Howard, Kansas Population 2024

569

Howard is a city located in Elk County Kansas. Howard has a 2024 population of 569. It is also the county seat of Elk County.Howard is currently growing at a rate of 0.53% annually but its population has decreased by -0.18% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 570 in 2020.

The average household income in Howard is $55,538 with a poverty rate of 23.88%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Howard is 42.3 years, 42 years for males, and 43.1 years for females.

Howard Demographics

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

  • White: 96.52%
  • Two or more races: 2.2%
  • Asian: 0.92%
  • Black or African American: 0.37%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
State
Kansas
Land Area (mi²)
0.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
818.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.18% (-1)
The current population of Howard, Kansas is 569 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 570.

Howard, Kansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White52796.52%
Two or more races122.2%
Asian50.92%
Black or African American20.37%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Howard Population by Race

Howard Population Pyramid 2024

Howard Median Age

42.3

Total

42

Male

43.1

Female

Howard Adults

There are 384 adults, (126 of whom are seniors) in Howard.

Howard Age Dependency

111.6

Age Dependency Ratio

48.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

62.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Howard Sex Ratio

Female28552.2%
Male26147.8%

Howard Population by Age

Howard Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2602.0675.424.6
Married1262.5695.24.8
Non Family1121.0959.840.2
Female164.2543.856.3
Male6433.366.7
showing: 5 rows

2.78

Average Family Size

2.06

Average Household Size

75.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Howard Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Howard Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Howard Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 60%.

Howard Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$36,250

Average Earnings

$51,500

Average Male

$23,500

Average Female

Howard Earnings by Educational Attainment

Howard Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Howard Language

98.84% of Howard residents speak only English, while 1.16% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.96% of the population.

Howard Language

Howard Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White48610822.22%
Hispanic341647.06%
Asian5360%
Multiple1119.09%
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23.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.94%

Male Poverty Rate

30.88%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Howard

The race most likely to be in poverty in Howard is Asian, with 60% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Howard is Multiple, with 9.09% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.38%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34%.

Howard Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade64.71%
High School20.9%
Bachelors or Greater8.86%
Some College8.85%
showing: 4 rows

Howard Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed10.38%
Male Unemployed
Female Employed15.04%
Female Unemployed
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Howard Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Howard Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Howard Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

53.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.2%

Male Marriage Rate

50.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Howard Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Howard Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 20-34, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Howard Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Howard Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

32

Number of Veterans

32

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Howard Veterans by War

count

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Howard Veterans by Age

count

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Howard Veterans by Race

Howard Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.5%

Veteran Disability Rate

Howard Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55.6%

Labor Force Participation

54.3%

Employment Rate

2.2%

Unemployment Rate

Howard Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Howard Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Howard Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

67.03%

Born in Howard

98.9%

Native Born

1.1%

Foreign Born

0.73%

Non Citizen

0.37%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.9% of Howard residents were born in the United States, with 67.03% having been born in Kansas. 0.73% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Howard Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202958430.52%
202858130.52%
202757830.52%
202657530.52%
202557230.53%
202456930.53%
202356630.53%
202256330.54%
2021560-10-1.75%
2020570-29-4.84%
201959981.35%
2018591-9-1.5%
2017600-2-0.33%
2016602-14-2.27%
2015616-27-4.2%
2014643132.06%
2013630-6-0.94%
2012636-28-4.22%
2011664-19-2.78%
2010683
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Howard Population by Year