Howard County, TX Demographic Data

Howard County, TX Summary

Howard County is located in Texas
  • Population: 35,119
  • Area: 904.21 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 900.79 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 3.41 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 38.83 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 2,552.49 ft
  • Time Zone: Central Standard Time (GMT -6)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Howard County, TX Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
15,609
43%
50.8
Male
20,496
57%
49.2
Total Population
36,105
 
321,419,000

Howard County, TX Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
2,177
6.0% 
6.2
5 to 9 Years
2,378
6.6% 
6.4
10 to 14 Years
2,243
6.2% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
2,224
6.2% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
2,858
7.9% 
7.0
25 to 34 Years
5,175
14.3% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
4,974
13.8% 
12.7
45 to 54 Years
5,370
14.9% 
13.4
55 to 59 Years
2,172
6.0% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
1,984
5.5% 
6.0
65 to 74 Years
2,424
6.7% 
8.6
75 to 84 Years
1,582
4.4% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
544
1.5% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
28,071
77.7%
77.1
Female
11,755
41.9%
51.4
Male
16,316
58.1%
48.6
21 Years and over
26,432
73.2%
72.9
62 Years and over
5,728
15.9%
18.3
65 Years and over
4,550
12.6%
14.9
Female
2,418
53.1%
55.9
Male
2,132
46.9%
44.1
Median Age (years)
37
NR
NR

Howard County, TX Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
35,136
97.3% 
96.9
White
30,188
83.6% 
73.1
Black or African American
2,109
5.8% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
436
1.2% 
0.8
Asian
337
0.9% 
5.4
Asian Indian
7
0.0% 
1.2
Chinese
230
0.6% 
1.3
Filipino
10
0.0% 
0.9
Japanese
0
0.0% 
0.2
Korean
41
0.1% 
0.5
Vietnamese
30
0.1% 
0.5
Other Asian
19
0.1% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
139
0.4% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
0
0.0% 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
0
0.0% 
0.0
Samoan
139
0.4% 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
0
0.0% 
0.1
Some Other Race
1,927
5.3% 
4.8
Two or More Races
969
2.7% 
3.1
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
14,394
39.9% 
17.6
Mexican
12,958
35.9% 
11.1
Puerto Rican
155
0.4% 
1.7
Cuban
92
0.3% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
1,189
3.3% 
4.1
Not Hispanic or Latino
21,711
60.1% 
82.4

Howard County, TX Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
2,156
8.9% 
5.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
3,164
13.1% 
7.3
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
7,577
31.3% 
27.6
Some college, no degree
6,317
26.1% 
20.7
Associate's Degree
1,902
7.9% 
8.2
Bachelor's Degree
2,251
9.3% 
19.0
Graduate or professional degree
858
3.5% 
11.6
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
5,320
22.0%
12.8
High School Graduate or Higher
18,905
78.1%
87.1
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
3,109
12.8%
30.6

Howard County, TX Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
8,667
29.6%
33.5%
Now Married
13,158
44.9%
47.5
Divorced
4,194
14.3%
11.0%
Separated
1,073
3.7%
2.1
Widowed
2,215
7.6
5.8%

Howard County, TX Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
24,270
71.5%
78.5%
Languages other than english
9,658
28.5%
21.5%
Spanish
9,225
27.2%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
179
0.5%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
238
0.7%
3.5%
Other Languages
16
0.0%
1.0%

Howard County, TX Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
961
0.0%
0.0
$10,000 to $14,999
682
0.0%
0.0
$15,000 to $24,999
1,100
0.0%
0.0
$25,000 to $34,999
1,350
0.0%
0.0
$35,000 to $49,999
1,546
0.0%
0.0
$50,000 to $74,999
2,304
0.0%
0.0
$75,000 to $99,999
1,465
0.0%
0.0
$100,000 to $149,000
1,042
0.0%
0.0
$150,000 to $199,999
434
0.0%
0.0
$200,000 or more
322
0.0%
0.0
Median household income
49,575
 
55,775
Per capita income
22,049
 
29,979

Howard County, TX Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
1,924
13.8%
1.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
996
7.2%
9.8
Construction
1,030
7.4%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
3,647
26.2%
22.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
598
4.3%
6.5
Information
158
1.1%
2.1
Manufacturing
781
5.6%
10.3
Other services except public administration
830
6.0%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
594
4.3%
11.3
Public administration
951
6.8%
4.6
Retail trade
1,404
10.1%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
702
5.0%
5.1
Wholesale trade
309
2.2%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
1,997
14.3%
9.0%
Management, professional, and related occupations
3,950
28.4%
37.1%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
2,161
15.5%
12.3%
Sales and office occupations
3,002
21.6%
23.6%
Service occupations
2,814
20.2%
18.0%

Howard County, TX Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
13,641
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
10,890
79.8%
76.6
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
2,149
15.8%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
33
0.2%
5.2
Walked
221
1.6%
2.8
Other means
116
0.9%
1.8
Worked at home
232
1.7%
4.6
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
18.0
 
26.0

Howard County, TX Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
745
6.6%
8.9
1 vehicles
3,894
34.7%
33.5
2 vehicles
4,398
39.2%
37.2
3 or more
2,169
19.4%
20.3

Howard County, TX Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
11,206
85.4%
87.7
Owner Occupied
7,538
67.3%
63.0
Renter Occupied
3,668
32.7%
37.0
Vacant Housing Units
1,910
14.6%
12.3
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
3
NR
NR
Rental Vacancy Rate
6
NR
NR
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
3.0
NR
3.0
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
3.0
NR
3.0

Howard County, TX Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
13,116
1 room
276
2.1%
2.3
2 rooms
198
1.5%
2.5
3 rooms
846
6.5%
9.0
4 rooms
2,421
18.5%
16.6
5 rooms
3,207
24.5%
20.0
6 rooms
3,081
23.5%
17.9
7 rooms
1,505
11.5%
12.1
8 rooms
925
7.1%
8.5
9 rooms or more
657
5.0%
11.1
Median Rooms
5
 

Howard County, TX Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
13,116
 
 
1-unit, detached
10,237
78.0%
61.4
1-unit, attached
199
1.5%
5.8
2-units
313
2.4%
3.7
3 or 4 units
243
1.9%
4.5
5 to 9 units
208
1.6%
4.8
10 to 19 units
357
2.7%
4.6
20 or more units
571
4.4%
8.8
Mobile home
979
7.5%
6.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.
9
0.1%
0.1

Howard County, TX Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
1,204
9.2%
13.0%
1940 to 1949
872
6.6%
5.1%
1950 to 1959
3,551
27.1%
10.5%
1960 to 1969
3,125
23.8%
10.8%
1970 to 1979
1,669
12.7%
15.5%
1980 to 1989
1,192
9.1%
13.6%
1990 to 1999
715
5.5%
14.0%
2000 to 2009
572
4.4%
14.5%
2010 to 2013
204
1.6%
2.5%
2014 or later
12
0.1%
0.5%

Howard County, TX Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
5,856
52.3%
48.2
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
506
4.5%
4.7
Electricity
4,794
42.8%
38.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
2
0.0%
5.1
Coal or coke
0
0.0%
0.1
Wood
26
0.2%
2.0
Solar energy
0
0.0%
0.1
Other fuel
0
0.0%
0.5
No fuel used
22
0.2%
1.2

Howard County, TX Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
2,895
 
47140700.0
$3,000 or more
18
0.6%
9.9%
Less than $500
50
1.7%
1.5%
$2,500 to $2,999
54
1.9%
6.8%
$2,000 to $2,499
68
2.3%
11.8%
$1,500 to 1,999
319
11.0%
20.3%
$1,000 to 1,499
1,021
35.3%
29.2%
$500 to $999
1,365
47.2%
20.5%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
1,749
60.4%
43.6%
20.0% to 24.9%
482
16.6%
15.9%
25.0% to 29.9%
262
9.1%
10.9%
30.0% to 34.9%
48
1.7%
7.3%
35.0% or more
354
12.2%
22.3%
Not Computed
0
NR
NR

Howard County, TX Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
3,098 
 
41,410,200 
$2,500 to $2,999
0
0.0%
1.7%
$3,000 or more
0
0.0%
1.5%
$2,000 to $2,499
20
0.6%
4.1%
$1,500 to $1,999
131
4.2%
11.0%
Less than $500
634
20.5%
11.0%
$1,000 to $1,499
641
20.7%
27.9%
$500 to $999
1,672
54.0%
42.7%
No Cash Rent
570
NR
2,291,570
Median (Dollars)
779
NR
959
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
746
24.5%
12.6%
15.0% to 19.9%
399
13.1%
12.5%
20.0% to 24.9%
375
12.3%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
302
9.9%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
191
6.3%
9.2%
35.0% or more
1,037
34.0%
41.4%
Not Computed
618
NR
NR

Howard County, TX Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
7,538
 
74,506,500
Less then $50,000
2,422
32.1%
7.5%
$50,000 to $99,999
2,324
30.8%
7.5%
$100,000 to $149,000
1,149
15.2%
15.0%
$150,000 to $199,000
813
10.8%
14.8%
$200,000 to $299,999
564
7.5%
18.8%
$300,000 to $499,999
200
2.7%
17.3%
$500,000 to $999,999
29
0.4%
9.7%
$1,000,000 or more
37
0.5%
2.7%
Median (Dollars)
73,800
 
194,500
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