Cass County, MO

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2020 Population
104,687
1.05% 1-year growth
US Senator
Roy Blunt
Republican Party
US Senator
Josh Hawley
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
39.9
0.251% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
8.3%
7.48% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$72,522
4.45% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$196,700
8.67% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
52,220
1.13% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Cass County, MO had a population of 105k people with a median age of 39.9 and a median household income of $72,522. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Cass County, MO grew from 103,597 to 104,687, a 1.05% increase and its median household income grew from $69,433 to $72,522, a 4.45% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Cass County, MO are White (Non-Hispanic) (87.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (4.06%), White (Hispanic) (2.82%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.72%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (0.94%).

None of the households in Cass County, MO reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99.2% of the residents in Cass County, MO are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Cass County, MO are Calvary University (63 degrees awarded in 2020), Cass Career Center (18 degrees), and House of Heavilin Beauty College-Raymore (13 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Cass County, MO was $196,700, and the homeownership rate was 75.4%.

Most people in Cass County, MO drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 29.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Cass County, MO was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Cass County, MO is home to a population of 105k people, from which 99.2% are citizens. As of 2020, 1.81% of Cass County, MO residents were born outside of the country (1.9k people).

In 2020, there were 21.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (91.5k people) in Cass County, MO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.25k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 2.95k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.2%
2020 Citizenship
99%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 99.2% of Cass County, MO residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Cass County, MO was 99%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Cass County, MO
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    91.5k ± 173
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    4.25k ± 382
  3. White (Hispanic)
    2.95k ± 334
4.59%
Hispanic Population
4.8k people

In 2020, there were 21.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (91.5k people) in Cass County, MO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.25k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 2.95k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.59% of the people in Cass County, MO are hispanic (4.8k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Cass County, MO as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    39,519 ± 4,865 people
  2. India
    21,572 ± 3,600 people
  3. China
    19,039 ± 3,382 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Missouri was Mexico, the natal country of 39,519 Missouri residents, followed by India with 21,572 and China with 19,039.

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Foreign-Born Population

1.81%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
1.9k people
2.02%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
2.09k people

As of 2020, 1.81% of Cass County, MO residents (1.9k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Cass County, MO was 2.02%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,747 ± 300
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,559 ± 282
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,348 ± 324

Cass County, MO has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.76 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Cass County, MO employs 52.2k people. The largest industries in Cass County, MO are Health Care & Social Assistance (6,517 people), Retail Trade (5,917 people), and Manufacturing (5,412 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($92,969), Management of Companies & Enterprises ($75,234), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($60,500).

Males in Missouri have an average income that is 1.36 times higher than the average income of females, which is $47,900. The income inequality in Missouri (measured using the Gini index) is 0.457, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

52.2k
2020 Value
± 1,734
1.13%
1 Year growth
± 4.46%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Cass County, MO grew at a rate of 1.13%, from 51.6k employees to 52.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Cass County, MO, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (6,502 people), Management Occupations (5,543 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (5,128 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Cass County, MO.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

52.2k
2020 Value
± 1,734
1.13%
1 Year growth
± 4.46%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Cass County, MO grew at a rate of 1.13%, from 51.6k employees to 52.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Cass County, MO, are Health Care & Social Assistance (6,517 people), Retail Trade (5,917 people), and Manufacturing (5,412 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Cass County, MO, though some of these residents may live in Cass County, MO and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$51,035
Median earning men ± $1,619
$36,261
Median earning women ± $1,194

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($65,034), Information ($62,344), and Wholesale Trade ($59,482).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($50,931), Public Administration ($44,702), and Manufacturing ($39,667).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Missouri. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Missouri.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 678
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 520
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services
  3. 479
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

The visualization shows the distribution of establishments by industry and by size according to the number of employees.

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Payroll by Industry Sector

The industries with the highest total annual payroll
  1. $355k
    Manufacturing
  2. $228k
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. $132k
    Retail Trade

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Missouri to other states, or from other states to Missouri.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $30.9B
  2. $30.9B
  3. $29.3B

In 2020, the top outbound Missouri product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $30.9B, followed by Mixed freight ($30.9B) and Pharmaceuticals ($29.3B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Missouri products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$312B
2020 Value in Missouri
$614B
Projected 2050 Value in Missouri
97.1% growth

In 2020, total outbound Missouri trade was $312B. This is expected to increase 97.1% to $614B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Missouri trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Missouri to other states, or from other states to Missouri.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $26.1B
  2. $15.4B
  3. $15.2B

In 2020, the top outbound Missouri domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Illinois with $26.1B, followed by Texas with $15.4B and Kansas and $15.2B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Missouri shares with each state (excluding itself).

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Cass County, MO went to Donald J. Trump with 64.8% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (33.2%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.58%).

Roy Blunt and Josh Hawley are the senators currently representing the state of Missouri. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Missouri is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Missouri

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Roy Blunt
Senator from Missouri3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Josh Hawley
Senator from Missouri1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019

Roy Blunt and Josh Hawley are the senators currently representing Missouri.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Missouri over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Missouri

Missouri is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Missouri have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2020, universities in Cass County, MO awarded 94 degrees. The student population of Cass County, MO in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 237 male students and 290 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Cass County, MO are White (69 and 73.4%), followed by Black or African American (12 and 12.8%), Two or More Races (6 and 6.38%), and Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders (2 and 2.13%).

The largest universities in Cass County, MO by number of degrees awarded are Calvary University (63 and 67%), Cass Career Center (18 and 19.1%), and House of Heavilin Beauty College-Raymore (13 and 13.8%).

The most popular majors in Cass County, MO are Biblical Studies (18 and 19.1%), Other Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing, & Nursing Assistants (18 and 19.1%), and General Cosmetology (13 and 13.8%).

The median tuition cost in Cass County, MO for private four year colleges is $10,276.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

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In 2020 in Cass County, MO, the percentage of applicants admitted was 100%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 100%. The number of students enrolled in 2020 was 527 (45% men and 55% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2020 there were 527 students enrolled in Cass County, MO, 45% men and 55% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 368 records, of which 54.9% were women and 45.1% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 7 degree-majors awarded
  2. 12 degree-majors awarded
  3. 8 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Cass County, MO was Biblical Studies with 7 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Cass County, MO according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 63 degrees awarded
  2. 18 degrees awarded
  3. 13 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Calvary University with 63 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2020, 31 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Cass County, MO, which is 0.492 times less than the 63 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 69 degrees mean that there were 5.75 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 12 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($10,276) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($888) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($794) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

The graph shows the average net price by sector and year.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.599% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.508% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (1.47M), Some college (1.14M), and Bachelors Degree (823k).

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Cass County, MO was $196,700 in 2020, which is 0.856 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $181,000 to $196,700, a 8.67% increase. The homeownership rate in Cass County, MO is 75.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Cass County, MO have an average commute time of 29.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Cass County, MO is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Cass County, MO is $72,522. In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Cass County, MO was Census Tract 603.05 with a value of $96,146, followed by Census Tract 600.01 and Census Tract 605, with respective values of $92,578 and $84,688.

In 2021, 10.3% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Cass County, MO. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator grew 0.0829%.

Property

$196,700
Median Property Value 2020
±$5,642
$30,476
Median Property Taxes
±$1,237

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Cass County, MO the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Cass County, MO compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

75.4%
Homeownership
2020
64.6%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 75.4% of the housing units in Cass County, MO were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 76.5%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 603.05
  2. Census Tract 600.01
  3. Census Tract 605

In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Cass County, MO was Census Tract 603.05 with a value of $96,146, followed by Census Tract 600.01 and Census Tract 605, with respective values of $92,578 and $84,688.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Cass County, MO colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$72,522
Median Household Income
± $2,494
40.4k
Number of Households
± 1,517

In 2020, the median household income of the 40.4k households in Cass County, MO grew to $72,522 from the previous year's value of $69,433.

The following chart displays the households in Cass County, MO distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Cass County, MO is from Missouri.
0.457
2020 Wage GINI in Missouri
0.461
2019 Wage GINI in Missouri

In 2020, the income inequality in Missouri was 0.457 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.04% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Missouri was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Missouri in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2018
  1. Drove Alone (85.3%)
  2. Carpooled (8.54%)
  3. Worked At Home (4.59%)

In 2018, 85.3% of workers in Cass County, MO drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.54%) and those who worked at home (4.59%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

29.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Cass County, MO have a longer commute time (29.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 1.33% of the workforce in Cass County, MO have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Cass County, MO distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Cass County, MO have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2021, 10.3% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Cass County, MO. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator grew 0.0829%.

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Poverty & Diversity

8.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Cass County, MO (8.57k out of 103k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Females 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Cass County, MO is White, followed by Black and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Children in Poverty

In 2021, 11.6% of the children was living in poverty in Cass County, MO. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 1.8%.

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Crimes & Accidents

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In 2021, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 185 in Cass County, MO. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator grew 34.1 per 100,000 population.

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92.5% of the population of Cass County, MO has health coverage, with 56.1% on employee plans, 9.26% on Medicaid, 13% on Medicare, 12.3% on non-group plans, and 1.79% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Missouri was $8,107 in 2014. This is a 3.14% increase from the previous year ($7,860).

Primary care physicians in Cass County, MO see 4373 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.18% increase from the previous year (4322 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2519 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1137 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.4% were men and 51.6% were women.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Missouri, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

4,373 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Cass County, MO

Primary care physicians in Cass County, MO see an average of 4,373 patients per year. This represents a 1.18% increase from the previous year (4,322 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Cass County, MO in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Missouri across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25.5% under 18 years, 18.5% between 18 and 34 years, 39.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 16.3% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.4% were men and 51.6% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

7.47%
Uninsured
56.1%
Employer Coverage
9.26%
Medicaid
13%
Medicare
12.3%
Non-Group
1.79%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Cass County, MO grew by 2.89% from 7.26% to 7.47%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Cass County, MO changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2021, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 48.5 in Cass County, MO.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 36.5% in Cass County, MO.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 10.2% in Cass County, MO.

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