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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Cass County is 25,315, which is 4.03% more than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 8.44% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Cass County population density is 44.73 people per square mile, which is higher than the state average density of 23.99 people per square mile and is lower than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Cass County is white, which represent 96.77% of the total population. The average Cass County education level is about the same as the state average and is higher than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 25,315. #12

Population Growth Since 2000, #12

Cass County

Population Density, #13

Cass County
44.73 per square mile
23.99 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:24,497 (96.77%, #50)
Black:233 (0.92%, #15)
Hispanic:701 (2.77%, #51)
Asian:128 (0.51%, #25)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):31 (0.12%, #63)
One Race, Other:126 (0.50%, see rank)
Two or More Races:300 (1.19%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

21,573 (85.22%) out of the total population of 25,315 reported first ancestry.

 Cass County% of the Total PopulationNebraskaU.S.
Arab240.09%, see rank0.42%0.56%
Czech1,4495.72%, see rank4.81%0.47%
Danish6142.43%, see rank2.36%0.42%
Dutch7963.14%, see rank1.94%1.40%
English2,4299.60%, see rank8.30%8.02%
French9073.58%, see rank2.66%3.34%
German10,56541.73%, see rank37.84%15.03%
Greek420.17%, see rank0.20%0.41%
Hungarian340.13%, see rank0.17%0.46%
Irish3,47613.73%, see rank13.72%10.80%
Italian7352.90%, see rank2.79%5.52%
Norwegian6312.49%, see rank2.03%1.42%
Polish9513.76%, see rank3.59%3.01%
Portuguese800.32%, see rank0.08%0.44%
Russian1570.62%, see rank0.67%0.92%
Scotch-Irish2641.04%, see rank0.84%0.99%
Scottish3631.43%, see rank1.30%1.72%
Subsaharan African80.03%, see rank0.81%0.95%
Swedish1,1254.44%, see rank4.41%1.27%
Swiss1340.53%, see rank0.42%0.30%
Ukrainian180.07%, see rank0.11%0.31%
American1,2745.03%, see rank4.39%7.12%
Welsh2190.87%, see rank0.60%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 12,733 (50.30%, see rank)
Females: 12,582 (49.70%, see rank)

Cass County
Male: 50.30%
Female: 49.70%
Male: 49.67%
Female: 50.33%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Cass County
41.50 years old
36.20 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Cass County
40.40 years old
35.10 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Cass County
42.90 years old
37.50 years old
38.80 years old

 Cass County% of the Total PopulationNebraskaU.S.
Under 5 years1,5336.06%, see rank7.03%6.36%
5 to 9 years1,8757.41%, see rank7.06%6.51%
10 to 14 years1,7476.90%, see rank6.83%6.59%
15 to 19 years1,7606.95%, see rank6.92%6.85%
20 to 24 years1,1374.49%, see rank7.21%7.13%
25 to 34 years2,59210.24%, see rank13.46%13.47%
35 to 44 years3,09012.21%, see rank11.99%12.96%
45 to 54 years3,99615.79%, see rank13.41%14.09%
55 to 64 years3,73614.76%, see rank12.20%12.29%
65 to 74 years2,1448.47%, see rank7.17%7.64%
75 to 84 1,1854.68%, see rank4.58%4.25%
85 years and over5202.05%, see rank2.14%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Cass CountyNebraskaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population17,263, 100%1,205,229209,056,129
Less Than High School911, 5.28%, see rank9.48%13.67%
High School Graduate5,549, 32.14%, see rank27.83%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree6,582, 38.13%, see rank33.73%29.09%
Bachelor Degree2,820, 16.34%, see rank19.56%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree1,401, 8.12%, see rank9.40%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#13.77, see rank13.7413.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Cass County NebraskaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten92372.70%27.30%70.26%29.74%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)2,69190.45%, see rank9.55%, see rank87.51%12.49%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)1,53295.43%, see rank4.57%, see rank89.60%10.40%90.60%9.40%
College1,02483.69%, see rank16.31%, see rank79.70%20.30%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School28042.14%, see rank57.86%, see rank68.66%31.34%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Cass CountyNebraskaU.S.
Total Households9,754, 100%731,347116,211,092
Average Household Size2.57, see rank2.472.63
1 Person Households2,384, 24.44%, see rank28.72%27.57%
2 or More Person Households7,370, 75.56%, see rank71.28%72.43%
Family Households (Families)7,004, 71.81%, see rank65.05%66.22%
Average Family Size3.12, see rank3.123.32
Married-Couple Family5,914, 60.63%, see rank50.89%48.42%
Nonfamily Households2,750, 28.19%, see rank34.95%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Cass County%NebraskaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total20,160see rank1,467,464252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over10,025100%, see rank722,917123,281,364
Never Married2,45424.48%, see rank32.45%35.77%
Married6,16361.48%, see rank55.59%52.04%
Widowed2862.85%, see rank2.45%2.57%
Divorced1,12211.19%, see rank9.51%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over10,135100%, see rank744,547129,692,771
Never Married1,60815.87%, see rank25.96%29.48%
Married6,44063.54%, see rank53.55%49.19%
Widowed9299.17%, see rank9.13%9.16%
Divorced1,15811.43%, see rank11.36%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Cass County%NebraskaU.S.
Native25,00598.78%, see rank93.51%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence17,00367.17%, see rank65.36%58.73%
Born in Different State7,77430.71%, see rank27.42%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
2280.90%, see rank0.73%1.42%
Foreign Born3101.22%, see rank6.49%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship1210.48%, see rank2.30%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship1890.75%, see rank4.19%7.09%
Born In Europe830.33%, see rank0.51%1.53%
Born In Asia1240.49%, see rank1.71%3.82%
Born In Africa40.02%, see rank0.51%0.55%
Born In Oceania60.02%, see rank0.03%0.07%
Born In Latin America760.30%, see rank3.65%6.83%
Born In Northern America170.07%, see rank0.08%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Cass County%NebraskaU.S.
English9,29595.29%, see rank89.37%79.39%
Spanish2842.91%, see rank6.44%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages920.94%, see rank2.13%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages740.76%, see rank1.37%3.36%
Other90.09%, see rank0.69%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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