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Located on the Cass River, Vassar has a vibrant downtown and….


Population data


As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 2,697 people, 1,001 households, and 668 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,272.2 inhabitants per square mile (491.2/km2). There were 1,154 housing units at an average density of 544.3 per square mile (210.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 87.4% White, 8.8% African American, 0.4% Native American, 0.1% Asian, 1.1% from other races, and 2.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.0% of the population.

There were 1,001 households of which 35.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.4% were married couples living together, 16.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 33.3% were non-families. 28.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 2.99.


Age of Residents

Gender Makeup


Beyond the population

Nearby cities

Why people outside the city come to Vassar






Major Employers

Properties Available


A quick snapshot of available downtown properties

Please contact a local realtor to learn more


What makes Vassar Special?


Unique features of Vassar

Farmers market

Downtown pop up market

Hockey/Basketball Pavillion

Vibrant downtown (not much property available) 


What about water?

Learn more about the the city of Vassar’s water availability and their waste water treatment process by clicking the button below.

Community Projects & Developments

Vassar Rail Trail

Vassar Rail Trail

Coming Soon

Pop Up Market

Pop Up Market

Coming Soon

Vassar Playground

Playground Update

Coming soon

Bike Repair Station

Coming Soon