Howard County, Iowa Population 2022

Howard County, Iowa's estimated population is 9,116 with a growth rate of -0.15% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Howard County, Iowa is the 81st largest county in Iowa. The 2010 Population was 9,568 and has seen a growth of -4.72% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18603,1680.00%
18706,2823,11498.30%
188010,8374,55572.51%
189011,1823453.18%
190014,5123,33029.78%
191012,920-1,592-10.97%
192013,7057856.08%
193013,082-623-4.55%
194013,5314493.43%
195013,105-426-3.15%
196012,734-371-2.83%
197011,442-1,292-10.15%
198011,114-328-2.87%
19909,809-1,305-11.74%
20109,568-241-2.46%
20119,546-22-0.23%
20129,54820.02%
20139,439-109-1.14%
20149,353-86-0.91%
20159,313-40-0.43%
20169,257-56-0.60%
20179,229-28-0.30%
20189,172-57-0.62%
20199,158-14-0.15%
20209,144-14-0.15%
20219,130-14-0.15%
20229,116-14-0.15%
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Howard County, Iowa Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,96597.44%
Black or African American330.36%
American Indian and Alaska Native10.01%
Asian480.52%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander20.02%
Some Other Race10.01%
Two or More Races1511.64%
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Howard County, Iowa Population by Race

Howard County, Iowa Population Pyramid 2022

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Howard County, Iowa Median Age

40.9


Total

40.5


Male

41.1


Female

Howard County, Iowa Adults

There are 6,907 adults, (1,874 of whom are seniors) in Howard County, Iowa.

Howard County, Iowa Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

37.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Howard County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female

4,590

49.89%

Male

4,611

50.11%

Howard County, Iowa Population by Age

Howard County, Iowa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Howard County, Iowa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.2%14.8%
All77.2%22.8%
Male67.8%32.2%
Non Family67.6%32.4%
Female65.1%34.9%

77.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Howard County, Iowa Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,7542.3977.2
Married2,0973.0385.2
Male1432.4367.8
Female3152.9465.1
Non Family1,1991.1267.6

2.9

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

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Howard County, Iowa Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2884.60%
9th to 12th Grade2634.20%
High School Graduate2,42838.79%
Some College1,11317.78%
Associates Degree1,00616.07%
Bachelors Degree88114.07%
Graduate Degree2814.49%
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Howard County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Howard County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian484829
Hispanic37367
White6,1165,5951,126
Native American11
Islander22
Black2520
2+ Races328
Other Race1

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 asian people with a rate of 60.42%.

Howard County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,973$42,550$30,862
Less Than 9th Grade$29,583$44,107$
High School Graduate$34,535$39,432$26,426
Some College$32,469$41,250$30,674
Bachelors Degree$43,194$45,682$42,250
Graduate Degree$54,493$101,367$50,526

$35,973

Average Earnings

$42,550

Average Male

$30,862

Average Female

Howard County, Iowa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Howard County, Iowa Language by Age

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Howard County, Iowa Language

94.44% of Howard County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 5.56% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 4.02% of the population.

Howard County, Iowa Language

Howard County, Iowa Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black251560.00%
Multiple1505738.00%
Hispanic1454833.10%
White8,6666857.90%
OtherNaN%

8.96%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.08%

Male Poverty Rate

10.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Howard County, Iowa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Howard County, Iowa is Black, with 60.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Howard County, Iowa is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.69%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.63%.

Howard County, Iowa Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.02%
High School10.02%
Some College3.53%
Bachelors or Greater0.69%

Howard County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.14%
Male Unemployed2.41%
Female Employed6.64%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Howard County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Howard County, Iowa Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$56,709$68,468
Families$66,267$77,701
Married Families$73,603-
Non Families$35,568$44,042
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Income by Household Type

Howard County, Iowa Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

59.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.8%

Male Marriage Rate

60.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Howard County, Iowa Married by Age and Sex

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Howard County, Iowa Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Howard County, Iowa Marital Status by Race

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Howard County, Iowa Marital Status

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603

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War112
First Gulf War108
Vietnam233
Korea115
World War II17

Howard County, Iowa Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3434
35 to 5473
55 to 64119
65 to 74193
75+184

Howard County, Iowa Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6008.89%
Black312.00%
Hispanic55.75%

Howard County, Iowa Veterans by Race

Howard County, Iowa Veterans by Education

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4.28%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.08%

Veteran Disability Rate

Howard County, Iowa Veterans by Education

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67.2%

Labor Force Participation

65.6%

Employment Rate

2.4%

Unemployment Rate

Howard County, Iowa Employment by Age

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Howard County, Iowa Employment by Race

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Howard County, Iowa 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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70.35%

Born in Howard County, Iowa

98.62%

Native Born

1.38%

Foreign Born

1.03%

Non Citizen

0.35%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.62% of Howard County, Iowa residents were born in the United States, with 70.35% having been born in Iowa. 1.03% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Howard County, Iowa Place of Birth

  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

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