Douglas County MO Information


Douglas County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 13,718
Population in Households 13,595
Population in Familes 11,197
Population in Group Qrtrs 123
Population Density1 17
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 5,656
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 3,908
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,641 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,386 (66.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,270 (19.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 985 (14.8%)
Median Home Value $116,361
Average Home Value $137,717


Median Household Income $35,099
Average Household Income $45,405
Per Capita Income $18,802
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.06% -0.12%
Households 0.29% -0.06%
Families 0.09% -0.19%
Median Household Income   2.16%
Per Capita Income   2.15%
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 MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Douglas County to the other 115 counties and county equivalents in Missouri 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 # 77 34th
Population Density1 # 91 22nd
Diversity Index2 # 97 17th
Median Household Income # 85 27th
Per Capita Income # 69 41st

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