Cass County ND Information


Cass County Subdivisions

Cass County ND Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 180,412
Daytime Population: Workers 124,163
Daytime Population: Residents 69,655
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 193,818
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.07
Population in Households 174,922
Population in Familes 122,583
Population in Group Qrtrs 5,490
Population Density2 102
Diversity Index3 24


Median Household Income $55,783
Average Household Income $79,023
Per Capita Income $33,950


Total Housing Units 81,327 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 37,619 (46.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 39,536 (48.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,172 ( 5.1%)
Median Home Value $208,313
Average Home Value $237,118


Total Households 77,155
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 41,524
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 2.6% 2.45%
Households 2.63% 2.52%
Families 2.3% 2.3%
Median Household Income   3.1%
Per Capita Income   3.07%


Cass County ND - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cass County to the other 53 counties and county equivalents in North Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 1 100th
Population Density # 1 100th
Diversity Index # 13 77th
Median Household Income # 28 49th
Per Capita Income # 22 60th

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