Cass County is located in southwest Michigan. The County Seat is Cassopolis and the largest city is Dowagiac. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.casscountymi.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 51,608 and the 2010 census population was 52,286. The land area is 490.06 square miles and there are 106.7 persons per square mile.
89.8% of the population is White, 5.4% is Black or African American, 3.2% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.8% is Asian, 1.1% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2.9% is two or more races. 87.2% have a high school degree or higher, and 16.2% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $124,800, there are 19,663 households, an average of 2.63 persons per household. The per capita income is $22,743, the median household income is $44,346, and 14.5% of the persons in Cass County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 4,140. Retail sales (in $1000) were $183,403, and sales per capita were $3,623. The percentage of black-owned firms is 3.3%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 0%.
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