Howell County, Missouri Population 2018

Howell County, Missouri's estimated population is 40,103 with a growth rate of -0.40% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Howell County, Missouri is the 28th largest county in Missouri.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201740,103-162-0.40%
201640,2651250.31%
201640,140670.17%
201540,073-60-0.15%
201440,133-115-0.29%
201340,248-299-0.74%
201240,547-43-0.11%
201140,590230.06%
201040,5679,12029.00%
199031,4472,6409.16%
198028,8075,28622.47%
197023,5211,4946.78%
196022,027-698-3.07%
195022,7254552.04%
194022,2702,59813.21%
193019,672-1,430-6.78%
192021,102370.18%
191021,065-769-3.52%
190021,8343,21617.27%
189018,6189,804111.23%
18808,8144,596108.96%
18704,2181,04933.10%
18603,1690.00%

Howell County, Missouri Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White38,572
Two or More Races887
Some Other Race263
Asian234
American Indian and Alaska Native186
Black or African American123

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

Howell 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

Howell County, Missouri Median Age

40.5


Total

38.4


Male

42.1


Female

Howell County, Missouri Adults

There are 30,440 adults, (7,530 of which are seniors) in Howell County, Missouri.

Howell County, Missouri Age Dependency

75.5

Age Dependency Ratio

32.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Howell County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female

20,648

51.28%

Male

19,617

48.72%

Howell County, Missouri Households and Families

Howell County, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Howell County, Missouri Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84%16%
All69.5%30.5%
Non Family54.5%45.5%
Male54.1%45.9%
Female49%51%

69.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Howell County, Missouri Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All16,2142.4569.5
Married8,633384
Non Family5,1911.1754.5
Female1,9323.249
Male4583.4154.1

2.95

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

6.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Howell County, Missouri Households

Howell County, Missouri Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3484.95%
9th to 12th Grade2,80610.31%
High School Graduate10,69539.30%
Some College6,05122.23%
Associates Degree2,4028.83%
Bachelors Degree2,1447.88%
Graduate Degree1,7686.50%

Howell County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White26,10622,3173,669
Hispanic39515388
Multiple Races36727780
Asian18616983
Native American17014614
Other Race1171919
Black4343

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 44.62%.

Howell County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,508$31,679$21,538
Less Than High School$16,263$20,966$13,482
High School Grad$24,854$30,433$18,573
Some College$26,197$35,985$21,370
Bachelors Degree$32,274$42,442$27,228
Graduate Degree$45,408$47,366$41,094

$26,508

Average Earnings

$31,679

Average Male

$21,538

Average Female

Howell County, Missouri Language

Howell County, Missouri Language by Age

Howell County, Missouri Language

97.66% of Howell County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 2.34% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 1.27% of the population.

Howell County, Missouri Poverty

Howell County, Missouri Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White37,4248,33222.26%
Hispanic78833542.51%
Multiple85421825.53%
Other26314655.51%
Native1864624.73%
Asian2343816.24%
Black112119.82%

22.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.77%

Male Poverty Rate

24.58%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Howell County, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in Howell County, Missouri is Other, with 55.51% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Howell County, Missouri is Black, with 9.82% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.32%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.15%.

Howell County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.12%
High School19.77%
Some College15.77%
Bachelors or Greater5.25%

Howell County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed60.76%
Male Unemployed30.93%
Female Employed13.26%
Male Employed9.91%

Howell County, Missouri Income

Howell County, Missouri Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$33,964$46,908
Families$41,902$54,678
Married Families$48,705$62,435
Non Families$20,825$28,231

Howell County, Missouri Marital Status

Howell County, Missouri Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.3%

Male Marriage Rate

55.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Howell County, Missouri Married by Age and Sex

Howell County, Missouri Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35To44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Howell County, Missouri Marital Status by Race

Howell County, Missouri Veterans

Howell County, Missouri Veterans by War

3,305

Number of Veterans

3,046

Male Veterans

259

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,316
First Gulf War455
Korea393
Second Gulf War308
World War II257

Howell County, Missouri Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74923
75+869
35 to 54691
55 to 64659
18 to 34163

Howell County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,15010.72%
2 or More10921.63%
Indian4627.06%
Hispanic367.30%

Howell County, Missouri Veterans by Education

14.58%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.64%

Veteran Disability Rate

Howell County, Missouri Employment Status

Howell County, Missouri Employment by Age

55.9%

Labor Force Participation

52.1%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

Howell County, Missouri Employment by Race

Howell County, Missouri Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Howell County, Missouri

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
West Plains11986123203342.79%
Mountain View27192678-41-1.51%
Willow Springs21842152-32-1.47%
Brandsville161160-1-0.62%
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