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Douglas, Arizona - Basic Facts

The City of Douglas had a population of 16,376 as of July 1, 2017. 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 Arizona. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Douglas is located at latitude 31.3993 and longitude -109.5413 in Cochise County. The formal boundaries for the City of Douglas (see map below) encompass a land area of 9.99 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cochise County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,009 feet.

The City of Douglas (GNIS ID: 2410349) 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.

Arizona 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 Cochise 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, 2017.

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Douglas, AZ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 16,376
Daytime Population: Workers 5,083
Daytime Population: Residents 9,420
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 14,503
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.89
Population in Households 14,414
Population in Familes 12,582
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,962
Population Density2 1,639
Diversity Index3 66


Median Household Income $29,422
Average Household Income $43,097
Per Capita Income $16,034


Total Housing Units 5,750 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,749 (47.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,102 (36.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 899 (15.6%)
Median Home Value $99,128
Average Home Value $120,673


Total Households 4,851
Average Household Size 2.97
Family Households 3,547
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.82% -0.67%
Households -0.38% -0.71%
Families -0.44% -0.77%
Median Household Income   2.18%
Per Capita Income   2.7%

Douglas, AZ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Douglas to the other 451 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arizona by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 48 90th
Population Density # 36 92nd
Diversity Index # 109 76th
Median Household Income # 350 23rd
Per Capita Income # 298 34th

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