# Douglas County, Minnesota

**Douglas County** is a

county located in the

U.S. State of

Minnesota. As of

2000, the population is 32,821. Its

county seat is

Alexandria^{6}.

\nAccording to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,865

km² (720

mi²). 1,643 km² (634 mi²) of it is land and 222 km² (86 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 11.89% water.

## Demographics

\nAs of the census^{2} of

2000, there are 32,821 people, 13,276 households, and 9,027 families residing in the county. The

population density is 20/km² (52/mi²). There are 16,694 housing units at an average density of 10/km² (26/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 98.49%

White, 0.18%

Black or

African American, 0.24%

Native American, 0.40%

Asian, 0.03%

Pacific Islander, 0.18% from

other races, and 0.48% from two or more races. 0.59% of the population are

Hispanic or

Latino of any race.
There are 13,276 households out of which 29.90% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.00% are married couples living together, 6.40% have a female householder with no husband present, and 32.00% are non-families. 26.50% of all households are made up of individuals and 12.30% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.42 and the average family size is 2.93.
In the county the population is spread out with 24.00% under the age of 18, 9.20% from 18 to 24, 25.00% from 25 to 44, 23.80% from 45 to 64, and 17.90% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 40 years. For every 100 females there are 99.00 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 96.90 males.
The median income for a household in the county is $37,703, and the median income for a family is $46,250. Males have a median income of $30,968 versus $21,240 for females. The per capita income for the county is $18,850. 8.50% of the population and 5.60% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 9.30% are under the age of 18 and 11.00% are 65 or older.

## Cities and towns

\n*Alexandria Township\n*

Alexandria\n*

Belle River Township\n*

Brandon Township\n*

Brandon\n*

Carlos Township\n*

Carlos\n*

Evansville Township\n*

Evansville\n*

Forada\n*

Garfield\n*

Holmes City Township\n*

Hudson Township\n*

Ida Township\n*

Kensington\n*

La Grand Township\n*

Lake Mary Township\n*

Leaf Valley Township\n*

Lund Township\n*

Millerville Township\n*

Millerville\n*

Miltona Township\n*

Miltona\n*

Moe Township\n*

Nelson\n*

Orange Township\n*

Osakis Township\n*

Osakis\n*

Solem Township\n*

Spruce Hill Township\n*

Urness Township