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Douglas County, Missouri (MO)

County population in 2014: 13,546 (21% urban, 79% rural); it was 13,084 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,235
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,137
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 4,111
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,215 (it was 1,090 in 2000)
% of renters here:

21%
State:

31%

Land area: 815 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.

Population density: 17 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Douglas County: 79.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (29.9%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (10.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 54%
  • Government: 2%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 44%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Douglas County, Missouri:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (96.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.6%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (0.8%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (0.5%)
Median resident age:  45.0 years
Missouri median age:  37.0 years
Males: 6,685  (49.4%)
Females: 6,861  (50.6%)
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Douglas County,MO real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Douglas County:

2.0 people
Missouri:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $31,825 ($25,918 in 1999)

This county:

$31825
Missouri:

$46931

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $383 (lower quartile is $263, upper quartile is $466)
This county:

$383
State:

$566


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $100,046 (it was $67,700 in 2000)
Douglas:

$100,046
Missouri:

$133,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $54,952 - $160,305
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $752
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $291

Institutionalized population: 114

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 37
  • Burglaries: 42
  • Thefts: 64
  • Auto thefts: 31

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 37
  • Burglaries: 35
  • Thefts: 40
  • Auto thefts: 13
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 22 buildings, average cost: $44,700
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $89,000
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $73,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $165,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $504 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $546 (0.6%)

Douglas County household income distribution in 2009 Douglas County home values distribution Douglas County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 22.6%
(22.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 43.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 12.9% for other race residents, 9.0% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 23.2%
Douglas County:

23.2%
Missouri:

15.9%
(23.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 42.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 12.7% for other race residents, 8.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 45 years old
(Males: 44 years old, Females: 46 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45 years old, Black residents: 45 years old, American Indian residents: 62 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 31 years old, Other race residents: 25 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Douglas County is $384 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $464 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $614 a month.

Cities in this county include: Ava.

Douglas County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Neighboring counties: Ballard County, Kentucky , Beaver County, Oklahoma , Carlisle County, Kentucky , Greene County , McDonald County , Metcalfe County, Kentucky .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.8%
Missouri:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 387
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 69.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 9.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 120 (45% naturalized citizens)

Douglas County:

0.9%
Whole state:

2.7%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 38
  • 1990 to 1994: 8
  • 1985 to 1989: 9
  • 1980 to 1984: 17
  • 1975 to 1979: 5
  • 1970 to 1974: 4
  • 1970 to 1974: 5
  • 1965 to 1969: 34

Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 57.2%

Douglas County marital status for males Douglas County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,345
  • One, attached: 34
  • Two: 92
  • 3 or 4: 103
  • 5 to 9: 25
  • 10 to 19: 32
  • 20 or more: 59
  • Mobile homes: 1,189
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 40

Housing units in Douglas County with a mortgage: 691 (42 second mortgage, 15 home equity loan, 6 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 605

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

67.6% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Douglas County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,94817
Other4921
Catholic2451
Mainline Protestant2301
None10,769-
Douglas County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Douglas County:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Douglas County:

6.74 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 7
This county:

5.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Douglas County:

9.1%
Missouri:

8.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Douglas County:

28.8%
State:

29.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

8.7%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in Douglas County:

Average size of farms: 269 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $22,719
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $23.59
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 96.10%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $18,671
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 13.95%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $21,406
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 96.81%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 18.27
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 11.03%
Land in orchards: 45 acres

Earthquake activity:

Douglas County-area historical earthquake activity is near Missouri state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 151.8 miles away from Douglas County center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 152.0 miles away from the county center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 166.0 miles away from the county center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 120.7 miles away from the county center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 123.0 miles away from Douglas County center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 274.9 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • MissouriSevere Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 31, 2011 to February 5, 2011, Emergency Declared (EM-3317): February 3, 2011, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3317, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • MissouriSevere Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 8, 2009 to May 16, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1847): June 19, 2009, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1847, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • MissouriSevere Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 26, 2009 to January 28, 2009, Emergency Declared (EM-3303): January 30, 2009, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3303, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • MissouriSevere Storms, Flooding, and a Tornado, Incident Period: September 11, 2008 to September 24, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1809): November 13, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1809, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • MissouriSevere Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: March 17, 2008 to May 9, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1749): March 19, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1749, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • MissouriSevere Winter Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: February 10, 2008 to February 14, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1748): March 12, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1748, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • MissouriSevere Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 8, 2007 to December 15, 2007, Emergency Declared (EM-3281): December 12, 2007, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3281, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • MissouriHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3232): September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3232, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • MissouriSevere Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: May 4, 2003 to May 30, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1463): May 6, 2003, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1463, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • MissouriSevere Storms and Tornadoes, Incident Period: April 24, 2002 to June 10, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1412): May 6, 2002, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1412, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • 3 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Douglas County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (16%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (4%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Other Western Europe (27%)
  • Mexico (20%)
  • Germany (14%)
  • Netherlands (12%)
  • Philippines (7%)
  • Poland (6%)
  • Korea (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Douglas County (%):

  • United States or American (31%)
  • English (13%)
  • German (12%)
  • Irish (10%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3%)
  • Swedish (3%)
  • Dutch (3%)

Douglas County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,822 (72%)
  • Carpooled: 864 (16%)
  • Bicycle: 2 (0%)
  • Walked: 132 (2%)
  • Other means: 58 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 433 (8%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Douglas County, Missouri in 2000:

  • 56 people in nursing homes
  • 32 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 26 people in religious group quarters
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 3 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

People in group quarters in Douglas County, Missouri in 2010:

  • 96 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 18 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 5 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 4 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $30,680.

6.17% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,952 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.17%
Missouri average:

6.69%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.33% relocated from other counties in Missouri ($12,762 average AGI)
2.84% relocated from other states ($16,187 average AGI)
Douglas County:

2.84%
Missouri average:

2.54%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Greene County, MO  0.71% ($20,000 average AGI)
from Wright County, MO  0.54% ($19,091)
from Christian County, MO  0.44% ($19,111)
from Ozark County, MO  0.29% ($24,167)


6.31% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,624 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.31%
Missouri average:

6.91%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.94% relocated to other counties in Missouri ($24,601 average AGI)
1.37% relocated to other states ($6,023 average AGI)
Douglas County:

1.37%
Missouri average:

2.76%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Greene County, MO  1.37% ($22,946 average AGI)
to Wright County, MO  0.76% ($23,581)
to Christian County, MO  0.56% ($35,739)
to Ozark County, MO  0.44% ($13,944)
to Webster County, MO  0.44% ($20,889)
to Howell County, MO  0.29% ($23,917)
to Taney County, MO  0.29% ($45,167)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.9

Births per 1000 population in Douglas County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Douglas County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.9

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Douglas County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 21.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 9.4%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Douglas County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Douglas County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,841 (2,242 aged, 599 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 202 (6%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Douglas County, Missouri in 1999 - 2014:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (174)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (158)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (155)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (138)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (101)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (84)
  • Congestive heart failure (78)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (61)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (52)
  • Cardiac arrest, unspecified (44)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 21%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 18%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1118.140
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1051.930
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 7.36

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 16.1
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 36.78

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 14.71

Household type by relationship:

Households: 13,561
  • In family households: 11,516 (3,037 male householders, 856 female householders)
    3,135 spouses, 3,561 children (3,182 natural, 116 adopted, 263 stepchildren), 305 grandchildren, 83 brothers or sisters, 89 parents, 90 other relatives, 287 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,045 (796 male householders (627 living alone)), 898 female householders (794 living alone)), 351 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 123 (114 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,033 2-persons, 802 3-persons, 575 4-persons, 287 5-persons, 127 6-persons, 69 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,421 1-person, 231 2-persons, 23 3-persons, 12 4-persons, 3 5-persons, 3 6-persons, 1 7-or-more-persons.

2,427 married couples with children.
651 single-parent households (216 men, 435 women).

97.4% of residents of Douglas County speak English at home.
1.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (48% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 39% speak English not well).
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (65% speak English very well, 28% speak English well, 7% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (24% speak English very well, 76% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (63% speak English very well, 38% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $76,956,000 ($5681 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,814,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $32,477,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $15,329,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $526,000
Federal grants: $25,701,000
Federal procurement contracts: $343,000 ($26,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,580,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $169,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,573,000
Federal Government insurance: $64,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 713
Here:

52 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 755
Here:

56 per 1000 residents
State:

49 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +29
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +547
Here:

+40 per 1000 residents
State:

+5 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Douglas County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.70 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.5
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 72
  • 2000 to 2004: 1,088
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,021
  • 1980 to 1989: 803
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,417
  • 1960 to 1969: 833
  • 1950 to 1959: 336
  • 1940 to 1949: 443
  • 1939 or earlier: 519
Rooms in houses/apartments in Douglas County, Missouri
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 19
  • 2 rooms: 46
  • 3 rooms: 170
  • 4 rooms: 726
  • 5 rooms: 1,129
  • 6 rooms: 916
  • 7 rooms: 517
  • 8 rooms: 320
  • 9+ rooms: 268
  • 1 room: 16
  • 2 rooms: 62
  • 3 rooms: 117
  • 4 rooms: 258
  • 5 rooms: 328
  • 6 rooms: 216
  • 7 rooms: 62
  • 8 rooms: 6
  • 9+ rooms: 25
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Douglas County, Missouri
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 32
  • 1 bedroom: 179
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,334
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,950
  • 4 bedrooms: 480
  • 5+ bedrooms: 136
  • no bedroom: 33
  • 1 bedroom: 177
  • 2 bedrooms: 539
  • 3 bedrooms: 282
  • 4 bedrooms: 36
  • 5+ bedrooms: 23
Cars and other vehicles available in Douglas County, Missouri in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 210
  • 1 vehicle: 1,135
  • 2 vehicles: 1,628
  • 3 vehicles: 743
  • 4 vehicles: 282
  • 5+ vehicles: 113
  • no vehicle: 193
  • 1 vehicle: 531
  • 2 vehicles: 285
  • 3 vehicles: 62
  • 4 vehicles: 15
  • 5+ vehicles: 4

62% of Douglas County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 43% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 44% lived in Missouri.

Douglas County:

62.4%
State average:

54.3%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 8098
  • Northeast: 170
  • Midwest: 1904
  • South: 1542
  • West: 1174

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $31,900


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 4%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 4%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Douglas County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (49.0%)
  • Wood (32.9%)
  • Utility gas (9.4%)
  • Electricity (7.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (37.4%)
  • Electricity (25.5%)
  • Wood (19.3%)
  • Utility gas (16.1%)
  • Other fuel (0.6%)
  • No fuel used (0.6%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 105
Here:

6.6%
Missouri:

13.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 56
Here:

7.0%
Missouri:

11.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 92
Here:

28.3%
Missouri:

24.9%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 487
  • Number of aged recipients: 59
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 428
  • Number of recipients under 18: 39
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 322
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 126
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 189
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 200
Douglas County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Douglas County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Douglas County, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James8173.8 years
John7775.5 years
William7678.1 years
Mary5477.5 years
Robert4273.3 years
George3977.8 years
Charles3376.9 years
Ethel2583.8 years
Richard2570.8 years
Helen2177.8 years
Most common last names in Douglas County, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Davis4476.6 years
Miller4079.0 years
Smith3676.4 years
Johnson2679.8 years
Brown2679.4 years
Williams2675.0 years
Turner2379.7 years
Lakey2373.9 years
Hodges2175.8 years
Hicks2178.4 years
Businesses in Douglas County, MO
NameCountNameCount
FedEx2Subway1
H&R Block1Super 81
KFC1Taco Bell1
Long John Silver's1True Value1
McDonald's1U-Haul1
Pizza Hut1UPS1
RadioShack1Walmart1
SONIC Drive-In1