Howard County, Texas Population 2018

Howard County, Texas's estimated population is 36,040 with a growth rate of -1.58% 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
201736,4914511.25%
201736,040-578-1.58%
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
White30,456
Black or African American2,136
Some Other Race2,017
Two or More Races1,210
American Indian and Alaska Native357
Asian288
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander27

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

Howard County, Texas Population Pyramid 2018

5001,0001,5002,000 Male Population5001,0001,5002,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Howard County, Texas Median Age

36.7


Total

37


Male

36.4


Female

Howard County, Texas Adults

There are 28,493 adults, (4,572 of whom are seniors) in Howard County, Texas.

Howard County, Texas Age Dependency

52.5

Age Dependency Ratio

19.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Howard County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

15,903

43.58%

Male

20,588

56.42%

Howard County, Texas Households and Families

Howard County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Howard County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.5%21.5%
Male69.1%30.9%
All68.1%31.9%
Non Family59.9%40.1%
Female49.6%50.4%

68.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Howard County, Texas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,0322.8268.1
Married5,4443.4578.5
Non Family3,6621.3159.9
Female1,4823.849.6
Male4444.3569.1

3.48

Average Family Size

2.82

Average Household Size

3.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

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 Grade2,1358.63%
9th to 12th Grade2,85411.54%
High School Graduate8,56734.64%
Some College6,36225.73%
Associates Degree1,6296.59%
Bachelors Degree2,2719.18%
Graduate Degree9113.68%

Howard County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White13,45811,7882,279
Hispanic9,0435,987619
Black1,3911,20769
Other Race1,36484954
Multiple Races67461993
Asian23819564
Native American22216682
Islander2719

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 91.84%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 36.94%.

Howard County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,140$38,854$24,279
Less Than High School$19,712$24,313$17,283
High School Grad$26,397$31,298$21,525
Some College$31,306$44,398$23,087
Bachelors Degree$49,471$54,052$40,614
Graduate Degree$54,250$58,333$45,769

$30,140

Average Earnings

$38,854

Average Male

$24,279

Average Female

Howard County, Texas Language

Howard County, Texas Language by Age

Howard County, Texas Language

70.78% of Howard County, Texas residents speak only English, while 29.22% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 27.86% of the population.

Howard County, Texas Poverty

Howard County, Texas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic11,2922,07918.41%
White17,3481,79710.36%
Black1,67356934.01%
Other1,85727915.02%
Multiple1,09615213.87%
Native307299.45%
Asian24631.22%

13.90%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.62%

Male Poverty Rate

16.17%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Howard County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Howard County, Texas is Black, with 34.01% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Howard County, Texas is Asian, with 1.22% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.95%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.21%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.28%.

Howard County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.42%
High School13.82%
Some College6.63%
Bachelors or Greater6.32%

Howard County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed27.86%
Male Unemployed21.22%
Female Employed10.11%
Male Employed4.51%

Howard County, Texas Income

Howard County, Texas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,855$68,676
Families$60,440$79,202
Married Families$74,931$
Non Families$30,374$45,442

Howard County, Texas Marital Status

Howard County, Texas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.8%

Male Marriage Rate

45.2%

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


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

Howard County, Texas Veterans

Howard County, Texas Veterans by War

2,519

Number of Veterans

2,295

Male Veterans

224

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam956
First Gulf War369
Second Gulf War360
Korea190
World War II122

Howard County, Texas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74628
55 to 64601
35 to 54576
75+469
18 to 34245

Howard County, Texas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,1739.08%
Hispanic4053.73%
2 or More12814.81%
Black1157.03%
Other614.00%
Indian4216.28%

Howard County, Texas Veterans by Education

9.14%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.14%

Veteran Disability Rate

Howard County, Texas Employment Status

Howard County, Texas Employment by Age

52.6%

Labor Force Participation

49%

Employment Rate

6.7%

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