Cass County is located in southwest Iowa. The County Seat is Atlantic and the largest city is Atlantic. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.casscountyiowa.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 13,448 and the 2010 census population was 13,956. The land area is 564.27 square miles and there are 24.7 persons per square mile.
97.6% of the population is White, 0.4% is Black or African American, 2.5% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.3% is Asian, 0.5% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.4% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 0.8% is two or more races. 92.8% have a high school degree or higher, and 19% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $88,100, there are 6,081 households, an average of 2.21 persons per household. The per capita income is $25,448, the median household income is $43,481, and 11.4% of the persons in Cass County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,682. Retail sales (in $1000) were $178,171, and sales per capita were $12,846.
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