Howard City, Michigan Population 2020

1,866

Howard City is a city located in Michigan. With a 2020 population of 1,866, it is the 262nd largest city in Michigan and the 7878th largest city in the United States. Howard City is currently growing at a rate of 0.92% annually and its population has increased by 3.21% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,808 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Howard City has a population density of 773 people per square mile.

The average household income in Howard City is $48,043 with a poverty rate of 20.58%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $742 per month, and the median house value is $75,900. The median age in Howard City is 34.2 years, 31.7 years for males, and 36.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 96.5 males.

Howard City Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Howard City was:

  • White: 94.46%
  • Two or more races: 3.16%
  • Native American: 0.91%
  • Other race: 0.73%
  • Black or African American: 0.49%
  • Asian: 0.24%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Howard City, Michigan is 1,866, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,832.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,808.

Howard City, Michigan Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,55294.46%
Two or More Races523.16%
American Indian and Alaska Native150.91%
Some Other Race120.73%
Black or African American80.49%
Asian40.24%

Howard City Population Pyramid 2020

Howard City Median Age

34.2


Total

31.7


Male

36.3


Female

Howard City Adults

There are 1,125 adults, (204 of whom are seniors) in Howard City.

Howard City Age Dependency

78.4

Age Dependency Ratio

22.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

56.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Howard City Sex Ratio

Female

836

50.88%

Male

807

49.12%

Howard City Households and Families

Howard City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Howard City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.7%21.3%
All65.5%34.5%
Male58.3%41.7%
Non Family56.4%43.6%
Female46.8%53.2%

65.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5742.8465.5
Married2723.4378.7
Non Family1721.1656.4
Female943.9846.8
Male363.4758.3

3.4

Average Family Size

2.84

Average Household Size

4.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Howard City Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade373.71%
9th to 12th Grade10510.54%
High School Graduate45745.88%
Some College20720.78%
Associates Degree818.13%
Bachelors Degree959.54%
Graduate Degree141.41%

Howard City Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White966825109
Hispanic77
Multiple Races77
Black65
Native American66
Asian44

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 11.28%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,237$32,321$21,786
Less Than High School$$31,563$17,969
High School Grad$25,588$27,009$19,417
Some College$34,038$38,393$19,250
Bachelors Degree$42,083$42,917$41,667
Graduate Degree$$$

$28,237

Average Earnings

$32,321

Average Male

$21,786

Average Female

Howard City Language

Howard City Language by Age

Howard City Language

98.58% of Howard City residents speak only English, while 1.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.97% of the population.

Howard City Poverty

Howard City Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,52630519.99%
Multiple521834.62%
Native15640.00%
Hispanic25520.00%
Black8112.50%

20.58%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.35%

Male Poverty Rate

23.70%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Howard City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Howard City is Native, with 40.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Howard City is Black, with 12.50% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.52%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.28%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.55%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.46%
Some College15.97%
High School13.35%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed25.93%
Female Employed15.10%
Male Employed4.89%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Howard City Income

Howard City Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$40,761$48,043
Families$46,618$54,201
Married Families$53,333-
Non Families$23,000$27,940

Howard City Marital Status

Howard City Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.3%

Male Marriage Rate

48.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Howard City Married by Age and Sex

Howard City Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Howard City Marital Status by Race

Howard City Veterans

70

Number of Veterans

67

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam19
First Gulf War16
Korea8
Second Gulf War4
World War II
Age Group Veterans
35 to 5431
75+20
55 to 6413
65 to 746
18 to 34

$Howard City Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Howard City Employment Status

62.1%

Labor Force Participation

59.6%

Employment Rate

4.1%

Unemployment Rate

Howard City Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

89.04%

Born in Michigan

99.45%

Native Born

0.55%

Foreign Born

0.24%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.45% of Howard City residents were born in the United States, with 89.04% having been born in Michigan. 0.24% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,866170.92%
20191,849170.93%
20181,83280.44%
20171,824170.94%
20161,80780.44%
20151,79930.17%
20141,79610.06%
20131,795-1-0.06%
20121,796-6-0.33%
20111,8020.00%
20101,8020.00%