Douglas County NE Information


Douglas County Subdivisions

Douglas County NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 570,501
Population in Households 557,857
Population in Familes 435,893
Population in Group Qrtrs 12,644
Population Density1 1,737
Diversity Index2 57


Median Household Income $59,172
Average Household Income $83,215
Per Capita Income $32,722


Total Housing Units 238,924 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 134,480 (56.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 88,022 (36.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 16,422 ( 6.9%)
Median Home Value $169,992
Average Home Value $216,996


Total Households 222,502
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 136,160
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 1.2% 1.1%
Households 1.15% 1.09%
Families 0.98% 0.98%
Median Household Income   2.27%
Per Capita Income   2.05%


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, 2018 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 Density # 1 100th
Diversity Index # 7 94th
Median Household Income # 7 94th
Per Capita Income # 8 92nd

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