Howard County, Arkansas Population 2018

Howard County, Arkansas's estimated population is 13,478 with a growth rate of 0.30% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Howard County, Arkansas is the 54th largest county in Arkansas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201713,472-6-0.04%
201713,478400.30%
201613,438630.47%
201513,375-141-1.04%
201413,516-39-0.29%
201313,555-130-0.95%
201213,685-136-0.98%
201113,821130.09%
201013,8082391.76%
199013,5691100.82%
198013,4592,04717.94%
197011,4125344.91%
196010,878-2,464-18.47%
195013,342-3,279-19.73%
194016,621-868-4.96%
193017,489-1,076-5.80%
192018,5651,6679.87%
191016,8982,82220.05%
190014,0762872.08%
189013,7893,87239.04%
18809,9170.00%

Howard County, Arkansas Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White8,984
Black or African American2,809
Some Other Race1,374
Two or More Races248
American Indian and Alaska Native33
Asian24

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Howard County, Arkansas Population Pyramid 2018

100200300400500600 Male Population100200300400500600 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Howard County, Arkansas Median Age

38.5


Total

38.2


Male

39.1


Female

Howard County, Arkansas Adults

There are 9,977 adults, (2,295 of whom are seniors) in Howard County, Arkansas.

Howard County, Arkansas Age Dependency

75.4

Age Dependency Ratio

29.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Howard County, Arkansas Sex Ratio

Female

6,890

51.14%

Male

6,582

48.86%

Howard County, Arkansas Households and Families

Howard County, Arkansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Howard County, Arkansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.7%17.3%
Male67.5%32.5%
All66.2%33.8%
Non Family55.4%44.6%
Female39.5%60.5%

66.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Howard County, Arkansas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,0422.6366.2
Married2,4193.0882.7
Non Family1,5591.0755.4
Female8703.9539.5
Male1943.7367.5

3.23

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

2.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Howard County, Arkansas Households

Howard County, Arkansas Education

Howard County, Arkansas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7188.03%
9th to 12th Grade95010.63%
High School Graduate3,12634.97%
Some College2,15424.10%
Associates Degree6236.97%
Bachelors Degree1,02311.45%
Graduate Degree3443.85%

Howard County, Arkansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White6,2325,3571,159
Black1,8091,532139
Hispanic71825459
Other Race56418230
Multiple Races1241203
Asian24
Native American24

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 96.77%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 18.60%.

Howard County, Arkansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,538$32,308$20,594
Less Than High School$21,435$28,603$11,031
High School Grad$25,094$37,621$20,381
Some College$26,750$33,450$20,407
Bachelors Degree$37,604$40,048$37,500
Graduate Degree$43,289$54,948$40,817

$27,538

Average Earnings

$32,308

Average Male

$20,594

Average Female

Howard County, Arkansas Language

Howard County, Arkansas Language by Age

Howard County, Arkansas Language

85.66% of Howard County, Arkansas residents speak only English, while 14.34% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.79% of the population.

Howard County, Arkansas Poverty

Howard County, Arkansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White8,5721,21614.19%
Black2,78194333.91%
Hispanic1,61461638.17%
Other1,37460644.10%
Multiple248156.05%

21.03%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.99%

Male Poverty Rate

23.96%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Howard County, Arkansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Howard County, Arkansas is Other, with 44.10% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Howard County, Arkansas is Multiple, with 6.05% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.59%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.20%.

Howard County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School19.31%
High School18.52%
Some College11.63%
Bachelors or Greater2.81%

Howard County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed75.63%
Female Employed18.33%
Male Unemployed12.92%
Male Employed7.34%

Howard County, Arkansas Income

Howard County, Arkansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$34,851$58,066
Families$44,650$66,188
Married Families$57,088$
Non Families$19,252$30,211

Howard County, Arkansas Marital Status

Howard County, Arkansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.1%

Male Marriage Rate

44.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Howard County, Arkansas Married by Age and Sex

Howard County, Arkansas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Howard County, Arkansas Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Howard County, Arkansas Veterans

Howard County, Arkansas Veterans by War

750

Number of Veterans

713

Male Veterans

37

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam293
First Gulf War180
Korea74
Second Gulf War59
World War II51

Howard County, Arkansas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+254
65 to 74171
35 to 54163
55 to 64149
18 to 3413

Howard County, Arkansas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White6058.59%
Black974.79%
2 or More3928.89%
Hispanic151.67%
Other91.24%

Howard County, Arkansas Veterans by Education

10.20%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.23%

Veteran Disability Rate

Howard County, Arkansas Employment Status

Howard County, Arkansas Employment by Age

57.3%

Labor Force Participation

54%

Employment Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

Howard County, Arkansas Employment by Race

Howard County, Arkansas Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Howard County, Arkansas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Nashville46244501-123-2.66%
Mineral Springs12081166-42-3.48%
Dierks11331099-34-3.00%
Tollette240233-7-2.92%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990