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The Town of Douglas had a population of 754 as of July 1, 2022.

The primary coordinate point for Douglas is located at latitude 34.1737 and longitude -86.3236 in Marshall County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Douglas encompass a land area of 3.4 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Marshall County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 971 feet.

The Town of Douglas 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.

Alabama is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Douglas is located within Douglas Division of Marshall County.


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Douglas, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2022)

POPULATION

Total Population 754 (100%)
Population in Households 754 (100.0%)
Population in Families 652 (86.5%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 222
Diversity Index2 46
 
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $54,131
Average Household Income $69,449
% of Income for Mortgage4 15%
Per Capita Income $25,785
Wealth Index5 50
 

HOUSING

Total HU (Housing Units) 314 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 177 (56.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 95 (30.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 42 (13.4%)
Median Home Value $150,000
Average Home Value $164,347
Housing Affordability Index3 189
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 272
Average Household Size 2.77
Family Households 203
Average Family Size 3.00
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2020-2022 2022-2027
Population -0.41% -0.19%
Households -0.33% -0.22%
Families   -0.30%
Median Household Income   2.53%
Per Capita Income   3.26%
Owner Occupied HU   0.34%

Douglas, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Douglas to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2022 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 # 350 41st
Population Density # 301 49th
Median Household Income # 199 67th
Housing Affordability Index # 365 62nd
Per Capita Income # 369 38th
Diversity Index # 232 61st

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