Cass County, NE

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2020 Population
26,022
0.518% 1-year growth
US Senator
Deb Fischer
Republican Party
US Senator
Ben Sasse
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
41.3
0.959% 1-year decrease
2020 Poverty Rate
6.45%
5.42% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$73,683
2.56% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$195,500
12.5% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Cass County, NE had a population of 26k people with a median age of 41.3 and a median household income of $73,683. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Cass County, NE grew from 25,888 to 26,022, a 0.518% increase and its median household income grew from $71,846 to $73,683, a 2.56% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Cass County, NE are White (Non-Hispanic) (93%), White (Hispanic) (1.96%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.84%), Two+ (Hispanic) (0.826%), and Other (Hispanic) (0.657%).

None of the households in Cass County, NE 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.

99.3% of the residents in Cass County, NE are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in Cass County, NE was $195,500, and the homeownership rate was 81.5%.

Most people in Cass County, NE drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 28.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Cass County, NE was 2 cars per household.

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geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Cass County, NE is home to a population of 26k people, from which 99.3% are citizens. As of 2020, 1.36% of Cass County, NE residents were born outside of the country (355 people).

In 2020, there were 47.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (24.2k people) in Cass County, NE than any other race or ethnicity. There were 509 White (Hispanic) and 479 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.3%
2020 Citizenship
99.5%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 99.3% of Cass County, NE residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Cass County, NE was 99.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Cass County, NE
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    24.2k ± 100
  2. White (Hispanic)
    509 ± 138
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    479 ± 83.2
3.51%
Hispanic Population
914 people

In 2020, there were 47.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (24.2k people) in Cass County, NE than any other race or ethnicity. There were 509 White (Hispanic) and 479 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.51% of the people in Cass County, NE are hispanic (914 people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

1.36%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
355 people
1.33%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
344 people

As of 2020, 1.36% of Cass County, NE residents (355 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, NE was 1.33%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    856 ± 139
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    620 ± 178
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    507 ± 102

Cass County, NE has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.38 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Cass County, NE employs 13.2k people. The largest industries in Cass County, NE are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,761 people), Retail Trade (1,668 people), and Construction (1,243 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($81,940), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($67,442), and Public Administration ($65,625).

Occupations

13.2k
2020 Value
± 616
0.364%
1 Year growth
± 6.24%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Cass County, NE grew at a rate of 0.364%, from 13.2k employees to 13.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Cass County, NE, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,713 people), Management Occupations (1,688 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,215 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Cass County, NE.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

13.2k
2020 Value
± 616
0.364%
1 Year growth
± 6.24%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Cass County, NE grew at a rate of 0.364%, from 13.2k employees to 13.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Cass County, NE, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,761 people), Retail Trade (1,668 people), and Construction (1,243 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Cass County, NE, though some of these residents may live in Cass County, NE and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$49,271
Median earning men ± $2,934
$35,236
Median earning women ± $2,472

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Public Administration ($75,614), Information ($71,111), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($70,161).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Wholesale Trade ($52,826), Public Administration ($51,827), and Manufacturing ($47,750).

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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 Nebraska. 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 Nebraska.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 167
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  2. 115
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. 108
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services

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

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Nebraska to other states, or from other states to Nebraska.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $25.7B
  2. $15.7B
  3. $13B

In 2020, the top outbound Nebraska product (by dollars) was Meat/seafood with $25.7B, followed by Live animals/fish ($15.7B) and Cereal grains ($13B).

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

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$153B
2020 Value in Nebraska
$285B
Projected 2050 Value in Nebraska
86.9% growth

In 2020, total outbound Nebraska trade was $153B. This is expected to increase 86.9% to $285B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Nebraska 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 Nebraska to other states, or from other states to Nebraska.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $11.7B
  2. $8.57B
  3. $7.11B

In 2020, the top outbound Nebraska domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Iowa with $11.7B, followed by Kansas with $8.57B and Texas and $7.11B.

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

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Cass County, NE went to Donald J. Trump with 66.2% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (31%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (2.79%).

Deb Fischer and Ben Sasse are the senators currently representing the state of Nebraska. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Nebraska is currently represented by 3 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Nebraska

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Deb Fischer
Senator from Nebraska1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013
Ben Sasse
Senator from Nebraska2
Assumed office on January 3, 2015

Deb Fischer and Ben Sasse are the senators currently representing Nebraska.

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

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US Representatives from Nebraska

Nebraska is currently represented by 3 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 Nebraska have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.858% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.835% 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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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (379k), Some college (365k), and Bachelors Degree (295k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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The median property value in Cass County, NE was $195,500 in 2020, which is 0.851 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $173,800 to $195,500, a 12.5% increase. The homeownership rate in Cass County, NE is 81.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Cass County, NE have an average commute time of 28.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Cass County, NE is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Cass County, NE is $73,683. In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Cass County, NE was Census Tract 9657 with a value of $98,993, followed by Census Tract 9658 and Census Tract 9660, with respective values of $84,821 and $79,141.

Property

$195,500
Median Property Value 2020
±$10,358
$8,212
Median Property Taxes
±$408

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, NE the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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

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Rent vs Own

81.5%
Homeownership
2020
62.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 81.5% of the housing units in Cass County, NE were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 81.7%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9657
  2. Census Tract 9658
  3. Census Tract 9660

In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Cass County, NE was Census Tract 9657 with a value of $98,993, followed by Census Tract 9658 and Census Tract 9660, with respective values of $84,821 and $79,141.

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

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Household Income

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$73,683
Median Household Income
± $2,401
10.1k
Number of Households
± 502

In 2020, the median household income of the 10.1k households in Cass County, NE grew to $73,683 from the previous year's value of $71,846.

The following chart displays the households in Cass County, NE 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, NE is from Nebraska.
0.441
2020 Wage GINI in Nebraska
0.444
2019 Wage GINI in Nebraska

In 2020, the income inequality in Nebraska was 0.441 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.534% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Nebraska was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Nebraska in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (84.5%)
  2. Carpooled (7.29%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.73%)

In 2020, 84.5% of workers in Cass County, NE drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (7.29%) and those who worked at home (6.73%).

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

28.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Cass County, NE have a longer commute time (28.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 2% of the workforce in Cass County, NE 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, NE distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Cass County, NE have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

6.45% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Cass County, NE (1.64k out of 25.4k 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 55 - 64, followed by Males 55 - 64 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Cass County, NE is White, followed by Hispanic 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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93.9% of the population of Cass County, NE has health coverage, with 54.3% on employee plans, 7.68% on Medicaid, 12.8% on Medicare, 15.1% on non-group plans, and 4% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Nebraska was $8,412 in 2014. This is a 3.43% increase from the previous year ($8,133).

Primary care physicians in Cass County, NE see 3270 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.05% increase from the previous year (3236 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3750 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 2916 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.5% were men and 49.5% 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 Nebraska, 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

3,270 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Cass County, NE

Primary care physicians in Cass County, NE see an average of 3,270 patients per year. This represents a 1.05% increase from the previous year (3,236 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Cass County, NE 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 Nebraska 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 25.8% under 18 years, 15.8% between 18 and 34 years, 41.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 17.1% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.5% were men and 49.5% were women.

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

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Uninsured People

6.08%
Uninsured
54.3%
Employer Coverage
7.68%
Medicaid
12.8%
Medicare
15.1%
Non-Group
4%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Cass County, NE declined by 2.13% from 6.21% to 6.08%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2021, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 52 in Cass County, NE.

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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 43.4% in Cass County, NE.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 6.68% in Cass County, NE.

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