Howell County, Missouri Population 2019

Howell County, Missouri's estimated population is 40,103 with a growth rate of -0.09% 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
201740,103-37-0.09%
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
White38,497
Two or More Races995
Asian188
Some Other Race187
American Indian and Alaska Native142
Black or African American130

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Howell County, Missouri Population Pyramid 2019

5001,0001,500 Male Population5001,0001,500 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Howell County, Missouri Median Age

40.2


Total

38.1


Male

42.2


Female

Howell County, Missouri Adults

There are 30,408 adults, (7,573 of whom are seniors) in Howell County, Missouri.

Howell County, Missouri Age Dependency

75.8

Age Dependency Ratio

33.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Howell County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female

20,483

51.03%

Male

19,656

48.97%

Howell County, Missouri Households and Families

Howell County, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Howell County, Missouri Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.1%16.9%
All69.2%30.8%
Female54.1%45.9%
Non Family53.5%46.5%
Male52.6%47.4%

69.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Howell County, Missouri Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All16,2042.4469.2
Married8,5633.0383.1
Non Family5,3421.1753.5
Female1,6573.2454.1
Male6423.1252.6

2.95

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

6.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

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 Grade1,1654.30%
9th to 12th Grade2,7099.99%
High School Graduate10,41038.38%
Some College6,12822.59%
Associates Degree2,5339.34%
Bachelors Degree2,3598.70%
Graduate Degree1,8196.71%

Howell County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White26,07822,4923,948
Multiple Races44331175
Hispanic336216100
Asian14212772
Native American12295
Other Race74
Black4444

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 50.70%.

Howell County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,351$32,447$23,646
Less Than High School$18,250$22,149$14,537
High School Grad$26,405$31,095$21,171
Some College$26,961$36,379$21,056
Bachelors Degree$32,696$40,034$30,825
Graduate Degree$48,191$52,833$44,167

$28,351

Average Earnings

$32,447

Average Male

$23,646

Average Female

Howell County, Missouri Language

Howell County, Missouri Language by Age

Howell County, Missouri Language

97.87% of Howell County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 2.13% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 1.26% of the population.

Howell County, Missouri Poverty

Howell County, Missouri Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White37,2158,45922.73%
Hispanic82331137.79%
Multiple95521122.09%
Other18711360.43%
Native1423423.94%
Asian1882915.43%
Black109109.17%

22.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.90%

Male Poverty Rate

24.87%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Howell County, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in Howell County, Missouri is Other, with 60.43% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Howell County, Missouri is Black, with 9.17% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.38%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.25%.

Howell County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.54%
High School20.56%
Some College16.73%
Bachelors or Greater8.49%

Howell County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed45.91%
Male Unemployed25.74%
Female Employed12.81%
Male Employed11.92%

Howell County, Missouri Income

Howell County, Missouri Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$34,984$49,516
Families$43,849$57,896
Married Families$51,721$
Non Families$23,020$30,233

Howell County, Missouri Marital Status

Howell County, Missouri Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.4%

Male Marriage Rate

56.0%

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


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Howell County, Missouri Veterans

Howell County, Missouri Veterans by War

3,295

Number of Veterans

3,029

Male Veterans

266

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,343
First Gulf War492
Korea403
Second Gulf War355
World War II182

Howell County, Missouri Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 741,018
75+806
35 to 54732
55 to 64553
18 to 34186

Howell County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,15110.73%
2 or More12321.47%
Hispanic499.28%
Indian2117.21%

Howell County, Missouri Veterans by Education

15.32%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.64%

Veteran Disability Rate

Howell County, Missouri Employment Status

Howell County, Missouri Employment by Age

55%

Labor Force Participation

52.2%

Employment Rate

5%

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