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Douglas County, NE
The county was named for U.S. Sen. Stephen A. Douglas

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Douglas County is one of 93 counties in Nebraska.

The county is in the Omaha-Council Bluffs metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 482,112. This was an increase of  4.00% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
Local
$43,209
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Douglas County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Douglas County was $36,765. This was an increase of 25.2% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 119% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Omaha
Census 2000 highlights: Largest county in the state (by population); ranked first in the state for population growth during the 1990s; led the state in per-capita income ($32,671 in 1998)

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Ancestry & family history

26% of Douglas County residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Douglas County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Douglas County include Bethel Cemetery, Bohemian Cemetery, Calvary Cemetery, Elk City Cemetery, Elkhorn Cemetery, Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery, Flower Hill Cemetery, Forest Lawn Cemetery, Golden Hill Cemetery, Graceland Park Cemetery ... View cemeteries

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Communities in Douglas County include Bennington, Boys Town, Elkhorn, Florence, Omaha, Ralston, Valley, Waterloo ... View communities

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Colleges in Douglas County include Clarkson College, College of Saint Mary, Creighton University, Grace University, Metropolitan Community College Area, Nebraska Methodist College of Nursing, University of Nebraska - Omaha, University of Nebraska Medical Center ... View colleges

School districts in Douglas County include Bennington Public Schools, Elkhorn Public Schools, Elm Tree Public School, Millard Public Schools, Omaha Public Schools ... View school districts

To see school district boundaries, wait for the map to load in the new window, then select 'Legend.' Choose 'school districts' and update map.

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Libraries

Libraries in Douglas County include A V Sorenson Branch Library, Agnes Robinson Waterloo Public Library, Baright Public Library, Bennington Public Library, Benson Branch Library, Bess Johnson Elkhorn Public Library, Charles B Washington Branch Library, Florence Branch Library, Millard Branch Library, Milton R Abrahams Branch Library ... View libraries

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Media

Newspapers in Douglas County include Omaha World-Herald, Ralston Reader ... View newspapers

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Politics

Douglas County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Douglas County political report.

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Travel

Airports in Douglas County include Eppley Airfield

Hotels in Douglas County include Aksarben Super 8 Motel, Baymont Inn, Best Western, Best Western Kelly Inn Omaha, Candlewood Suites, Clarion Hotel West, Clubhouse Inn & Suites, Comfort Inn, Comfort Inn at the Zoo, Comfort Inn Omaha ... More hotels

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