Douglas County KS Information


Douglas County Subdivisions

Douglas County KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 122,360
Population in Households 113,568
Population in Familes 75,950
Population in Group Qrtrs 8,792
Population Density2 268
Diversity Index3 41


Median Household Income $54,035
Average Household Income $76,532
Per Capita Income $31,304


Total Housing Units 51,252 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 26,936 (52.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 21,436 (41.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,880 ( 5.6%)
Median Home Value $213,394
Average Home Value $260,390


Total Households 48,372
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 25,495
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 1.21% 1.27%
Households 1.27% 1.34%
Families 1.1% 1.23%
Median Household Income   2.02%
Per Capita Income   2.64%


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, 2018 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 # 19 83rd
Per Capita Income # 6 95th

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