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Howard County, Missouri (MO)

County population in 2016: 10,238 (36% urban, 64% rural); it was 10,212 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,820
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,206
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 2,884
Renter-occupied apartments: 955 (it was 952 in 2000)
% of renters here:

25%
State:

31%

Land area: 466 sq. mi.

Water area: 4.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 22 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Howard County: 77.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (34.7%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (28.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 39%
  • Government: 20%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 41%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Howard County, MO (2017)
    • 9,22390.3%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 5265.2%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1921.9%Two or more races
    • 1491.5%Hispanic or Latino
    • 500.5%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 250.2%Asian alone
    • 220.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

39.1 years
Missouri median age:

38.5 years
Males: 5,125  (50.1%)
Females: 5,113  (49.9%)
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Average household size:
Howard County:

2.0 people
Missouri:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $49,439 ($31,614 in 1999)
This county:

$49,439
Missouri:

$53,578

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $449 (lower quartile is $327, upper quartile is $601)
This county:

$449
State:

$628


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $121,717 (it was $67,500 in 2000)
Howard:

$121,717
Missouri:

$156,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $58,587 - $152,514
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $986
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $392

Institutionalized population: 102

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 4
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 1
  • Burglaries: 33
  • Thefts: 8
  • Auto thefts: 2

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 4
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 8
  • Burglaries: 37
  • Thefts: 11
  • Auto thefts: 1
Howard County, MO map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $54,400
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $48,300
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $101,500
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $86,700
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $108,300
  • 2002: 12 buildings, average cost: $93,800
  • 2003: 7 buildings, average cost: $112,900
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $109,000
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $105,500
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $130,600
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $109,400
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $119,600
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $132,300
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $195,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $210,000
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $90,000
  • 2017: 2 buildings, average cost: $195,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Howard, MO residents
Average permit cost in Howard, MO
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,097 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $957 (0.9%)

Distribution of median household income in Howard, MO in 2017
Distribution of house value in Howard, MO in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Howard, MO in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 16.0%
Howard County:

16.0%
Missouri:

13.4%
(15.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.9% for Black residents, 48.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 27.8% for American Indian residents, 73.7% for other race residents, 20.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 39.1 years old
(Males: 39.1 years old, Females: 39.5 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 40.4 years old, Black residents: 44.1 years old, American Indian residents: 56.9 years old, Asian residents: 30.2 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 13.7 years old, Other race residents: 8.7 years old)

Area name: Columbia, MO MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Howard County is $455 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $565 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $823 a month.

Cities in this county include: Fayette, Glasgow, New Franklin, Armstrong, Franklin.

Howard County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Neighboring counties: Allegany County, Maryland , Atchison County, Kansas , Athens County, Ohio , Boone County , Harford County, Maryland , Campbell County, Kentucky , Lafayette County , Saline County, Kansas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.8%
Missouri:

3.9%

Unemployment by year in Howard, MO
County total employment by year in Howard, MO
County average yearly wages by year in Howard, MO

Current college students: 974
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 88.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 26.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 91 (56.0% naturalized citizens)

Howard County:

0.9%
Whole state:

4.2%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 242010 or later
  • 192000 to 2009
  • 241990 to 1999
  • 221980 to 1989
  • 121970 to 1979
  • 16Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 48.5%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,469
  • One, attached: 37
  • Two: 108
  • 3 or 4: 145
  • 5 to 9: 42
  • 10 to 19: 74
  • 20 to 49: 18
  • 50 or more: 18
  • Mobile homes: 700

Housing units in Howard County with a mortgage: 1,502 (14 second mortgage, 83 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,377

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

61.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Howard County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,22415
Mainline Protestant1,82412
Catholic7902
Black Protestant1201
Other1201
None5,066-
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:

4.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Howard County:

5.07 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 8
This county:

8.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Howard County:

9.2%
Missouri:

8.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Howard County:

29.5%
State:

29.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.1%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in Howard County:

Average size of farms: 335 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $36,325
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $181.46
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 2.59%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 32.77%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $28,772
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 40.14%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 2.50%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $42,739
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 87.34%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 11.65
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.98%
Corn for grain: 33508 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 8039 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 43383 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 336 acres

Earthquake activity:

Howard County-area historical earthquake activity is near Missouri state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 263.6 miles away from Howard County center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 219.8 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 237.8 miles away from the county center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 259.6 miles away from the county center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 275.5 miles away from Howard County center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 277.7 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Missouri Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: December 22, 2015 to January 09, 2016, Emergency Declared EM-3374: January 02, 2016, FEMA Id: 3374, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Missouri Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 29, 2013 to June 11, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4130: July 18, 2013, FEMA Id: 4130, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Missouri Flooding, Incident Period: June 01, 2011 to August 01, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3325: June 30, 2011, FEMA Id: 3325, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Missouri Flooding, Incident Period: June 01, 2011 to August 01, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4012: August 12, 2011, FEMA Id: 4012, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Missouri Severe Winter Storm and Snowstorm, Incident Period: January 31, 2011 to February 05, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1961: March 23, 2011, FEMA Id: 1961, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Missouri Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 31, 2011 to February 05, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3317: February 03, 2011, FEMA Id: 3317, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Missouri Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 12, 2010 to July 31, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1934: August 17, 2010, FEMA Id: 1934, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Missouri Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 26, 2009 to January 28, 2009, Emergency Declared EM-3303: January 30, 2009, FEMA Id: 3303, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Missouri Severe Storms, Flooding, and a Tornado, Incident Period: September 11, 2008 to September 24, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1809: November 13, 2008, FEMA Id: 1809, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Missouri Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: June 01, 2008 to August 13, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1773: June 25, 2008, FEMA Id: 1773, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 14 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Howard County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 16, Storms: 14, Tornadoes: 9, Winter Storms: 4, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Howard

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,013 (69.7%)
  • Carpooled: 357 (12.4%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 19 (0.7%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 56 (1.9%)
  • Bicycle: 4 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 143 (4.9%)
  • Worked at home: 304 (10.5%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Italy (15%)
  • Thailand (15%)
  • Belgium (12%)
  • Canada (12%)
  • Philippines (10%)
  • Mexico (9%)
  • England (8%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Howard County


  • German (33%)
  • American (14%)
  • English (8%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • European (4%)
  • Scottish (1%)
  • Italian (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 553 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 104 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 92 people in nursing homes
  • 22 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 12 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 10 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

People in group quarters in Howard County, Missouri in 2010:

  • 555 people in college/university student housing
  • 78 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 34 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 23 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 18 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 6 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $50,527.

5.44% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,005 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.44%
Missouri average:

7.04%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.44% relocated from other counties in Missouri ($40,005 average AGI)
1.06% relocated from other states ($8,974 average AGI)
Howard County:

1.06%
Missouri average:

2.68%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Boone County, MO  2.18% ($41,923 average AGI)
from Cooper County, MO  1.00% ($29,417)


5.99% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,343 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.99%
Missouri average:

7.16%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.99% relocated to other counties in Missouri ($36,343 average AGI)
1.44% relocated to other states ($7,759 average AGI)
Howard County:

1.44%
Missouri average:

2.80%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Boone County, MO  2.08% ($41,640 average AGI)
to Cooper County, MO  1.36% ($38,204)
to Randolph County, MO  0.67% ($21,875)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.4

Births per 1000 population in Howard County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Howard County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.7

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Howard County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 16.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 8.4%
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: 1,806 (1,509 aged, 297 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 227 (10%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (113)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (113)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (100)
  • Cardiac arrhythmia, unspecified (92)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (70)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (65)
  • Unspecified dementia (53)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (50)
  • Congestive heart failure (43)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (42)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,326
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 914
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 10

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 31
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 60

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 10

Household type by relationship:

Households: 10,238
  • In family households: 7,859 (1,345 male householders, 1,120 female householders)
    1,993 spouses, 2,669 children (2,471 natural, 76 adopted, 121 stepchildren), 245 grandchildren, 65 brothers or sisters, 66 parents, 119 other relatives, 230 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,614 (706 male householders (624 living alone)), 604 female householders (515 living alone)), 301 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 757

Size of family households: 1,382 2-persons, 326 3-persons, 434 4-persons, 235 5-persons, 59 6-persons, 37 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,138 1-person, 131 2-persons, 17 3-persons, 19 4-persons.

1,335 married couples with children.
628 single-parent households (105 men, 523 women).

98.8% of residents of Howard speak English at home.
0.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (83% speak English very well, 17% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (76% speak English very well, 24% speak English well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (76% speak English very well, 24% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $64,241,000 ($6,463 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,047,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $23,059,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $18,317,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $3,743,000
Federal grants: $16,331,000
Federal procurement contracts: $531,000 ($34,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,259,000 ($126,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $0,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,792,000
Federal Government insurance: $8,675,000

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

Births: 600
Here:

60 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 561
Here:

56 per 1000 residents
State:

49 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +27
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -302
Here -30 per 1000 residents
State +5 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Howard County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.89 millions of gallons per day (29% from ground, 71% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.6
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.0
State:

4.4

Year house built in Howard County, Missouri
  • Year house built in Howard County, Missouri
  • 1762014 or later
  • 662010 to 2013
  • 5562000 to 2009
  • 5881990 to 1999
  • 5201980 to 1989
  • 6521970 to 1979
  • 5191960 to 1969
  • 3001950 to 1959
  • 2611940 to 1949
  • 1,0561939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Howard County, Missouri
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Howard County, Missouri
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Howard County, Missouri
  • 51 room
  • 72 rooms
  • 1033 rooms
  • 2354 rooms
  • 5485 rooms
  • 4616 rooms
  • 5137 rooms
  • 4058 rooms
  • 6029+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Howard County, Missouri
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Howard County, Missouri
  • 311 room
  • 222 rooms
  • 1173 rooms
  • 2024 rooms
  • 1685 rooms
  • 2056 rooms
  • 837 rooms
  • 238 rooms
  • 649+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Howard County, Missouri
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Howard County, Missouri
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Howard County, Missouri
  • 5no bedroom
  • 1281 bedroom
  • 5362 bedrooms
  • 1,3643 bedrooms
  • 6334 bedrooms
  • 2045+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Howard County, Missouri
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Howard County, Missouri
  • 39no bedroom
  • 1581 bedroom
  • 2872 bedrooms
  • 3113 bedrooms
  • 1074 bedrooms
  • 195+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Howard County, Missouri in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Howard County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Howard County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 58no vehicle
  • 6021 vehicle
  • 1,2402 vehicles
  • 6273 vehicles
  • 2484 vehicles
  • 1085+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Howard County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Howard County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 114no vehicle
  • 4521 vehicle
  • 2182 vehicles
  • 873 vehicles
  • 384 vehicles
  • 115+ vehicles

91.7% of Howard County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 25% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 85% lived in Missouri.

Howard County:

91.7%
State average:

84.6%

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

  • This state: 8,174
  • Other state: 1,912
  • Northeast: 144
  • Midwest: 887
  • South: 521
  • West: 361
Year householders moved into unit in Howard County, MO
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Howard County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 38.2%Utility gas
  • 29.5%Electricity
  • 20.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 10.0%Wood
  • 0.5%Other fuel
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 44.6%Utility gas
  • 42.8%Electricity
  • 7.6%Wood
  • 5.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 139
Here:

13.9%
Missouri:

13.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 17
Here:

3.5%
Missouri:

12.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 600
Here:

72.8%
Missouri:

23.4%

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

Howard County government finances - Expenditure in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $301,000
    Regular Highways: $30,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $875,000
    Police Protection: $408,000
    General - Other: $347,000
    Financial Administration: $240,000
    General Public Buildings: $209,000
    Central Staff Services: $194,000
    Health - Other: $182,000
    Correctional Institutions: $170,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $108,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $57,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $14,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $222,000
    Highways: $16,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $450,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $450,000
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $173,000
    General Revenue - Other: $160,000
    Interest Earnings: $25,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $6,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Correctional Institutions: $450,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $940,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $430,000
    Health and Hospitals: $119,000
    Other: $48,000
    Public Welfare: $22,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,062,000
    Property: $547,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,266,000

Howard County government finances - Revenue in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $301,000
    Regular Highways: $30,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $875,000
    Police Protection: $408,000
    General - Other: $347,000
    Financial Administration: $240,000
    General Public Buildings: $209,000
    Central Staff Services: $194,000
    Health - Other: $182,000
    Correctional Institutions: $170,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $108,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $57,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $14,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $222,000
    Highways: $16,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $450,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $450,000
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $173,000
    General Revenue - Other: $160,000
    Interest Earnings: $25,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $6,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Correctional Institutions: $450,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $940,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $430,000
    Health and Hospitals: $119,000
    Other: $48,000
    Public Welfare: $22,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,062,000
    Property: $547,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,266,000

Howard County government finances - Debt in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $301,000
    Regular Highways: $30,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $875,000
    Police Protection: $408,000
    General - Other: $347,000
    Financial Administration: $240,000
    General Public Buildings: $209,000
    Central Staff Services: $194,000
    Health - Other: $182,000
    Correctional Institutions: $170,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $108,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $57,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $14,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $222,000
    Highways: $16,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $450,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $450,000
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $173,000
    General Revenue - Other: $160,000
    Interest Earnings: $25,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $6,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Correctional Institutions: $450,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $940,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $430,000
    Health and Hospitals: $119,000
    Other: $48,000
    Public Welfare: $22,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,062,000
    Property: $547,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,266,000

Howard County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $301,000
    Regular Highways: $30,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $875,000
    Police Protection: $408,000
    General - Other: $347,000
    Financial Administration: $240,000
    General Public Buildings: $209,000
    Central Staff Services: $194,000
    Health - Other: $182,000
    Correctional Institutions: $170,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $108,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $57,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $14,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $222,000
    Highways: $16,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $450,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $450,000
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $173,000
    General Revenue - Other: $160,000
    Interest Earnings: $25,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $6,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Correctional Institutions: $450,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $940,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $430,000
    Health and Hospitals: $119,000
    Other: $48,000
    Public Welfare: $22,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,062,000
    Property: $547,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,266,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 234
  • Number of aged recipients: 26
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 208
  • Number of recipients under 18: 24
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 144
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 66
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 127
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 91
Most common first names in Howard County, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary14681.1 years
William11775.7 years
John10776.9 years
James7976.3 years
Robert6773.6 years
Charles6575.8 years
George5575.9 years
Anna4185.4 years
Helen3882.3 years
Henry3780.5 years
Most common last names in Howard County, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams3478.9 years
Wells3377.1 years
Jackson3278.8 years
Miller3281.3 years
Brown3081.7 years
Smith2973.8 years
Davis2975.7 years
Dougherty2780.0 years
Monnig2675.1 years
Jones2374.1 years
Businesses in Howard County, MO
NameCountNameCount
Dairy Queen1McDonald's1
H&R Block1Subway1
MasterBrand Cabinets1U-Haul1