Cass County, Indiana facts for kids
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Courthouse Historic District (Logansport)
Location within the U.S. state of Indiana
Indiana's location within the U.S.
|Named for||Lewis Cass|
|• Total||414.85 sq mi (1,074.5 km2)|
|• Land||412.16 sq mi (1,067.5 km2)|
|• Water||2.69 sq mi (7.0 km2) 0.65%%|
| • Estimate
|• Density||92.1/sq mi (35.6/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC−5 (Eastern)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−4 (EDT)|
|Congressional districts||4th, 2nd|
|Indiana county number 9|
Cass County is a county located in the U.S. state of Indiana. As of the 2010 United States Census, its population was 38,966. The county seat is Logansport. Cass County comprises the Logansport, IN Micropolitan Statistical Area.
According to the 2010 census, the county has a total area of 414.85 square miles (1,074.5 km2) of which 412.16 square miles (1,067.5 km2) (or 99.35%) is land and 2.69 square miles (7.0 km2) (or 0.65%) is water. The Wabash River flows through the county, mostly from east to west, and is joined by the Eel River in Logansport.
- Fulton County (north)
- Miami County (east)
- Howard County (south)
- Carroll County (southwest)
- White County (west)
- Pulaski County (northwest)
- Grissom AFB (mostly in Miami Co.)
- Taberville (absorbed into Logansport)
- Deer Creek
- U.S. Route 24
- U.S. Route 35
- Indiana State Road 16
- Indiana State Road 17
- Indiana State Road 18
- Indiana State Road 25
- Indiana State Road 29
- Indiana State Road 218
- Norfolk Southern Railway
- Winamac Southern Railroad
- Logansport and Eel River Shortline Company
- Toledo, Peoria and Western Railway
Climate and weather
|Weather chart for Logansport, Indiana|
|temperatures in °F
precipitation totals in inches
source: The Weather Channel
In recent years, average temperatures in Logansport have ranged from a low of 14 °F (−10 °C) in January to a high of 85 °F (29 °C) in July, although a record low of −24 °F (−31 °C) was recorded in January 1985 and a record high of 104 °F (40 °C) was recorded in June 1988. Average monthly precipitation ranged from 1.53 inches (39 mm) in February to 3.89 inches (99 mm) in June.
|US Decennial Census
As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 38,966 people, 14,858 households, and 10,144 families in the county. The population density was 94.5 inhabitants per square mile (36.5/km2). There were 16,474 housing units at an average density of 40.0 per square mile (15.4/km2). The racial makeup of the county was 88.2% white, 1.5% black or African American, 1.1% Asian, 0.5% American Indian, 0.1% Pacific islander, 7.0% from other races, and 1.6% from two or more races. Those of Hispanic or Latino origin made up 12.6% of the population. In terms of ancestry, 24.0% were German, 15.0% were American, 11.8% were Irish, and 9.0% were English.
Of the 14,858 households, 33.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.8% were married couples living together, 11.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 31.7% were non-families, and 27.3% of all households were made up of individuals. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 3.08. The median age was 38.7 years.
The median income for a household in the county was $47,697 and the median income for a family was $49,873. Males had a median income of $37,823 versus $26,938 for females. The per capita income for the county was $20,562. About 9.8% of families and 14.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.7% of those under age 18 and 8.0% of those age 65 or over.
Public schools in Cass County are administered by the Logansport Community School Corporation, the Pioneer Regional School Corporation and the Southeastern School Corporation.
High Schools and Middle Schools
- 6th Grade Academy
- Lewis Cass High School
- Logansport Junior High School
- Logansport High School
- Pioneer Junior – Senior High School
- Columbia Elementary School
- Fairview Elementary School
- Franklin Elementary School
- Galveston Elementary School
- Landis Elementary School
- Pioneer Elementary School
- Thompson Elementary School
- Rollie Zeider (1883–1967), major league baseball player (1910–1918); born in Hoover.
- Film actor Greg Kinnear was born in Logansport.
In Spanish: Condado de Cass (Indiana) para niños
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