Douglas County NE Information


Douglas County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 555,283
Population in Households 542,718
Population in Familes 422,556
Population in Group Qrtrs 12,565
Population Density1 1,691
Diversity Index2 55


Total Households 216,614
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 133,480
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 234,031 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 129,073 (55.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 87,541 (37.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 17,417 ( 7.4%)
Median Home Value $158,545
Average Home Value $201,654


Median Household Income $54,634
Average Household Income $75,144
Per Capita Income $29,587
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.15% 1.14%
Households 1.09% 1.12%
Families 0.98% 1.05%
Median Household Income   2.45%
Per Capita Income   1.87%
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 NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Douglas County to the other 93 counties and county equivalents in Nebraska 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 # 1 100th
Population Density1 # 1 100th
Diversity Index2 # 7 94th
Median Household Income # 8 92nd
Per Capita Income # 8 92nd

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