Howard County, Missouri Population 2018

Howard County, Missouri's estimated population is 10,139 with a growth rate of -0.09% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Howard County, Missouri is the 87th largest county in Missouri.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201710,139-9-0.09%
201610,148860.85%
201610,062-77-0.76%
201510,13940.04%
201410,135-108-1.05%
201310,243420.41%
201210,201-23-0.22%
201110,224750.74%
201010,1495185.38%
19909,631-377-3.77%
198010,008-553-5.24%
197010,561-298-2.74%
196010,859-998-8.42%
195011,857-1,169-8.97%
194013,026-464-3.44%
193013,490-507-3.62%
192013,997-1,656-10.58%
191015,653-2,684-14.64%
190018,3379665.56%
189017,371-1,057-5.74%
188018,4281,1956.93%
187017,2331,2878.07%
186015,9461,97714.15%
185013,9698616.57%
184013,1082,25420.77%
183010,854-2,572-19.16%
182013,4260.00%

Howard County, Missouri Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White9,327
Black or African American531
Two or More Races176
American Indian and Alaska Native55
Some Other Race22
Asian22
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander15

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

Howard County, Missouri 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, Missouri Median Age

38.9


Total

38.8


Male

39.1


Female

Howard County, Missouri Adults

There are 7,895 adults, (1,695 of which are seniors) in Howard County, Missouri.

Howard County, Missouri Age Dependency

63.6

Age Dependency Ratio

27.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Howard County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female

5,073

49.99%

Male

5,075

50.01%

Howard County, Missouri Households and Families

Howard County, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Howard County, Missouri Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.2%11.8%
All75.7%24.3%
Female66.4%33.6%
Male64.2%35.8%
Non Family60.4%39.6%

75.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Howard County, Missouri Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,7602.575.7
Married1,9773.0488.2
Non Family1,2881.2260.4
Female3723.7666.4
Male1233.3364.2

3.07

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

4.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Howard County, Missouri Households

Howard County, Missouri Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2523.84%
9th to 12th Grade5187.89%
High School Graduate2,49838.04%
Some College1,21818.55%
Associates Degree4186.37%
Bachelors Degree1,04915.98%
Graduate Degree6139.34%

Howard County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White6,1165,4591,618
Black32124818
Native American3926
Multiple Races3816
Hispanic32275
Other Race2217
Asian222221

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 95.45%.

Howard County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,296$33,581$25,699
Less Than High School$18,292$22,500$11,858
High School Grad$25,985$30,992$20,099
Some College$27,371$32,917$22,642
Bachelors Degree$42,220$60,813$40,615
Graduate Degree$40,679$68,173$33,971

$30,296

Average Earnings

$33,581

Average Male

$25,699

Average Female

Howard County, Missouri Language

Howard County, Missouri Language by Age

Howard County, Missouri Language

98.97% of Howard County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 1.03% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 0.38% of the population.

Howard County, Missouri Poverty

Howard County, Missouri Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White8,6271,47317.07%
Hispanic1289372.66%
Black4528318.36%
Multiple1734727.17%
Native552138.18%
Other1717100.00%
Asian2229.09%

18.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.43%

Male Poverty Rate

16.97%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Howard County, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in Howard County, Missouri is Other, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Howard County, Missouri is Asian, with 9.09% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.30%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.35%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.55%.

Howard County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.64%
High School15.55%
Some College12.38%
Bachelors or Greater6.32%

Howard County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed36.36%
Male Unemployed28.10%
Female Employed9.49%
Male Employed9.21%

Howard County, Missouri Income

Howard County, Missouri Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$45,762$57,259
Families$57,345$67,289
Married Families$67,473$
Non Families$25,227$33,660

Howard County, Missouri Marital Status

Howard County, Missouri Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.4%

Male Marriage Rate

49.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Howard County, Missouri Married by Age and Sex

Howard County, Missouri Marriage

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

Howard County, Missouri Marital Status by Race

Howard County, Missouri Veterans

Howard County, Missouri Veterans by War

848

Number of Veterans

805

Male Veterans

43

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam319
Second Gulf War108
Korea107
First Gulf War71
World War II63

Howard County, Missouri Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74213
75+206
55 to 64204
35 to 54160
18 to 3465

Howard County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White80311.03%
Black337.28%
Indian1221.82%

Howard County, Missouri Veterans by Education

9.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.14%

Veteran Disability Rate

Howard County, Missouri Employment Status

Howard County, Missouri Employment by Age

62.2%

Labor Force Participation

59.3%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Howard County, Missouri Employment by Race

Howard County, Missouri Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Howard County, Missouri

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Fayette2688269570.26%
Glasgow 11031091-12-1.09%
New Franklin10891068-21-1.93%
Armstrong28428510.35%
Franklin959500.00%
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