Howard, Kansas Population 2021

795
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Howard is a city located in Elk County Kansas. Howard has a 2020 population of 795. It is also the county seat of Elk County. Howard is currently growing at a rate of 1.66% annually but its population has decreased by -8.52% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 869 in 2010. Howard reached it's highest population of 869 in 2010.

The average household income in Howard is $66,537 with a poverty rate of 15.73%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $391 per month, and the median house value is $57,500. The median age in Howard is 50.4 years, 48.1 years for males, and 58.6 years for females.

Howard Demographics

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

  • White: 91.77%
  • Two or more races: 3.45%
  • Native American: 1.99%
  • Asian: 1.46%
  • Black or African American: 1.33%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Howard, Kansas is 795 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 756.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 869.

Howard, Kansas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White69191.77%
Two or More Races263.45%
American Indian and Alaska Native151.99%
Asian111.46%
Black or African American101.33%
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Howard Population by Race

Howard Population Pyramid $2021

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Howard Median Age

50.4


Total

48.1


Male

58.6


Female

Howard Adults

There are 572 adults, (232 of whom are seniors) in Howard.

Howard Age Dependency

121.5

Age Dependency Ratio

68.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

53.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Howard Sex Ratio

Female

398

52.86%

Male

355

47.14%

Howard Population by Age

Howard Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Howard Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.9%7.1%
Male77.8%22.2%
All75.4%24.6%
Non Family57.2%42.8%
Female20%80%

75.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Howard Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3462.1175.4
Married1822.892.9
Non Family1451.0457.2
Female104.420
Male92.8977.8

2.87

Average Family Size

2.11

Average Household Size

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Howard Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade529.15%
9th to 12th Grade325.63%
High School Graduate22539.61%
Some College11820.77%
Associates Degree345.99%
Bachelors Degree427.39%
Graduate Degree6511.44%
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Howard Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Howard Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White47544890
Hispanic586
Native American151313
Black1010
Asian744
2+ Races33

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 native american people with a rate of 86.67%.

Howard Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,094$48,750$22,788
Less Than 9th Grade$250,000$250,000$
High School Graduate$35,341$43,750$20,625
Some College$24,500$35,250$24,125
Bachelors Degree$41,875$$
Graduate Degree$42,083$100,208$

$36,094

Average Earnings

$48,750

Average Male

$22,788

Average Female

Howard Earnings by Educational Attainment

Howard Language by Age

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Howard Language

90.54% of Howard residents speak only English, while 9.46% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.48% of the population.

Howard Language

Howard Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White59610116.95%
Hispanic9666.25%
Multiple26415.38%
Asian11436.36%

15.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.08%

Male Poverty Rate

19.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Howard

The race most likely to be in poverty in Howard is Asian, with 36.36% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Howard is Hispanic, with 6.25% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.97%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.60%.

Howard Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School19.63%
Less Than 9th Grade13.92%
Some College11.72%
Bachelors or Greater7.77%

Howard Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed9.93%
Male Employed5.16%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Howard Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Howard Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$41,429$66,537
Families$70,938$94,953
Married Families$72,885-
Non Families$21,161$26,774
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Income by Household Type

Howard Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

61.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

68.9%

Male Marriage Rate

55.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Howard Married by Age and Sex

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Howard Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Howard Marital Status by Race

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Howard Marital Status

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61

Number of Veterans

59

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam35
Korea9
First Gulf War8
World War II
Second Gulf War

Howard Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7428
55 to 6413
75+12
35 to 548
18 to 34

Howard Veterans by Age

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Howard Veterans by Race

Howard Veterans by Education

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18.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Howard Veterans by Education

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51.2%

Labor Force Participation

49.2%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Howard Employment by Age

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Howard Employment by Race

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Howard Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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61.35%

Born in Howard

98.01%

Native Born

1.99%

Foreign Born

0.53%

Non Citizen

1.46%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.01% of Howard residents were born in the United States, with 61.35% having been born in Kansas. 0.53% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Howard Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021795131.66%
2020782131.69%
2019769131.72%
2018756-9-1.18%
201776510.13%
2016764-19-2.43%
2015783-35-4.28%
2014818172.12%
2013801-8-0.99%
2012809-36-4.26%
2011845-24-2.76%
20108690.00%

Howard Population by Year