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About Douglas County

Douglas is a county in the Kansas State. It has a population of 121,304 and a population density of 266, which is 65% above the national average.


Douglas County has a median home value of $283,213. The average rent of $1,391 is 24% above the national average rent. The average household income in Douglas County is $61,020 , which is 6% below the national average of household income.

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$301,286Median Home Value
$231,000 National
$1,424Median Rent
$1,500 National
6 /10
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Douglas County's population is made up of 43% married, 45% single, 8% divorced and 4% widowed. Millennials make up the largest percentage of the population at 38%, while Baby Boomers have the second largest segment at 28%. Homeowners make up 52% of the population in Douglas County.

119,964Population
327,000,000 National
266Population Density
  • 50% Male
  • 50% Female
31 Median Age
38 National
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The Per Capita income in Douglas County is $37,887. The Median Household Income is $65,774

$37,887Income Per Capita
$63,690 National
$65,774Median Household Income
$68,703 National
16% Poverty Rate
$10 National
5% Unemployment Rate
$4 National
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Amenities in Douglas County
Trader Joe’s
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Trader Joe’s, 855 El Camino Real, Palo Alto
Distance from Downtown 0.5 Miles
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Trader Joe’s, 855 El Camino Real, Palo Alto
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$301,286Median Home Value
$231,000 National
$1,424Median Rent
$1,500 National
2Average Household Size

Occupancy Type

Renters
48%
Home Owners
52%
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Cost of Living
120
Metro Area
National Cost of Living Index is 100 where if the Cost of living is 90 its lower than US Average and if the Cost of Living is 150 its higher than US Average
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Housing
195
San Fransisco Metro Area
130
Goods and Services
111
San Fransisco Metro Area
6 /10
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Top Schools in Douglas County

Lawrence School District
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1101 George Williams Way, Lawrence, KS, 66049
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522
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18
Student Teacher Ratio
Lawrence School District
7
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1130 Inverness Drive, Lawrence, KS, 66049
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476
Enrollment
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19
Student Teacher Ratio
Eudora School District
6
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801 East 10th Street, Eudora, KS, 66025
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862
Enrollment
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16
Student Teacher Ratio
Lawrence School District
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101 Lawrence Avenue, Lawrence, KS, 66049
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492
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16
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Lawrence School District
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2521 Inverness Drive, Lawrence, KS, 66047
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463
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Student Teacher Ratio
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Today’s Weather
66°F
Mostly Clear
Weather Highlights
Summers:July high temperature is around 80°F
Winters:January low temperature is around 41°F
Rains:Gets Average 17 Inches of rains every year
Snow:Palo Alto doesn’t get snow

Wakarusa Township crime index is 57 which is lower than the national average.

57
Crime Index
100
National Crime Index

Crime Index represents the risk of crime occurring in a area and is measured against national index of 100. If the Crime Index of an area is above 100 the crime in that area is relatively higher when compared to US. If the Crime Index of an area is below 100 the crime in that area is lower when compared to US.

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