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Douglas County, Oregon (OR)

County population in 2016: 108,457 (59% urban, 41% rural); it was 100,399 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 18,131
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 12,379
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 28,570
Renter-occupied apartments: 14,071 (it was 11,251 in 2000)
% of renters here:

28%
State:

38%

Land area: 5037 sq. mi.

Water area: 97.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 22 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Douglas County: 84.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (21.1%), Educational, health and social services (20.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 53%
  • Government: 11%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 35%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Douglas County, Oregon:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (88.2%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (5.4%)
  • Two or more races (4.0%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (1.0%)
  • Asian alone (0.9%)
Median resident age:  47.2 years
Oregon median age:  39.2 years
Males: 54,065  (49.8%)
Females: 54,392  (50.2%)
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Douglas County,OR real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Douglas County:

2.0 people
Oregon:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $42,889 ($33,223 in 1999)

This county:

$42,889
Oregon:

$57,532

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $606 (lower quartile is $421, upper quartile is $839)
This county:

$606
State:

$898


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $183,400 (it was $98,900 in 2000)
Douglas:

$183,400
Oregon:

$287,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $115,700 - $271,700
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,178
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $384

Institutionalized population: 665

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 15
  • Robberies: 8
  • Assaults: 36
  • Burglaries: 442
  • Thefts: 985
  • Auto thefts: 167

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 8
  • Robberies: 6
  • Assaults: 16
  • Burglaries: 326
  • Thefts: 805
  • Auto thefts: 135
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 305 buildings, average cost: $140,000
  • 2001: 311 buildings, average cost: $125,900
  • 2002: 328 buildings, average cost: $156,000
  • 2003: 303 buildings, average cost: $169,100
  • 2004: 346 buildings, average cost: $163,300
  • 2007: 373 buildings, average cost: $195,000
  • 2008: 272 buildings, average cost: $190,600
  • 2009: 170 buildings, average cost: $200,900
  • 2010: 133 buildings, average cost: $218,500
  • 2011: 96 buildings, average cost: $245,400
  • 2012: 102 buildings, average cost: $234,200
  • 2013: 150 buildings, average cost: $230,300
  • 2014: 160 buildings, average cost: $243,500
Number of permits per 10,000 residents
Average permit cost
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,758 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,327 (0.8%)

Douglas County household income distribution in 2013 Douglas County home values distribution in 2013 Douglas County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 14.8%
Douglas County:

14.8%
Oregon:

13.3%
(12.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.9% for Black residents, 32.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 21.1% for American Indian residents, 25.6% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 28.7% for other race residents, 25.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 47.2 years old
(Males: 45.3 years old, Females: 49.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 49.6 years old, Black residents: 21.6 years old, American Indian residents: 54.4 years old, Asian residents: 46.8 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 28.2 years old, Other race residents: 51.8 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Douglas County is $453 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $584 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $792 a month.

Cities in this county include: Roseburg, Calapooia, Tenmile, Sutherlin, Green, Roseburg North, North Umpqua, Melrose, Winston, Reedsport.

Douglas County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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Neighboring counties: Madison County, Idaho , Teton County, Idaho , Richland County, Wisconsin , Sauk County, Wisconsin , Waushara County, Wisconsin , Winnebago County, Wisconsin .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.4%
Oregon:

5.6%

Unemployment by year
County total employment by year
County average yearly wages by year

Current college students: 3,038
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 89.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 17.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 3,547 (43.7% naturalized citizens)

Douglas County:

3.3%
Whole state:

9.6%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population Note: State values scaled to Douglas County population
  • 4182010 or later
  • 6252000 to 2009
  • 4931990 to 1999
  • 3051980 to 1989
  • 2781970 to 1979
  • 1,036Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 93.9%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 32,168
  • One, attached: 996
  • Two: 706
  • 3 or 4: 1,587
  • 5 to 9: 982
  • 10 to 19: 664
  • 20 to 49: 1,379
  • 50 or more: 244
  • Mobile homes: 10,198
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 283

Housing units in Douglas County with a mortgage: 16,534 (408 second mortgage, 998 home equity loan, 27 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 13,174

Here:

55.2% with mortgage
State:

66.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Douglas County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Year 2000 to 2010 Change
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant19,604128
Other5,23825
Catholic2,4435
Mainline Protestant2,20625
None78,176-
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: 30
Douglas County:

2.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
Here:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 37
This county:

3.56 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
Douglas County:

2.98 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 94
This county:

9.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.93 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Douglas County:

10.3%
Oregon:

7.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Douglas County:

32.1%
State:

25.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.4%
State:

14.2%

Agriculture in Douglas County:

Average size of farms: 185 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $17,615
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $353.08
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 10.39%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 63.49%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $22,186
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 9.85%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 26.31%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $36,772
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 92.70%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 12.05
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.14%
Land in orchards: 1,801 acres

Earthquake activity:

Douglas County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Oregon state average. It is 413% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 213.6 miles away from Douglas County center
On 11/8/1980 at 10:27:34, a magnitude 7.2 (6.2 MB, 7.2 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.0 ML) earthquake occurred 159.4 miles away from the county center
On 8/17/1991 at 22:17:14, a magnitude 7.1 (6.2 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.1 MW, 6.8 ML, Depth: 8.4 mi) earthquake occurred 158.4 miles away from the county center
On 6/15/2005 at 02:50:54, a magnitude 7.2 (6.1 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.1 MW, Depth: 9.9 mi) earthquake occurred 199.7 miles away from the county center
On 4/25/1992 at 18:06:04, a magnitude 7.2 (6.3 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.1 MW, Depth: 9.4 mi) earthquake occurred 207.2 miles away from Douglas County center, causing $75,000,000 total damage
On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK) earthquake occurred 366.1 miles away from the county center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Oregon Severe Winter Storms, Straight-line Winds, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: December 06, 2015 to December 23, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4258: February 17, 2016, FEMA Id: 4258, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood, Wind
  • Oregon Severe Winter Storm, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: January 17, 2012 to January 21, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4055: March 02, 2012, FEMA Id: 4055, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • Oregon Severe Winter Storm, Flooding, Mudslides, Landslides, And Debris Flows, Incident Period: January 13, 2011 to January 21, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1956: February 17, 2011, FEMA Id: 1956, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • Oregon Severe Storms, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: December 18, 2005 to January 21, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1632: March 20, 2006, FEMA Id: 1632, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • Oregon Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3228: September 07, 2005, FEMA Id: 3228, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Oregon Bland Mountain #2 Fire, Incident Period: August 20, 2004 to September 05, 2004, Fire Management Assistance Declared: August 21, 2004, FEMA Id: 2549, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Oregon Severe Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 26, 2003 to January 14, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1510: February 19, 2004, FEMA Id: 1510, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Oregon Severe Winter Windstorm with High Winds, Incident Period: February 07, 2002 to February 08, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1405: March 12, 2002, FEMA Id: 1405, Natural disaster type: Storm, Wind
  • Oregon Severe Winter Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: December 25, 1996 to January 06, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1160: January 23, 1997, FEMA Id: 1160, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • Oregon Severe Storms/High Winds, Incident Period: December 10, 1996 to December 12, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1107: March 19, 1996, FEMA Id: 1107, Natural disaster type: Storm, Wind
  • 5 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Douglas County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 7, Winter Storms: 5, Landslides: 4, Mudslides: 4, Winds: 3, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)

Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2016


  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (27%)
  • Canada (15%)
  • Philippines (7%)
  • Germany (6%)
  • Korea (5%)
  • Russia (4%)
  • Japan (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Douglas County


  • American (13%)
  • German (13%)
  • English (7%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • European (4%)
  • Italian (2%)
  • Scottish (2%)

Douglas County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 31,637 (79.3%)
  • Carpooled: 4,111 (10.3%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 63 (0.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 416 (1.0%)
  • Bicycle: 265 (0.7%)
  • Walked: 1,083 (2.7%)
  • Worked at home: 2,447 (6.1%)
Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 589 people in nursing homes
  • 201 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 177 people in other group homes
  • 174 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 133 people in job corps and vocational training facilities
  • 65 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 57 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 32 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 27 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 15 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 14 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 12 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 12 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 10 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 9 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 5 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 4 people in unknown juvenile institutions

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

  • 380 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 286 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 262 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 235 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 217 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 154 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 99 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 39 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 14 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 10 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 7 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 5 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $42,812.

5.01% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,268 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.01%
Oregon average:

7.22%


0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($232 average AGI)
Douglas County:

0.03%
Oregon average:

0.04%

2.31% relocated from other counties in Oregon ($13,205 average AGI)
2.67% relocated from other states ($23,831 average AGI)
Douglas County:

2.67%
Oregon average:

3.49%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Lane County, OR  0.50% ($25,348 average AGI)
from Coos County, OR  0.30% ($26,162)
from Jackson County, OR  0.24% ($30,069)
from Josephine County, OR  0.17% ($23,419)
from Washington County, OR  0.13% ($29,106)
from Multnomah County, OR  0.13% ($30,761)
from Marion County, OR  0.11% ($35,667)


4.86% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,769 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.86%
Oregon average:

6.82%


0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($163 average AGI)
Douglas County:

0.04%
Oregon average:

0.06%

2.65% relocated to other counties in Oregon ($16,180 average AGI)
2.18% relocated to other states ($15,426 average AGI)
Douglas County:

2.18%
Oregon average:

3.06%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Lane County, OR  0.78% ($25,789 average AGI)
to Coos County, OR  0.28% ($30,447)
to Jackson County, OR  0.22% ($29,238)
to Washington County, OR  0.17% ($28,694)
to Multnomah County, OR  0.16% ($24,967)
to Josephine County, OR  0.15% ($33,125)
to Marion County, OR  0.15% ($33,291)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.7
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.2

Births per 1000 population in Douglas County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 12.5

Deaths per 1000 population in Douglas County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.8

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Douglas County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 17.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.1%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Douglas County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Douglas County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Douglas County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Douglas County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Douglas County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Douglas County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 24,330 (20,598 aged, 3,732 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 2,574 (12%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (1,502)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (1,474)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (1,100)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (977)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (724)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (639)
  • Unspecified dementia (583)
  • Congestive heart failure (377)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (340)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (333)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.91
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 13,708
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 334
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 51,533

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,032
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,181
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 6

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 45
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 99

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 13

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 195.5. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 119.6
  • Poisoning - 33.8
  • Other - 42.2

Household type by relationship:

Households: 108,457
  • In family households: 86,470 (12,777 male householders, 14,896 female householders)
    21,723 spouses, 26,890 children (24,838 natural, 298 adopted, 1,754 stepchildren), 3,882 grandchildren, 689 brothers or sisters, 1,774 parents, 1,386 other relatives, 2,453 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 20,056 (7,283 male householders (6,053 living alone)), 8,862 female householders (7,056 living alone)), 3,911 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,931

Size of family households: 14,389 2-persons, 5,928 3-persons, 3,646 4-persons, 2,377 5-persons, 741 6-persons, 592 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 13,109 1-person, 2,879 2-persons, 104 3-persons, 53 7-or-more-persons.

12,557 married couples with children.
4,354 single-parent households (677 men, 3,677 women).

96.5% of residents of Douglas speak English at home.
2.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (63% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (80% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (73% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 10% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (81% speak English very well, 19% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $742,972,000 ($7,203 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $18,387,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $366,741,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $123,584,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,542,000
Federal grants: $129,475,000
Federal procurement contracts: $47,193,000 ($476,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $74,437,000 ($602,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $7,069,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $43,457,000
Federal Government insurance: $236,998,000

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

Births: 5,618
Here:

54 per 1000 residents
State:

65 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 6,386
Here:

61 per 1000 residents
State:

44 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +223
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+20 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +4,522
Here:

+43 per 1000 residents
State:

+21 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Douglas County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 5.82 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.1

Year house built in Douglas County, Oregon Note: State values scaled to Douglas County population
  • 1882014 or later
  • 8042010 to 2013
  • 6,0442000 to 2009
  • 6,6091990 to 1999
  • 5,2081980 to 1989
  • 12,2031970 to 1979
  • 4,5591960 to 1969
  • 5,9761950 to 1959
  • 3,0501940 to 1949
  • 4,5661939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Douglas County, Oregon
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Douglas County, Oregon Note: State values scaled to Douglas County population
  • 2131 room
  • 3682 rooms
  • 5713 rooms
  • 4,1914 rooms
  • 6,3475 rooms
  • 7,2486 rooms
  • 4,9807 rooms
  • 2,9628 rooms
  • 2,8289+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Douglas County, Oregon Note: State values scaled to Douglas County population
  • 3121 room
  • 1,1212 rooms
  • 1,7513 rooms
  • 4,0404 rooms
  • 2,7395 rooms
  • 2,2846 rooms
  • 1,1027 rooms
  • 2078 rooms
  • 5549+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Douglas County, Oregon
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Douglas County, Oregon Note: State values scaled to Douglas County population
  • 266no bedroom
  • 6641 bedroom
  • 6,7992 bedrooms
  • 17,5953 bedrooms
  • 3,7184 bedrooms
  • 6665+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Douglas County, Oregon Note: State values scaled to Douglas County population
  • 312no bedroom
  • 3,0201 bedroom
  • 5,3852 bedrooms
  • 4,2103 bedrooms
  • 1,0324 bedrooms
  • 1515+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Douglas County, Oregon in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Douglas County in owner-occupied houses/condos Note: State values scaled to Douglas County population
  • 868no vehicle
  • 8,1941 vehicle
  • 10,4232 vehicles
  • 6,1323 vehicles
  • 2,8644 vehicles
  • 1,2275+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Douglas County in renter-occupied apartments Note: State values scaled to Douglas County population
  • 2,254no vehicle
  • 6,3321 vehicle
  • 3,7832 vehicles
  • 1,2673 vehicles
  • 3384 vehicles
  • 1365+ vehicles

81.7% of Douglas County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 27% lived in Oregon.

Douglas County:

81.7%
State average:

81.6%

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

  • This state: 50,825
  • Other state: 53,432
  • Northeast: 3,106
  • Midwest: 10,172
  • South: 4,707
  • West: 35,447
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Douglas County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 53.4%Electricity
  • 27.9%Utility gas
  • 14.2%Wood
  • 1.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.2%Other fuel
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 63.3%Electricity
  • 19.7%Utility gas
  • 11.9%Wood
  • 2.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 779
Here:

8.2%
Oregon:

9.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 359
Here:

7.3%
Oregon:

8.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 410
Here:

12.3%
Oregon:

14.8%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Douglas County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $8,848,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,191,000
    Police Protection: $778,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $66,000
    Solid Waste Management: $10,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $20,978,000
    Health - Other: $18,333,000
    Regular Highways: $11,821,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $8,290,000
    Police Protection: $7,534,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,676,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,677,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,619,000
    Financial Administration: $2,804,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,271,000
    Libraries: $1,834,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,789,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,743,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,006,000
    Water Utilities: $792,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $781,000
    Corrections - Other: $720,000
    Housing and Community Development: $629,000
    Sewerage: $368,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $91,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $5,053,000
    Regular Highways: $958,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Natural Resources - Other: $1,333,000
    Regular Highways: $597,000
    Parks and Recreation: $419,000
    General Public Building: $313,000
    Health - Other: $271,000
    Central Staff Services: $246,000
    Correctional Institutions: $161,000
    Financial Administration: $149,000
    Police Protection: $130,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $128,000
    Libraries: $28,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $22,000
    Solid Waste Management: $15,000
    General - Other: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $33,766,000

Douglas County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $3,834,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,650,000
    Sewerage: $371,000
    Solid Waste Management: $357,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $32,483,000
    Highways: $19,072,000
    Health and Hospitals: $516,000
    All Other: $263,000
    Natural Resources: $85,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $865,000
    Highways: $521,000
    Education: $205,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $5,273,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $2,843,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,326,000
    Rents: $270,000
    Special Assessments: $56,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $25,000
    Sale of Property: $8,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $599,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $16,469,000
    Highways: $5,905,000
    All Other: $5,628,000
    General Local Government Support: $877,000
    Public Welfare: $773,000
    Transit Utilities: $277,000
    Housing and Community Development: $237,000
    Education: $54,000
    Water Utilities: $33,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,613,000
    Other License: $1,567,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $188,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $3,000

Douglas County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,743,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,656,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $87,000

Douglas County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $166,854,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 2,149
  • Number of aged recipients: 170
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,979
  • Number of recipients under 18: 247
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,593
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 309
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 777
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 953
Douglas County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Douglas County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Douglas County, OR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William65776.0 years
John62975.2 years
Robert58172.0 years
James56771.4 years
Mary40379.1 years
Charles38474.3 years
George36676.7 years
Donald25171.3 years
Richard23868.1 years
Frank23276.3 years
Most common last names in Douglas County, OR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith32675.8 years
Johnson24575.4 years
Miller16875.1 years
Williams15175.7 years
Brown14875.0 years
Anderson14376.2 years
Jones14174.5 years
Wilson12576.5 years
Davis12175.3 years
Moore10574.1 years
Businesses in Douglas County, OR
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2Maurices1
AT&T3McDonald's6
Ace Hardware4Microtel1
Albertsons1Motel 62
Applebee's1Motherhood Maternity1
Arby's2New Balance1
Best Western3Nike4
Big O Tires1Office Depot1
Blockbuster1Payless1
Burger King3Pier 1 Imports1
Carl\s Jr.1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1Quality1
Comfort Inn1Quiznos1
Costco1RadioShack1
Curves3Red Robin1
Dairy Queen6Rite Aid2
Dennys2SAS Shoes1
Domino's Pizza2SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx12Safeway1
Ford1Sears2
GNC2Sleep Inn1
GameStop1Sprint Nextel2
Goodwill3Staples1
H&R Block2Starbucks3
Holiday Inn2Subway11
Home Depot1Super 81
Honda1T-Mobile2
Howard Johnson1Taco Bell2
IHOP1Toyota1
JCPenney1Travelodge1
Jack In The Box2True Value6
KFC2U-Haul9
Kmart1U.S. Cellular2
Kroger2UPS15
Lane Furniture5Vons2
Little Caesars Pizza1Walgreens1
Long John Silver's1Walmart1
Lowe's1Wendy's1
Macy's1YMCA1
MasterBrand Cabinets5

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