Douglas County is located in east-central Illinois. The County Seat is Tuscola and the largest city is Tuscola. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.douglascountyil.com/. The 2014 population estimate is 19,889 and the 2010 census population was 19,982. The land area is 416.67 square miles and there are 48 persons per square mile.
97.5% of the population is White, 0.6% is Black or African American, 7.1% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.6% is Asian, 0.2% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1% is two or more races. 83.8% have a high school degree or higher, and 16.2% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $99,300, there are 7,509 households, an average of 2.62 persons per household. The per capita income is $23,732, the median household income is $52,741, and 10.3% of the persons in Douglas County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,871. Retail sales (in $1000) were $218,438, and sales per capita were $11,222.
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