Howland, Maine Population 2024

1,126

Howland is a city located in Penobscot County Maine. Howland has a 2024 population of 1,126. Howland is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 7.03% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,052 in 2020.

The average household income in Howland is $51,486 with a poverty rate of 19.59%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Howland is 40.6 years, 39.6 years for males, and 40.9 years for females.

Howland Demographics

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

  • White: 100%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
  • Two or more races:
State
Maine
Land Area (mi²)
7.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
151.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
7.03% (74)
The current population of Howland, Maine is 1,126 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,052.

Howland, Maine Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,126100%
Black or African American
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
Two or more races
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Two or more races

Howland Population by Race

Howland Population Pyramid 2024

Howland Median Age

40.6

Total

39.6

Male

40.9

Female

Howland Adults

There are 883 adults, (218 of whom are seniors) in Howland.

Howland Age Dependency

69.3

Age Dependency Ratio

32.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Howland Sex Ratio

Female56850.44%
Male55849.56%

Howland Population by Age

Howland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4492.482.617.4
Non Family1811.2478.521.5
Married1772.9893.26.8
Female573.7471.928.1
Male343.2967.632.4
showing: 5 rows

3.12

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

82.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Howland 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

Howland Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Howland Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 87.53%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 8.92%.

Howland Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$35,568

Average Earnings

$40,515

Average Male

$34,167

Average Female

Howland Earnings by Educational Attainment

Howland Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Howland Language

98.88% of Howland residents speak only English, while 1.12% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.12% of the population.

Howland Language

Howland Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,07721119.59%
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19.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.74%

Male Poverty Rate

21.58%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Howland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Howland is White, with 19.59% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Howland is White, with 19.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.98%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.15%.

Howland Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School20.52%
Some College14.01%
Less Than 9th Grade13.98%
Bachelors or Greater9.68%
showing: 4 rows

Howland Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed14.81%
Female Employed13.94%
Male Employed6.44%
Male Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Howland Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Howland Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Howland Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

42.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.0%

Male Marriage Rate

40.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Howland Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Howland 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 35-44.

Howland Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Howland Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

105

Number of Veterans

58

Male Veterans

47

Female Veterans

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Howland Veterans by War

count

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Howland Veterans by Age

count

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Howland Veterans by Race

Howland Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.62%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

Howland Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

50.1%

Labor Force Participation

45.1%

Employment Rate

10%

Unemployment Rate

Howland Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Howland Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Howland 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

62.97%

Born in Howland

98.58%

Native Born

1.42%

Foreign Born

0.71%

Non Citizen

0.71%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.58% of Howland residents were born in the United States, with 62.97% having been born in Maine. 0.71% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Howland Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20241,126
20231,126
20221,126302.74%
20211,096444.18%
20201,052-14-1.31%
20191,066-40-3.62%
20181,10610810.82%
2017998-87-8.02%
20161,085-108-9.05%
20151,193494.28%
20141,144464.19%
20131,098-2-0.18%
20121,10013013.4%
2011970-126-11.5%
20101,096
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Howland Population by Year