Howard County, Indiana Population 2018

Howard County, Indiana's estimated population is 82,363 with a growth rate of -0.44% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Howard County, Indiana is the 18th largest county in Indiana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201782,363-365-0.44%
201682,7283890.47%
201682,339250.03%
201582,314-249-0.30%
201482,563-144-0.17%
201382,707-100-0.12%
201282,807320.04%
201182,775250.03%
201082,7501,9232.38%
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%

Howard County, Indiana Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White72,872
Black or African American5,859
Two or More Races1,915
Asian1,094
Some Other Race592
American Indian and Alaska Native298
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander98

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

Howard County, Indiana 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, Indiana Median Age

41.5


Total

39.3


Male

42.9


Female

Howard County, Indiana Adults

There are 63,783 adults, (14,808 of which are seniors) in Howard County, Indiana.

Howard County, Indiana Age Dependency

69

Age Dependency Ratio

30.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Howard County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female

42,728

51.65%

Male

40,000

48.35%

Howard County, Indiana Households and Families

Howard County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Howard County, Indiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.5%14.5%
All68.4%31.6%
Male60.3%39.7%
Non Family56.2%43.8%
Female41.1%58.9%

68.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Howard County, Indiana Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All34,4112.3768.4
Married16,2703.0185.5
Non Family12,1881.1856.2
Female4,2293.1141.1
Male1,7242.9760.3

2.95

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

5.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Howard County, Indiana Households

Howard County, Indiana Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,9093.34%
9th to 12th Grade4,6778.17%
High School Graduate20,87636.48%
Some College13,79824.11%
Associates Degree4,7798.35%
Bachelors Degree7,21812.61%
Graduate Degree3,9696.94%

Howard County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White50,82145,28110,227
Black3,5773,101291
Hispanic1,360958212
Asian656514293
Multiple Races638620156
Other Race39212522
Native American24522711
Islander5959

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 islander people with a rate of 44.66%.

Howard County, Indiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,103$41,236$27,817
Less Than High School$20,404$26,781$13,079
High School Grad$27,724$34,545$21,770
Some College$33,360$43,228$27,690
Bachelors Degree$44,602$60,579$35,971
Graduate Degree$56,553$62,164$54,205

$33,103

Average Earnings

$41,236

Average Male

$27,817

Average Female

Howard County, Indiana Language

Howard County, Indiana Language by Age

Howard County, Indiana Language

96.73% of Howard County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 3.27% speak other languages. The largest non-English language 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
White70,09110,04414.33%
Black5,7602,44042.36%
Multiple1,83472739.64%
Hispanic2,50740916.31%
Other56715226.81%
Islander985657.14%
Native298279.06%
Asian1,094181.65%

16.79%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.78%

Male Poverty Rate

17.72%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Howard County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Howard County, Indiana is Islander, with 57.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Howard County, Indiana is Asian, with 1.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.28%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.06%.

Howard County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.48%
High School14.22%
Some College12.55%
Bachelors or Greater4.15%

Howard County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed45.90%
Male Unemployed38.16%
Female Employed11.77%
Male Employed7.43%

Howard County, Indiana Income

Howard County, Indiana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$45,928$60,212
Families$60,286$72,058
Married Families$71,358$83,497
Non Families$27,309$35,996

Howard County, Indiana Marital Status

Howard County, Indiana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.1%

Male Marriage Rate

48.5%

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 Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Howard County, Indiana Marital Status by Race

Howard County, Indiana Veterans

Howard County, Indiana Veterans by War

7,046

Number of Veterans

6,439

Male Veterans

607

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam2,261
First Gulf War1,368
Second Gulf War785
Korea761
World War II422

Howard County, Indiana Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 541,792
75+1,706
55 to 641,494
65 to 741,487
18 to 34567

Howard County, Indiana Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White6,44411.27%
Black45310.55%
2 or More9814.00%
Hispanic654.07%
Indian239.39%
Asian222.93%
Other61.25%

Howard County, Indiana Veterans by Education

7.46%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

Howard County, Indiana Employment Status

Howard County, Indiana Employment by Age

59.4%

Labor Force Participation

54.8%

Employment Rate

7.6%

Unemployment Rate

Howard County, Indiana Employment by Race

Howard County, Indiana Employment by Education

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%
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