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Douglas County, Washington; United States

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Douglas County, Washington
United States
Population Estimates, July 1, 2022, (V2022)
44,223
333,271,411
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2023, (V2023)
44,798
334,914,895
Population Estimates, July 1, 2022, (V2022)
44,223
333,271,411
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2023)
42,933
331,464,948
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2022)
42,933
331,464,948
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2023, (V2023)
4.3%
1.0%
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2022, (V2022)
3.0%
0.5%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 42,938 331,449,281
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 38,431 308,745,538
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.9%
5.6%
Persons under 18 years, percent
24.0%
21.7%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
18.8%
17.3%
Female persons, percent
48.2%
50.4%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
91.6%
75.5%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
1.1%
13.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
2.5%
1.3%
Asian alone, percent(a)
1.4%
6.3%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.3%
0.3%
Two or More Races, percent
3.0%
3.0%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
34.3%
19.1%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
60.9%
58.9%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2018-2022 2,344 17,038,807
Foreign born persons, percent, 2018-2022 15.4% 13.7%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2022, (V2022) 18,063 143,786,655
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2018-2022 69.9% 64.8%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2018-2022 $366,800 $281,900
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2018-2022 $1,835 $1,828
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2018-2022 $517 $584
Median gross rent, 2018-2022 $1,181 $1,268
Building permits, 2022 232 1,665,088
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2018-2022 15,474 125,736,353
Persons per household, 2018-2022 2.75 2.57
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2018-2022 89.0% 86.9%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2018-2022 28.5% 21.7%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2018-2022 93.3% 94.0%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2018-2022 86.2% 88.3%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 81.8% 89.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 21.7% 34.3%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2018-2022 13.7% 8.9%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
12.7%
9.3%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 64.1% 63.0%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 56.3% 58.5%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 57,193 938,237,077
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 62,811 2,527,903,275
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 21,171 895,225,411
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 522,872 4,949,601,481
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $12,461 $15,224
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2018-2022 21.7 26.7
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $79,422 $75,149
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $39,867 $41,261
Persons in poverty, percent
8.6%
11.5%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2021 808 8,148,606
Total employment, 2021 8,242 128,346,299
Total annual payroll, 2021 ($1,000) 349,290 8,278,573,947
Total employment, percent change, 2020-2021 2.3% -4.3%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2021 2,114 28,477,518
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 866 5,744,643
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 424 3,480,438
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 165 1,134,549
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S 1,014,958
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 635 4,371,152
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 30 351,237
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 708 4,968,606
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 23.6 93.8
Population per square mile, 2010 21.1 87.4
Land area in square miles, 2020 1,819.24 3,533,038.28
Land area in square miles, 2010 1,819.26 3,531,905.43
FIPS Code 53017 1
Value Notes

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QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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