Jump to a detailed profile or search site with Google Custom Search

Douglas County, Wisconsin (WI)

County population in 2019: 43,532 (61% urban, 39% rural); it was 43,287 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 8,265
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,578
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 12,730
Renter-occupied apartments: 5,712 (it was 5,078 in 2000)
% of renters here:

29%
State:

32%

Land area: 1309 sq. mi.

Water area: 170.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 33 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Douglas County: 97.0 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (28.3%), Retail trade (10.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 81%
  • Government: 15%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 4%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
  • OSM Map
  • General Map
  • Google Map
  • MSN Map

  • Races in Douglas County, WI (2019)
    • 39,65891.4%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,0062.3%Two or more races
    • 8241.9%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 7291.7%Hispanic or Latino
    • 6091.4%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 5571.3%Asian alone
    • 120.03%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

42.6 years
Wisconsin median age:

39.9 years
Males: 21,857  (50.2%)
Females: 21,675  (49.8%)
Average household size:
Douglas County:

2.0 people
Wisconsin:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $56,102 ($35,226 in 1999)
This county:

$56,102
Wisconsin:

$64,168

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $682 (lower quartile is $458, upper quartile is $857)
This county:

$682
State:

$746


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $159,201 (it was $70,800 in 2000)
Douglas:

$159,201
Wisconsin:

$197,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $104,138 - $227,074

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $163,256
Here:

$163,256
State:

$243,674

Townhouses or other attached units: $161,911
Here:

$161,911
State:

$212,164

In 2-unit structures: $145,126
Here:

$145,126
State:

$191,549

Mobile homes: $61,978
Here:

$61,978
State:

$56,469

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $87,112
Here:

$87,112
State:

$69,466

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,176
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $505

Institutionalized population: 572

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 135
  • Thefts: 159
  • Auto thefts: 35

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 5
  • Burglaries: 109
  • Thefts: 117
  • Auto thefts: 33
Douglas County, WI map from a distance

Health of residents in Douglas County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2013 to 2019:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.5. This is about average.
75.3% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
49.7% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
58.6% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is less than average.
70.9% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 201 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 161 pounds. This is about average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 137 buildings, average cost: $57,900
  • 1998: 181 buildings, average cost: $59,800
  • 1999: 219 buildings, average cost: $67,800
  • 2000: 224 buildings, average cost: $90,100
  • 2001: 213 buildings, average cost: $87,800
  • 2002: 217 buildings, average cost: $86,000
  • 2003: 242 buildings, average cost: $97,000
  • 2004: 267 buildings, average cost: $106,400
  • 2005: 182 buildings, average cost: $112,700
  • 2006: 167 buildings, average cost: $125,800
  • 2007: 175 buildings, average cost: $135,900
  • 2008: 123 buildings, average cost: $143,700
  • 2009: 104 buildings, average cost: $117,100
  • 2010: 86 buildings, average cost: $122,900
  • 2011: 71 buildings, average cost: $151,100
  • 2012: 72 buildings, average cost: $121,500
  • 2013: 71 buildings, average cost: $178,700
  • 2014: 72 buildings, average cost: $141,900
  • 2015: 81 buildings, average cost: $144,500
  • 2016: 85 buildings, average cost: $183,300
  • 2017: 82 buildings, average cost: $201,200
  • 2018: 100 buildings, average cost: $216,600
  • 2019: 69 buildings, average cost: $205,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Douglas, WI residents
Average permit cost in Douglas, WI
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,385 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,381 (1.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Douglas, WI in 2019
Distribution of house value in Douglas, WI in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Douglas, WI in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 11.0%
Douglas County:

11.0%
Wisconsin:

10.4%
(10.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.5% for Black residents, 20.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 41.4% for American Indian residents, 53.7% for other race residents, 11.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 42.6 years old
(Males: 41.9 years old, Females: 43.3 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.2 years old, Black residents: 25.3 years old, American Indian residents: 30.0 years old, Asian residents: 30.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 21.1 years old, Other race residents: 24.4 years old)

Area name: Duluth, MN-WI MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Douglas County is $427 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $539 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $677 a month.

Cities in this county include: Superior, Parkland, Amnicon, Hawthorne, Lake Nebagamon, Wascott, Maple, Gordon, Bennett, Lakeside.

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

Click to draw/clear Douglas County borders

Neighboring counties: Custer County, Montana , Dunn County, North Dakota , Powell County, Montana , Wheatland County, Montana , Schoolcraft County, Michigan .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.4%
Wisconsin:

4.5%

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

Current college students: 2,719
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 93.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 25.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,005 (48.0% naturalized citizens)

Douglas County:

2.3%
Whole state:

5.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 4912010 or later
  • 1762000 to 2009
  • 1681990 to 1999
  • 951980 to 1989
  • 631970 to 1979
  • 265Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 64.8%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 17,105
  • One, attached: 582
  • Two: 912
  • 3 or 4: 916
  • 5 to 9: 791
  • 10 to 19: 832
  • 20 to 49: 375
  • 50 or more: 409
  • Mobile homes: 1,389
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 15

Housing units in Douglas County with a mortgage: 7,475 (223 second mortgage, 682 home equity loan, 16 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,585

Here:

58.3% with mortgage
State:

62.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Douglas County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic11,1048
Mainline Protestant5,29016
Evangelical Protestant5,01229
Other142
None22,739-
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: 9
Douglas County:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

0.46 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Douglas County:

5.26 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 40
This county:

9.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Douglas County:

7.9%
Wisconsin:

7.6%

Adult obesity rate:
Douglas County:

27.0%
State:

27.5%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.5%
State:

13.0%

Agriculture in Douglas County:

Average size of farms: 217 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $12,009
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $61.83
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 66.26%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $14,114
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 30.20%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $26,576
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 95.14%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 8.84
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 9.84%
Vegetables: 7 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Douglas County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Wisconsin state average. It is 66% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 205.4 miles away from Douglas County center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 216.9 miles away from the county center
On 2/7/2020 at 18:30:28, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 75.7 miles away from the county center
On 1/9/2020 at 18:16:48, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 MB) earthquake occurred 78.9 miles away from the county center
On 4/8/2020 at 17:14:33, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 ML) earthquake occurred 79.5 miles away from Douglas County center
On 4/24/2020 at 17:23:43, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 ML) earthquake occurred 75.7 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Wisconsin Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4520-WI: April 4, 2020, FEMA Id: 4520, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Wisconsin Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, And Flooding, Incident Period: June 15, 2018 - June 19, 2018, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4383-WI: August 10, 2018, FEMA Id: 4383, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood, Wind
  • Wisconsin Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: July 11, 2016 to July 12, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4276: August 09, 2016, FEMA Id: 4276, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Wisconsin Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: June 19, 2012 to June 20, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4076: August 02, 2012, FEMA Id: 4076, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Wisconsin Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3249: September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: 3249, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Wisconsin Flooding, Incident Period: April 10, 2001 to July 06, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1369: May 11, 2001, FEMA Id: 1369, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Wisconsin Severe Storms, Straight-Line Winds and Flooding, Incident Period: July 04, 1999 to July 31, 1999, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1284: August 16, 1999, FEMA Id: 1284, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood, Wind
  • Wisconsin Drought, Incident Period: June 17, 1976, Emergency Declared EM-3014: June 17, 1976, FEMA Id: 3014, Natural disaster type: Drought
  • Wisconsin Heavy Rains, Flooding, Incident Period: September 10, 1972, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-352: September 10, 1972, FEMA Id: 352, Natural disaster type: Flood, Heavy Rain

The number of natural disasters in Douglas County (9) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Douglas

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 14,638 (78.6%)
  • Carpooled: 1,618 (8.7%)
  • Bus: 296 (1.6%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 237 (1.3%)
  • Bicycle: 43 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 812 (4.4%)
  • Worked at home: 969 (5.2%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)

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


  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Vietnam (23%)
  • Canada (9%)
  • Ethiopia (5%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (4%)
  • Germany (4%)
  • Japan (3%)
  • Thailand (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Douglas County


  • German (14%)
  • American (9%)
  • Norwegian (9%)
  • Finnish (7%)
  • European (6%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • Swedish (5%)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 500 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 392 people in nursing homes
  • 81 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 72 people in state prisons
  • 72 people in other group homes
  • 58 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 54 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 26 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled
  • 12 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 9 people in halfway houses
  • 5 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 5 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 5 people in crews of maritime vessels
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

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

  • 674 people in college/university student housing
  • 326 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 157 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 87 people in state prisons
  • 82 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 20 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 19 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 5 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 2 people in in-patient hospice facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $57,886.

5.30% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,376 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.30%
Wisconsin average:

5.63%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
1.38% relocated from other counties in Wisconsin ($11,042 average AGI)
3.92% relocated from other states ($32,334 average AGI)
Douglas County:

3.92%
Wisconsin average:

1.91%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from St. Louis County, MN  1.70% ($44,128 average AGI)
from Bayfield County, WI  0.28% ($39,837)
from Carlton County, MN  0.24% ($41,619)
from Hennepin County, MN  0.16% ($31,536)


5.70% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($45,785 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.70%
Wisconsin average:

5.85%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
1.48% relocated to other counties in Wisconsin ($11,651 average AGI)
4.22% relocated to other states ($34,136 average AGI)
Douglas County:

4.22%
Wisconsin average:

2.13%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to St. Louis County, MN  1.72% ($42,350 average AGI)
to Bayfield County, WI  0.29% ($43,275)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.25% ($41,000)
to Carlton County, MN  0.17% ($42,367)
to Washburn County, WI  0.15% ($34,308)
to Anoka County, MN  0.11% ($60,750)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.3

Births per 1000 population in Douglas County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 9.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Douglas County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.0

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Douglas County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 6.5%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 3.7%
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: 7,679 (6,162 aged, 1,517 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 635 (6%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (617)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (528)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (469)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (441)
  • Unspecified dementia (402)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (252)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (192)
  • Congestive heart failure (171)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (132)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (117)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 7%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.27
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 1,744
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 54
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 29,111

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,079
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,074
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 25

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 44
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 68

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 14

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 137.3. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 71.9
  • Other - 65.4

Household type by relationship:

Households: 43,532
  • Male householders: 9,491 (3,163 living alone), Female householders: 9,750 (3,139 living alone)
  • 8,256 spouses (8,194 opposite-sex spouses), 1,590 unmarried partners, (1,534 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 10,442 children (9,677 natural, 192 adopted, 577 stepchildren), 654 grandchildren, 220 brothers or sisters, 242 parents, 36 foster children, 372 other relatives, 1,344 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 1,153

Size of family households: 6,237 2-persons, 2,413 3-persons, 1,787 4-persons, 712 5-persons, 185 6-persons, 60 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 6,300 1-person, 1,347 2-persons, 129 3-persons, 88 4-persons, 16 5-persons, 4 6-persons.

5,030 married couples with children.
2,666 single-parent households (966 men, 1,700 women).

96.7% of residents of Douglas speak English at home.
0.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (71% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (71% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
0.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (43% speak English very well, 37% speak English well, 20% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (77% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $258,660,000 ($5,873 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $5,635,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $127,048,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $51,251,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $788,000
Federal grants: $65,715,000
Federal procurement contracts: $4,017,000 ($1,338,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $9,841,000 ($468,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $14,871,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $5,067,000
Federal Government insurance: $4,299,000

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

Births: 2,592
Here:

59 per 1000 residents
State:

65 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,304
Here:

52 per 1000 residents
State:

44 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +196
Here:

+4 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +486
Here:

+11 per 1000 residents
State:

+3 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Douglas County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 3.81 millions of gallons per day (0% from ground, 100% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.2

Year house built in Douglas County, Wisconsin
  • Year house built in Douglas County, Wisconsin
  • 4032014 or later
  • 2742010 to 2013
  • 2,2812000 to 2009
  • 2,6511990 to 1999
  • 2,1281980 to 1989
  • 4,0231970 to 1979
  • 1,8121960 to 1969
  • 2,1551950 to 1959
  • 1,6591940 to 1949
  • 5,8211939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Douglas County, Wisconsin
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Douglas County, Wisconsin
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Douglas County, Wisconsin
  • 371 room
  • 802 rooms
  • 3713 rooms
  • 1,3884 rooms
  • 2,5695 rooms
  • 3,1716 rooms
  • 2,3967 rooms
  • 1,3798 rooms
  • 1,6339+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Douglas County, Wisconsin
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Douglas County, Wisconsin
  • 3141 room
  • 3662 rooms
  • 1,1473 rooms
  • 1,7644 rooms
  • 1,1215 rooms
  • 8506 rooms
  • 4107 rooms
  • 1188 rooms
  • 1049+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Douglas County, Wisconsin
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Douglas County, Wisconsin
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Douglas County, Wisconsin
  • 45no bedroom
  • 5501 bedroom
  • 3,4122 bedrooms
  • 6,7403 bedrooms
  • 1,9654 bedrooms
  • 2885+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Douglas County, Wisconsin
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Douglas County, Wisconsin
  • 390no bedroom
  • 1,5681 bedroom
  • 2,6032 bedrooms
  • 1,3913 bedrooms
  • 2384 bedrooms
  • 365+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Douglas County, Wisconsin 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
  • 281no vehicle
  • 3,5571 vehicle
  • 5,3092 vehicles
  • 2,6833 vehicles
  • 8714 vehicles
  • 3385+ 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
  • 1,085no vehicle
  • 3,0201 vehicle
  • 1,5832 vehicles
  • 3373 vehicles
  • 1444 vehicles
  • 545+ vehicles

85.4% of Douglas County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 25% lived in Wisconsin.

Douglas County:

85.4%
State average:

86.0%

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

  • This state: 17,884
  • Other state: 24,596
  • Northeast: 481
  • Midwest: 21,824
  • South: 1,095
  • West: 1,356
Year householders moved into unit in Douglas County, WI
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%Utility gas
  • 24.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 9.8%Electricity
  • 6.8%Wood
  • 4.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.6%Other fuel
  • 0.3%Coal or coke
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 54.7%Utility gas
  • 31.8%Electricity
  • 6.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.9%Wood
  • 1.8%No fuel used
  • 1.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.2%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 450
Here:

11.3%
Wisconsin:

14.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 114
Here:

6.0%
Wisconsin:

9.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 113
Here:

4.9%
Wisconsin:

17.6%

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: $5,933,000
    Parks and Recreation: $57,000
    Solid Waste Management: $56,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $5,078,000
    General Public Buildings: $514,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $10,029,000
    Police Protection: $5,454,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,407,000
    Regular Highways: $3,452,000
    General - Other: $2,923,000
    Health - Other: $2,645,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,028,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,141,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $942,000
    Central Staff Services: $911,000
    Financial Administration: $807,000
    Hospitals: $775,000
    General Public Buildings: $615,000
    Parks and Recreation: $419,000
    Libraries: $393,000
    Solid Waste Management: $311,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $149,000
    Local Fire Protection: $14,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $132,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $792,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $720,000
    Highways: $122,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $30,713,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $27,230,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,483,000
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $459,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $297,000
    General Revenue - Other: $283,000
    Sale of Property: $147,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $20,000
    Interest Earnings: $0
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,370,000
    Health and Hospitals: $4,254,000
    Public Welfare: $3,849,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,611,000
    Other: $2,141,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,173,000
    Education: $655,000
  • Tax - Property: $16,507,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,921,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $283,000
    Other License: $203,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $126,000

Douglas County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $5,933,000
    Parks and Recreation: $57,000
    Solid Waste Management: $56,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $5,078,000
    General Public Buildings: $514,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $10,029,000
    Police Protection: $5,454,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,407,000
    Regular Highways: $3,452,000
    General - Other: $2,923,000
    Health - Other: $2,645,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,028,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,141,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $942,000
    Central Staff Services: $911,000
    Financial Administration: $807,000
    Hospitals: $775,000
    General Public Buildings: $615,000
    Parks and Recreation: $419,000
    Libraries: $393,000
    Solid Waste Management: $311,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $149,000
    Local Fire Protection: $14,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $132,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $792,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $720,000
    Highways: $122,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $30,713,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $27,230,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,483,000
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $459,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $297,000
    General Revenue - Other: $283,000
    Sale of Property: $147,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $20,000
    Interest Earnings: $0
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,370,000
    Health and Hospitals: $4,254,000
    Public Welfare: $3,849,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,611,000
    Other: $2,141,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,173,000
    Education: $655,000
  • Tax - Property: $16,507,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,921,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $283,000
    Other License: $203,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $126,000

Douglas County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $5,933,000
    Parks and Recreation: $57,000
    Solid Waste Management: $56,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $5,078,000
    General Public Buildings: $514,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $10,029,000
    Police Protection: $5,454,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,407,000
    Regular Highways: $3,452,000
    General - Other: $2,923,000
    Health - Other: $2,645,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,028,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,141,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $942,000
    Central Staff Services: $911,000
    Financial Administration: $807,000
    Hospitals: $775,000
    General Public Buildings: $615,000
    Parks and Recreation: $419,000
    Libraries: $393,000
    Solid Waste Management: $311,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $149,000
    Local Fire Protection: $14,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $132,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $792,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $720,000
    Highways: $122,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $30,713,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $27,230,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,483,000
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $459,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $297,000
    General Revenue - Other: $283,000
    Sale of Property: $147,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $20,000
    Interest Earnings: $0
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,370,000
    Health and Hospitals: $4,254,000
    Public Welfare: $3,849,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,611,000
    Other: $2,141,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,173,000
    Education: $655,000
  • Tax - Property: $16,507,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,921,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $283,000
    Other License: $203,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $126,000

Douglas County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $5,933,000
    Parks and Recreation: $57,000
    Solid Waste Management: $56,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $5,078,000
    General Public Buildings: $514,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $10,029,000
    Police Protection: $5,454,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,407,000
    Regular Highways: $3,452,000
    General - Other: $2,923,000
    Health - Other: $2,645,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,028,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,141,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $942,000
    Central Staff Services: $911,000
    Financial Administration: $807,000
    Hospitals: $775,000
    General Public Buildings: $615,000
    Parks and Recreation: $419,000
    Libraries: $393,000
    Solid Waste Management: $311,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $149,000
    Local Fire Protection: $14,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $132,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $792,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $720,000
    Highways: $122,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $30,713,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $27,230,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,483,000
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $459,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $297,000
    General Revenue - Other: $283,000
    Sale of Property: $147,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $20,000
    Interest Earnings: $0
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,370,000
    Health and Hospitals: $4,254,000
    Public Welfare: $3,849,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,611,000
    Other: $2,141,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,173,000
    Education: $655,000
  • Tax - Property: $16,507,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,921,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $283,000
    Other License: $203,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $126,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,116
  • Number of aged recipients: 55
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,061
  • Number of recipients under 18: 149
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 835
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 132
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 455
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 468
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 13 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
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 ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED121$120,033238$106,7651,372$127,848173$57,0817$305,143227$124,21668$76,647
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$99,75016$111,438142$137,83115$61,4000$012$185,25011$82,364
APPLICATIONS DENIED12$109,75064$82,000433$122,55254$50,3701$1,117,00041$97,31738$100,553
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN12$104,50024$117,958208$128,2698$739,3750$025$321,5207$127,857
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS5$128,2002$275,00049$118,2247$64,8570$01$70,0003$70,000
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 11 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 ORIGINATED55$126,81864$163,5471$74,0000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED16$132,25017$167,0003$149,6670$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$131,00012$225,2500$01$120,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$02$210,0000$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$79,0000$00$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Douglas, WI
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Douglas, WI - Value
Most common first names in Douglas County, WI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John40675.4 years
Mary28880.8 years
Robert26270.2 years
William24973.7 years
George18474.5 years
Margaret17279.6 years
Helen16682.0 years
James16371.5 years
Joseph16076.7 years
Edward15675.6 years
Most common last names in Douglas County, WI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson35377.5 years
Anderson24477.8 years
Nelson20078.5 years
Peterson16377.7 years
Olson15876.6 years
Larson10679.3 years
Smith10274.5 years
Carlson10079.1 years
Erickson8779.4 years
Hanson5575.5 years
Businesses in Douglas County, WI
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2Lane Furniture2
Applebee's1Little Caesars Pizza1
Arby's1MasterBrand Cabinets3
Best Western2McDonald's2
Burger King1Menards1
Carson Pirie Scott1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
Curves1Sears1
Dairy Queen3Super 81
Days Inn1Target1
FedEx4Toyota1
GNC1True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul2
Hardee's1UPS3
Holiday Inn1Walgreens1
Jones New York1Walmart1
Kmart1YMCA1
La-Z-Boy1

Douglas County on our top lists:

  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"