Douglas County KS Information


Douglas County Subdivisions

Douglas County KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 120,191
Daytime Population: Workers 54,439
Daytime Population: Residents 60,363
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 114,802
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.96
Population in Households 111,399
Population in Familes 74,059
Population in Group Qrtrs 8,792
Population Density2 264
Diversity Index3 41


Median Household Income $53,026
Average Household Income $72,979
Per Capita Income $29,806


Total Housing Units 50,385 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 24,245 (48.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 23,112 (45.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,028 ( 6.0%)
Median Home Value $206,967
Average Home Value $250,593


Total Households 47,357
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 25,037
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.13% 1.1%
Households 1.15% 1.15%
Families 0.99% 1.05%
Median Household Income   2.44%
Per Capita Income   2.83%


Douglas County KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Douglas County to the other 105 counties and county equivalents in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 5 96th
Population Density # 5 96th
Diversity Index # 26 76th
Median Household Income # 24 78th
Per Capita Income # 9 92nd

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