Douglas County Information

Douglas in Colorado occupies 843 square miles and has a 2006 population of 263,621, a change from a 2000 population of 175,766 and 60,391 in 1990. 12.6% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 16.6% percent is 25-35, and 18.5% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 287 acts of violent crime reported in Douglas in 2004, a change from 80 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 5,371 people: 3.6% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 2.1%.

Read more about Douglas, Colorado in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyDouglas 
StateColorado 
Land Area843 sq. milesRanked 1,093 of 3,140
Population 2006263,621Ranked 232 of 3,140
Population 2005249,572 
Population 2000175,766Ranked 311 of 3,140
Population 199060,391Ranked 717 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion92.8% 
African American1.5% 
Asian American3.5% 
Native American.5% 
Pacific Islander.1% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 58.1% 
Population 5 to 1416.7% 
Population 15 to 2412.6% 
Population 25 to 3416.6% 
Population 35 to 4418.5% 
Population 45 to 5414.5% 
Population 55 to 648.3% 
Population 65 to 743% 
Population 75 and up1.8% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes28780
Murders / Manslaughters2 
Forcible Rapes66 
Robberies27 
Aggravated Assaults192 
Total Property Crimes4,6352,026
Burglaries791 
Larceny Thefts3,555 
Motor Vehicle Thefts289 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population147,615106,048
Unemployed Population5,3712,191
Unemployment Rate3.6%2.1%

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