Douglas County NV Information


Douglas County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 48,351
Population in Households 48,121
Population in Familes 38,810
Population in Group Qrtrs 230
Population Density1 68
Diversity Index2 40


Total Households 20,472
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 14,067
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 24,790 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 14,144 (57.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,328 (25.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,318 (17.4%)
Median Home Value $359,178
Average Home Value $433,005


Median Household Income $58,562
Average Household Income $81,027
Per Capita Income $35,102
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.46% 0.61%
Households 0.67% 0.75%
Families 0.64% 0.73%
Median Household Income   2.84%
Per Capita Income   2.27%
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 County NV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Douglas County to the other 17 counties / independent cities and county equivalents in Nevada 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 # 6 71st
Population Density1 # 4 82nd
Diversity Index2 # 15 18th
Median Household Income # 3 88th
Per Capita Income # 1 100th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Nevada Census Data Comparison Tool.