Douglas County CO Information


Douglas County Subdivisions

Douglas County CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 312,444
Population in Households 311,793
Population in Familes 276,665
Population in Group Qrtrs 651
Population Density1 372
Diversity Index2 33


Total Households 111,791
Average Household Size 2.79
Family Households 86,480
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 116,671 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 87,126 (74.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 24,665 (21.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,880 ( 4.2%)
Median Home Value $382,126
Average Home Value $442,780


Median Household Income $109,706
Average Household Income $135,473
Per Capita Income $48,508
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.73% 2.08%
Households 1.76% 2.19%
Families 1.71% 2.16%
Median Household Income   1.44%
Per Capita Income   2.19%
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 CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Douglas County to the other 64 counties and county equivalents in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 7 91st
Population Density1 # 7 91st
Diversity Index2 # 45 31st
Median Household Income # 1 100th
Per Capita Income # 2 98th

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