Cass County NE Information


Cass County Subdivisions

Cass County NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 25,615
Population in Households 25,322
Population in Familes 21,517
Population in Group Qrtrs 293
Population Density1 46
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 9,963
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 7,234
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 11,523 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,825 (67.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,138 (18.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,560 (13.5%)
Median Home Value $177,261
Average Home Value $212,588


Median Household Income $62,417
Average Household Income $77,016
Per Capita Income $30,150
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.24% 0.27%
Households 0.43% 0.4%
Families 0.35% 0.35%
Median Household Income   2.9%
Per Capita Income   2.04%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Cass County NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cass County to the other 93 counties and county equivalents in Nebraska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 12 88th
Population Density1 # 13 87th
Diversity Index2 # 51 46th
Median Household Income # 3 98th
Per Capita Income # 7 94th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Nebraska Census Data Comparison Tool.