Douglas County, Missouri Population 2024

12,417

Douglas County, Missouri's estimated 2024 population is 12,417 with a growth rate of 1.81% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Douglas County, Missouri is the 75th largest county in Missouri. The 2010 population was 13,652 and has seen a growth of -9.05% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202913,5222211.66%
202813,3012211.69%
202713,0802211.72%
202612,8592211.75%
202512,6382211.78%
202412,4172211.81%
202312,1962211.85%
202211,9752211.88%
202111,7541501.29%
202011,604-1,644-12.41%
201913,248-168-1.25%
201813,4161150.86%
201713,301-67-0.5%
201613,368-6-0.04%
201513,374-159-1.17%
201413,533840.62%
201313,449-133-0.98%
201213,582-54-0.4%
201113,636-16-0.12%
201013,652
199011,8762822.43%
198011,5942,32625.1%
19709,268-385-3.99%
19609,653-2,985-23.62%
195012,638-2,962-18.99%
194015,6001,64111.76%
193013,959-1,477-9.57%
192015,436-1,228-7.37%
191016,664-138-0.82%
190016,8022,69119.07%
189014,1116,35882.01%
18807,7533,83898.03%
18703,9151,50162.18%
18602,414-11,108-82.15%
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2024 Growth Rate
1.81% (221)
County Seat
2010 Population
13,652
Area
814 mi²
Density
15 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-9.05% (-1,235)
Founded
October 19, 1857

Douglas County, Missouri Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White11,04093.54%
Two or more races5564.71%
Native American1251.06%
Black or African American560.47%
Asian140.12%
Other race120.1%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Two or more races

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Douglas County, Missouri Population by Race

Douglas County, Missouri Population Pyramid 2024

Douglas County, Missouri Median Age

47

Total

45.3

Male

48

Female

Douglas County, Missouri Adults

There are 9,168 adults, (2,936 of whom are seniors) in Douglas County, Missouri.

Douglas County, Missouri Age Dependency

89.4

Age Dependency Ratio

47.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Douglas County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female5,81249.24%
Male5,99150.76%

Douglas County, Missouri Population by Age

Douglas County, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4,6162.5381.318.7
Married2,525384.515.5
Non Family1,5141.2977.922.1
Female3453.5976.223.8
Male2323.8975.924.1
showing: 5 rows

3.09

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

81.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

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

Douglas County, Missouri 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 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 42.11%.

Douglas County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$35,957

Average Earnings

$38,764

Average Male

$32,840

Average Female

Douglas County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Douglas County, Missouri Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Douglas County, Missouri Language

99.36% of Douglas County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 0.64% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.44% of the population.

Douglas County, Missouri Language

Douglas County, Missouri Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White10,9072,03718.68%
Multiple55624043.17%
Hispanic1189983.9%
Other1212100%
showing: 4 rows

19.62%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.62%

Male Poverty Rate

20.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Douglas County, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in Douglas County, Missouri is Other, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Douglas County, Missouri is White, with 18.68% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.79%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.46%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.41%.

Douglas County, Missouri Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade41.26%
Some College20.15%
High School17.57%
Bachelors or Greater6.02%
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Douglas County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed72.87%
Male Unemployed27.01%
Male Employed4.75%
Female Employed4.09%
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Douglas County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Douglas County, Missouri Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Douglas County, Missouri Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

54.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.6%

Male Marriage Rate

54.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Douglas County, Missouri Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Douglas County, Missouri 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 45-54.

Douglas County, Missouri Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Douglas County, Missouri Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

883

Number of Veterans

770

Male Veterans

113

Female Veterans

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Douglas County, Missouri Veterans by War

count

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Douglas County, Missouri Veterans by Age

count

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Douglas County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Douglas County, Missouri Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

17.03%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

Douglas County, Missouri Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

49.1%

Labor Force Participation

45.9%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Douglas County, Missouri Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Douglas County, Missouri Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Douglas County, Missouri 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

54.83%

Born in Douglas County, Missouri

99.1%

Native Born

0.9%

Foreign Born

0.53%

Non Citizen

0.37%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.1% of Douglas County, Missouri residents were born in the United States, with 54.83% having been born in Missouri. 0.53% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Douglas County, Missouri Place of Birth

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