Douglas County CO Information


Douglas County Subdivisions

Douglas County CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 303,861
Population in Households 303,209
Population in Familes 269,060
Population in Group Qrtrs 652
Population Density1 362
Diversity Index2 32


Total Households 109,170
Average Household Size 2.78
Family Households 84,344
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 114,025 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 85,293 (74.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 23,877 (20.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,855 ( 4.3%)
Median Home Value $366,124
Average Home Value $424,406


Median Household Income $108,921
Average Household Income $136,346
Per Capita Income $49,023
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.48% 1.94%
Households 1.61% 2.03%
Families 1.52% 1.98%
Median Household Income   2.56%
Per Capita Income   3.15%
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, 2014 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 # 8 89th
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.