Howard County, Missouri Population 2022

Howard County, Missouri's estimated population is 10,153 with a growth rate of 0.01% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Howard County, Missouri is the 84th largest county in Missouri. The 2010 Population was 10,144 and has seen a growth of 0.09% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
182013,4260.00%
183010,854-2,572-19.16%
184013,1082,25420.77%
185013,9698616.57%
186015,9461,97714.15%
187017,2331,2878.07%
188018,4281,1956.93%
189017,371-1,057-5.74%
190018,3379665.56%
191015,653-2,684-14.64%
192013,997-1,656-10.58%
193013,490-507-3.62%
194013,026-464-3.44%
195011,857-1,169-8.97%
196010,859-998-8.42%
197010,561-298-2.74%
198010,008-553-5.24%
19909,631-377-3.77%
201010,1445135.33%
201110,14510.01%
201210,14610.01%
201310,14710.01%
201410,14810.01%
201510,14910.01%
201610,15010.01%
201710,15110.01%
201810,15210.01%
201910,15310.01%
202010,151-2-0.02%
202110,15210.01%
202210,15310.01%
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Howard County, Missouri Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,96989.49%
Black or African American5885.87%
American Indian and Alaska Native670.67%
Asian360.36%
Some Other Race340.34%
Two or More Races3283.27%
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Howard County, Missouri Population by Race

Howard County, Missouri Population Pyramid 2022

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Howard County, Missouri Median Age

38.8


Total

38.4


Male

39.1


Female

Howard County, Missouri Adults

There are 7,869 adults, (1,938 of whom are seniors) in Howard County, Missouri.

Howard County, Missouri Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

32.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Howard County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female

4,939

49.28%

Male

5,083

50.72%

Howard County, Missouri Population by Age

Howard County, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Howard County, Missouri Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.4%9.6%
All79.6%20.4%
Female74.4%25.6%
Male69.9%30.1%
Non Family63.1%36.9%

79.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Howard County, Missouri Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,4602.6879.6
Married1,8933.0890.4
Male835.0569.9
Female4253.6774.4
Non Family1,0591.3763.1

3.14

Average Family Size

2.68

Average Household Size

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Howard County, Missouri Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2874.38%
9th to 12th Grade4486.84%
High School Graduate2,32835.54%
Some College1,13117.26%
Associates Degree4777.28%
Bachelors Degree1,01815.54%
Graduate Degree86213.16%
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Howard County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Howard County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
2+ Races151116109
Hispanic444423
Asian361311
White5,9575,3531,704
Black32127933
Other Race1212
Native American4312

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 72.19%.

Howard County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,012$41,173$30,613
Less Than 9th Grade$27,321$35,511$14,444
High School Graduate$31,597$39,394$22,957
Some College$30,319$37,944$27,328
Bachelors Degree$42,143$53,482$35,104
Graduate Degree$51,087$60,481$45,284

$35,012

Average Earnings

$41,173

Average Male

$30,613

Average Female

Howard County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Howard County, Missouri Language by Age

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Howard County, Missouri Language

98.19% of Howard County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 1.81% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.01% of the population.

Howard County, Missouri Language

Howard County, Missouri Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native632336.51%
Multiple3228727.02%
Hispanic1663521.08%
Black5386011.15%
White8,22391211.09%
Asian3625.56%
OtherNaN%

11.74%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.18%

Male Poverty Rate

12.32%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Howard County, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in Howard County, Missouri is Native, with 36.51% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.88%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.44%.

Howard County, Missouri Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.44%
High School9.97%
Some College8.70%
Bachelors or Greater1.22%

Howard County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.29%
Male Unemployed28.92%
Female Employed10.15%
Female Unemployed8.62%

Howard County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Howard County, Missouri Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$55,000$69,243
Families$66,495$77,955
Married Families$74,450-
Non Families$30,795$45,829
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Income by Household Type

Howard County, Missouri Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.9%

Male Marriage Rate

46.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Howard County, Missouri Married by Age and Sex

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Howard County, Missouri 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, Missouri Marital Status by Race

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Howard County, Missouri Marital Status

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620

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War71
First Gulf War118
Vietnam245
Korea102
World War II21

Howard County, Missouri Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3412
35 to 54107
55 to 6457
65 to 74226
75+218

Howard County, Missouri Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5888.30%
Black326.68%

Howard County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Howard County, Missouri Veterans by Education

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4.28%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.30%

Veteran Disability Rate

Howard County, Missouri Veterans by Education

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59.9%

Labor Force Participation

58.2%

Employment Rate

2.9%

Unemployment Rate

Howard County, Missouri Employment by Age

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Howard County, Missouri Employment by Race

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Howard County, Missouri 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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79.49%

Born in Howard County, Missouri

99.42%

Native Born

0.58%

Foreign Born

0.24%

Non Citizen

0.34%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.42% of Howard County, Missouri residents were born in the United States, with 79.49% having been born in Missouri. 0.24% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Howard County, Missouri 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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