Howard County, Nebraska Population 2018

Howard County, Nebraska's estimated population is 6,437 with a growth rate of 0.28% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Howard County, Nebraska is the 45th largest county in Nebraska.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20176,385-52-0.81%
20176,437180.28%
20166,419370.58%
20156,382300.47%
20146,352150.24%
20136,337390.62%
20126,29830.05%
20116,295160.25%
20106,2792243.70%
19906,055-718-10.60%
19806,773-34-0.50%
19706,8072664.07%
19606,541-685-9.48%
19507,226-1,196-14.20%
19408,422-1,598-15.95%
193010,020-719-6.70%
192010,739-44-0.41%
191010,7834404.25%
190010,3439139.68%
18909,4305,039114.76%
18804,3910.00%

Howard County, Nebraska Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White6,176
Two or More Races105
Some Other Race90
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander6
Asian3
Black or African American3
American Indian and Alaska Native2

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

Howard County, Nebraska Population Pyramid 2018

50100150200250300350 Male Population50100150200250300350 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Howard County, Nebraska Median Age

43.3


Total

41


Male

44.4


Female

Howard County, Nebraska Adults

There are 4,834 adults, (1,327 of whom are seniors) in Howard County, Nebraska.

Howard County, Nebraska Age Dependency

82.1

Age Dependency Ratio

37.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Howard County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female

3,173

49.69%

Male

3,212

50.31%

Howard County, Nebraska Households and Families

Howard County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Howard County, Nebraska Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.2%8.8%
All76.8%23.2%
Non Family60.2%39.8%
Female46.7%53.3%
Male43.5%56.5%

76.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Howard County, Nebraska Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,6562.476.8
Married1,5263.0391.2
Non Family9021.2160.2
Female1822.8146.7
Male463.2643.5

2.99

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

5.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Howard County, Nebraska Households

Howard County, Nebraska Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1954.41%
9th to 12th Grade1483.34%
High School Graduate1,74839.50%
Some College1,03023.28%
Associates Degree4149.36%
Bachelors Degree68215.41%
Graduate Degree2084.70%

Howard County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,2973,981865
Hispanic876110
Other Race5125
Multiple Races302911
Islander662
Black33
Native American22
Asian222

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 100.00%.

Howard County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,840$40,909$30,679
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$28,632$31,725$20,000
Some College$36,295$49,485$27,074
Bachelors Degree$43,304$47,750$41,250
Graduate Degree$59,722$65,625$57,083

$35,840

Average Earnings

$40,909

Average Male

$30,679

Average Female

Howard County, Nebraska Language

Howard County, Nebraska Language by Age

Howard County, Nebraska Language

98.35% of Howard County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 1.65% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.98% of the population.

Howard County, Nebraska Poverty

Howard County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,0825679.32%
Multiple1056057.14%
Hispanic161159.32%
Black33100.00%
Other9022.22%
Islander6116.67%
Native2150.00%

10.16%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.84%

Male Poverty Rate

11.49%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Howard County, Nebraska

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Howard County, Nebraska is Other, with 2.22% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.34%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.65%.

Howard County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.03%
High School9.67%
Some College4.87%
Bachelors or Greater4.61%

Howard County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed23.46%
Female Unemployed22.41%
Female Employed6.56%
Male Employed4.51%

Howard County, Nebraska Income

Howard County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$53,648$63,322
Families$68,500$75,314
Married Families$74,526$
Non Families$31,627$39,372

Howard County, Nebraska Marital Status

Howard County, Nebraska Marital Status

Marriage Rates

60.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.1%

Male Marriage Rate

59.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Howard County, Nebraska Married by Age and Sex

Howard County, Nebraska Marriage

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

Howard County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race


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

Howard County, Nebraska Veterans

Howard County, Nebraska Veterans by War

473

Number of Veterans

462

Male Veterans

11

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam239
Korea67
First Gulf War60
World War II31
Second Gulf War25

Howard County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74174
75+134
55 to 6487
35 to 5471
18 to 347

Howard County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4609.73%
2 or More819.05%
Hispanic55.75%
Other35.88%
Indian2100.00%

Howard County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

5.50%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.84%

Veteran Disability Rate

Howard County, Nebraska Employment Status

Howard County, Nebraska Employment by Age

69%

Labor Force Participation

66.2%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

Howard County, Nebraska Employment by Race

Howard County, Nebraska Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Howard County, Nebraska

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
St. Paul23072349421.82%
Dannebrog303301-2-0.66%
Elba21522052.33%
Howard City189188-1-0.53%
Farwell122120-2-1.64%
Cotesfield4645-1-2.17%
Cushing323200.00%
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