Douglas County is located in west-central Minnesota. The County Seat is Alexandria and the largest city is Alexandria. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.co.douglas.mn.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 36,790 and the 2010 census population was 36,009. The land area is 637.30 square miles and there are 56.5 persons per square mile.
97.6% of the population is White, 0.5% is Black or African American, 1.3% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.5% is Asian, 0.4% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1% is two or more races. 92.6% have a high school degree or higher, and 23.6% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $187,300, there are 15,757 households, an average of 2.26 persons per household. The per capita income is $27,716, the median household income is $50,905, and 10.8% of the persons in Douglas County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 3,768. Retail sales (in $1000) were $625,509, and sales per capita were $17,390. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 13.5%.
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