Douglas County, Colorado Population 2023

Douglas County, Colorado's estimated 2023 population is 379,731 with a growth rate of 1.95% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Douglas County, Colorado is the 6th largest county in Colorado. The 2010 population was 285,465 and has seen a growth of 33.02% since that time.

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Douglas County, Colorado Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Asian

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Douglas County, Colorado Population by Race

Douglas County, Colorado Population Pyramid 2023

Douglas County, Colorado Median Age

39

Total

38

Male

39.8

Female

Douglas County, Colorado Adults

There are 255,197 adults, (41,364 of whom are seniors) in Douglas County, Colorado.

Douglas County, Colorado Age Dependency

61

Age Dependency Ratio

19.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Douglas County, Colorado Sex Ratio

Female172,18850.01%
Male172,09249.99%

Douglas County, Colorado Population by Age

Douglas County, Colorado Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

3.23

Average Family Size

2.83

Average Household Size

79.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Douglas County, Colorado Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Douglas County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Douglas County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 90.53%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 61.48%.

Douglas County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$66,402

Average Earnings

$85,095

Average Male

$49,753

Average Female

Douglas County, Colorado Earnings by Educational Attainment

Douglas County, Colorado Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Douglas County, Colorado Language

90.86% of Douglas County, Colorado residents speak only English, while 9.14% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 4.28% of the population.

Douglas County, Colorado Language

Douglas County, Colorado Poverty by Race

rate

4%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.71%

Male Poverty Rate

3.66%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Douglas County, Colorado

The race most likely to be in poverty in Douglas County, Colorado is Black, with 14.43% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Douglas County, Colorado is Islander, with 1.34% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.16%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.4%.

Douglas County, Colorado Poverty

Douglas County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Education

Douglas County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Douglas County, Colorado Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Douglas County, Colorado Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

61.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.9%

Male Marriage Rate

60.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Douglas County, Colorado Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Douglas County, Colorado 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 35-44.

Douglas County, Colorado Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Douglas County, Colorado Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

20,218

Number of Veterans

17,837

Male Veterans

2,381

Female Veterans

Douglas County, Colorado Veterans by War

Douglas County, Colorado Veterans by Age

count

Douglas County, Colorado Veterans by Race

Douglas County, Colorado Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

1.82%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.46%

Veteran Disability Rate

Douglas County, Colorado Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

72.3%

Labor Force Participation

69.5%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Douglas County, Colorado Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Douglas County, Colorado Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Douglas County, Colorado Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

35.57%

Born in Douglas County, Colorado

88.84%

Native Born

7.34%

Foreign Born

3.38%

Non Citizen

3.96%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.84% of Douglas County, Colorado residents were born in the United States, with 35.57% having been born in Colorado. 3.38% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Douglas County, Colorado Place of Birth

Sources