Howard County, Texas Population 2022

Howard County, Texas's estimated population is 38,881 with a growth rate of 1.94% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Howard County, Texas is the 85th largest county in Texas. The 2010 Population was 34,993 and has seen a growth of 11.11% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
1880500.00%
18901,2101,1602320.00%
19002,5281,318108.93%
19108,8816,353251.31%
19206,962-1,919-21.61%
193022,88815,926228.76%
194020,990-1,898-8.29%
195026,7225,73227.31%
196040,13913,41750.21%
197037,796-2,343-5.84%
198033,142-4,654-12.31%
199032,343-799-2.41%
201034,9932,6508.19%
201134,990-3-0.01%
201235,4955051.44%
201336,1856901.94%
201436,5423570.99%
201537,1235811.59%
201636,214-909-2.45%
201735,817-397-1.10%
201835,9251080.30%
201936,6647392.06%
202037,4037392.02%
202138,1427391.98%
202238,8817391.94%
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Howard County, Texas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White28,48678.66%
Black or African American1,9965.51%
American Indian and Alaska Native3891.07%
Asian1970.54%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander180.05%
Some Other Race2,8857.97%
Two or More Races2,2426.19%
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Howard County, Texas Population by Race

Howard County, Texas Population Pyramid 2022

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Howard County, Texas Median Age

37.5


Total

37.8


Male

36.7


Female

Howard County, Texas Adults

There are 28,244 adults, (4,655 of whom are seniors) in Howard County, Texas.

Howard County, Texas Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

19.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Howard County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

15,836

43.73%

Male

20,377

56.27%

Howard County, Texas Population by Age

Howard County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Howard County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.5%17.5%
All66.4%33.6%
Non Family53.9%46.1%
Female51.2%48.8%
Male49.3%50.7%

66.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Howard County, Texas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,3542.7766.4
Married5,1923.4782.5
Male6853.9149.3
Female1,2824.151.2
Non Family4,1951.3253.9

3.48

Average Family Size

2.77

Average Household Size

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Howard County, Texas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,1748.78%
9th to 12th Grade2,75011.10%
High School Graduate8,59034.68%
Some College6,35625.66%
Associates Degree1,5826.39%
Bachelors Degree2,2639.14%
Graduate Degree1,0514.24%
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Howard County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Howard County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian19717978
Native American29717868
White12,78911,4792,272
2+ Races1,178762120
Hispanic9,6526,200731
Black1,5281,46594
Other Race2,0181,52954
Islander187

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 95.88%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 39.59%.

Howard County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,819$51,379$24,754
Less Than 9th Grade$27,975$36,776$16,447
High School Graduate$27,878$39,063$22,157
Some College$37,625$56,791$24,564
Bachelors Degree$47,424$66,543$45,274
Graduate Degree$60,711$77,109$59,545

$35,819

Average Earnings

$51,379

Average Male

$24,754

Average Female

Howard County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Howard County, Texas Language by Age

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Howard County, Texas Language

70.64% of Howard County, Texas residents speak only English, while 29.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 27.91% of the population.

Howard County, Texas Language

Howard County, Texas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native33311133.33%
Black1,68943325.64%
Hispanic12,4962,69021.53%
Multiple1,77733618.91%
White16,2651,96812.10%
Other486NaN%

16.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.65%

Male Poverty Rate

18.15%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Howard County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Howard County, Texas is Native, with 33.33% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.53%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.33%.

Howard County, Texas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.67%
High School18.82%
Some College11.67%
Bachelors or Greater5.00%

Howard County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.34%
Male Unemployed33.63%
Female Employed12.00%
Female Unemployed45.61%

Howard County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Howard County, Texas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$57,761$73,584
Families$64,055$82,000
Married Families$80,558-
Non Families$37,206$55,604
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Income by Household Type

Howard County, Texas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.7%

Male Marriage Rate

44.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Howard County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

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Howard County, Texas 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 45-54.

Howard County, Texas Marital Status by Race

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Howard County, Texas Marital Status

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2,554

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War587
First Gulf War613
Vietnam722
Korea80
World War II58

Howard County, Texas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34151
35 to 541,041
55 to 64443
65 to 74521
75+398

Howard County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,1259.53%
Black27816.88%
Native American298.87%
Other Race914.17%
2+ Races312.01%
Hispanic4844.24%

Howard County, Texas Veterans by Race

Howard County, Texas Veterans by Education

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11.40%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.45%

Veteran Disability Rate

Howard County, Texas Veterans by Education

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52.7%

Labor Force Participation

49.1%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

Howard County, Texas Employment by Age

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Howard County, Texas Employment by Race

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Howard County, Texas 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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70.47%

Born in Howard County, Texas

88.86%

Native Born

11.14%

Foreign Born

9.20%

Non Citizen

1.94%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.86% of Howard County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 70.47% having been born in Texas. 9.20% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Howard County, Texas 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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