Douglas County MO Information


Douglas County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 13,525
Daytime Population: Workers 3,372
Daytime Population: Residents 8,449
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 11,821
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.87
Population in Households 13,402
Population in Familes 11,000
Population in Group Qrtrs 123
Population Density2 17
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $37,144
Average Household Income $49,347
Per Capita Income $20,350


Total Housing Units 6,582 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,212 (64.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,321 (20.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,049 (15.9%)
Median Home Value $111,669
Average Home Value $152,232


Total Households 5,533
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 3,815
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 -0.16% -0.35%
Households -0.13% -0.33%
Families -0.28% -0.42%
Median Household Income   0.87%
Per Capita Income   2.43%


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, 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 # 77 34th
Population Density # 91 22nd
Diversity Index # 95 18th
Median Household Income # 89 23rd
Per Capita Income # 92 21st

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