Douglas County WA Information


Douglas County Subdivisions

Douglas County WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 40,812
Population in Households 40,622
Population in Familes 34,476
Population in Group Qrtrs 190
Population Density1 22
Diversity Index2 66


Total Households 14,548
Average Household Size 2.79
Family Households 10,685
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 16,893 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,008 (59.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,540 (26.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,345 (13.9%)
Median Home Value $220,964
Average Home Value $265,298


Median Household Income $53,695
Average Household Income $68,060
Per Capita Income $24,420
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.97% 0.86%
Households 0.74% 0.76%
Families 0.68% 0.73%
Median Household Income   1.13%
Per Capita Income   1.74%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Douglas County WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Douglas County to the other 39 counties and county equivalents in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 26 36th
Population Density1 # 24 41st
Diversity Index2 # 5 90th
Median Household Income # 12 72nd
Per Capita Income # 27 33rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Washington Census Data Comparison Tool.