Howard County, Texas Population 2018

Howard County, Texas's estimated population is 36,040 with a growth rate of -1.05% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Howard County, Texas is the 85th largest county in Texas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201736,040-383-1.05%
201636,423-195-0.53%
201636,618-516-1.39%
201537,1346331.73%
201436,5013410.94%
201336,1606781.91%
201235,4824931.41%
201134,98970.02%
201034,9822,6398.16%
199032,343-799-2.41%
198033,142-4,654-12.31%
197037,796-2,343-5.84%
196040,13913,41750.21%
195026,7225,73227.31%
194020,990-1,898-8.29%
193022,88815,926228.76%
19206,962-1,919-21.61%
19108,8816,353251.31%
19002,5281,318108.93%
18901,2101,1602320.00%
1880500.00%

Howard County, Texas Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White30,134
Some Other Race2,232
Black or African American2,059
Two or More Races1,136
American Indian and Alaska Native398
Asian312
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander152

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

Howard County, Texas 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, Texas Median Age

36.9


Total

36.7


Male

37.2


Female

Howard County, Texas Adults

There are 28,337 adults, (4,553 of which are seniors) in Howard County, Texas.

Howard County, Texas Age Dependency

53

Age Dependency Ratio

19.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Howard County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

15,769

43.29%

Male

20,654

56.71%

Howard County, Texas Households and Families

Howard County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Howard County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.7%21.3%
All66.4%33.6%
Male61.4%38.6%
Non Family57.8%42.2%
Female50%50%

66.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Howard County, Texas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,2292.7666.4
Married5,1943.4278.7
Non Family3,9151.3157.8
Female1,6563.750
Male4644.3261.4

3.45

Average Family Size

2.76

Average Household Size

4.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Howard County, Texas Households

Howard County, Texas Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,2359.12%
9th to 12th Grade2,80311.44%
High School Graduate8,12333.16%
Some College6,31025.76%
Associates Degree1,9367.90%
Bachelors Degree2,2739.28%
Graduate Degree8203.35%

Howard County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White13,57511,9182,380
Hispanic8,8075,810489
Other Race1,5071,03461
Black1,3341,04148
Multiple Races60854971
Native American23815965
Asian21616255
Islander7870

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 90.30%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 27.31%.

Howard County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,188$40,581$24,695
Less Than High School$19,236$28,636$11,975
High School Grad$26,976$32,533$21,111
Some College$31,801$43,065$24,606
Bachelors Degree$50,030$57,361$41,013
Graduate Degree$53,674$60,531$41,855

$31,188

Average Earnings

$40,581

Average Male

$24,695

Average Female

Howard County, Texas Language

Howard County, Texas Language by Age

Howard County, Texas Language

71.99% of Howard County, Texas residents speak only English, while 28.01% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 26.47% of the population.

Howard County, Texas Poverty

Howard County, Texas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic11,0482,44822.16%
White17,4881,87510.72%
Black1,56843127.49%
Other2,05040919.95%
Multiple1,02519719.22%
Native3565214.61%
Asian28241.42%

14.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.31%

Male Poverty Rate

18.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Howard County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Howard County, Texas is Black, with 27.49% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Howard County, Texas is Asian, with 1.42% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.93%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.55%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.30%.

Howard County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.73%
High School14.54%
Some College7.29%
Bachelors or Greater4.16%

Howard County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed37.07%
Male Unemployed13.00%
Female Employed10.25%
Male Employed4.98%

Howard County, Texas Income

Howard County, Texas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,977$67,576
Families$63,354$78,563
Married Families$75,083$94,660
Non Families$30,748$44,536

Howard County, Texas Marital Status

Howard County, Texas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

42.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.5%

Male Marriage Rate

43.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Howard County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

Howard County, Texas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Howard County, Texas Marital Status by Race

Howard County, Texas Veterans

Howard County, Texas Veterans by War

2,585

Number of Veterans

2,409

Male Veterans

176

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam988
First Gulf War403
Second Gulf War394
Korea210
World War II136

Howard County, Texas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 54609
65 to 74601
55 to 64577
75+483
18 to 34315

Howard County, Texas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,2059.34%
Hispanic4634.36%
2 or More10012.77%
Black935.69%
Other794.53%
Hawaiian5975.64%
Indian4919.07%

Howard County, Texas Veterans by Education

6.71%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.49%

Veteran Disability Rate

Howard County, Texas Employment Status

Howard County, Texas Employment by Age

53.1%

Labor Force Participation

49.5%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

Howard County, Texas Employment by Race

Howard County, Texas Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Howard County, Texas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Big Spring272822853212504.58%
Coahoma817876597.22%
Forsan210221115.24%
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