527 in 2000)
% of renters here:

14%
State:

27%

Land area: 2018 sq. mi.

Water area: 396.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 15 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Cass County: 88.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (18.3%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (16.7%), Construction (13.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 59%
  • Government: 7%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 32%
  • Unpaid family work: 2%
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  • Races in Cass County, MN (2017)
    • 24,07888.7%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 3,20011.8%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 8053.0%Two or more races
    • 5592.1%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1840.7%Asian alone
    • 1080.4%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 130.05%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

48.5 years
Minnesota median age:

37.9 years
Males: 14,967  (51.1%)
Females: 14,326  (48.9%)
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Average household size:
Cass County:

2.0 people
Minnesota:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $51,846 ($34,332 in 1999)
This county:

$51,846
Minnesota:

$68,388

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $561 (lower quartile is $288, upper quartile is $748)
This county:

$561
State:

$859


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $182,462 (it was $96,200 in 2000)
Cass:

$182,462
Minnesota:

$224,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $117,537 - $346,914

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $295,755
Here:

$295,755
State:

$276,132

Townhouses or other attached units: $307,398
Here:

$307,398
State:

$212,789

In 2-unit structures: $156,339
Here:

$156,339
State:

$232,954

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $201,609
Here:

$201,609
State:

$175,014

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $243,757
Here:

$243,757
State:

$204,896

Mobile homes: $103,872
Here:

$103,872
State:

$67,892

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $161,401
Here:

$161,401
State:

$142,409

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,216
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $403

Institutionalized population: 156

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 4
  • Rapes: 64
  • Robberies: 9
  • Assaults: 45
  • Burglaries: 246
  • Thefts: 673
  • Auto thefts: 101

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 58
  • Robberies: 11
  • Assaults: 53
  • Burglaries: 277
  • Thefts: 768
  • Auto thefts: 95
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 166 buildings, average cost: $84,400
  • 1998: 316 buildings, average cost: $96,500
  • 1999: 513 buildings, average cost: $104,000
  • 2000: 383 buildings, average cost: $109,600
  • 2001: 466 buildings, average cost: $116,600
  • 2002: 652 buildings, average cost: $122,500
  • 2003: 537 buildings, average cost: $130,500
  • 2004: 380 buildings, average cost: $139,200
  • 2005: 1439 buildings, average cost: $141,500
  • 2006: 422 buildings, average cost: $158,200
  • 2007: 326 buildings, average cost: $157,300
  • 2008: 199 buildings, average cost: $169,400
  • 2009: 164 buildings, average cost: $167,200
  • 2010: 158 buildings, average cost: $164,500
  • 2011: 149 buildings, average cost: $174,900
  • 2012: 157 buildings, average cost: $175,100
  • 2013: 167 buildings, average cost: $181,400
  • 2014: 151 buildings, average cost: $211,900
  • 2015: 208 buildings, average cost: $226,900
  • 2016: 161 buildings, average cost: $220,800
  • 2017: 201 buildings, average cost: $247,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Cass, MN residents
Average permit cost in Cass, MN
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,108 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,256 (0.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Cass, MN in 2017
Distribution of house value in Cass, MN in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Cass, MN in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 13.9%
Cass County:

13.9%
Minnesota:

9.5%
(9.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.6% for Black residents, 17.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 42.5% for American Indian residents, 11.1% for other race residents, 29.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 48.5 years old
(Males: 48.5 years old, Females: 48.8 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 52.4 years old, Black residents: 23.9 years old, American Indian residents: 25.9 years old, Asian residents: 24.2 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 27.1 years old, Other race residents: 41.6 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Cass County is $417 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $503 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $634 a month.

Cities in this county include: Walker, East Gull Lake, Lake Shore, Pine River, Cass Lake, Pillager, Remer, Backus, Hackensack, Longville.

Cass County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

2018 air pollution in Cass County:

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 6.6 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Oliver County, North Dakota .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

8.1%
Minnesota:

4.1%

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

Current college students: 582
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 90.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 21.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 325 (59.0% naturalized citizens)

Cass County:

1.1%
Whole state:

8.7%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1172010 or later
  • 552000 to 2009
  • 381990 to 1999
  • 331980 to 1989
  • 351970 to 1979
  • 101Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 60.1%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 21,993
  • One, attached: 555
  • Two: 122
  • 3 or 4: 134
  • 5 to 9: 218
  • 10 to 19: 175
  • 20 to 49: 272
  • 50 or more: 16
  • Mobile homes: 2,071
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 18

Housing units in Cass County with a mortgage: 5,789 (204 second mortgage, 438 home equity loan, 29 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,709

Here:

55.6% with mortgage
State:

67.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Cass County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant4,80719
Evangelical Protestant3,01726
Catholic2,8208
Other13-
None17,910-
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: 12
Cass County:

4.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

1.05 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Cass County:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 40
This county:

13.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Cass County:

7.8%
Minnesota:

6.5%

Adult obesity rate:
Cass County:

27.9%
State:

25.9%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.7%
State:

13.0%

Agriculture in Cass County:

Average size of farms: 305 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $22,177
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $59.90
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 1.35%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 72.44%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $18,498
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 33.44%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $39,817
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 95.67%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 12.16
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 6.39%
Corn for grain: 2646 harvested acres
Vegetables: 35 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 6 acres

Earthquake activity:

Cass County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Minnesota state average. It is 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 116.5 miles away from Cass County center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 124.8 miles away from the county center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 141.5 miles away from the county center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 306.4 miles away from the county center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 134.6 miles away from Cass County center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 292.8 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Minnesota Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: June 14, 2012 to June 21, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4069: July 06, 2012, FEMA Id: 4069, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Minnesota Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3242: September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: 3242, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Minnesota Severe Storms, Winds and Flooding, Incident Period: July 04, 1999 to August 02, 1999, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1283: July 28, 1999, FEMA Id: 1283, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood, Wind
  • Minnesota Severe Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: March 21, 1997 to May 24, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1175: April 08, 1997, FEMA Id: 1175, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Minnesota Severe Storm, Thunderstorm, High Winds, Flooding, Tornadoes, Heat, Incident Period: July 09, 1995 to July 14, 1995, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1064: August 18, 1995, FEMA Id: 1064, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Minnesota Drought, Incident Period: June 17, 1976, Emergency Declared EM-3013: June 17, 1976, FEMA Id: 3013, Natural disaster type: Drought
  • Minnesota FLOODING, Incident Period: March 22, 1966, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-215: March 22, 1966, FEMA Id: 215, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Minnesota FLOODING, Incident Period: April 11, 1965, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-188: April 11, 1965, FEMA Id: 188, Natural disaster type: Flood

The number of natural disasters in Cass County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Cass

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 7,824 (73.7%)
  • Carpooled: 1,151 (10.8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 127 (1.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 124 (1.2%)
  • Bicycle: 7 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 368 (3.5%)
  • Worked at home: 1,027 (9.7%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)

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


  • Construction and extraction occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Philippines (12%)
  • Mexico (12%)
  • Canada (12%)
  • Germany (11%)
  • Korea (5%)
  • Other Western Asia (4%)
  • Thailand (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Cass County


  • German (23%)
  • Norwegian (9%)
  • American (7%)
  • European (4%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • Swedish (4%)
  • Scandinavian (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Cass County, Minnesota in 2000:

  • 152 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 115 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 74 people in nursing homes
  • 43 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 20 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 14 people in other group homes
  • 11 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 4 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

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

  • 127 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 39 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 19 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 15 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 14 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 9 people in college/university student housing
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $55,248.

8.11% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($70,658 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.11%
Minnesota average:

7.10%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
6.67% relocated from other counties in Minnesota ($56,893 average AGI)
1.44% relocated from other states ($13,765 average AGI)
Cass County:

1.44%
Minnesota average:

2.11%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Crow Wing County, MN  1.82% ($69,052 average AGI)
from Hubbard County, MN  0.66% ($35,013)
from Hennepin County, MN  0.65% ($72,303)
from Beltrami County, MN  0.50% ($33,328)
from Itasca County, MN  0.30% ($39,543)
from Anoka County, MN  0.23% ($70,333)
from Ramsey County, MN  0.21% ($140,280)


7.01% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($50,938 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.01%
Minnesota average:

7.17%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.73% relocated to other counties in Minnesota ($37,087 average AGI)
1.28% relocated to other states ($13,852 average AGI)
Cass County:

1.28%
Minnesota average:

2.17%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Crow Wing County, MN  2.01% ($47,082 average AGI)
to Beltrami County, MN  0.60% ($37,217)
to Hubbard County, MN  0.47% ($42,870)
to Itasca County, MN  0.34% ($40,128)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.33% ($65,158)
to Morrison County, MN  0.19% ($30,364)
to Anoka County, MN  0.19% ($41,273)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.1

Births per 1000 population in Cass County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Cass County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.2

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Cass County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 13.7%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 9.0%
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: 6,841 (5,915 aged, 926 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 796 (12%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (379)
  • Other ill-defined and unspecified causes of mortality (349)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (343)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (212)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (203)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (157)
  • Unspecified dementia (132)
  • Congestive heart failure (106)
  • Pancreas, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (82)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (76)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 3.51
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 1,420
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 46
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 30,102

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,332
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,124
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 45

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 23
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 45

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 14

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 152.8. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 29,293
  • In family households: 24,214 (4,619 male householders, 4,355 female householders)
    7,156 spouses, 6,128 children (5,737 natural, 187 adopted, 202 stepchildren), 650 grandchildren, 79 brothers or sisters, 77 parents, 245 other relatives, 823 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 4,745 (2,216 male householders (1,801 living alone)), 1,770 female householders (1,490 living alone)), 744 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 338

Size of family households: 5,083 2-persons, 1,325 3-persons, 1,406 4-persons, 626 5-persons, 353 6-persons, 184 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,292 1-person, 563 2-persons, 50 3-persons, 35 4-persons, 25 5-persons, 6 6-persons, 1 7-or-more-persons.

3,495 married couples with children.
1,619 single-parent households (405 men, 1,214 women).

96.7% of residents of Cass speak English at home.
0.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (82% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 1% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (94% speak English very well, 2% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (66% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
2.0% of residents speak other language at home (91% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 1% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $222,036,000 ($7,802 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $3,380,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $86,683,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $33,206,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $7,456,000
Federal grants: $81,053,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,874,000 ($176,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $11,763,000 ($73,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,970,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $5,689,000
Federal Government insurance: $3,240,000

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

Births: 1,659
Here:

57 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,633
Here:

56 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +14
Here:

+0 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +1,776
Here +61 per 1000 residents
State -3 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Cass County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.38 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.0

Year house built in Cass County, Minnesota
  • Year house built in Cass County, Minnesota
  • 7152014 or later
  • 7152010 to 2013
  • 5,5852000 to 2009
  • 4,4121990 to 1999
  • 3,6181980 to 1989
  • 3,9111970 to 1979
  • 2,2791960 to 1969
  • 1,6981950 to 1959
  • 1,1731940 to 1949
  • 1,7521939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Cass County, Minnesota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Cass County, Minnesota
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Cass County, Minnesota
  • 341 room
  • 1142 rooms
  • 6283 rooms
  • 1,2674 rooms
  • 1,9035 rooms
  • 2,0136 rooms
  • 1,4077 rooms
  • 1,2008 rooms
  • 1,8329+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cass County, Minnesota
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cass County, Minnesota
  • 351 room
  • 1632 rooms
  • 3523 rooms
  • 6634 rooms
  • 5385 rooms
  • 3376 rooms
  • 1827 rooms
  • 1018 rooms
  • 969+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Cass County, Minnesota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Cass County, Minnesota
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Cass County, Minnesota
  • 55no bedroom
  • 4821 bedroom
  • 2,6682 bedrooms
  • 4,4953 bedrooms
  • 1,9234 bedrooms
  • 7735+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cass County, Minnesota
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cass County, Minnesota
  • 45no bedroom
  • 4151 bedroom
  • 8712 bedrooms
  • 7723 bedrooms
  • 2694 bedrooms
  • 855+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Cass County, Minnesota 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
  • 297no vehicle
  • 2,3341 vehicle
  • 4,7862 vehicles
  • 2,0633 vehicles
  • 6694 vehicles
  • 3315+ 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
  • 414no vehicle
  • 1,1241 vehicle
  • 6642 vehicles
  • 2343 vehicles
  • 524 vehicles
  • 115+ vehicles

90.6% of Cass County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 31% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 81% lived in Minnesota.

Cass County:

90.6%
State average:

85.8%

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

  • This state: 22,683
  • Other state: 5,950
  • Northeast: 273
  • Midwest: 4,141
  • South: 581
  • West: 961
Year householders moved into unit in Cass County, MN
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Cass County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 40.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 24.9%Electricity
  • 15.0%Wood
  • 14.3%Utility gas
  • 3.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.0%Other fuel
  • 0.3%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 39.9%Electricity
  • 33.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 14.4%Utility gas
  • 3.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.7%Wood
  • 1.2%No fuel used
  • 0.7%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 195
Here:

7.0%
Minnesota:

10.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 95
Here:

7.1%
Minnesota:

7.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 83
Here:

15.6%
Minnesota:

22.1%

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 2016:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $3,714,000
  • Charges - Other: $3,824,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,536,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,645,000
    Regular Highways: $101,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $8,439,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $7,360,000
    Regular Highways: $7,189,000
    Police Protection: $6,533,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,953,000
    General - Other: $2,839,000
    Financial Administration: $2,534,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,508,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,199,000
    Health - Other: $2,062,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,990,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,145,000
    General Public Buildings: $953,000
    Corrections - Other: $872,000
    Housing and Community Development: $43,000
    Parks and Recreation: $15,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $489,000
    Other: $22,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $37,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $378,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $883,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $709,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $174,000
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $1,790,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,237,000
    General Revenue - Other: $437,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $11,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $5,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $63,737,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $6,900,000
    Highways: $6,792,000
    Other: $3,144,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,856,000
  • Tax - Property: $20,676,000
    Other License: $196,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $53,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $15,648,000

Cass County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $3,714,000
  • Charges - Other: $3,824,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,536,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,645,000
    Regular Highways: $101,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $8,439,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $7,360,000
    Regular Highways: $7,189,000
    Police Protection: $6,533,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,953,000
    General - Other: $2,839,000
    Financial Administration: $2,534,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,508,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,199,000
    Health - Other: $2,062,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,990,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,145,000
    General Public Buildings: $953,000
    Corrections - Other: $872,000
    Housing and Community Development: $43,000
    Parks and Recreation: $15,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $489,000
    Other: $22,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $37,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $378,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $883,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $709,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $174,000
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $1,790,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,237,000
    General Revenue - Other: $437,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $11,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $5,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $63,737,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $6,900,000
    Highways: $6,792,000
    Other: $3,144,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,856,000
  • Tax - Property: $20,676,000
    Other License: $196,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $53,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $15,648,000

Cass County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $3,714,000
  • Charges - Other: $3,824,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,536,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,645,000
    Regular Highways: $101,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $8,439,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $7,360,000
    Regular Highways: $7,189,000
    Police Protection: $6,533,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,953,000
    General - Other: $2,839,000
    Financial Administration: $2,534,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,508,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,199,000
    Health - Other: $2,062,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,990,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,145,000
    General Public Buildings: $953,000
    Corrections - Other: $872,000
    Housing and Community Development: $43,000
    Parks and Recreation: $15,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $489,000
    Other: $22,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $37,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $378,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $883,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $709,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $174,000
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $1,790,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,237,000
    General Revenue - Other: $437,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $11,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $5,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $63,737,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $6,900,000
    Highways: $6,792,000
    Other: $3,144,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,856,000
  • Tax - Property: $20,676,000
    Other License: $196,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $53,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $15,648,000

Cass County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $3,714,000
  • Charges - Other: $3,824,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,536,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,645,000
    Regular Highways: $101,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $8,439,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $7,360,000
    Regular Highways: $7,189,000
    Police Protection: $6,533,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,953,000
    General - Other: $2,839,000
    Financial Administration: $2,534,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,508,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,199,000
    Health - Other: $2,062,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,990,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,145,000
    General Public Buildings: $953,000
    Corrections - Other: $872,000
    Housing and Community Development: $43,000
    Parks and Recreation: $15,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $489,000
    Other: $22,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $37,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $378,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $883,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $709,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $174,000
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $1,790,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,237,000
    General Revenue - Other: $437,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $11,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $5,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $63,737,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $6,900,000
    Highways: $6,792,000
    Other: $3,144,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,856,000
  • Tax - Property: $20,676,000
    Other License: $196,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $53,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $15,648,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 637
  • Number of aged recipients: 63
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 574
  • Number of recipients under 18: 96
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 403
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 138
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 261
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 275
Most common first names in Cass County, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John35775.8 years
Robert26973.1 years
William26875.9 years
George24577.1 years
James20472.0 years
Mary18580.8 years
Charles17475.4 years
Donald16172.8 years
Dorothy14778.5 years
Helen13481.1 years
Most common last names in Cass County, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson30478.4 years
Anderson22577.1 years
Peterson14776.9 years
Olson13778.6 years
Nelson13677.8 years
Smith12474.6 years
Larson10478.8 years
Hanson8978.5 years
Erickson8577.4 years
Brown8372.0 years
Businesses in Cass County, MN
NameCountNameCount
Alco Stores1Lane Furniture1
AmericInn1Quiznos1
Dairy Queen3RadioShack1
FedEx2Rodeway Inn1
Ford2Subway1
H&R Block1True Value4
Hardee's1U-Haul1
La-Z-Boy1UPS2

Cass County on our top lists:

  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"