Howard County AR Information


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  1. Howard County 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates forHoward County (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Howard County AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 13,509
Population in Households 13,328
Population in Familes 11,150
Population in Group Qrtrs 181
Population Density2 23
Diversity Index3 60


Median Household Income $40,447
Average Household Income $56,628
Per Capita Income $22,288


Total Housing Units 6,238 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,617 (58.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,639 (26.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 982 (15.7%)
Median Home Value $88,012
Average Home Value $115,006


Total Households 5,256
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 3,642
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.25% -0.41%
Households -0.25% -0.42%
Families -0.48% -0.57%
Median Household Income   1.26%
Per Capita Income   1.96%


Howard County AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Howard County to the other 75 counties and county equivalents in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 54 29th
Population Density # 52 32nd
Diversity Index # 8 92nd
Median Household Income # 29 63rd
Per Capita Income # 32 59th

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