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Douglas, Wyoming - Basic Facts

The City of Douglas had a population of 6,746 as of July 1, 2016. Douglas ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Wyoming. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Douglas is located at latitude 42.7547 and longitude -105.3838 in Converse County. The formal boundaries for the City of Douglas (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.57 sq. miles and a water area of 0.17 sq. miles. Converse County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,836 feet.

The City of Douglas (GNIS ID: 2410350) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Wyoming is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Douglas is located within Douglas Division of Converse County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Douglas population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Douglas, WY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 6,746
Population in Households 6,679
Population in Familes 5,303
Population in Group Qrtrs 67
Population Density1 1,477
Diversity Index2 31


Total Households 2,804
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 1,779
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,041 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,810 (59.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 994 (32.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 237 ( 7.8%)
Median Home Value $191,225
Average Home Value $198,770


Median Household Income $52,854
Average Household Income $65,364
Per Capita Income $27,624
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.57% 1.07%
Households 1.56% 1.06%
Families 1.58% 0.89%
Median Household Income   2.09%
Per Capita Income   1.47%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Douglas, WY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Douglas to the other 204 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wyoming by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 15 93rd
Population Density1 # 18 92nd
Diversity Index2 # 52 75th
Median Household Income # 134 35th
Per Capita Income # 126 39th

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