Douglas County is located in Northwest Wisconsin. The County Seat is Superior and the largest city is Superior. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.douglascountywi.org . The 2014 population estimate is 43,698 and the 2010 census population was 44,159. The land area is 1,304.14 square miles and there are 33.9 persons per square mile.
93.1% of the population is White, 1.2% is Black or African American, 1.3% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.8% is Asian, 2% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2.8% is two or more races. 92.7% have a high school degree or higher, and 21.7% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $130,600, there are 18,933 households, an average of 2.25 persons per household. The per capita income is $25,129, the median household income is $45,418, and 15.1% of the persons in Douglas County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 3,326. Retail sales (in $1000) were $504,464, and sales per capita were $11,523. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 22.5%.
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