According to the most recent Douglas County Oregon demographics data available from the 2022 Census Bureau released in the American Community Survey in November of 2022, Figure 1 Douglas County depicts it has a Population 2021 of 110,680 which is the third most of all other counties in the local area. The county with the highest population in the area is Lane County which depicts a population of 380,532 (approximately 3.4 times bigger). Figure 3 uses the Douglas County population data for a comparison of the population growth/population change estimates from the years 2010 to 2021 and Douglas County Oregon depicts an increase of 3,013 (3%).
The total Douglas County Oregon greater area population percent change for all areas for the years from 2010 to 2021 is shown in Figure 4 and for Douglas County shows it has a Population Change of 2.8% which is the second smallest in order of population percent change of all the other counties in the metropolitan area.
Looking at the Douglas County population density (measured as people per square mile) and providing comparisons to both the national and state average population density in Figure 5, Douglas County Oregon shows it has 22 people per square mile which is the second smallest as measured by population density of all the other counties in the greater region. The next higher in order of population density is Coos County about twice as large with population density of 40. The county with the highest population density in the area is Benton County which shows a people per square mile of 140 ( considerably bigger). Figure 6 provides Douglas County demographics for the overall median age for all people in the region and Douglas County depicts it has a Median Age of 46.6 which is in the middle range of other counties in the local area. The county with the highest overall median age of all people in the area is Curry County which depicts an age of 56.2 (20.6% larger).
Figure 8 illustrates the overall diversity breakdown for Douglas County population and ethnicity groups in the area. (note: Hispanic/Latino is broken out separately in the next diagram and also the group denoted as Native ethnicity includes Native American, and Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander.) Douglas County Oregon has the smallest proportion of Black population at 0.9% of the total. Second, it has the smallest proportion of Native population at 7.5% of the total. Figure 9 shows the Douglas County Oregon Hispanic (including non Hispanic whites) population household ethnicity in the region and Douglas County shows it has a Hispanic or Latino of 6.2% which is the smallest when ranked by people who are Hispanic or Latino of all the other counties in the metropolitan area.
Douglas County Families and Marital Status Charts
Figure 11 compares the average household size using the average number of people in a family for Douglas County households. Douglas County depicts it has a Family Size of 3.0 which is the third most of all other counties in the local area. The county with the highest average family size in the area is Jackson County which depicts an average family size of 3.1 (only about 3.4% larger).
Looking at Douglas County households that are headed by a husband and wife as a percent of all families in Figure 12, Douglas County shows it has a Married-couple family of 78% which is the third most husband and wife family percent of all other counties in the greater Douglas County region. The county with the highest percent of people in a husband and wife family in the area is Curry County which shows a husband and wife family percent of 81% (only about 3.8% larger).
The next section of charts provide a detailed look at mothers and baby births that occurred over the past 12 months. Figure 13 shows the rate of women aged 15 to 50 years old who have given birth. Douglas County shows it has a Birth Rate of 4.1% which is the second smallest as measured by percent of women who gave birth of all the other counties in the surrounding region. The county with the highest percent of women who gave birth in the area is Curry County which shows a birth rate of 11.3% (approximately 2.8 times bigger). Figure 14 shows the breakdown of the mother's age for all baby births that occurred in the last 12 months and it has one of the largest proportions of percent of births to mothers aged 15 to 19 at 34% of the total and is ranked #2. The only larger county being Coos County with 42%. Second, it has one of the largest proportions of percent of births to mothers aged 20 to 24 at 31% of the total and is ranked #3. Only #2 Jackson County (32%), and #1 Josephine County (36%) are larger. Third, it has the smallest proportion of percent of births to mothers aged 25 to 29 at 17% of the total.
The next set of demographic data looks at the marital status for Douglas County households which is useful for internet research. Figure 16 compares the total number of single people in each area. Douglas County depicts it has a Total Single People of 46% which is less than most other counties in the metro area. The county with the highest percent of people who are single for any reason in the area is Benton County which shows a percent single of 56% (21.3% larger). Comparing percent of people who are single for any reason to the United States average of 50%, Douglas County is about 9.4% smaller. Also, compared with the state of Oregon, percent of people who are single for any reason of 49%, Douglas County is about 7.9% smaller.
Douglas County Citizenship Demographics Charts
The next section of demographic information provides detailed data Douglas County residents including: immigrants, citizenship, immigration, country of origin, non citizens and more. To start, Figure 17 shows a high level view of citizenship. Douglas County Oregon has the smallest proportion of citizens by naturalization at 1% of the total. The next diagram (Figure 18) shows the year of entry that non citizens entered the United States. The year of entry can show the rate of flow at various points of time in the past for when they entered the U.S. has the smallest proportion of non citizens who entered the US between 2000 to 2009 at 5% of the total. Second, it has one of the largest proportions of non citizens who entered the US between 1990 to 1999 at 30% of the total and is ranked #3. Only #2 Josephine County (31%), and #1 Curry County (32%) are larger.
Douglas County Birthplace Demographic Charts
Figure 19 looks at the detailed country of origin demographic research for foreign-born people in this place. Click column to sort.
For comparison purposes, Figure 20 shows detailed statistic data for the entire United States. In particular, this diagram breaks down the detailed country of origin foreign-born people in the entire U.S. in order to compare with the data provided in the prior diagram which shows only for the local area. Both this diagram and the prior diagram are sorted the same way to facilitate comparison between the two. Click column to sort.
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Census Designated Place or "CDP")
and Census County Division "CCD".)
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