Douglas County MN Information


Douglas County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 38,459
Daytime Population: Workers 21,296
Daytime Population: Residents 18,495
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 39,791
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.03
Population in Households 37,937
Population in Familes 30,017
Population in Group Qrtrs 522
Population Density2 60
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $54,753
Average Household Income $74,502
Per Capita Income $31,606


Total Housing Units 21,270 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,082 (56.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,168 (19.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,020 (23.6%)
Median Home Value $206,305
Average Home Value $255,711


Total Households 16,250
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 10,572
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 0.91% 0.96%
Households 0.84% 0.92%
Families 0.75% 0.86%
Median Household Income   2.68%
Per Capita Income   3.53%


Douglas County MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Douglas County to the other 87 counties and county equivalents in Minnesota 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 # 27 70th
Population Density # 25 72nd
Diversity Index # 81 8th
Median Household Income # 30 67th
Per Capita Income # 14 85th

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