Cass County MO Information


Cass County Subdivisions

Cass County MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2023)


Total Population 111,440 (100%)
Population in Households 110,490 (99.1%)
Population in Families 93,770 (84.1%)
Population in Group Quarters1 950 ( 0.9%)
Population Density 160
Diversity Index2 36


Median Household Income $83,054
Average Household Income $108,023
% of Income for Mortgage4 19%
Per Capita Income $41,289
Wealth Index5 99
Socioeconomic Status Index6 Moderate (55.2)


Total HU (Housing Units) 45,189 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 32,985 (73.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 9,595 (21.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,609 ( 5.8%)
Median Home Value $263,330
Average Home Value $312,299
Housing Affordability Index3 126


Total Households 42,580
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 30,685
Average Family Size 3.00
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.
  6. The Socioeconomic Index ranges from zero (lowest relative status) to 100 (highest relative status). This measure quantifies disparities in social position of an area's inhabitants and is built from a broad range of demographic, housing, and socioeconomic inputs. More information on this measure can be found in Esri's SEI tutorial.


2020-2023 2023-2028
Population 1.02% 0.23%
Households 1.24% 0.44%
Families   0.38%
Median Household Income   3.07%
Per Capita Income   2.76%
Owner Occupied HU   0.31%


Cass County MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cass County to the other 115 counties and county equivalents in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2023 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 # 11 91st
Population Density # 14 89th
Median Household Income # 3 98th
Housing Affordability Index # 36 31st
Per Capita Income # 5 97th
Diversity Index # 26 78th

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