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Douglas County is located in Kansas with a population of 120,290. In Douglas County, most residents own their homes. Many young professionals live in Douglas County and residents tend to be liberal.

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Population
120,290

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$199,400
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$926
National
$1,062
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    49%
  • Own
    51%
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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    187
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    15.6
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    46.8
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    77.9
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    607.8
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    124.7
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
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Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    24%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    10%
  • 55-64 years
    10%
  • 65+ years
    12%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    24%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    26%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    18%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    national  12%

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