Howard County, Nebraska Population 2018

Howard County, Nebraska's estimated population is 6,437 with a growth rate of 1.13% 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
20176,437721.13%
20166,365-54-0.84%
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
White6,171
Some Other Race78
Two or More Races76
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander17
Asian14
Black or African American7
American Indian and Alaska Native2

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

Howard County, Nebraska 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, Nebraska Median Age

43.3


Total

40.8


Male

46.1


Female

Howard County, Nebraska Adults

There are 4,856 adults, (1,318 of which are seniors) in Howard County, Nebraska.

Howard County, Nebraska Age Dependency

79.9

Age Dependency Ratio

37.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Howard County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female

3,133

49.22%

Male

3,232

50.78%

Howard County, Nebraska Households and Families

Howard County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Howard County, Nebraska Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.6%10.4%
All77.8%22.2%
Non Family63.3%36.7%
Female57.9%42.1%
Male45.7%54.3%

77.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Howard County, Nebraska Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,6012.4477.8
Married1,5013.0989.6
Non Family8901.263.3
Female1642.8657.9
Male463.6545.7

3.05

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

4.3%

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 Grade1874.20%
9th to 12th Grade1513.39%
High School Graduate1,78740.09%
Some College1,03823.29%
Associates Degree3898.73%
Bachelors Degree71516.04%
Graduate Degree1904.26%

Howard County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,2893,979865
Hispanic87617
Other Race4418
Multiple Races434116
Islander17179
Asian14148
Black77
Native American22

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 57.14%.

Howard County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,736$40,902$31,466
Less Than High School$$30,375$
High School Grad$28,668$35,607$19,911
Some College$35,533$49,167$32,396
Bachelors Degree$40,710$48,879$36,811
Graduate Degree$58,438$58,594$57,250

$35,736

Average Earnings

$40,902

Average Male

$31,466

Average Female

Howard County, Nebraska Language

Howard County, Nebraska Language by Age

Howard County, Nebraska Language

97.60% of Howard County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 2.40% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 1.17% of the population.

Howard County, Nebraska Poverty

Howard County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,0725829.58%
Hispanic15385.23%
Black77100.00%
Multiple7633.95%
Islander17317.65%
Native2150.00%

9.51%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.84%

Male Poverty Rate

10.21%

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 Multiple, with 3.95% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.42%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.56%.

Howard County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.22%
High School10.41%
Some College4.93%
Bachelors or Greater4.90%

Howard County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed26.09%
Female Employed6.34%
Male Employed4.40%
Female Unemployed2.22%

Howard County, Nebraska Income

Howard County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$52,247$67,070
Families$67,008$76,746
Married Families$73,850$
Non Families$30,899$47,857

Howard County, Nebraska Marital Status

Howard County, Nebraska Marital Status

Marriage Rates

60.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.4%

Male Marriage Rate

58.6%

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 45To54.

Howard County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race

Howard County, Nebraska Veterans

Howard County, Nebraska Veterans by War

499

Number of Veterans

488

Male Veterans

11

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam250
First Gulf War83
Korea58
World War II31
Second Gulf War30

Howard County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74187
75+120
35 to 5491
55 to 6490
18 to 3411

Howard County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White47610.06%
2 or More2046.51%
Hispanic33.45%
Indian2100.00%
Other12.27%

Howard County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

7.21%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.46%

Veteran Disability Rate

Howard County, Nebraska Employment Status

Howard County, Nebraska Employment by Age

68.4%

Labor Force Participation

66.1%

Employment Rate

3.3%

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