Douglas County WI Information


Douglas County Subdivisions

Douglas County WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 44,406
Daytime Population: Workers 18,635
Daytime Population: Residents 22,084
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 40,719
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.92
Population in Households 43,056
Population in Familes 32,490
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,350
Population Density2 34
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $48,407
Average Household Income $61,144
Per Capita Income $26,302


Total Housing Units 23,356 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,347 (52.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,394 (27.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,615 (19.8%)
Median Home Value $142,122
Average Home Value $175,769


Total Households 18,741
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 11,485
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.08% 0.2%
Households 0.14% 0.24%
Families 0.0% 0.16%
Median Household Income   2.56%
Per Capita Income   3.0%


Douglas County WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Douglas County to the other 72 counties and county equivalents in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 33 56th
Population Density # 45 39th
Diversity Index # 40 46th
Median Household Income # 55 25th
Per Capita Income # 48 35th

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