Douglas County, Oregon

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National protected areas

  • Crater Lake National Park
    Crater Lake National Park
    Crater Lake National Park is a United States National Park located in southern Oregon. Established in 1902, Crater Lake National Park is the sixth oldest national park in the United States and the only one in the state of Oregon...

     (part)
  • Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest
    Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest
    The Rogue River – Siskiyou National Forest is a United States National Forest located on both sides of the border between the states of Oregon and California. The formerly separate Rogue River and Siskiyou National Forests were administratively combined in 2004...

     (part)
  • Siuslaw National Forest
    Siuslaw National Forest
    Siuslaw National Forest is a national forest in western Oregon, United States. Established in 1908, the Siuslaw is made up of a wide variety of ecosystems, ranging from coastal forests to sand dunes.- Geography :...

     (part)
  • Umpqua National Forest
    Umpqua National Forest
    Umpqua National Forest, in southern Oregon's Cascade mountains, covers an area of one-million acres in Douglas, Lane, and Jackson Counties, and borders Crater Lake National Park. The four ranger districts that comprise the Forest are Cottage Grove, Diamond Lake, North Umpqua, and Tiller Ranger...

     (part)
  • Willamette National Forest
    Willamette National Forest
    The Willamette National Forest is a National Forest located in the central portion of the Cascade Range of US state of Oregon.It comprises 1,675,407 acres making it one of the largest national forests. Over 380,000 acres are designated wilderness which include seven major mountain peaks...

     (part)

Adjacent counties

  • Lane County, Oregon
    Lane County, Oregon
    -National protected areas:*Oregon Islands National Wildlife Refuge *Siuslaw National Forest *Umpqua National Forest *Willamette National Forest -Government:...

     - (north)
  • Klamath County, Oregon
    Klamath County, Oregon
    -National protected areas:* Bear Valley National Wildlife Refuge* Crater Lake National Park * Deschutes National Forest * Fremont National Forest * Klamath Marsh National Wildlife Refuge* Lower Klamath National Wildlife Refuge...

     - (east)
  • Jackson County, Oregon
    Jackson County, Oregon
    -National protected areas:* Cascade–Siskiyou National Monument* Crater Lake National Park * Klamath National Forest * Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest * Umpqua National Forest -Demographics:...

     - (south)
  • Josephine County, Oregon
    Josephine County, Oregon
    Josephine County is a county located in the U.S. state of Oregon. According to Oregon Geographic Names, the county is probably named after a stream in the area called Josephine Creek, which in turn is probably named after Virginia Josephine Rollins Ort. In 2010, its population was 82,713...

     - (south)
  • Curry County, Oregon
    Curry County, Oregon
    Curry County is a county located in the U.S. state of Oregon. In 2010, its population was 22,364. The county is named for George Law Curry, a governor of the Oregon Territory. The seat of the county is Gold Beach.-Economy:...

     - (southwest)
  • Coos County, Oregon
    Coos County, Oregon
    -National protected areas:*Bandon Marsh National Wildlife Refuge*Oregon Islands National Wildlife Refuge *Siskiyou National Forest *Siuslaw National Forest - Incorporated cities:- Unincorporated communities and CDPs:-See also:...

     - (west)

Demographics



As of the census
Census
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of 2000, there were 100,399 people, 39,821 households, and 28,233 families residing in the county. The population density
Population density
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 was 20 people per square mile (8/km²). There were 43,284 housing units at an average density of 9 per square mile (3/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 93.86% White
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, 0.18% Black
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 or African American
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, 1.52% Native American
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, 0.63% Asian
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, 0.09% Pacific Islander
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, 1.02% from other races
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, and 2.70% from two or more races. 3.27% of the population were Hispanic
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 or Latino
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 of any race. 18.4% were of German, 13.2% American
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, 12.6% English
English people
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 and 10.2% Irish
Irish people
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 ancestry. 96.5% spoke English
English language
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 and 2.2% Spanish
Spanish language
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 as their first language.

There were 39,821 households out of which 29.10% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.20% were married couples
Marriage
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 living together, 9.60% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.10% were non-families. 23.90% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.00% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.48 and the average family size was 2.90.

In the county, the population was spread out with 24.00% under the age of 18, 7.50% from 18 to 24, 24.20% from 25 to 44, 26.40% from 45 to 64, and 17.80% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 96.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.20 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $33,223, and the median income for a family was $39,364. Males had a median income of $32,512 versus $22,349 for females. The per capita income
Per capita income
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 for the county was $16,581. About 9.60% of families and 13.10% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.60% of those under age 18 and 9.20% of those age 65 or over.

Incorporated cities

  • Canyonville
    Canyonville, Oregon
    Canyonville is a city in Douglas County, Oregon, United States. The population was 1,293 at the 2000 census, while the 2007 estimate is 1,640 residents...

  • Drain
    Drain, Oregon
    Drain is a city in Douglas County, Oregon, United States. The population was 1,021 at the 2000 census. The 2007 estimate is 1,075 residents. Drain is named after town founder and politician Charles J...

  • Elkton
    Elkton, Oregon
    Elkton is a city in Douglas County, Oregon, United States. It is located on the lower Umpqua River, at the junction of Oregon Route 38 and Oregon Route 138, about west of Interstate 5 and about west of Drain...

  • Glendale
    Glendale, Oregon
    Glendale is a city in Douglas County, Oregon, United States. The population was 855 at the 2000 census.-History:Glendale started out as a small settlement called "Stumptown", because of an economy based on logging. After the arrival of the railroad in 1881, the town was named "Julia" in honor of...

  • Myrtle Creek
    Myrtle Creek, Oregon
    Myrtle Creek is a city in Douglas County, Oregon, United States. The population was 3,419 at the 2000 census.It is the birthplace of U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley.-Geography:...

  • Oakland
    Oakland, Oregon
    Oakland is a city in Douglas County, Oregon, United States located two miles from Interstate 5. The population was 954 at the 2000 census.-History:...

  • Reedsport
    Reedsport, Oregon
    Reedsport is a city in Douglas County, Oregon, United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 4,154.- History :Reedsport was established on the estuary of the Umpqua River on January 7, 1852. It was named for a local settler, Alfred W. Reed, who founded the city in 1912...

  • Riddle
    Riddle, Oregon
    Riddle is a city in Douglas County, Oregon, United States. The population was 1,014 at the 2000 census.-Geography:According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of , all of it land.Riddle was founded by George Abner Riddle....

  • Roseburg
    Roseburg, Oregon
    Roseburg is a city in the U.S. state of Oregon. It is the county seat of Douglas County. The population was 21,181 at the 2010 census.-History:...

  • Sutherlin
    Sutherlin, Oregon
    Sutherlin is a city in Douglas County, Oregon, United States. The population was 6,669 at the 2000 census. Nearby features include Cooper Creek Reservoir, the Umpqua River, a few golf courses, and numerous vineyards.-Geography:...

  • Winston
    Winston, Oregon
    Winston is a city in Douglas County, Oregon, United States. The population was 4,613 at the 2000 census. It is home to Wildlife Safari.-Geography:According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of , all of it land.-Demographics:...

  • Yoncalla
    Yoncalla, Oregon
    Yoncalla is a city in Douglas County, Oregon, United States. The population was 1,052 at the 2000 census.-Geography:According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of , of which, of it is land and 1.61% is water.-Demographics:...


  • Unincorporated communities and CDPs


    • Anlauf
      Anlauf, Oregon
      Anlauf is an unincorporated community in Douglas County, Oregon, United States. Anlauf is located along Interstate 5 north of Yoncalla....

    • Ash
      Ash, Oregon
      Ash is an unincorporated community in Douglas County, Oregon, United States, south of Loon Lake in the Southern Oregon Coast Range. The community is also referred to as Ash Valley....

    • Azalea
      Azalea, Oregon
      Azalea is an unincorporated community in Douglas County, Oregon, United States, about 10 miles Northeast of Glendale on Interstate 5.Azalea was named for the abundance of azaleas in the area, including the Azalea occidentalis and the Azaleastrum albiflorum. The name Azalea was used for two...

    • Camas Valley
      Camas Valley, Oregon
      Camas Valley is an unincorporated community in Douglas County, Oregon, United States, in the valley of the same name. It is on Oregon Route 42, near the Middle Fork Coquille River....

    • Clearwater
    • Cleveland
    • Curtin
      Curtin, Oregon
      Curtin is an unincorporated community in Douglas County, Oregon, United States. It is on Interstate 5 and the former Southern Pacific railroad line about seven miles northeast of Drain....

    • Days Creek
      Days Creek, Oregon
      Days Creek is an unincorporated community in Douglas County, Oregon, United States. It is located on Oregon Route 227, at the confluence of Days Creek and the South Umpqua River....

    • Diamond Lake
      Diamond Lake (Oregon)
      Diamond Lake is a lake in the southern part of the U.S. state of Oregon. It lies near the junction of Oregon Route 138 and Oregon Route 230 in the Umpqua National Forest in Douglas County. It is located between Mount Bailey to the west and Mount Thielsen to the east; it is just north of Crater Lake...

    • Dillard
      Dillard, Oregon
      Dillard is an unincorporated community in Douglas County, Oregon, United States. Dillard is south of Winston. Dillard has a post office with ZIP code 97432....

    • Drew
      Drew, Oregon
      Drew is an unincorporated community in Douglas County, Oregon, United States. It is located about six miles south of Tiller and 21 miles north of Trail on Oregon Route 227, surrounded by the Umpqua National Forest....

    • Edenbower
    • Elkhead
      Elkhead, Oregon
      Elkhead is an unincorporated community in Douglas County, Oregon, United States. Elkhead is southeast of Yoncalla....

    • Gardiner
      Gardiner, Oregon
      Gardiner is an unincorporated community in Douglas County, Oregon, United States, across the Umpqua River from Reedsport. It is located on U.S. Route 101....

    • Glide
      Glide, Oregon
      Glide is a census-designated place in Douglas County, Oregon, United States. The population was 1,690 at the 2000 census.-Geography:According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of , of which, of it is land and of it is water.-Demographics:As of the census of 2000,...

    • Green
      Green, Oregon
      Green is a census-designated place and unincorporated community in Douglas County, Oregon, United States. The population was 6,174 at the 2000 census.-Education:...

    • Idleyld Park
      Idleyld Park, Oregon
      Idleyld Park is an unincorporated community in Douglas County, Oregon, United States. Idleyld Park is located along Oregon Route 138 northeast of Glide. Idleyld Park has a post office with ZIP code 97447....

    • Lookingglass
      Lookingglass, Oregon
      Lookingglass is an unincorporated community in the Lookingglass Valley of Douglas County, Oregon, United States, about nine miles southwest of Roseburg. The valley was named in 1846 by surveyor Hoy Flournoy, who said the beautiful green grass of the valley reflected light almost as well as a...

    • Milo
      Milo, Oregon
      Milo is an unincorporated community in Douglas County, Oregon, United States, about 17 miles east of Canyonville on the South Umpqua River.Milo post office was established in 1923; Cora E. Buker was the first postmaster. It was named for Milo, Maine, the hometown of Amos O. Buker, who was the...

    • Nonpareil
      Nonpareil, Oregon
      Nonpareil is an unincorporated historic locale in Douglas County, Oregon, United States. It is located about eight miles east of Sutherlin, near Calapooya Creek. The population of the area was about 202 in 2000. Nonpareil was the birthplace of novelist H. L...

    • Peel
      Peel, Oregon
      Peel is an unincorporated community in Douglas County, Oregon, United States. It is located about six miles southeast of Glide near the Little River....

    • Rice Hill
      Rice Hill, Oregon
      Rice Hill is an unincorporated community in Douglas County, Oregon, United States. It is located about 10 miles north of Oakland on Interstate 5....

    • Roseburg North
      Roseburg North, Oregon
      Roseburg North is a census-designated place in Douglas County, Oregon, United States. The population was 5,473 at the 2000 census.-Geography:Roseburg North is located at ....

    • Round Prairie
      Round Prairie, Oregon
      Round Prairie is an unincorporated community in Douglas County, Oregon, United States. Round Prairie is located along Interstate 5 north of Myrtle Creek....

    • Scottsburg
      Scottsburg, Oregon
      Scottsburg is an unincorporated community in Douglas County, Oregon, United States. It is located on the Umpqua River and Oregon Route 38, and is about 20 miles from the Pacific Ocean. It was once a growing town but after a large flood in December 1861 the town declined.Scottsburg was named for...

    • Shady
      Shady, Oregon
      Shady is an unincorporated locale in Douglas County, Oregon, United States. It is about two miles south of Roseburg on a stretch of Oregon Route 99 also known as the Oakland-Shady Highway. Shady is outside Roseburg's urban growth boundary, but it does have sewer service. Because of sewer...

    • Steamboat
      Steamboat, Douglas County, Oregon
      Steamboat is an unincorporated community in Douglas County, Oregon, United States. It is located about 39 miles east of Roseburg on Oregon Route 138, near the confluence of the North Umpqua River with Steamboat Creek within the Umpqua National Forest....

    • Sulphur Springs
    • Tenmile
      Tenmile, Douglas County, Oregon
      Tenmile is an unincorporated community in Douglas County, Oregon, United States. It is located on Oregon Route 42 southwest of Roseburg.Although Tenmile is unincorporated, it has a post office by the same name. The ZIP code is 97481....

    • Tiller
      Tiller, Oregon
      Tiller is an unincorporated community in Douglas County, Oregon, United States. It is located on Oregon Route 227 and the South Umpqua River, in the Umpqua National Forest....

    • Toketee
    • Tri-City
      Tri-City, Oregon
      Tri-City is a census-designated place and unincorporated community in Douglas County, Oregon, United States. The population was 3,519 at the 2000 census.-Geography:Tri-City is located at...

    • Tyee
    • Umpqua
      Umpqua, Oregon
      Umpqua is an unincorporated community in Douglas County, Oregon, United States. The population was 112 at the 2000 census.The word "Umpqua" was first used by the local Native Americans to refer to the locality around the Umpqua River and came to be applied to the river as well....

    • Wilbur
      Wilbur, Oregon
      Wilbur is an unincorporated community in Douglas County, Oregon, United States. Wilbur is located along Interstate 5 and Oregon Route 99 north of Winchester....

    • Winchester
      Winchester, Oregon
      Winchester is an unincorporated community in Douglas County, Oregon, United States. It is located four miles north of Roseburg on Interstate 5 and the North Umpqua River...

    • Winchester Bay
      Winchester Bay, Oregon
      Winchester Bay is an unincorporated community in Douglas County, Oregon, United States. For statistical purposes, the United States Census Bureau has defined Winchester Bay as a census-designated place...