Howard County, Indiana Population 2019

Howard County, Indiana's estimated population is 82,311 with a growth rate of -0.01% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Howard County, Indiana is the 19th largest county in Indiana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201882,366550.07%
201782,311-6-0.01%
201682,317-23-0.03%
201582,340-262-0.32%
201482,602-133-0.16%
201382,735-98-0.12%
201282,833420.05%
201182,791360.04%
201082,7551,9282.39%
199080,827-6,069-6.98%
198086,8963,6984.44%
197083,19813,68919.69%
196069,50915,01127.54%
195054,4986,74614.13%
194047,7521,0562.26%
193046,6962,7316.21%
192043,96510,78832.52%
191033,1774,60216.10%
190028,5752,3899.12%
189026,1866,60233.71%
188019,5843,73723.58%
187015,8473,32326.53%
186012,5245,86788.13%
18506,6570.00%

How Many People Live in Howard County, Indiana?

82,311

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White72,41487.82%
Black or African American6,0167.30%
Two or More Races1,9132.32%
Asian1,0411.26%
Some Other Race6720.81%
American Indian and Alaska Native3680.45%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander330.04%

Howard County, Indiana Population Pyramid 2019

Howard County, Indiana Median Age

41.5


Total

39.2


Male

42.8


Female

Howard County, Indiana Adults

There are 63,591 adults, (14,975 of whom are seniors) in Howard County, Indiana.

Howard County, Indiana Age Dependency

69.6

Age Dependency Ratio

30.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Howard County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female

42,568

51.62%

Male

39,889

48.38%

Howard County, Indiana Households and Families

Howard County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Howard County, Indiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.6%15.4%
All68.3%31.7%
Male60.1%39.9%
Non Family55.8%44.2%
Female45.4%54.6%

68.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All34,5382.3668.3
Married16,3002.9984.6
Non Family12,3511.1755.8
Female4,3813.0645.4
Male1,5063.1560.1

2.94

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

4.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Howard County, Indiana Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,8423.23%
9th to 12th Grade4,5027.90%
High School Graduate20,94236.75%
Some College13,09522.98%
Associates Degree5,0018.78%
Bachelors Degree7,46713.10%
Graduate Degree4,1317.25%

Howard County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White50,56345,41610,550
Black3,6253,028338
Hispanic1,375918179
Multiple Races644636180
Asian622490331
Other Race42111524
Native American2932609
Islander1717

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 53.22%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,312$41,855$29,178
Less Than High School$20,603$28,925$13,750
High School Grad$27,694$34,413$21,674
Some College$35,276$46,393$29,254
Bachelors Degree$44,038$60,894$36,724
Graduate Degree$59,469$66,157$55,958

$34,312

Average Earnings

$41,855

Average Male

$29,178

Average Female

Howard County, Indiana Language

Howard County, Indiana Language by Age

Howard County, Indiana Language

96.88% of Howard County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 3.12% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.86% of the population.

Howard County, Indiana Poverty

Howard County, Indiana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White69,6579,88614.19%
Black5,8672,23838.15%
Multiple1,84470138.02%
Hispanic2,58255221.38%
Other63418429.02%
Native3684913.32%
Asian1,041282.69%
Islander3326.06%

16.52%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.58%

Male Poverty Rate

17.39%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Howard County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Howard County, Indiana is Black, with 38.15% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Howard County, Indiana is Asian, with 2.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.05%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.55%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.26%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.92%
High School14.94%
Some College11.80%
Bachelors or Greater4.43%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed43.81%
Male Unemployed41.46%
Female Employed11.26%
Male Employed6.60%

Howard County, Indiana Income

Howard County, Indiana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$47,958$61,956
Families$61,835$74,181
Married Families$74,020$85,831
Non Families$28,483$37,692

Howard County, Indiana Marital Status

Howard County, Indiana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.8%

Male Marriage Rate

49.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Howard County, Indiana Married by Age and Sex

Howard County, Indiana Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Howard County, Indiana Marital Status by Race

Howard County, Indiana Veterans

6,505

Number of Veterans

5,961

Male Veterans

544

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,051
First Gulf War1,157
Korea732
Second Gulf War717
World War II365
Age Group Veterans
75+1,720
35 to 541,509
65 to 741,488
55 to 641,296
18 to 34492

Howard County, Indiana Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White5,96610.50%
Black4109.31%
2 or More7910.66%
Hispanic422.53%
Indian299.90%
Asian111.54%
Other101.95%

Howard County, Indiana Veterans by Education

7.40%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

Howard County, Indiana Employment Status

59.7%

Labor Force Participation

55.7%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Howard County, Indiana Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

75.68%

Born in Indiana

97.98%

Native Born

2.02%

Foreign Born

1.01%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.98% of Howard County, Indiana residents were born in the United States, with 75.68% having been born in Indiana. 1.01% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Population of Cities in Howard County, Indiana

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Kokomo5806257799-263-0.45%
Greentown24152375-40-1.66%
Russiaville1094109730.27%
  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