Douglas County, Kansas Population 2024

120,932

Douglas County, Kansas's estimated 2024 population is 120,932 with a growth rate of 0.4% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Douglas County, Kansas is the 5th largest county in Kansas. The 2010 population was 111,204 and has seen a growth of 8.75% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029123,3524840.39%
2028122,8684840.4%
2027122,3844840.4%
2026121,9004840.4%
2025121,4164840.4%
2024120,9324840.4%
2023120,4484840.4%
2022119,9644840.41%
2021119,4807030.59%
2020118,777-3,492-2.86%
2019122,2699420.78%
2018121,3278110.67%
2017120,5166400.53%
2016119,8761,6111.36%
2015118,2651,7251.48%
2014116,5401,7611.53%
2013114,7791,4191.25%
2012113,3608600.76%
2011112,5001,2961.17%
2010111,204
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%
18608,637-114,715-93%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.4% (484)
County Website
Douglas County
State
Kansas
County Seat
2010 Population
111,204
Area
456 mi²
Density
265 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
8.75% (9,728)
Founded
August 25, 1855

Douglas County, Kansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White94,93079.71%
Two or more races9,6618.11%
Asian5,8734.93%
Black or African American5,1014.28%
Native American2,0101.69%
Other race1,4961.26%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander230.02%
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White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Douglas County, Kansas Population by Race

Douglas County, Kansas Population Pyramid 2024

Douglas County, Kansas Median Age

30.7

Total

30.1

Male

31.4

Female

Douglas County, Kansas Adults

There are 97,951 adults, (15,681 of whom are seniors) in Douglas County, Kansas.

Douglas County, Kansas Age Dependency

44.8

Age Dependency Ratio

19.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Douglas County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female59,70950.14%
Male59,38549.86%

Douglas County, Kansas Population by Age

Douglas County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All49,6052.2250.449.6
Non Family23,9321.4526.173.9
Married20,6312.9681.318.7
Female3,4423.0741.358.7
Male1,6002.5135.964.1
showing: 5 rows

2.86

Average Family Size

2.22

Average Household Size

50.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Douglas County, Kansas Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

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

Douglas County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 99.1%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 66.96%.

Douglas County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$47,895

Average Earnings

$53,617

Average Male

$43,041

Average Female

Douglas County, Kansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Douglas County, Kansas Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Douglas County, Kansas Language

89.83% of Douglas County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 10.17% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 3.81% of the population.

Douglas County, Kansas Language

Douglas County, Kansas Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White86,02212,46214.49%
Multiple9,2011,62117.62%
Hispanic7,1831,46520.4%
Asian5,2961,28124.19%
Black4,5001,16125.8%
Native1,57947630.15%
Other1,29836428.04%
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16.29%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.01%

Male Poverty Rate

16.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Douglas County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Douglas County, Kansas is Native, with 30.15% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Douglas County, Kansas is White, with 14.49% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.82%.

Douglas County, Kansas Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.3%
Some College11.9%
High School11.83%
Bachelors or Greater4.18%
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Douglas County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed58.08%
Male Unemployed37.35%
Female Employed14.76%
Male Employed10.67%
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Douglas County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Douglas County, Kansas Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Douglas County, Kansas Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

42.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.8%

Male Marriage Rate

41.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Douglas County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 35-44.

Douglas County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Douglas County, Kansas Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

5,297

Number of Veterans

5,007

Male Veterans

290

Female Veterans

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Douglas County, Kansas Veterans by War

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Douglas County, Kansas Veterans by Age

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Douglas County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Douglas County, Kansas Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.49%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

Douglas County, Kansas Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

70.4%

Labor Force Participation

66.8%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Douglas County, Kansas Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Douglas County, Kansas Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Douglas County, Kansas 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

52.8%

Born in Douglas County, Kansas

93.57%

Native Born

6.43%

Foreign Born

3.93%

Non Citizen

2.5%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.57% of Douglas County, Kansas residents were born in the United States, with 52.8% having been born in Kansas. 3.93% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Douglas County, Kansas Place of Birth

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