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Cass County, Minnesota
Map of Minnesota highlighting Cass County
Location in the state of Minnesota
Map of the U.S. highlighting Minnesota
Minnesota's location in the U.S.
Seat Walker
Largest city Walker
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

2,414 sq mi (6,253 km²)
2,018 sq mi (5,226 km²)
397 sq mi (1,027 km²), 16.43%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

27,150
14/sq mi (5/km²)
Founded September 1, 1851 [1]
Named for Lewis Cass, an explorer in the area and held various positions in government.
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5
Website www.co.cass.mn.us

Cass County is a county located in the U.S. state of Minnesota. As of 2000, the population was 27,150. Its county seat is Walker[1]. A portion of the Leech Lake Indian Reservation is in the county.

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,414 square miles (6,253 km²), of which 2,018 square miles (5,226 km²) is land and 397 square miles (1,027 km²) (16.43%) is water.

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Major highways

Adjacent counties

National protected area

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 27,150 people, 10,893 households, and 7,734 families residing in the county. The population density was 14 people per square mile (5/km²). There were 21,286 housing units at an average density of 11 per square mile (4/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 86.52% White, 0.11% Black or African American, 11.45% Native American, 0.28% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.14% from other races, and 1.47% from two or more races. 0.81% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 28.2% were of German, 15.0% Norwegian, 7.3% Swedish, 6.1% Irish and 6.1% American ancestry according to Census 2000.

There were 10,893 households out of which 27.70% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.40% were married couples living together, 8.00% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.00% were non-families. 25.00% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.90% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 2.90.

Age pyramid of county residents based on 2000 U.S. census data.

In the county the population was spread out with 25.00% under the age of 18, 6.10% from 18 to 24, 23.00% from 25 to 44, 27.90% from 45 to 64, and 18.00% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 101.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.60 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $34,332, and the median income for a family was $40,156. Males had a median income of $30,097 versus $21,232 for females. The per capita income for the county was $17,189. About 9.50% of families and 13.60% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.20% of those under age 18 and 13.30% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

Cities Townships Unorganized Unincorporated

† Only a small part of Motley is in Cass County.

References

  1. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. http://www.naco.org/Template.cfm?Section=Find_a_County&Template=/cffiles/counties/usamap.cfm. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

External links

Coordinates: 46°57′N 94°19′W / 46.95°N 94.32°W / 46.95; -94.32


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Cass County, Minnesota
Map
File:Map of Minnesota highlighting Cass County.png
Location in the state of Minnesota
Map of the USA highlighting Minnesota
Minnesota's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded September 1, 1851 [1]
Seat Walker
Largest City Walker
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 16.43%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

27150
Time zone Central : UTC-6/-5
Website: www.co.cass.mn.us
Named for: Lewis Cass, an explorer in the area and held various positions in government.

Cass County is a county located in the U.S. state of Minnesota. As of 2000, the population was 27,150. Its county seat is Walker6. A portion of the Leech Lake Indian Reservation is in the county.

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 6,253 km² (2,414 sq mi). 5,226 km² (2,018 sq mi) of it is land and 1,027 km² (397 sq mi) of it (16.43%) is water.

Major Highways

Adjacent counties

Demographics

As of the census² of 2000, there were 27,150 people, 10,893 households, and 7,734 families residing in the county. The population density was 5/km² (14/sq mi). There were 21,286 housing units at an average density of 4/km² (11/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 86.52% White, 0.11% Black or African American, 11.45% Native American, 0.28% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.14% from other races, and 1.47% from two or more races. 0.81% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 28.2% were of German, 15.0% Norwegian, 7.3% Swedish, 6.1% Irish and 6.1% American ancestry according to Census 2000.

There were 10,893 households out of which 27.70% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.40% were married couples living together, 8.00% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.00% were non-families. 25.00% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.90% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 2.90.

Age pyramid of county residents based on 2000 U.S. census data.

In the county the population was spread out with 25.00% under the age of 18, 6.10% from 18 to 24, 23.00% from 25 to 44, 27.90% from 45 to 64, and 18.00% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 101.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.60 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $34,332, and the median income for a family was $40,156. Males had a median income of $30,097 versus $21,232 for females. The per capita income for the county was $17,189. About 9.50% of families and 13.60% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.20% of those under age 18 and 13.30% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

Cities Townships Unorganized

† Only a small part of Motley is in Cass County.

External links


Coordinates: 46°57′N 94°19′W / 46.95, -94.32

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