Howard County, Arkansas Population 2018

Howard County, Arkansas's estimated population is 13,478 with a growth rate of -0.07% 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
201713,478-9-0.07%
201613,487490.36%
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
White9,094
Black or African American2,839
Some Other Race1,264
Two or More Races201
American Indian and Alaska Native68
Asian21

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Howard County, Arkansas Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Howard County, Arkansas Median Age

38.6


Total

38.6


Male

38.6


Female

Howard County, Arkansas Adults

There are 9,994 adults, (2,225 of which are seniors) in Howard County, Arkansas.

Howard County, Arkansas Age Dependency

73.6

Age Dependency Ratio

28.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45

Child Dependency Ratio

Howard County, Arkansas Sex Ratio

Female

6,994

51.86%

Male

6,493

48.14%

Howard County, Arkansas Households and Families

Howard County, Arkansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Howard County, Arkansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.8%16.2%
All66.9%33.1%
Male58.5%41.5%
Non Family55%45%
Female45.7%54.3%

66.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Howard County, Arkansas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,0682.6266.9
Married2,3553.1683.8
Non Family1,5371.0955
Female9113.6545.7
Male2653.2858.5

3.19

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

3.7%

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 Grade8279.13%
9th to 12th Grade1,04011.48%
High School Graduate3,06333.80%
Some College2,16323.87%
Associates Degree5435.99%
Bachelors Degree94510.43%
Graduate Degree4825.32%

Howard County, Arkansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White6,2755,2711,195
Black1,8381,517157
Hispanic76926553
Other Race61921248
Multiple Races94904
Native American604512
Asian212

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 95.74%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 20.00%.

Howard County, Arkansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,977$31,663$20,210
Less Than High School$20,000$24,452$10,391
High School Grad$25,160$36,776$16,997
Some College$26,250$31,659$19,795
Bachelors Degree$40,400$41,724$37,188
Graduate Degree$42,168$44,688$41,216

$26,977

Average Earnings

$31,663

Average Male

$20,210

Average Female

Howard County, Arkansas Language

Howard County, Arkansas Language by Age

Howard County, Arkansas Language

86.78% of Howard County, Arkansas residents speak only English, while 13.22% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.52% of the population.

Howard County, Arkansas Poverty

Howard County, Arkansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White8,6411,21214.03%
Black2,81089631.89%
Hispanic1,53848631.60%
Other1,26446837.03%
Multiple20194.48%
Asian2129.52%

19.62%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.44%

Male Poverty Rate

23.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Howard County, Arkansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Howard County, Arkansas is Other, with 37.03% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Howard County, Arkansas is Multiple, with 4.48% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.92%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.49%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.99%.

Howard County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School18.53%
High School16.51%
Some College12.33%
Bachelors or Greater4.09%

Howard County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed52.66%
Male Unemployed34.05%
Female Employed14.58%
Male Employed6.44%

Howard County, Arkansas Income

Howard County, Arkansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$34,672$56,581
Families$43,330$63,196
Married Families$55,685$
Non Families$19,338$30,635

Howard County, Arkansas Marital Status

Howard County, Arkansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.6%

Male Marriage Rate

44.1%

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

Howard County, Arkansas Veterans

Howard County, Arkansas Veterans by War

778

Number of Veterans

752

Male Veterans

26

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam293
First Gulf War157
Korea78
Second Gulf War71
World War II56

Howard County, Arkansas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+245
35 to 54186
55 to 64175
65 to 74172
18 to 34

Howard County, Arkansas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White6409.03%
Black904.42%
2 or More2827.18%
Indian2033.33%
Hispanic111.29%

Howard County, Arkansas Veterans by Education

11.92%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Howard County, Arkansas Employment Status

Howard County, Arkansas Employment by Age

57.4%

Labor Force Participation

53.1%

Employment Rate

7.4%

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