Douglas County, Kansas Population 2020

Douglas County, Kansas's estimated population is 120,629 with a growth rate of 0.64% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Douglas County, Kansas is the 5th largest county in Kansas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2018121,4368070.67%
2017120,6297710.64%
2016119,8581,6361.38%
2015118,2221,7741.52%
2014116,4481,7371.51%
2013114,7111,4021.24%
2012113,3098470.75%
2011112,4621,2671.14%
2010111,19529,39735.94%
199081,79814,15820.93%
198067,6409,70816.76%
197057,93214,21232.51%
196043,7209,63428.26%
195034,0868,91535.42%
194025,171280.11%
193025,1431,1454.77%
192023,998-726-2.94%
191024,724-372-1.48%
190025,0961,1354.74%
189023,9612,26110.42%
188021,7001,1085.38%
187020,59211,955138.42%
18608,6370.00%

How Many People Live in Douglas County, Kansas?

120,629

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White98,47882.53%
Asian6,2295.22%
Two or More Races5,2664.41%
Black or African American5,0474.23%
American Indian and Alaska Native2,9352.46%
Some Other Race1,3371.12%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander270.02%

Douglas County, Kansas Population Pyramid 2020

Douglas County, Kansas Median Age

29.5


Total

28.7


Male

30.2


Female

Douglas County, Kansas Adults

There are 97,081 adults, (13,497 of whom are seniors) in Douglas County, Kansas.

Douglas County, Kansas Age Dependency

42.8

Age Dependency Ratio

16.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Douglas County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

60,252

50.50%

Male

59,067

49.50%

Douglas County, Kansas Households and Families

Douglas County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Douglas County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.2%21.8%
All51.8%48.2%
Male41.5%58.5%
Female39.8%60.2%
Non Family30.2%69.8%

51.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All46,2942.3951.8
Non Family21,1751.6130.2
Married19,7513.0578.2
Female3,7073.0539.8
Male1,6613.1741.5

2.97

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

7.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Douglas County, Kansas Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8451.23%
9th to 12th Grade2,2213.24%
High School Graduate12,34218.02%
Some College13,80720.16%
Associates Degree4,7746.97%
Bachelors Degree17,87626.10%
Graduate Degree16,62624.27%

Douglas County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White56,71154,57829,223
Hispanic3,4443,0321,288
Asian3,0942,8182,135
Black2,5742,421799
Native American1,6561,607585
Multiple Races1,4671,413590
Other Race860808391

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 97.04%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 69.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,648$46,939$35,430
Less Than High School$21,496$22,329$16,179
High School Grad$31,934$37,477$21,367
Some College$31,839$39,349$28,315
Bachelors Degree$45,353$55,646$37,646
Graduate Degree$55,289$66,882$49,937

$40,648

Average Earnings

$46,939

Average Male

$35,430

Average Female

Douglas County, Kansas Language

Douglas County, Kansas Language by Age

Douglas County, Kansas Language

89.93% of Douglas County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 10.07% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 3.53% of the population.

Douglas County, Kansas Poverty

Douglas County, Kansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White88,02714,17716.11%
Asian5,6692,08536.78%
Multiple4,7641,59233.42%
Hispanic6,6801,49422.37%
Black4,6181,19125.79%
Native2,46263125.63%
Other1,28927221.10%

18.70%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.45%

Male Poverty Rate

17.96%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Douglas County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Douglas County, Kansas is Asian, with 36.78% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Douglas County, Kansas is White, with 16.11% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 37.41%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.84%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.50%
Some College12.42%
High School11.12%
Bachelors or Greater4.95%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed37.28%
Male Unemployed30.84%
Female Employed17.32%
Male Employed14.14%

Douglas County, Kansas Income

Douglas County, Kansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$55,832$75,291
Families$82,294$100,430
Married Families$97,641$115,042
Non Families$31,153$43,420

Douglas County, Kansas Marital Status

Douglas County, Kansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

41.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.5%

Male Marriage Rate

40.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Douglas County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

Douglas County, Kansas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Douglas County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

Douglas County, Kansas Veterans

5,071

Number of Veterans

4,691

Male Veterans

380

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,817
Second Gulf War1,170
First Gulf War1,168
Korea422
World War II219

Douglas County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4,3145.32%
Black3027.38%
Hispanic2404.60%
2 or More1715.91%
Indian1295.40%
Asian851.60%
Other706.08%

Douglas County, Kansas Veterans by Education

7.77%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.24%

Veteran Disability Rate

Douglas County, Kansas Employment Status

69.9%

Labor Force Participation

66.6%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Douglas County, Kansas Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

54.05%

Born in Kansas

92.71%

Native Born

7.29%

Foreign Born

4.79%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

92.71% of Douglas County, Kansas residents were born in the United States, with 54.05% having been born in Kansas. 4.79% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Population of Cities in Douglas County, Kansas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Lawrence877209535876388.71%
Eudora614263792373.86%
Baldwin City451546771623.59%
Lecomn625638132.08%
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990