Douglas is a somewhat small city located in the state of Wyoming. With a population of 6,351 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Douglas is the 15th largest community in Wyoming.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Douglas is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Douglas is a city of professionals, construction workers and builders, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Douglas who work in office and administrative support (13.15%), teaching (11.57%), and management occupations (10.74%).
Despite being a small city, Douglas has a lot of people using the bus to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the bus are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.
The education level of Douglas citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 19.23% of adults 25 and older in Douglas have a college degree.
The per capita income in Douglas in 2018 was $33,632, which is upper middle income relative to Wyoming and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $134,528 for a family of four. However, Douglas contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Douglas is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Douglas home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Douglas residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Douglas also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 15.87% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Douglas include German, Irish, English, Norwegian, and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Douglas is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.