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Douglas County
  • County in Nebraska

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A minus
  2. Housing
    grade B
  3. Nightlife
    grade A+
  4. Good for Families
    grade A+
  5. Diversity
    grade A minus
  6. Jobs
    grade B+
  7. Weather
    grade B minus
  8. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  9. Health & Fitness
    grade A
  10. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  11. Commute
    grade A minus

editorial

Douglas County is located in Nebraska with a population of 582,638. Douglas County is one of the best places to live in Nebraska. In Douglas County, most residents own their homes. In Douglas County there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Douglas County and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Douglas County are highly rated.

About

Population
582,638

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$227,400
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,109
National
$1,268
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    38%
  • Own
    62%
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Douglas County Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    407.2
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    6.8
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    90.5
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    138.1
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    462.3
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,625.1
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    773.5
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    14%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    15%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    26%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    21%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    national  11%

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