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Time Zone: Cass County lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Harrisonville is the Seat for Cass County.

Cass County was founded in 1833 and was created by taking area from JacksonCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Cass had a population of 100,184 people. This is an increase of 22.04% since the last Census (which gave a population of 82,092 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Cass represented 1.47% of the total population of Missouri, making it the state's 11th most populous county (out of 115 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

YearPopulationChange
Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201099,478+21.18%-0.7% since 2009
2009100,184+22.04%+0.91% since 2008
200899,281+20.94%+1.41% since 2007
200797,900+19.26% 
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200082,092The Last Census

More information can be found on the Cass County Census Page for Cass County.

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Below are some of the communities located in Cass County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Cass County):

Community 2009
Population
2000
Population
Change
(2009vs. 2000)
Kansas City   482,299441,5459.23% increase  
Lee's Summit   86,55670,70022.43% increase  
Belton   24,80221,73014.14% increase  
Raymore   18,59411,14666.8% increase  
Harrisonville   9,8618,94610.23% increase  

Websites for Cass County

Official Website:   www.casscounty.com/

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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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