Douglas, WY Demographics


Population (year 2000): 5,288. Estimated population in July 2005: 5,581 (+5.5% change)
Males: 2,568 (48.6%), Females: 2,720 (51.4%)

Converse County

Zip code: 82633

Median resident age: 35.4 years
Median household income: $36,944 (year 2000)
Median house value: $85,700 (year 2000)

Races in Douglas:

  • White Non-Hispanic (91.1%)
  • Hispanic (6.6%)
  • Other race (3.6%)
  • American Indian (1.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (28.0%), Irish (15.3%), English (15.3%), United States (11.9%), Norwegian (4.2%), Swedish (3.9%).

Elevation: 4830 feet

Land area: 5.1 square miles

Map of Douglas, WY

Population

For population 25 years and over in Douglas

  • High school or higher: 84.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 15.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Douglas city

  • Never married: 20.1%
  • Now married: 58.8%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 13.5%

2.2% Foreign born (1.6% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +167 (+3.3%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Douglas:

  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL OF CONVERSE COUNTY (111 SOUTH 5TH STREET PO BOX 1450)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Douglas:

  • PLATTE COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 55 miles; WHEATLAND, WY)
  • WYOMING BEHAVIORAL INSTITUTE (about 62 miles; CASPER, WY)
  • WYOMING MEDICAL CENTER (about 64 miles; CASPER, WY)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Douglas:

  • NATRONA COUNTY INTL (about 75 miles; CASPER, WY; ID: CPR)
  • LARAMIE REGIONAL (about 102 miles; LARAMIE, WY; ID: LAR)
  • GILLETTE-CAMPBELL COUNTY (about 109 miles; GILLETTE, WY; ID: GCC)

Other public-use airports nearest to Douglas:

  • CONVERSE COUNTY (about 2 miles; DOUGLAS, WY; ID: DGW)
  • THOMAS MEMORIAL (about 31 miles; GLENDO, WY; ID: 76V)
  • CAMP GUERNSEY (about 58 miles; GUERNSEY, WY; ID: 7V6)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Douglas:

  • CASPER COLLEGE (about 64 miles; CASPER, WY; Full-time enrollment: 2,564)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING (about 78 miles; LARAMIE, WY; FT enrollment: 9,665)
  • COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 159 miles; Fort Collins, CO; FT enrollment: 22,684)
  • BLACK HILLS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 159 miles; SPEARFISH, SD; FT enrollment: 3,190)
  • CHADRON STATE COLLEGE (about 165 miles; CHADRON, NE; FT enrollment: 2,144)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN COLORADO (about 169 miles; GREELEY, CO; FT enrollment: 10,983)
  • AIMS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 170 miles; GREELEY, CO; FT enrollment: 3,722)

Schools

Public high school in Douglas:

  • DOUGLAS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 557; Location: 1701 HAMILTON; Grades: 09 – 12)

Public primary/middle schools in Douglas:

  • DOUGLAS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 367; Location: 801 WEST RICHARDS; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • DOUGLAS INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL (Students: 324; Location: 901 W YELLOWSTONE; Grades: 03 – 05)
  • DOUGLAS PRIMARY SCHOOL (Students: 317; Location: 1705 HAMILTON STREET; Grades: PK – 02)
  • WHITE ELEMENTARY (Students: 12; Location: 1641 ESTERBROOK ROAD; Grades: KG – 08)
  • SHAWNEE ELEMENTARY (Students: 6; Location: 1216 US HIGHWAY 18-20; Grades: KG – 08)
  • MOSS AGATE ELEMENTARY (Students: 4; Location: 28 WINDY RIDGE ROAD; Grades: KG – 08)

Libraries

Library in Douglas:

  • CONVERSE COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $339,364; Location: 300 WALNUT; 49,001 books; 2,097 audio materials; 2,524 video materials; 134 serial subscriptions)