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Douglas County, Washington (WA)

County population in 2019: 43,219 (73% urban, 27% rural); it was 32,603 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 6,565
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,156
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 8,321
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,173 (it was 3,405 in 2000)
% of renters here:

29%
State:

36%

Land area: 1821 sq. mi.

Water area: 28.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 24 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Douglas County: 93.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (19.7%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (17.1%), Retail trade (12.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 76%
  • Government: 16%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 7%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in Douglas County, WA (2019)
    • 27,24163.1%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 14,04732.5%Hispanic or Latino
    • 9332.2%Two or more races
    • 3150.7%Asian alone
    • 2700.6%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 2060.5%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1140.3%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 510.1%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

37.3 years
Washington median age:

37.9 years
Males: 21,701  (50.2%)
Females: 21,518  (49.8%)
Average household size:
Douglas County:

2.0 people
Washington:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $67,142 ($38,464 in 1999)
This county:

$67,142
Washington:

$78,687

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $894 (lower quartile is $654, upper quartile is $1,142)
This county:

$894
State:

$1230


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $310,423 (it was $127,100 in 2000)
Douglas:

$310,423
Washington:

$387,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $217,082 - $438,212

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $358,229
Here:

$358,229
State:

$510,505

Townhouses or other attached units: $307,159
Here:

$307,159
State:

$453,343

In 2-unit structures: $290,034
Here:

$290,034
State:

$399,900

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $253,228
Here:

$253,228
State:

$365,625

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $295,333
Here:

$295,333
State:

$449,948

Mobile homes: $256,966
Here:

$256,966
State:

$172,568

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $85,536
Here:

$85,536
State:

$171,326

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,639
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $443

Institutionalized population: 117

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 27
  • Burglaries: 190
  • Thefts: 414
  • Auto thefts: 40

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 6
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 29
  • Burglaries: 177
  • Thefts: 478
  • Auto thefts: 30
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Health of residents in Douglas County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2012:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.4. This is about average.
76.3% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
45.8% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
99.0% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
67.3% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 195 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 161 pounds. This is about average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 124 buildings, average cost: $108,800
  • 1998: 128 buildings, average cost: $116,400
  • 1999: 140 buildings, average cost: $127,600
  • 2000: 115 buildings, average cost: $135,700
  • 2001: 139 buildings, average cost: $139,500
  • 2002: 175 buildings, average cost: $134,700
  • 2003: 214 buildings, average cost: $143,000
  • 2004: 241 buildings, average cost: $151,500
  • 2005: 381 buildings, average cost: $135,600
  • 2006: 283 buildings, average cost: $151,900
  • 2007: 295 buildings, average cost: $165,800
  • 2008: 135 buildings, average cost: $145,600
  • 2009: 95 buildings, average cost: $189,700
  • 2010: 109 buildings, average cost: $209,900
  • 2011: 92 buildings, average cost: $192,600
  • 2012: 92 buildings, average cost: $199,000
  • 2013: 127 buildings, average cost: $185,500
  • 2014: 147 buildings, average cost: $221,300
  • 2015: 132 buildings, average cost: $257,200
  • 2016: 158 buildings, average cost: $260,900
  • 2017: 185 buildings, average cost: $254,900
  • 2018: 206 buildings, average cost: $269,400
  • 2019: 248 buildings, average cost: $244,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Douglas, WA residents
Average permit cost in Douglas, WA
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,668 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,308 (0.8%)

Distribution of median household income in Douglas, WA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Douglas, WA in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Douglas, WA in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 10.5%
Douglas County:

10.5%
Washington:

9.8%
(7.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.7% for Black residents, 14.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 21.9% for American Indian residents, 6.2% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 14.6% for other race residents, 29.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 37.3 years old
(Males: 36.3 years old, Females: 38.9 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 47.8 years old, Black residents: 14.9 years old, American Indian residents: 51.8 years old, Asian residents: 53.0 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24.5 years old, Other race residents: 24.0 years old)

Area name: Wenatchee, WA MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Douglas County is $497 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $628 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $847 a month.

Cities in this county include: East Wenatchee Bench, East Wenatchee, Bridgeport, Waterville, Rock Island, Mansfield.

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: Fergus County, Montana , Pierce County , Skagit County , Skagit County , Richland County, Montana , Teton County, Montana .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.6%
Washington:

5.9%

Unemployment by year in Douglas, WA
County total employment by year in Douglas, WA
County average yearly wages by year in Douglas, WA

Current college students: 1,088
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 82.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 21.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 6,885 (31.0% naturalized citizens)

Douglas County:

15.9%
Whole state:

14.9%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 9282010 or later
  • 1,8422000 to 2009
  • 1,9511990 to 1999
  • 1,4771980 to 1989
  • 5101970 to 1979
  • 351Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 42.6%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 11,645
  • One, attached: 315
  • Two: 398
  • 3 or 4: 673
  • 5 to 9: 423
  • 10 to 19: 272
  • 20 to 49: 252
  • 50 or more: 318
  • Mobile homes: 2,926
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 75

Housing units in Douglas County with a mortgage: 6,440 (51 second mortgage, 402 home equity loan, 56 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,405

Here:

60.0% with mortgage
State:

67.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Douglas County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic8,0004
Evangelical Protestant3,83329
Mainline Protestant1,4068
Other9755
None24,217-
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: 8
Douglas County:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Here:

0.83 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Douglas County:

1.39 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 15
This county:

4.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.26 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Douglas County:

6.7%
Washington:

7.7%

Adult obesity rate:
Douglas County:

25.8%
State:

25.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

10.9%
State:

13.9%

Agriculture in Douglas County:

Average size of farms: 928 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $131,308
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $552.42
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 4.96%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $115,945
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 24.34%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 9.79%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $84,704
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 75.08%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 1.30
All wheat for grain: 184829 harvested acres
Vegetables: 7 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 16,764 acres

Earthquake activity:

Douglas County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Washington state average. It is 1180% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 125.5 miles away from Douglas County center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.5 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.8 MW, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 132.3 miles away from the county center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.8 MD, Depth: 32.2 mi) earthquake occurred 137.7 miles away from the county center
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 116.8 miles away from the county center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 384.1 miles away from Douglas County center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 491.6 miles away from the county center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Washington Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4481-WA: March 22, 2020, FEMA Id: 4481, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Washington Wildfires, Incident Period: August 13, 2015 to September 10, 2015, Emergency Declared EM-3372: August 21, 2015, FEMA Id: 3372, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Washington Badger Mountain Fire Complex, Incident Period: July 10, 2008 to July 18, 2008, Fire Management Assistance Declared: July 11, 2008, FEMA Id: 2784, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Washington Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3227: September 07, 2005, FEMA Id: 3227, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Washington Beebe Fire, Incident Period: July 05, 2004 to July 09, 2004, Fire Management Assistance Declared: July 06, 2004, FEMA Id: 2527, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Washington Earthquake, Incident Period: February 28, 2001 to March 16, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1361: March 01, 2001, FEMA Id: 1361, Natural disaster type: Earthquake
  • Washington Severe Winter Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: December 26, 1996 to February 10, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1159: January 17, 1997, FEMA Id: 1159, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • Washington Heavy Rains, Flooding, Mudslides, Incident Period: March 08, 1989 to March 17, 1989, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-822: April 14, 1989, FEMA Id: 822, Natural disaster type: Mudslide, Flood, Heavy Rain
  • Washington VOLCANIC ERUPTION, MT. ST. HELENS, Incident Period: May 21, 1980, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-623: May 21, 1980, FEMA Id: 623, Natural disaster type: Volcanic Eruption
  • Washington Drought, Incident Period: March 31, 1977, Emergency Declared EM-3037: March 31, 1977, FEMA Id: 3037, Natural disaster type: Drought
  • 1 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Douglas County (11) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 3, Floods: 3, Drought: 1, Earthquake: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Storm: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Douglas

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 10,030 (78.6%)
  • Carpooled: 897 (7.0%)
  • Bus: 163 (1.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 368 (2.9%)
  • Bicycle: 30 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 469 (3.7%)
  • Worked at home: 798 (6.3%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (12%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (78%)
  • Guatemala (3%)
  • El Salvador (2%)
  • Canada (2%)
  • Ukraine (1%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (1%)
  • Netherlands (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Douglas County


  • American (8%)
  • German (7%)
  • English (5%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • European (2%)
  • Norwegian (2%)
  • Scandinavian (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 166 people in nursing homes
  • 34 people in other group homes
  • 32 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 17 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 16 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 13 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 12 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

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

  • 105 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 55 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 14 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 12 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 4 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $59,263.

10.17% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($48,531 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.17%
Washington average:

7.39%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
8.40% relocated from other counties in Washington ($40,091 average AGI)
1.77% relocated from other states ($8,440 average AGI)
Douglas County:

1.77%
Washington average:

3.93%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Chelan County, WA  5.23% ($46,722 average AGI)
from King County, WA  0.55% ($76,747)
from Grant County, WA  0.46% ($53,614)
from Okanogan County, WA  0.41% ($29,565)
from Spokane County, WA  0.31% ($32,723)
from Snohomish County, WA  0.30% ($70,444)
from Yakima County, WA  0.22% ($32,029)


8.81% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($46,914 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.81%
Washington average:

6.40%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
7.45% relocated to other counties in Washington ($37,465 average AGI)
1.35% relocated to other states ($9,449 average AGI)
Douglas County:

1.35%
Washington average:

2.89%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Chelan County, WA  4.91% ($44,791 average AGI)
to Grant County, WA  0.42% ($41,587)
to Spokane County, WA  0.35% ($47,154)
to Okanogan County, WA  0.30% ($40,023)
to King County, WA  0.28% ($43,810)
to Snohomish County, WA  0.23% ($50,529)
to Pierce County, WA  0.13% ($45,750)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.8

Births per 1000 population in Douglas County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 6.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 7.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Douglas County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 3.4

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Douglas County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 11.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 3.6%
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: 5,680 (4,994 aged, 686 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,012 (10%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Douglas County, Washington in 1999 - 2019:

  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (374)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (343)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (339)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (288)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (248)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (72)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (63)
  • Unspecified dementia (27)
  • Malignant neoplasm without specification of site (11)
  • Pancreas, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (11)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 20%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,275
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 775
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 3

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 30
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 69

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 6

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 123.1. This is less than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 43,219
  • Male householders: 8,031 (1,456 living alone), Female householders: 7,679 (1,793 living alone)
  • 8,386 spouses (8,282 opposite-sex spouses), 1,401 unmarried partners, (1,374 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 13,585 children (12,656 natural, 239 adopted, 687 stepchildren), 1,019 grandchildren, 466 brothers or sisters, 491 parents, 15 foster children, 648 other relatives, 1,089 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 382

Size of family households: 5,167 2-persons, 2,256 3-persons, 1,738 4-persons, 1,281 5-persons, 627 6-persons, 200 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,263 1-person, 855 2-persons, 76 3-persons, 31 4-persons, 4 5-persons.

6,019 married couples with children.
3,928 single-parent households (1,826 men, 2,102 women).

70.8% of residents of Douglas speak English at home.
27.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (59% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 11% don't speak English at all).
1.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (89% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 1% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (43% speak English very well, 34% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (48% speak English very well, 52% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $153,479,000 ($4,458 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $10,778,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $67,600,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $34,388,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $16,113,000
Federal grants: $20,795,000
Federal procurement contracts: $6,790,000 ($6,278,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $7,792,000 ($3,780,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $653,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $19,003,000
Federal Government insurance: $37,501,000

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

Births: 2,297
Here:

66 per 1000 residents
State:

66 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,322
Here:

38 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +802
Here:

+23 per 1000 residents
State:

+21 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +636
Here:

+18 per 1000 residents
State:

+13 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Douglas County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 4.27 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.0

Year house built in Douglas County, Washington
  • Year house built in Douglas County, Washington
  • 8132014 or later
  • 4222010 to 2013
  • 2,7912000 to 2009
  • 2,9641990 to 1999
  • 1,9961980 to 1989
  • 3,5811970 to 1979
  • 1,1731960 to 1969
  • 1,7151950 to 1959
  • 5421940 to 1949
  • 1,3651939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Douglas County, Washington
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Douglas County, Washington
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Douglas County, Washington
  • 131 room
  • 612 rooms
  • 2263 rooms
  • 1,1794 rooms
  • 2,2105 rooms
  • 2,2326 rooms
  • 1,8067 rooms
  • 1,3248 rooms
  • 1,7779+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Douglas County, Washington
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Douglas County, Washington
  • 2331 room
  • 2662 rooms
  • 7843 rooms
  • 1,3674 rooms
  • 1,1855 rooms
  • 5236 rooms
  • 2147 rooms
  • 1608 rooms
  • 1139+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Douglas County, Washington
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Douglas County, Washington
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Douglas County, Washington
  • 14no bedroom
  • 1591 bedroom
  • 1,8262 bedrooms
  • 5,6673 bedrooms
  • 2,2134 bedrooms
  • 9405+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Douglas County, Washington
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Douglas County, Washington
  • 233no bedroom
  • 5571 bedroom
  • 1,8842 bedrooms
  • 1,6713 bedrooms
  • 4044 bedrooms
  • 755+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Douglas County, Washington in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Douglas County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Douglas County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 259no vehicle
  • 1,6971 vehicle
  • 4,4282 vehicles
  • 2,6343 vehicles
  • 1,1424 vehicles
  • 6905+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Douglas County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Douglas County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 399no vehicle
  • 1,6621 vehicle
  • 1,7772 vehicles
  • 7233 vehicles
  • 2104 vehicles
  • 1065+ vehicles

87.4% of Douglas County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 31% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 72% lived in Washington.

Douglas County:

87.4%
State average:

82.3%

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

  • This state: 24,808
  • Other state: 11,011
  • Northeast: 501
  • Midwest: 2,438
  • South: 1,320
  • West: 6,741
Year householders moved into unit in Douglas County, WA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Douglas County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 95.3%Electricity
  • 2.4%Utility gas
  • 0.8%Wood
  • 0.6%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.1%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 97.3%Electricity
  • 1.4%Utility gas
  • 0.7%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Wood
  • 0.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 120
Here:

2.3%
Washington:

10.3%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 15
Here:

0.6%
Washington:

7.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 270
Here:

18.1%
Washington:

15.1%

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 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $25,855,000
    Sewerage: $1,156,000
    Regular Highways: $781,000
    Solid Waste Management: $275,000
    Parks and Recreation: $91,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $44,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $3,407,000
    Central Staff Services: $216,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $6,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $31,990,000
    Regular Highways: $8,530,000
    Police Protection: $4,664,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,195,000
    Financial Administration: $1,824,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,556,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,392,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,371,000
    General - Other: $1,099,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $624,000
    Sewerage: $439,000
    General Public Buildings: $409,000
    Solid Waste Management: $376,000
    Libraries: $20,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $156,000
    Natural Resources: $5,000
    Other: $5,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $782,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $1,513,000
    Other - Correctional Institutions: $439,000
    Other - Housing and Community Development: $220,000
    Other - Health - Other: $139,000
    Other - Natural Resources - Other: $26,000
    Other - Solid Waste Management: $14,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $124,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,533,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,307,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,640,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,415,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $659,000
    Rents: $498,000
    General Revenue - Other: $427,000
    Sale of Property: $82,000
    Special Assessments: $72,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $58,000
    Interest Earnings: $-1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Health - Other: $2,519,000
    Police Protection: $2,485,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $865,000
    Regular Highways: $166,000
    Solid Waste Management: $99,000
    Correctional Institutions: $48,000
    Financial Administration: $29,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $253,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $6,287,000
    Highways: $5,644,000
    Other: $4,868,000
    General Local Government Support: $135,000
  • Tax - Property: $11,947,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $6,095,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,478,000
    Other License: $679,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $493,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $216,000
    Other Selective Sales: $77,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $13,111,000

Douglas County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $25,855,000
    Sewerage: $1,156,000
    Regular Highways: $781,000
    Solid Waste Management: $275,000
    Parks and Recreation: $91,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $44,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $3,407,000
    Central Staff Services: $216,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $6,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $31,990,000
    Regular Highways: $8,530,000
    Police Protection: $4,664,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,195,000
    Financial Administration: $1,824,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,556,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,392,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,371,000
    General - Other: $1,099,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $624,000
    Sewerage: $439,000
    General Public Buildings: $409,000
    Solid Waste Management: $376,000
    Libraries: $20,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $156,000
    Natural Resources: $5,000
    Other: $5,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $782,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $1,513,000
    Other - Correctional Institutions: $439,000
    Other - Housing and Community Development: $220,000
    Other - Health - Other: $139,000
    Other - Natural Resources - Other: $26,000
    Other - Solid Waste Management: $14,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $124,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,533,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,307,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,640,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,415,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $659,000
    Rents: $498,000
    General Revenue - Other: $427,000
    Sale of Property: $82,000
    Special Assessments: $72,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $58,000
    Interest Earnings: $-1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Health - Other: $2,519,000
    Police Protection: $2,485,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $865,000
    Regular Highways: $166,000
    Solid Waste Management: $99,000
    Correctional Institutions: $48,000
    Financial Administration: $29,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $253,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $6,287,000
    Highways: $5,644,000
    Other: $4,868,000
    General Local Government Support: $135,000
  • Tax - Property: $11,947,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $6,095,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,478,000
    Other License: $679,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $493,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $216,000
    Other Selective Sales: $77,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $13,111,000

Douglas County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $25,855,000
    Sewerage: $1,156,000
    Regular Highways: $781,000
    Solid Waste Management: $275,000
    Parks and Recreation: $91,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $44,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $3,407,000
    Central Staff Services: $216,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $6,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $31,990,000
    Regular Highways: $8,530,000
    Police Protection: $4,664,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,195,000
    Financial Administration: $1,824,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,556,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,392,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,371,000
    General - Other: $1,099,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $624,000
    Sewerage: $439,000
    General Public Buildings: $409,000
    Solid Waste Management: $376,000
    Libraries: $20,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $156,000
    Natural Resources: $5,000
    Other: $5,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $782,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $1,513,000
    Other - Correctional Institutions: $439,000
    Other - Housing and Community Development: $220,000
    Other - Health - Other: $139,000
    Other - Natural Resources - Other: $26,000
    Other - Solid Waste Management: $14,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $124,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,533,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,307,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,640,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,415,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $659,000
    Rents: $498,000
    General Revenue - Other: $427,000
    Sale of Property: $82,000
    Special Assessments: $72,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $58,000
    Interest Earnings: $-1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Health - Other: $2,519,000
    Police Protection: $2,485,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $865,000
    Regular Highways: $166,000
    Solid Waste Management: $99,000
    Correctional Institutions: $48,000
    Financial Administration: $29,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $253,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $6,287,000
    Highways: $5,644,000
    Other: $4,868,000
    General Local Government Support: $135,000
  • Tax - Property: $11,947,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $6,095,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,478,000
    Other License: $679,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $493,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $216,000
    Other Selective Sales: $77,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $13,111,000

Douglas County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $25,855,000
    Sewerage: $1,156,000
    Regular Highways: $781,000
    Solid Waste Management: $275,000
    Parks and Recreation: $91,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $44,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $3,407,000
    Central Staff Services: $216,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $6,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $31,990,000
    Regular Highways: $8,530,000
    Police Protection: $4,664,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,195,000
    Financial Administration: $1,824,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,556,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,392,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,371,000
    General - Other: $1,099,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $624,000
    Sewerage: $439,000
    General Public Buildings: $409,000
    Solid Waste Management: $376,000
    Libraries: $20,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $156,000
    Natural Resources: $5,000
    Other: $5,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $782,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $1,513,000
    Other - Correctional Institutions: $439,000
    Other - Housing and Community Development: $220,000
    Other - Health - Other: $139,000
    Other - Natural Resources - Other: $26,000
    Other - Solid Waste Management: $14,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $124,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,533,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,307,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,640,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,415,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $659,000
    Rents: $498,000
    General Revenue - Other: $427,000
    Sale of Property: $82,000
    Special Assessments: $72,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $58,000
    Interest Earnings: $-1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Health - Other: $2,519,000
    Police Protection: $2,485,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $865,000
    Regular Highways: $166,000
    Solid Waste Management: $99,000
    Correctional Institutions: $48,000
    Financial Administration: $29,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $253,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $6,287,000
    Highways: $5,644,000
    Other: $4,868,000
    General Local Government Support: $135,000
  • Tax - Property: $11,947,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $6,095,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,478,000
    Other License: $679,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $493,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $216,000
    Other Selective Sales: $77,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $13,111,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 423
  • Number of aged recipients: 58
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 365
  • Number of recipients under 18: 64
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 262
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 97
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 161
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 212
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED165$197,430189$214,7941,147$198,10563$130,635138$232,739123$136,894
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$147,00013$234,615136$207,0079$128,33313$219,61517$135,588
APPLICATIONS DENIED33$198,54531$172,097392$208,01829$85,86228$248,60759$124,576
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN19$183,10518$268,778226$217,20812$119,33323$217,13014$155,643
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$195,0007$187,42943$230,6283$196,3334$212,7502$123,500
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED34$226,52930$230,5330$01$213,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$283,16714$233,4291$331,0001$183,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$204,66711$316,1820$01$193,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$215,5005$213,2000$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Douglas, WA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Douglas, WA - Value
Most common first names in Douglas County, WA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John8974.9 years
William8177.4 years
Mary8180.0 years
James7873.1 years
Robert6475.1 years
Charles5577.0 years
George4579.2 years
Donald4475.7 years
Dorothy4379.7 years
Betty3175.9 years
Most common last names in Douglas County, WA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6277.6 years
Johnson3876.6 years
Miller2681.8 years
Nelson2279.5 years
Jones2276.8 years
Anderson2182.2 years
Clark2171.3 years
Davis1879.4 years
Brown1777.6 years
Thompson1679.8 years
Businesses in Douglas County, WA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Macy's1
AT&T1MasterBrand Cabinets3
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
Arby's1Motherhood Maternity1
Baskin-Robbins1Nike1
Bath & Body Works1Olive Garden1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Pac Sun1
Budget Car Rental1Payless1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
Circle K1Quiznos1
Costco1RadioShack1
Curves1Rue211
Dairy Queen2Sears2
FedEx3Starbucks2
Foot Locker1Subway2
Ford1T-Mobile1
GNC1Taco Bell1
GameStop1Toyota1
Goodwill2Toys"R"Us1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Hot Topic1UPS2
Jones New York1Vans1
KFC1Verizon Wireless1
Kroger2Vons1

Douglas County on our top lists:

  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"