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Howard County, Arkansas (AR)

County population in 2019: 13,392 (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).

March 2019 cost of living index in Howard County: 79.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (30.1%), Educational, health and social services (20.8%), Retail trade (10.4%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (10.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 77%
  • Government: 17%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 7%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Howard County, AR (2019)
    • 8,53563.6%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2,82821.1%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,72712.9%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2411.8%Two or more races
    • 360.3%Asian alone
    • 280.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 170.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 50.04%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

39.9 years
Arkansas median age:

38.8 years
Males: 6,400  (47.8%)
Females: 6,992  (52.2%)
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Average household size:
Howard County:

2.0 people
Arkansas:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $37,085 ($28,699 in 1999)
This county:

$37,085
Arkansas:

$48,952

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $423 (lower quartile is $248, upper quartile is $525)
This county:

$423
State:

$576


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $102,203 (it was $54,700 in 2000)
Howard:

$102,203
Arkansas:

$136,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $67,908 - $168,597

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $145,034
Here:

$145,034
State:

$183,629

Mobile homes: $57,353
Here:

$57,353
State:

$68,924

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $940
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $320

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:

  • 1997: 13 buildings, average cost: $72,000
  • 1998: 27 buildings, average cost: $66,000
  • 1999: 21 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 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
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $72,500
  • 2016: 4 buildings, average cost: $72,500
  • 2017: 4 buildings, average cost: $72,500
  • 2018: 0 buildings
  • 2019: 0 buildings
Number of permits per 10,000 Howard, AR residents
Average permit cost in Howard, AR
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $615 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $491 (0.5%)

Distribution of median household income in Howard, AR in 2019
Distribution of house value in Howard, AR in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Howard, AR in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 18.4%
Howard County:

18.4%
Arkansas:

16.2%
(13.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.9% for Black residents, 20.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 22.5% for other race residents, 11.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 39.9 years old
(Males: 39.9 years old, Females: 39.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.7 years old, Black residents: 37.5 years old, American Indian residents: 56.9 years old, Asian residents: 67.2 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 19.6 years old, Other race residents: 19.7 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 November 2020:
Here:

4.7%
Arkansas:

5.7%

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

Current college students: 328
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 86.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 13.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 914 (27.4% naturalized citizens)

Howard County:

6.8%
Whole state:

5.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1082010 or later
  • 4212000 to 2009
  • 2521990 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: 4,532
  • One, attached: 95
  • Two: 429
  • 3 or 4: 113
  • 5 to 9: 66
  • 10 to 19: 94
  • 50 or more: 12
  • Mobile homes: 990

Housing units in Howard County with a mortgage: 1,514 (31 second mortgage, 9 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,063

Here:

33.3% with mortgage
State:

53.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Howard County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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 significantly above Arkansas state average. It is 505% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 189.2 miles away from Howard County center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 234.5 miles away from the county center
On 2/28/2011 at 05:00:50, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MW, Depth: 2.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 124.5 miles away from the county center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 126.5 miles away from the county center
On 5/17/2012 at 08:12:00, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 148.8 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) earthquake occurred 128.6 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Arkansas Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4518, Natural disaster type: Other
  • 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
  • 6 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Howard County (16) is near the US average (15).
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, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Howard

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 6,009 (81.1%)
  • Carpooled: 1,041 (14.1%)
  • Bus: 49 (0.7%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 83 (1.1%)
  • Bicycle: 1 (0.0%)
  • Walked: 77 (1.0%)
  • Worked at home: 148 (2.0%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (2%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Manufacturing (27%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (3%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Production occupations (27%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)
  • Management occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (77%)
  • El Salvador (10%)
  • Africa, n.e.c. (4%)
  • Vietnam (3%)
  • Honduras (1%)
  • Colombia (1%)
  • Germany (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Howard County


  • American (12%)
  • German (7%)
  • English (7%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • Swiss (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)

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 $44,217.

5.40% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,008 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.40%
Arkansas average:

6.87%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.79% relocated from other counties in Arkansas ($24,143 average AGI)
1.61% relocated from other states ($10,865 average AGI)
Howard County:

1.61%
Arkansas average:

2.88%

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  0.90% ($34,341 average AGI)
from Sevier County, AR  0.73% ($36,606)
from Pike County, AR  0.55% ($36,080)


6.50% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,403 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.50%
Arkansas average:

6.90%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.88% relocated to other counties in Arkansas ($23,466 average AGI)
1.61% relocated to other states ($6,933 average AGI)
Howard County:

1.61%
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 Hempstead County, AR  1.26% ($26,793 average AGI)
to Pike County, AR  0.83% ($30,158)
to Miller County, AR  0.50% ($29,000)
to Sevier County, AR  0.48% ($31,727)

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 2019: 12.6

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 2018: 11.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 5.6%
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 - 2019:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (297)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (230)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (223)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (85)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (55)
  • Unspecified dementia (21)
  • Congestive heart failure (11)
  • Heart disease, unspecified (11)
  • Other ill-defined and unspecified causes of mortality (10)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (10)

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

Household type by relationship:

Households: 13,392
  • Male householders: 2,350 (586 living alone), Female householders: 2,820 (982 living alone)
  • 2,405 spouses (2,397 opposite-sex spouses), 128 unmarried partners, (123 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 4,430 children (4,134 natural, 58 adopted, 235 stepchildren), 375 grandchildren, 144 brothers or sisters, 144 parents, 43 foster children, 169 other relatives, 172 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 179

Size of family households: 1,819 2-persons, 798 3-persons, 474 4-persons, 263 5-persons, 144 6-persons, 29 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,563 1-person, 128 2-persons, 5 3-persons.

1,727 married couples with children.
1,298 single-parent households (163 men, 1,135 women).

86.8% of residents of Howard speak English at home.
11.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (60% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 21% speak English not well).
1.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (71% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 11% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English not 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:

6.2
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.5

Year house built in Howard County, Arkansas
  • Year house built in Howard County, Arkansas
  • 2242014 or later
  • 2302010 to 2013
  • 9142000 to 2009
  • 8571990 to 1999
  • 1,0341980 to 1989
  • 1,3881970 to 1979
  • 5761960 to 1969
  • 4441950 to 1959
  • 2601940 to 1949
  • 3681939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Howard County, Arkansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Howard County, Arkansas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Howard County, Arkansas
  • 01 room
  • 172 rooms
  • 633 rooms
  • 3834 rooms
  • 8425 rooms
  • 6826 rooms
  • 7777 rooms
  • 3938 rooms
  • 4159+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Howard County, Arkansas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Howard County, Arkansas
  • 471 room
  • 342 rooms
  • 2053 rooms
  • 5624 rooms
  • 4265 rooms
  • 2616 rooms
  • 497 rooms
  • 98 rooms
  • 39+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Howard County, Arkansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Howard County, Arkansas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Howard County, Arkansas
  • 0no bedroom
  • 241 bedroom
  • 6172 bedrooms
  • 2,0773 bedrooms
  • 7284 bedrooms
  • 1065+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Howard County, Arkansas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Howard County, Arkansas
  • 47no bedroom
  • 2291 bedroom
  • 6432 bedrooms
  • 6323 bedrooms
  • 654 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
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Howard County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 115no vehicle
  • 8621 vehicle
  • 1,4012 vehicles
  • 7093 vehicles
  • 3824 vehicles
  • 955+ 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
  • 217no vehicle
  • 9111 vehicle
  • 3362 vehicles
  • 1003 vehicles
  • 454 vehicles
  • 25+ vehicles

92.2% of Howard County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 34% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 62% lived in Arkansas.

Howard County:

92.2%
State average:

84.6%

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

  • This state: 7,546
  • Other state: 4,900
  • Northeast: 147
  • Midwest: 612
  • South: 3,454
  • West: 648
Year householders moved into unit in Howard County, AR
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Howard County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 55.5%Electricity
  • 35.8%Utility gas
  • 4.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.2%Wood
  • 0.4%Solar energy
  • 0.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 64.7%Electricity
  • 32.1%Utility gas
  • 3.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 146
Here:

9.5%
Arkansas:

8.4%

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

0.0%
Arkansas:

7.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 19
Here:

3.9%
Arkansas:

17.4%

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 2017:

  • General - Interest on Debt: $850,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,960,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,960,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,280,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,280,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $243,000

Howard County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • General - Interest on Debt: $850,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,960,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,960,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,280,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,280,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $243,000

Howard County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • General - Interest on Debt: $850,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,960,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,960,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,280,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,280,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $243,000

Howard County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • General - Interest on Debt: $850,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,960,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,960,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,280,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,280,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $243,000

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
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