Douglas has the 1784th largest population in the United States. The population shrank by 5.2% from 2010 to 2015, which was slower than the national average. Douglas is part of the Sierra Vista metro area. Unemployment in the Sierra Vista area is 6%, which is higher than the national average, and is getting better. Sierra Vista has the 345th largest local economy in the US, and a low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Douglas is below average at $46,010, and the median cost of a home in Douglas is $85,700, which is below the national average. 9% of workers in Douglas hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 68% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Douglas. 77% of Douglas workers drive to work alone, 0% take public transit, 10% carpool, and 11% walk. People in Douglas spend an average of 15 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.