Douglas County OR Information


Douglas County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 110,192
Population in Households 108,451
Population in Familes 85,180
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,741
Population Density1 22
Diversity Index2 25


Total Households 46,023
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 30,457
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 50,632 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 30,125 (59.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 15,898 (31.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,609 ( 9.1%)
Median Home Value $202,166
Average Home Value $261,670


Median Household Income $40,185
Average Household Income $54,084
Per Capita Income $22,867
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.37% 0.23%
Households 0.51% 0.33%
Families 0.33% 0.21%
Median Household Income   2.35%
Per Capita Income   2.0%
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 OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Douglas County to the other 36 counties and county equivalents in Oregon 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 # 9 78th
Population Density1 # 20 47th
Diversity Index2 # 30 19th
Median Household Income # 29 22nd
Per Capita Income # 30 19th

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