Howard County Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work

Howard County Population Demographics top

Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 17,685 1.1%
Male Population 8,474 0.8%
Female Population 9,211 1.3%
Male Population 47.92 %
Female Population 52.08 %
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 44.4 -0.2%
Citizen US Born 16,338 0.8%
Citizen not US Born 343 3.9%
Not Citizen 1,004 3.9%
Citizen US Born 92.38 %
Citizen not US Born 1.94 %
Not Citizen 5.68 %
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Same Country 687 -29.9%
Moved from Same State 431 0.7%
Moved from Different State 216 -3.1%
Same House as Last Year 16,143 3.0%
Moved from Abroad 0 %
Moved from Same Country 3.93 %
Moved from Same State 2.47 %
Moved from Different State 1.24 %
Same House as Last Year 92.37 %

Occupational Employment in Howard County top

Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 4,188 4.6%
Blue Collar 3,270 4.6%
White Collar 56.15 %
Blue Collar 43.85 %
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 649 -5.9%
Private Companies 5,263 6.1%
Governmental Workers 1,203 6.0%
Not for Profit Companies 343 -0.3%
Self Employees 8.7 %
Private Companies 70.57 %
Governmental Workers 16.13 %
Not for Profit Companies 4.6 %

Number of Households in Howard County top

Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 6,705 1.3%
Average People Per Household 3 0.0%
Family Households 4,663 2.7%
Non-family Households 2,042 -1.8%
Family Households 69.55 %
Non-family Households 30.45 %
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 2,209 4.9%
Households without Children 4,496 -0.4%
Households with Children 32.95 %
Households without Children 67.05 %

Median and Average Income in Howard County top

Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $57,764.57 1.2%
Median Household Income $37,518.00 1.6%
People below Poverty Level 3,492 -0.9%
People above Poverty Level 13,768 1.3%

Housing in Howard County top

Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 8,127 -1.2%
Median Year Built 1982 0.1%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 417 -9.9%
Built between 1940 and 1949 309 -17.6%
Built between 1950 and 1959 512 26.7%
Built between 1960 and 1969 800 -15.0%
Built between 1970 and 1979 1,823 4.3%
Built between 1980 and 1989 1,413 -0.3%
Built between 1990 and 1999 1,161 -8.7%
Built between 2000 and 2009 1,277 -4.8%
Built in 2010 or Later 415 56.0%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 6,705 1.3%
Owner Occupied 4,793 1.9%
Renter Occupied 1,912 -0.1%
Owner Occupied 71.48 %
Renter Occupied 28.52 %
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 1,964 -0.3%
Without Mortgage 2,829 3.4%
Median Value with Mortgage $84,900.00 -0.7%
Median Value without Mortgage $100,500.00 13.1%
Median Housing Costs per Month $468.00 -10.2%
With Mortgage 40.98 %
Without Mortgage 59.02 %

Howard County Education Statistics top

Y-o-Y Change
No High School 857 -15.7%
Some High School 6,008 -0.9%
Some College 3,533 5.6%
Associate Degree 1,213 5.4%
Bachelor's Degree 1,377 5.2%
No High School 6.6 %
Some High School 46.26 %
Some College 27.2 %
Associate Degree 9.34 %
Bachelor's Degree 10.6 %
Graduate Degree 0 %

Marital Status in Howard County top

Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 3,703 7.3%
Married 7,497 -1.9%
Separated 268 -27.8%
Widowed 1,163 7.5%
Divorced 1,657 3.0%
Never Married 25.92 %
Married 52.47 %
Separated 1.88 %
Widowed 8.14 %
Divorced 11.6 %

Means of Transport to Work in Howard County top

Y-o-Y Change
Car 6,761 6.5%
Bus or TrolleyBus 72 10.8%
Walk 118 -43.3%

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2019 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.

No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.
Zip codes included in this demographic data: 71859 71959 71833 71851 71852 71971 71973

Recently added listings in Howard County top

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Howard County is an area in Arkansas with a population of 17,685. There are 8,474 male residents living in Howard County and 9,211 female residents. The total number of households is 6,705 with 3 people per household on average.The median age of the current population is 44 with 7,497 people being married and 6,791 being single.
The employment numbers show that there are 56.15% white collar employees and 43.85% blue collar employees in Howard County..
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