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Howard County, Arkansas (AR)

County population in 2016: 13,576 (32% urban, 68% rural); it was 14,300 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,034
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,732
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 3,940
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,599 (it was 1,531 in 2000)
% of renters here:

28%
State:

33%

Land area: 587 sq. mi.

Water area: 7.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 23 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Howard County: 79.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (55.2%), Educational, health and social services (11.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 54%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 46%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Howard County, Arkansas:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (64.9%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (21.1%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (11.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.6%)
Median resident age:  38.9 years
Arkansas median age:  38.0 years
Males: 6,546  (48.2%)
Females: 7,030  (51.8%)
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Howard County,AR real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Howard County:

2.0 people
Arkansas:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $36,308 ($28,699 in 1999)

This county:

$36,308
Arkansas:

$44,334

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $395 (lower quartile is $327, upper quartile is $478)
This county:

$395
State:

$535


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $96,856 (it was $54,700 in 2000)
Howard:

$96,856
Arkansas:

$123,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $59,109 - $175,870

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $142,299
Here:

$142,299
State:

$171,387

Mobile homes: $75,556
Here:

$75,556
State:

$76,124
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $867
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $287

Institutionalized population: 174

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 10
  • Burglaries: 30
  • Thefts: 64
  • Auto thefts: 5

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 5
  • Burglaries: 43
  • Thefts: 58
  • Auto thefts: 0
Howard County, AR map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 17 buildings, average cost: $67,100
  • 2001: 12 buildings, average cost: $75,300
  • 2002: 14 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2003: 14 buildings, average cost: $97,500
  • 2004: 16 buildings, average cost: $91,300
  • 2005: 20 buildings, average cost: $92,500
  • 2006: 14 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2007: 14 buildings, average cost: $103,200
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $88,600
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $98,300
  • 2010: 13 buildings, average cost: $66,300
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $86,700
  • 2013: 8 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $82,000
Number of permits per 10,000 residents
Average permit cost
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $591 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $425 (0.5%)

Howard County household income distribution in 2013 Howard County home values distribution in 2013 Howard County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 17.9%
Howard County:

17.9%
Arkansas:

17.2%
(13.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.8% for Black residents, 27.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 35.9% for other race residents, 3.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 38.9 years old
(Males: 38.7 years old, Females: 38.9 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.5 years old, Black residents: 35.9 years old, American Indian residents: 44.0 years old, Asian residents: 67.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23.9 years old, Other race residents: 21.9 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Howard County is $404 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $456 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $587 a month.

Cities in this county include: Nashville, Mineral Springs, Dierks, Tollette.

Howard County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Howard County: Camp Tula (A), Lyons Ford (B), Twin Bridges (C), Beacon Hill Picnic Area (D), Sweet Home (E), Nathan Volunteer Fire Department (F), New Hope Fire Department (G), Langley Volunteer Fire Department (H), Lodi Volunteer Fire Station (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Howard County include: Free Will Baptist Church (A), Crossroads Church (B), Assembly of God Church (C), Kingdom Hall (D), Lodi Missionary Baptist Church (E), Mount Moriah Missionary Baptist Church (F), Nathan Church of Christ (G), Pike City Missionary Baptist Church (H), Salem Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Old Ebenezer Cemetery (1), Lamb Cemetery (2), Lee Cemetery (3), Liberty Cemetery (4), Shiloh Cemetery (5), Bell Bluff Cemetery (6), Billstown Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Round Pond (A), Alford Lake (B), Mill Pond (C), Womack Lake (D), North Fork Ozan Creek Wateshed Number Two Reservoir (E), North Fork Ozan Creek Watershed Number One Reservoir (F), Teeter Lake (G), Tetter Lake Two (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Muddy Fork (A), Mill Creek (B), Mill Branch (C), Mathews Creek (D), Lynn Creek (E), Cowlick Branch (F), Little Creek (G), Lick Creek (H), Laurel Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Howard County include: Self Creek Public Use Area (1), Rock Creek Public Use Area (2), Pikeville Public Use Area (3), Parker Creek Public Use Area (4), Narrows Dam Public Use Area (5), Cowhide Cove Public Use Area (6), Crater of Diamonds State Park (7), Arrowhead Point Public Use Area (8), Laurel Creek Public Use Area (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Lincoln County, New Mexico , Lee County, South Carolina , Childress County, Texas , Ventura County, California , Pender County, North Carolina , Red River County, Texas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.2%
Arkansas:

4.8%

Unemployment by year
County total employment by year
County average yearly wages by year

Current college students: 328
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 79.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 16.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 734 (16.8% naturalized citizens)

Howard County:

5.4%
Whole state:

4.6%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population Note: State values scaled to Howard County population
  • 1262010 or later
  • 1452000 to 2009
  • 3261990 to 1999
  • 1021980 to 1989
  • 161970 to 1979
  • 0Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 86.4%

Howard County marital status for males Howard County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,772
  • One, attached: 37
  • Two: 236
  • 3 or 4: 204
  • 5 to 9: 16
  • 10 to 19: 118
  • 50 or more: 6
  • Mobile homes: 872

Housing units in Howard County with a mortgage: 1,335 (6 second mortgage, 32 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,028

Here:

33.3% with mortgage
State:

54.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Howard County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Year 2000 to 2010 Change
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,52136
Black Protestant1,58911
Mainline Protestant7948
Catholic1501
Other813
None5,654-
Howard County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Howard County:

2.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.72 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.72 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Howard County:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 5
This county:

3.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.66 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Howard County:

10.1%
Arkansas:

9.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Howard County:

29.4%
State:

29.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.1%
State:

13.6%

Agriculture in Howard County:

Average size of farms: 171 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $209,858
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $37.31
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 99.37%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $147,689
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 20.85%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.82%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $55,732
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 94.24%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 40.66
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.12%
Land in orchards: 93 acres

Tornado activity:

Howard County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Arkansas state average. It is 3274837.3 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 2 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 5/19/1990, a tornado injured one person

Earthquake activity:

Howard County-area historical earthquake activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 126.5 miles away from Howard County center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 128.6 miles away from the county center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 233.8 miles away from the county center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 147.2 miles away from the county center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 291.3 miles away from Howard County center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 225.3 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Arkansas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 07, 2015 to June 15, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4226: June 26, 2015, FEMA Id: 4226, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Arkansas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Associated Flooding, Incident Period: April 14, 2011 to June 03, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1975: May 02, 2011, FEMA Id: 1975, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Arkansas Severe Storms and Tornadoes, Incident Period: April 09, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1834: April 27, 2009, FEMA Id: 1834, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • Arkansas Tropical Storm Ike, Incident Period: September 13, 2008 to September 23, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1804: October 22, 2008, FEMA Id: 1804, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • Arkansas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: March 18, 2008 to April 28, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1751: March 26, 2008, FEMA Id: 1751, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Arkansas Hurricane Katrina, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3215: September 02, 2005, FEMA Id: 3215, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Arkansas Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: May 30, 2004 to July 09, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1528: June 30, 2004, FEMA Id: 1528, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Arkansas Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 12, 2000 to January 08, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1354: December 29, 2000, FEMA Id: 1354, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Arkansas Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 12, 2000 to January 08, 2001, Emergency Declared EM-3159: December 28, 2000, FEMA Id: 3159, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Arkansas SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: July 02, 1983 to July 03, 1983, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-688: August 01, 1983, FEMA Id: 688, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 5 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Howard County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 9, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Public administration (2%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (3%)

Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2016


  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (76%)
  • El Salvador (12%)
  • Honduras (4%)
  • Vietnam (2%)
  • Germany (2%)
  • Philippines (0%)
  • Jamaica (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Howard County


  • American (12%)
  • English (11%)
  • German (7%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • French (except Basque) (1%)
  • Italian (1%)

Howard County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 5,133 (69.8%)
  • Carpooled: 1,436 (19.5%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 54 (0.7%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 149 (2.0%)
  • Bicycle: 4 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 244 (3.3%)
  • Worked at home: 292 (4.0%)
Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Howard County, Arkansas in 2000:

  • 271 people in nursing homes
  • 49 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 42 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 9 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
174 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
7 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $37,009.

5.68% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,903 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.68%
Arkansas average:

6.94%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.08% relocated from other counties in Arkansas ($22,146 average AGI)
1.59% relocated from other states ($6,757 average AGI)
Howard County:

1.59%
Arkansas average:

3.02%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Hempstead County, AR  0.70% ($25,727 average AGI)
from Pike County, AR  0.68% ($24,813)
from Sevier County, AR  0.68% ($21,250)
from Miller County, AR  0.43% ($52,700)
from Little River County, AR  0.28% ($36,692)


6.18% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,366 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.18%
Arkansas average:

6.84%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.06% relocated to other counties in Arkansas ($18,712 average AGI)
2.12% relocated to other states ($9,654 average AGI)
Howard County:

2.12%
Arkansas average:

2.91%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Sevier County, AR  0.66% ($21,452 average AGI)
to Hempstead County, AR  0.57% ($20,963)
to Pulaski County, AR  0.36% ($27,059)
to Miller County, AR  0.32% ($25,467)
to Pike County, AR  0.30% ($28,571)
to Garland County, AR  0.27% ($33,000)
to Little River County, AR  0.27% ($22,231)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.9

Births per 1000 population in Howard County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 12.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Howard County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.5

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Howard County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 23.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 8.7%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Howard County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Howard County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Howard County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Howard County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Howard County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Howard County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,567 (1,990 aged, 577 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 443 (12%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Howard County, Arkansas in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (221)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (213)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (206)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (97)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (94)
  • Congestive heart failure (77)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (68)
  • Unspecified dementia (65)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (61)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (54)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 18%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 13,576
  • In family households: 11,651 (1,684 male householders, 1,805 female householders)
    2,351 spouses, 4,412 children (4,155 natural, 8 adopted, 252 stepchildren), 360 grandchildren, 216 brothers or sisters, 197 parents, 271 other relatives, 366 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,718 (777 male householders (728 living alone)), 803 female householders (763 living alone)), 137 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 190

Size of family households: 1,605 2-persons, 880 3-persons, 536 4-persons, 274 5-persons, 154 6-persons, 37 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,491 1-person, 89 2-persons, 1 3-persons.

1,705 married couples with children.
1,379 single-parent households (135 men, 1,244 women).

86.7% of residents of Howard speak English at home.
10.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (60% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 20% speak English not well, 9% don't speak English at all).
2.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (98% speak English very well, 2% speak English well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $84,650,000 ($5,847 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $4,738,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $37,419,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $23,106,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $511,000
Federal grants: $16,403,000
Federal procurement contracts: $774,000 ($226,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $6,437,000 ($2,958,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $2,484,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $4,791,000
Federal Government insurance: $2,015,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 1,111
Here:

76 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 931
Here:

64 per 1000 residents
State:

53 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +300
Here:

+21 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -212
Here -15 per 1000 residents
State +13 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Howard County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 5.07 millions of gallons per day (3% from ground, 97% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.4

Year house built in Howard County, Arkansas Note: State values scaled to Howard County population
  • 02014 or later
  • 2972010 to 2013
  • 7292000 to 2009
  • 8971990 to 1999
  • 9061980 to 1989
  • 1,3511970 to 1979
  • 9441960 to 1969
  • 3671950 to 1959
  • 3541940 to 1949
  • 3941939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Howard County, Arkansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Howard County, Arkansas Note: State values scaled to Howard County population
  • 131 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 863 rooms
  • 3364 rooms
  • 6905 rooms
  • 9426 rooms
  • 5417 rooms
  • 2988 rooms
  • 4379+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Howard County, Arkansas Note: State values scaled to Howard County population
  • 601 room
  • 672 rooms
  • 2563 rooms
  • 5444 rooms
  • 4325 rooms
  • 1796 rooms
  • 927 rooms
  • 458 rooms
  • 449+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Howard County, Arkansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Howard County, Arkansas Note: State values scaled to Howard County population
  • 15no bedroom
  • 151 bedroom
  • 7172 bedrooms
  • 1,8943 bedrooms
  • 6384 bedrooms
  • 485+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Howard County, Arkansas Note: State values scaled to Howard County population
  • 59no bedroom
  • 2621 bedroom
  • 5822 bedrooms
  • 6873 bedrooms
  • 1144 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Howard County, Arkansas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Howard County in owner-occupied houses/condos Note: State values scaled to Howard County population
  • 93no vehicle
  • 9311 vehicle
  • 1,1582 vehicles
  • 6793 vehicles
  • 3344 vehicles
  • 1625+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Howard County in renter-occupied apartments Note: State values scaled to Howard County population
  • 367no vehicle
  • 7771 vehicle
  • 3562 vehicles
  • 2253 vehicles
  • 84 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

89.1% of Howard County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 74% lived in Arkansas.

Howard County:

89.1%
State average:

84.2%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 7,890
  • Other state: 4,920
  • Northeast: 151
  • Midwest: 754
  • South: 3,445
  • West: 599
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Howard County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 55.4%Electricity
  • 34.3%Utility gas
  • 5.1%Wood
  • 4.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 64.8%Electricity
  • 30.7%Utility gas
  • 3.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 122
Here:

8.2%
Arkansas:

8.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Arkansas:

8.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 34
Here:

7.2%
Arkansas:

16.0%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 424
  • Number of aged recipients: 60
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 364
  • Number of recipients under 18: 78
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 230
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 116
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 195
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 172
Howard County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons
Fatal accident count
Vehicles involved in fatal accidents
Fatal accidents involving drunken persons
Fatalities
Persons involved in fatal accidents
Howard County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons
Fatal accident count
Vehicles involved in fatal accidents
Fatal accidents involving drunken persons
Fatalities
Persons involved in fatal accidents
Most common first names in Howard County, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James18472.0 years
William15376.8 years
John13976.8 years
Mary12781.1 years
Willie8078.9 years
Robert6976.8 years
Charles6071.4 years
George5678.1 years
Joe5476.7 years
Henry4975.8 years
Most common last names in Howard County, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones9178.4 years
Smith8476.4 years
Johnson6774.8 years
Young6275.5 years
White5776.9 years
Brown5176.7 years
Davis4777.1 years
Williams4475.7 years
Graves4382.1 years
Green3874.4 years
Businesses in Howard County, AR
NameCountNameCount
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
FedEx2SONIC Drive-In1
H&R Block1Sears1
Jones New York1Subway1
KFC1True Value1
La-Z-Boy1U-Haul1
Lane Furniture1UPS1
McDonald's1Walmart1
Nike1