Howard County, Nebraska Population 2022

Howard County, Nebraska's estimated population is 6,515 with a growth rate of 0.31% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Howard County, Nebraska is the 45th largest county in Nebraska. The 2010 Population was 6,274 and has seen a growth of 3.84% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
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Howard County, Nebraska Population Growth

Population by Race

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Howard County, Nebraska Population by Race

Howard County, Nebraska Population Pyramid 2022

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Howard County, Nebraska Median Age

42.6


Total

41.8


Male

43.5


Female

Howard County, Nebraska Adults

There are 4,864 adults, (1,350 of whom are seniors) in Howard County, Nebraska.

Howard County, Nebraska Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

38.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Howard County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female

3,176

49.41%

Male

3,252

50.59%

Howard County, Nebraska Population by Age

Howard County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Howard County, Nebraska Household Types

73.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Howard County, Nebraska Households and Families

2.84

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

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Howard County, Nebraska Households by Type

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Howard County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Howard County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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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 76.47%.

Howard County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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$36,762

Average Earnings

$43,923

Average Male

$30,966

Average Female

Howard County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Howard County, Nebraska Language by Age

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Howard County, Nebraska Language

97.46% of Howard County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 2.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.86% of the population.

Howard County, Nebraska Language

Howard County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

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6.05%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.31%

Male Poverty Rate

6.82%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Howard County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Howard County, Nebraska is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.05%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.98%.

Howard County, Nebraska Poverty

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Howard County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

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Howard County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Howard County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Howard County, Nebraska Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

65.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

65.4%

Male Marriage Rate

65.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Howard County, Nebraska Married by Age and Sex

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Howard County, Nebraska 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.

Howard County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race

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Howard County, Nebraska Marital Status

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385

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Howard County, Nebraska Veterans by War

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Howard County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

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Howard County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Howard County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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4.94%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.39%

Veteran Disability Rate

Howard County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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69.9%

Labor Force Participation

67.5%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Howard County, Nebraska Employment by Age

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Howard County, Nebraska Employment by Race

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Howard County, Nebraska 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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84.60%

Born in Howard County, Nebraska

98.34%

Native Born

1.66%

Foreign Born

0.65%

Non Citizen

1.01%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.34% of Howard County, Nebraska residents were born in the United States, with 84.60% having been born in Nebraska. 0.65% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Howard County, Nebraska 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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