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Cass County, Missouri (MO)

County population in 2019: 105,780 (68% urban, 32% rural); it was 82,092 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 21,369
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 7,330
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 24,002
Renter-occupied apartments: 8,451 (it was 6,166 in 2000)
% of renters here:

20%
State:

31%

Land area: 699 sq. mi.

Water area: 3.7 sq. mi.

Population density: 151 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Cass County: 87.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (27.3%), Educational, health and social services (20.6%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (16.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 76%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 21%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Cass County, MO (2019)
    • 91,220111.1%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 4,7115.7%Hispanic or Latino
    • 4,1275.0%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2,3872.9%Two or more races
    • 8411.0%Asian alone
    • 5060.6%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 1550.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 1080.1%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

39.4 years
Missouri median age:

38.9 years
Males: 50,522  (47.8%)
Females: 55,258  (52.2%)
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Average household size:
Cass County:

2.0 people
Missouri:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $72,819 ($49,562 in 1999)
This county:

$72,819
Missouri:

$57,409

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $788 (lower quartile is $538, upper quartile is $1,005)
This county:

$788
State:

$659


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $206,200 (it was $104,600 in 2000)
Cass:

$206,200
Missouri:

$168,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $141,400 - $294,500
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,449
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $534

Institutionalized population: 831

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 99
  • Burglaries: 162
  • Thefts: 314
  • Auto thefts: 62

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 11
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 48
  • Burglaries: 154
  • Thefts: 272
  • Auto thefts: 51
Cass County, MO map from a distance

Health of residents in Cass County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2013 to 2019:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.5. This is about average.
71.4% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
42.4% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
55.4% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is less than average.
71.5% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 203 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 166 pounds. This is more than average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 740 buildings, average cost: $97,200
  • 1998: 687 buildings, average cost: $100,500
  • 1999: 771 buildings, average cost: $107,600
  • 2000: 637 buildings, average cost: $112,800
  • 2001: 648 buildings, average cost: $116,400
  • 2002: 727 buildings, average cost: $122,700
  • 2003: 871 buildings, average cost: $122,700
  • 2004: 987 buildings, average cost: $149,400
  • 2005: 1059 buildings, average cost: $168,900
  • 2006: 870 buildings, average cost: $166,600
  • 2007: 473 buildings, average cost: $182,100
  • 2008: 198 buildings, average cost: $189,700
  • 2009: 123 buildings, average cost: $232,900
  • 2010: 152 buildings, average cost: $218,500
  • 2011: 131 buildings, average cost: $229,300
  • 2012: 160 buildings, average cost: $254,800
  • 2013: 204 buildings, average cost: $251,900
  • 2014: 265 buildings, average cost: $230,800
  • 2015: 293 buildings, average cost: $228,300
  • 2016: 472 buildings, average cost: $224,900
  • 2017: 473 buildings, average cost: $224,700
  • 2018: 457 buildings, average cost: $223,500
  • 2019: 428 buildings, average cost: $272,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Cass, MO residents
Average permit cost in Cass, MO
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,007 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,843 (1.1%)

Distribution of median household income in Cass, MO in 2019
Distribution of house value in Cass, MO in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Cass, MO in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 8.3%
Cass County:

8.3%
Missouri:

12.9%
(7.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.7% for Black residents, 9.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 10.5% for American Indian residents, 13.5% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 0.8% for other race residents, 16.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 39.4 years old
(Males: 39.1 years old, Females: 39.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 42.1 years old, Black residents: 28.6 years old, American Indian residents: 44.6 years old, Asian residents: 53.4 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 19.0 years old, Other race residents: 33.6 years old)

Area name: Kansas City, MO-KS HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Cass County is $612 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $703 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $951 a month.

Cities in this county include: Belton, Raymore, Harrisonville, Pleasant Hill, Peculiar, Garden City, Drexel, Lake Winnebago, Archie, Loch Lloyd.

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

2018 air pollution in Cass County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.035 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Above U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 6.5 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.

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Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.5%
Missouri:

3.9%

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

Current college students: 2,813
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 93.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 25.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 415 (70.8% naturalized citizens)

Cass County:

0.4%
Whole state:

4.3%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 3302010 or later
  • 6052000 to 2009
  • 5521990 to 1999
  • 2601980 to 1989
  • 1311970 to 1979
  • 406Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 35.9%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 34,339
  • One, attached: 2,724
  • Two: 1,242
  • 3 or 4: 1,703
  • 5 to 9: 78
  • 10 to 19: 162
  • 20 to 49: 145
  • 50 or more: 244
  • Mobile homes: 2,245
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 9

Housing units in Cass County with a mortgage: 20,809 (329 second mortgage, 1,902 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 10,044

Here:

66.7% with mortgage
State:

60.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Cass County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant22,84276
Mainline Protestant6,66121
Catholic6,3013
Other3635
Black Protestant81
None63,303-
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: 11
Cass County:

1.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.

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

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 40
Cass County:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 63
This county:

6.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Cass County:

8.6%
Missouri:

8.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Cass County:

30.6%
State:

29.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

10.1%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in Cass County:

Average size of farms: 192 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $29,612
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $174.68
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 19.09%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 40.30%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $26,563
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 52.77%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $56,520
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 93.82%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 16.56
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 1.53%
Corn for grain: 28587 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 12269 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 64198 harvested acres
Vegetables: 84 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 76 acres

Earthquake activity:

Cass County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Missouri state average. It is 525% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 210.0 miles away from Cass County center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 255.0 miles away from the county center
On 11/12/2014 at 21:40:00, a magnitude 4.9 (4.9 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 202.2 miles away from the county center
On 11/7/2016 at 01:44:24, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi) earthquake occurred 229.4 miles away from the county center
On 2/13/2016 at 17:07:06, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 5.2 mi) earthquake occurred 282.0 miles away from Cass County center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW) earthquake occurred 351.3 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Missouri Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4490, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Missouri Severe Winter Storm and Snowstorm, Incident Period: January 31, 2011 to February 05, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1961: March 23, 2011, FEMA Id: 1961, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Missouri Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 31, 2011 to February 05, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3317: February 03, 2011, FEMA Id: 3317, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Missouri Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 12, 2010 to July 31, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1934: August 17, 2010, FEMA Id: 1934, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Missouri Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 26, 2009 to January 28, 2009, Emergency Declared EM-3303: January 30, 2009, FEMA Id: 3303, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Missouri Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: June 01, 2008 to August 13, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1773: June 25, 2008, FEMA Id: 1773, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Missouri Severe Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 08, 2007 to December 15, 2007, Emergency Declared EM-3281: December 12, 2007, FEMA Id: 3281, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Missouri Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: May 05, 2007 to May 18, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1708: June 11, 2007, FEMA Id: 1708, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Missouri Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: March 08, 2006 to March 13, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1631: March 16, 2006, FEMA Id: 1631, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Missouri Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3232: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3232, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 10 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Cass County (20) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 4, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Cass

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 22,889 (79.9%)
  • Carpooled: 2,551 (8.9%)
  • Bus: 25 (0.1%)
  • Subway or elevated rail: 4 (0.0%)
  • Long-distance train or commuter rail: 15 (0.1%)
  • Ferryboat: 2 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 258 (0.9%)
  • Bicycle: 90 (0.3%)
  • Walked: 395 (1.4%)
  • Worked at home: 2,456 (8.6%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (33%)
  • Philippines (9%)
  • Haiti (4%)
  • Canada (4%)
  • India (4%)
  • Germany (3%)
  • Korea (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Cass County


  • German (18%)
  • American (13%)
  • English (10%)
  • Irish (9%)
  • European (4%)
  • Italian (2%)
  • Scottish (2%)

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

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

  • 800 people in nursing homes
  • 65 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 54 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 25 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 7 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 7 people in other group homes
  • 6 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 2 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children

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

  • 734 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 96 people in college/university student housing
  • 89 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 49 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 47 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 19 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 8 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 2 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $70,503.

7.60% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($53,127 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.60%
Missouri average:

7.04%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.85% relocated from other counties in Missouri ($32,507 average AGI)
2.75% relocated from other states ($20,620 average AGI)
Cass County:

2.75%
Missouri average:

2.68%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Jackson County, MO  3.18% ($56,433 average AGI)
from Johnson County, KS  0.86% ($70,985)
from Bates County, MO  0.25% ($38,350)
from Clay County, MO  0.23% ($52,352)
from Johnson County, MO  0.18% ($31,857)
from Henry County, MO  0.12% ($29,714)
from Greene County, MO  0.09% ($28,278)


6.81% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($50,779 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.81%
Missouri average:

7.16%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.26% relocated to other counties in Missouri ($27,677 average AGI)
2.55% relocated to other states ($23,103 average AGI)
Cass County:

2.55%
Missouri average:

2.80%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Jackson County, MO  2.74% ($42,924 average AGI)
to Johnson County, KS  0.71% ($80,007)
to Clay County, MO  0.26% ($49,343)
to Bates County, MO  0.22% ($41,159)
to Johnson County, MO  0.15% ($47,283)
to Henry County, MO  0.12% ($42,633)
to Platte County, MO  0.11% ($50,089)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.6

Births per 1000 population in Cass County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 9.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Cass County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.5

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Cass County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 10.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 6.0%
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: 13,505 (11,539 aged, 1,966 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 2,564 (9%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Cass County, Missouri in 1999 - 2019:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (1,216)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (1,026)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (936)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (908)
  • Unspecified dementia (846)
  • Congestive heart failure (613)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (543)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (537)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (337)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (272)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 6%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.18
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 4,112
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 83
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 30,105

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,330
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 766
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 7

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 21
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 53

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 4

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 37.0. This is less than state average.

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 131.8. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 91.6
  • Other - 40.2

Household type by relationship:

Households: 105,780
  • Male householders: 19,851 (4,569 living alone), Female householders: 20,693 (4,510 living alone)
  • 22,795 spouses (22,577 opposite-sex spouses), 2,047 unmarried partners, (2,003 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 30,484 children (27,695 natural, 1,025 adopted, 1,764 stepchildren), 2,453 grandchildren, 982 brothers or sisters, 1,594 parents, 0 foster children, 1,693 other relatives, 2,165 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 1,023

Size of family households: 14,099 2-persons, 6,705 3-persons, 5,408 4-persons, 3,059 5-persons, 825 6-persons, 495 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 9,079 1-person, 789 2-persons, 85 3-persons.

16,549 married couples with children.
6,204 single-parent households (1,604 men, 4,600 women).

96.0% of residents of Cass speak English at home.
2.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (69% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (96% speak English very well, 3% speak English well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (70% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (82% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 9% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $410,423,000 ($4,481 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $73,225,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $208,290,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $68,429,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $9,522,000
Federal grants: $51,691,000
Federal procurement contracts: $6,812,000 ($3,827,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $65,678,000 ($50,788,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $3,958,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $136,352,000
Federal Government insurance: $31,406,000

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

Births: 6,127
Here:

65 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 3,815
Here:

40 per 1000 residents
State:

49 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +280
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +9,759
Here:

+104 per 1000 residents
State:

+5 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Cass County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.96 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.6
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.3

Year house built in Cass County, Missouri
  • Year house built in Cass County, Missouri
  • 2,5312014 or later
  • 1,0492010 to 2013
  • 9,3082000 to 2009
  • 7,7551990 to 1999
  • 6,4621980 to 1989
  • 8,1071970 to 1979
  • 3,6841960 to 1969
  • 1,4281950 to 1959
  • 4231940 to 1949
  • 2,1441939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Cass County, Missouri
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Cass County, Missouri
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Cass County, Missouri
  • 581 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 3953 rooms
  • 1,7484 rooms
  • 5,3925 rooms
  • 7,4096 rooms
  • 6,2717 rooms
  • 4,2648 rooms
  • 5,3169+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cass County, Missouri
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cass County, Missouri
  • 1371 room
  • 1892 rooms
  • 1,4743 rooms
  • 2,9294 rooms
  • 1,7105 rooms
  • 1,3246 rooms
  • 1,4467 rooms
  • 3588 rooms
  • 1249+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Cass County, Missouri
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Cass County, Missouri
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Cass County, Missouri
  • 58no bedroom
  • 341 bedroom
  • 3,5112 bedrooms
  • 16,2663 bedrooms
  • 8,9944 bedrooms
  • 1,9905+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cass County, Missouri
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cass County, Missouri
  • 137no bedroom
  • 1,4581 bedroom
  • 2,9042 bedrooms
  • 4,1123 bedrooms
  • 8004 bedrooms
  • 2805+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Cass County, Missouri 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
  • 260no vehicle
  • 6,5221 vehicle
  • 11,8912 vehicles
  • 7,2943 vehicles
  • 3,6604 vehicles
  • 1,2265+ 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
  • 881no vehicle
  • 3,6661 vehicle
  • 2,8782 vehicles
  • 1,7753 vehicles
  • 4914 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

87.7% of Cass County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 35% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 58% lived in Missouri.

Cass County:

87.7%
State average:

84.8%

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

  • This state: 67,406
  • Other state: 37,389
  • Northeast: 1,628
  • Midwest: 23,155
  • South: 8,175
  • West: 4,431
Year householders moved into unit in Cass County, MO
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Cass County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 57.2%Utility gas
  • 28.5%Electricity
  • 10.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.5%Wood
  • 0.4%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.1%Solar energy
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 51.3%Utility gas
  • 42.8%Electricity
  • 3.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.6%Wood
  • 0.6%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,337
Here:

11.8%
Missouri:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 608
Here:

11.2%
Missouri:

11.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 324
Here:

19.5%
Missouri:

26.0%

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 2018:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $68,125,000
    Other: $4,344,000
    Regular Highways: $17,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,589,000
    General - Other: $844,000
    Hospitals: $685,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $57,680,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $10,676,000
    Regular Highways: $5,773,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,937,000
    Financial Administration: $2,085,000
    Health - Other: $753,000
    General - Other: $349,000
    Police Protection: $155,000
    General Public Buildings: $152,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $27,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,866,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $110,916,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $106,639,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,007,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,730,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,262,000
    General Revenue - Other: $450,000
    Sale of Property: $98,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $4,708,000
    Police Protection: $252,000
    General - Other: $58,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $107,518,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $5,106,000
    Beginning: $4,897,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,398,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,803,000
    Highways: $1,450,000
    General Local Government Support: $362,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $20,724,000
    Property: $6,300,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $31,558,000

Cass County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $68,125,000
    Other: $4,344,000
    Regular Highways: $17,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,589,000
    General - Other: $844,000
    Hospitals: $685,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $57,680,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $10,676,000
    Regular Highways: $5,773,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,937,000
    Financial Administration: $2,085,000
    Health - Other: $753,000
    General - Other: $349,000
    Police Protection: $155,000
    General Public Buildings: $152,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $27,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,866,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $110,916,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $106,639,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,007,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,730,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,262,000
    General Revenue - Other: $450,000
    Sale of Property: $98,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $4,708,000
    Police Protection: $252,000
    General - Other: $58,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $107,518,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $5,106,000
    Beginning: $4,897,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,398,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,803,000
    Highways: $1,450,000
    General Local Government Support: $362,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $20,724,000
    Property: $6,300,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $31,558,000

Cass County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $68,125,000
    Other: $4,344,000
    Regular Highways: $17,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,589,000
    General - Other: $844,000
    Hospitals: $685,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $57,680,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $10,676,000
    Regular Highways: $5,773,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,937,000
    Financial Administration: $2,085,000
    Health - Other: $753,000
    General - Other: $349,000
    Police Protection: $155,000
    General Public Buildings: $152,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $27,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,866,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $110,916,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $106,639,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,007,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,730,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,262,000
    General Revenue - Other: $450,000
    Sale of Property: $98,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $4,708,000
    Police Protection: $252,000
    General - Other: $58,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $107,518,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $5,106,000
    Beginning: $4,897,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,398,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,803,000
    Highways: $1,450,000
    General Local Government Support: $362,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $20,724,000
    Property: $6,300,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $31,558,000

Cass County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $68,125,000
    Other: $4,344,000
    Regular Highways: $17,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,589,000
    General - Other: $844,000
    Hospitals: $685,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $57,680,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $10,676,000
    Regular Highways: $5,773,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,937,000
    Financial Administration: $2,085,000
    Health - Other: $753,000
    General - Other: $349,000
    Police Protection: $155,000
    General Public Buildings: $152,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $27,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,866,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $110,916,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $106,639,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,007,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,730,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,262,000
    General Revenue - Other: $450,000
    Sale of Property: $98,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $4,708,000
    Police Protection: $252,000
    General - Other: $58,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $107,518,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $5,106,000
    Beginning: $4,897,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,398,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,803,000
    Highways: $1,450,000
    General Local Government Support: $362,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $20,724,000
    Property: $6,300,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $31,558,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 773
  • Number of aged recipients: 44
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 729
  • Number of recipients under 18: 141
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 547
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 85
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 306
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 330
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 17 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED655$134,281491$149,3282,835$160,988123$56,1712$1,027,000145$124,95254$61,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED29$134,31042$129,405247$148,92714$42,0710$010$119,00014$60,071
APPLICATIONS DENIED86$137,90785$143,882850$168,28495$34,0530$048$161,00029$66,759
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN69$137,98653$129,038708$164,33923$81,6520$019$130,0534$84,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS15$129,2677$124,429155$172,2845$86,0000$01$66,0003$103,667
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 17 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED96$182,250116$189,7162$112,5000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED19$239,63247$203,0851$68,0001$49,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED11$189,45536$199,3061$288,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN9$155,0008$215,2500$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$186,3336$188,8332$93,0000$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Cass, MO
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Cass, MO - Value
Most common first names in Cass County, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary44181.2 years
John39075.8 years
William38175.9 years
James37473.4 years
Robert35072.0 years
Charles29075.5 years
George22477.0 years
Helen16680.8 years
Dorothy14878.5 years
Richard13968.2 years
Most common last names in Cass County, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith22176.3 years
Brown13875.4 years
Miller12578.1 years
Johnson11478.7 years
Jones10077.6 years
Davis9679.0 years
Anderson8978.8 years
Williams8774.7 years
Wilson6979.4 years
Moore6877.5 years
Businesses in Cass County, MO
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2Kohl's1
Ace Hardware1Little Caesars Pizza2
Advance Auto Parts1Long John Silver's1
Applebee's2MasterBrand Cabinets3
Arby's2Maurices1
AutoZone2McDonald's3
Baskin-Robbins1Nike5
Blockbuster1Papa John's Pizza1
Burger King2Payless1
CVS2PetSmart1
Church's Chicken1Pizza Hut3
Comfort Inn2Popeyes1
Cricket Wireless2RadioShack1
Curves3Ruby Tuesday1
DHL1SONIC Drive-In4
Dairy Queen1Sears1
Dennys1Sprint Nextel2
Domino's Pizza1Starbucks1
Econo Lodge1Subway4
Famous Footwear1Super 81
FedEx8T-Mobile2
Ford1Taco Bell2
GNC1Target1
GameStop2True Value1
Goodwill2U-Haul5
H&R Block4UPS9
Hardee's1Verizon Wireless1
Home Depot1Waffle House1
IHOP1Walgreens2
Jimmy John's16Walmart1
KFC2Wendy's1

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