The amount of words on a double-spaced page varies depending on a number of factors, including the margins and font. On average, there are about 275 words on a double-spaced page. This assumes 1-inch margins, a 12-point font size, Arial font, and an 8.5-inch by 11-inch page size.
Some fonts contain more spacing between the characters than others. Additionally, the width of the characters can vary between different types of fonts. These factors can cause variation in words per page among different fonts.
Other factors that impact the numbers of words on a page include characters per word, headings and paragraph breaks.