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Howell County, Missouri (MO)

County population in 2016: 40,623 (28% urban, 72% rural); it was 37,238 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 6,435
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,813
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 10,854
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,944 (it was 3,908 in 2000)
% of renters here:

26%
State:

31%

Land area: 928 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 44 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Howell County: 78.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (27.7%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (25.8%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (13.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 60%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 35%
  • Unpaid family work: 2%
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  • Races in Howell County, MO (2017)
    • 38,169102.5%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 9072.4%Two or more races
    • 8492.3%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2690.7%Asian alone
    • 1470.4%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 1220.3%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
Median resident age:

40.7 years
Missouri median age:

38.5 years
Males: 19,810  (48.8%)
Females: 20,813  (51.2%)
Average household size:
Howell County:

2.0 people
Missouri:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $36,693 ($25,628 in 1999)
This county:

$36,693
Missouri:

$53,578

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $444 (lower quartile is $327, upper quartile is $554)
This county:

$444
State:

$628


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $119,554 (it was $66,300 in 2000)
Howell:

$119,554
Missouri:

$156,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $73,964 - $163,899

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $158,982
Here:

$158,982
State:

$204,558

Townhouses or other attached units: $89,494
Here:

$89,494
State:

$195,769

In 2-unit structures: $149,130
Here:

$149,130
State:

$129,380

Mobile homes: $325,932
Here:

$325,932
State:

$68,427

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $87,895
Here:

$87,895
State:

$37,367

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $933
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $317

Institutionalized population: 450

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 57
  • Burglaries: 118
  • Thefts: 194
  • Auto thefts: 42

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

  • Murders: 3
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 28
  • Burglaries: 113
  • Thefts: 251
  • Auto thefts: 36
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 76 buildings, average cost: $104,900
  • 1998: 68 buildings, average cost: $76,100
  • 1999: 57 buildings, average cost: $91,900
  • 2000: 61 buildings, average cost: $92,100
  • 2001: 45 buildings, average cost: $110,900
  • 2002: 90 buildings, average cost: $88,200
  • 2003: 77 buildings, average cost: $79,600
  • 2004: 116 buildings, average cost: $89,000
  • 2005: 134 buildings, average cost: $87,600
  • 2006: 70 buildings, average cost: $101,500
  • 2007: 55 buildings, average cost: $151,400
  • 2008: 24 buildings, average cost: $109,100
  • 2009: 20 buildings, average cost: $95,900
  • 2010: 15 buildings, average cost: $92,300
  • 2011: 8 buildings, average cost: $188,100
  • 2012: 19 buildings, average cost: $92,600
  • 2013: 43 buildings, average cost: $125,800
  • 2014: 9 buildings, average cost: $111,400
  • 2015: 10 buildings, average cost: $127,000
  • 2016: 11 buildings, average cost: $116,900
  • 2017: 19 buildings, average cost: $117,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Howell, MO residents
Average permit cost in Howell, MO
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $752 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $668 (0.7%)

Distribution of median household income in Howell, MO in 2017
Distribution of house value in Howell, MO in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Howell, MO in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 20.0%
Howell County:

20.0%
Missouri:

13.4%
(19.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 8.2% for Black residents, 28.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 18.4% for American Indian residents, 39.5% for other race residents, 19.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 40.7 years old
(Males: 38.7 years old, Females: 42.5 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41.5 years old, Black residents: 22.8 years old, American Indian residents: 60.7 years old, Asian residents: 36.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25.2 years old, Other race residents: 11.5 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Howell County is $367 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $464 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $575 a month.

Cities in this county include: West Plains, Mountain View, Willow Springs, Pomona, South Fork, Brandsville.

Howell 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: San Benito County, California , Jasper County , Norton city, Virginia , Roanoke city, Virginia .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.2%
Missouri:

3.9%

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

Current college students: 1,369
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 84.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 15.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 663 (40.7% naturalized citizens)

Howell County:

1.6%
Whole state:

4.2%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1392010 or later
  • 1442000 to 2009
  • 1241990 to 1999
  • 1151980 to 1989
  • 711970 to 1979
  • 114Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 90.0%

Howell County marital status for males Howell County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 13,303
  • One, attached: 215
  • Two: 585
  • 3 or 4: 391
  • 5 to 9: 390
  • 10 to 19: 82
  • 20 to 49: 194
  • 50 or more: 225
  • Mobile homes: 2,867
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 125

Housing units in Howell County with a mortgage: 5,980 (49 second mortgage, 406 home equity loan, 18 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,423

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

61.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Howell County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant13,50774
Mainline Protestant1,3548
Catholic1,1804
Other8076
Black Protestant1861
None23,366-
Howell 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: 10
Howell County:

2.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.26 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
Howell County:

8.03 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 26
This county:

6.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Howell County:

9.9%
Missouri:

8.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Howell County:

29.6%
State:

29.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.4%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in Howell County:

Average size of farms: 237 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $25,111
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $53.91
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 1.45%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 91.76%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $26,658
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 16.16%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.04%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $35,418
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 94.21%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 22.50
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 5.48%
All wheat for grain: 388 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 549 harvested acres
Vegetables: 18 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 76 acres

Earthquake activity:

Howell County-area historical earthquake activity is near Missouri state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 115.0 miles away from Howell County center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 117.5 miles away from the 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 132.1 miles away from the county center
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) earthquake occurred 247.1 miles away from the 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 110.8 miles away from Howell 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 113.3 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 23, 2015 to January 09, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4250: January 21, 2016, FEMA Id: 4250, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • 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, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 19, 2011 to June 06, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1980: May 09, 2011, FEMA Id: 1980, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 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, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 08, 2009 to May 16, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1847: June 19, 2009, FEMA Id: 1847, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Missouri Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 26, 2009 to January 28, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1822: February 17, 2009, FEMA Id: 1822, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • 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: March 17, 2008 to May 09, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1749: March 19, 2008, FEMA Id: 1749, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Missouri Severe Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 08, 2007 to December 15, 2007, Emergency Declared EM-3281: December 12, 2007, FEMA Id: 3281, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • 6 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Howell County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 8, Winter Storms: 4, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Howell

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 15,653 (85.0%)
  • Carpooled: 1,657 (9.0%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 11 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 148 (0.8%)
  • Bicycle: 8 (0.0%)
  • Walked: 211 (1.1%)
  • Worked at home: 740 (4.0%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

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


  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Ukraine (20%)
  • Thailand (13%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (11%)
  • Mexico (8%)
  • Other South Central Asia (8%)
  • Germany (6%)
  • Guatemala (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Howell County


  • American (28%)
  • English (10%)
  • German (10%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • European (2%)
  • Italian (2%)
  • Russian (2%)

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

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

  • 493 people in nursing homes
  • 89 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 65 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 44 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 34 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 26 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 10 people in other nonhousehold living situations

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

  • 404 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 77 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 59 people in college/university student housing
  • 46 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 13 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 9 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $47,110.

5.62% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,084 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.62%
Missouri average:

7.04%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.23% relocated from other counties in Missouri ($18,662 average AGI)
2.40% relocated from other states ($19,421 average AGI)
Howell County:

2.40%
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 Oregon County, MO  0.48% ($29,031 average AGI)
from Texas County, MO  0.44% ($29,559)
from Greene County, MO  0.39% ($45,827)
from Shannon County, MO  0.34% ($24,333)
from Ozark County, MO  0.28% ($25,649)


5.62% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,112 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.62%
Missouri average:

7.16%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.53% relocated to other counties in Missouri ($20,792 average AGI)
2.08% relocated to other states ($14,319 average AGI)
Howell County:

2.08%
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 Greene County, MO  0.70% ($32,462 average AGI)
to Oregon County, MO  0.48% ($29,313)
to Texas County, MO  0.34% ($27,413)
to Shannon County, MO  0.22% ($25,483)
to Christian County, MO  0.16% ($45,636)
to Ozark County, MO  0.16% ($29,864)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.3

Births per 1000 population in Howell County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 12.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Howell County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.9

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Howell County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 17.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 7.5%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Howell County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Howell County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Howell County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Howell County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Howell County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Howell County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 9,173 (6,979 aged, 2,194 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 738 (8%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (840)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (529)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (472)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (361)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (340)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (303)
  • Unspecified dementia (205)
  • Congestive heart failure (196)
  • Generalized and unspecified atherosclerosis (121)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (121)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 19%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 5.26
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 16,160
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 350
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 68,896

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,370
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,208
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 13

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 34
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 73

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 13

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 129.4. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 95.1
  • Other - 34.3

Household type by relationship:

Households: 40,623
  • In family households: 33,796 (5,696 male householders, 5,312 female householders)
    8,630 spouses, 11,213 children (10,136 natural, 265 adopted, 810 stepchildren), 887 grandchildren, 88 brothers or sisters, 296 parents, 454 other relatives, 1,178 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 6,242 (2,565 male householders (2,117 living alone)), 2,718 female householders (2,383 living alone)), 937 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 562

Size of family households: 5,827 2-persons, 1,988 3-persons, 1,820 4-persons, 945 5-persons, 264 6-persons, 181 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,499 1-person, 749 2-persons, 16 3-persons, 15 6-persons.

5,879 married couples with children.
2,623 single-parent households (456 men, 2,167 women).

97.7% of residents of Howell speak English at home.
0.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (88% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 1% speak English not well).
1.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (69% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 22% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (57% speak English very well, 43% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $246,654,000 ($6,492 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $11,871,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $113,138,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $52,181,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $801,000
Federal grants: $68,044,000
Federal procurement contracts: $3,807,000 ($2,485,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $8,684,000 ($2,045,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $2,817,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $21,873,000
Federal Government insurance: $8,004,000

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

Births: 2,557
Here:

67 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,391
Here:

62 per 1000 residents
State:

49 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +123
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +925
Here:

+24 per 1000 residents
State:

+5 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Howell County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 3.58 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.4

Year house built in Howell County, Missouri
  • Year house built in Howell County, Missouri
  • 2672014 or later
  • 7422010 to 2013
  • 2,7402000 to 2009
  • 3,3591990 to 1999
  • 2,0711980 to 1989
  • 3,2981970 to 1979
  • 2,0851960 to 1969
  • 1,3701950 to 1959
  • 8381940 to 1949
  • 1,6291939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Howell County, Missouri
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Howell County, Missouri
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Howell County, Missouri
  • 301 room
  • 472 rooms
  • 2123 rooms
  • 9654 rooms
  • 2,6785 rooms
  • 2,2706 rooms
  • 1,4927 rooms
  • 1,4428 rooms
  • 2,2369+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Howell County, Missouri
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Howell County, Missouri
  • 2471 room
  • 3342 rooms
  • 8303 rooms
  • 1,0344 rooms
  • 1,1145 rooms
  • 8246 rooms
  • 3007 rooms
  • 1438 rooms
  • 1349+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Howell County, Missouri
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Howell County, Missouri
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Howell County, Missouri
  • 30no bedroom
  • 3711 bedroom
  • 1,8912 bedrooms
  • 6,2903 bedrooms
  • 2,0304 bedrooms
  • 7665+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Howell County, Missouri
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Howell County, Missouri
  • 248no bedroom
  • 8531 bedroom
  • 2,1532 bedrooms
  • 1,4973 bedrooms
  • 1634 bedrooms
  • 415+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Howell County, Missouri in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Howell County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Howell County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 314no vehicle
  • 2,6091 vehicle
  • 4,7162 vehicles
  • 2,5483 vehicles
  • 8834 vehicles
  • 3205+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Howell County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Howell County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 648no vehicle
  • 2,6751 vehicle
  • 1,2492 vehicles
  • 2293 vehicles
  • 564 vehicles
  • 1065+ vehicles

85.4% of Howell County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 78% lived in Missouri.

Howell County:

85.4%
State average:

84.6%

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

  • This state: 24,075
  • Other state: 15,552
  • Northeast: 1,162
  • Midwest: 5,508
  • South: 5,077
  • West: 3,886
Year householders moved into unit in Howell County, MO
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Howell County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 35.1%Electricity
  • 28.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 18.4%Wood
  • 14.7%Utility gas
  • 0.8%Other fuel
  • 0.7%No fuel used
  • 0.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.1%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 57.2%Electricity
  • 21.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 16.1%Utility gas
  • 6.4%Wood
  • 0.5%Other fuel
  • 0.2%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 209
Here:

4.6%
Missouri:

13.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 160
Here:

7.2%
Missouri:

12.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 79
Here:

6.6%
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

Howell County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $1,528,000
    Regular Highways: $1,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $954,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,344,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,808,000
    General - Other: $1,586,000
    Regular Highways: $1,375,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $993,000
    Financial Administration: $453,000
    Health - Other: $8,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $28,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $699,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $563,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $136,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $361,000
    Interest Earnings: $10,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $36,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,062,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,413,000
    Other: $733,000
    General Local Government Support: $627,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,032,000
    Property: $968,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $373,000

Howell County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $1,528,000
    Regular Highways: $1,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $954,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,344,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,808,000
    General - Other: $1,586,000
    Regular Highways: $1,375,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $993,000
    Financial Administration: $453,000
    Health - Other: $8,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $28,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $699,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $563,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $136,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $361,000
    Interest Earnings: $10,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $36,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,062,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,413,000
    Other: $733,000
    General Local Government Support: $627,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,032,000
    Property: $968,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $373,000

Howell County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $1,528,000
    Regular Highways: $1,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $954,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,344,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,808,000
    General - Other: $1,586,000
    Regular Highways: $1,375,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $993,000
    Financial Administration: $453,000
    Health - Other: $8,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $28,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $699,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $563,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $136,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $361,000
    Interest Earnings: $10,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $36,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,062,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,413,000
    Other: $733,000
    General Local Government Support: $627,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,032,000
    Property: $968,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $373,000

Howell County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $1,528,000
    Regular Highways: $1,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $954,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,344,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,808,000
    General - Other: $1,586,000
    Regular Highways: $1,375,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $993,000
    Financial Administration: $453,000
    Health - Other: $8,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $28,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $699,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $563,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $136,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $361,000
    Interest Earnings: $10,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $36,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,062,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,413,000
    Other: $733,000
    General Local Government Support: $627,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,032,000
    Property: $968,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $373,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,621
  • Number of aged recipients: 148
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,473
  • Number of recipients under 18: 183
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,116
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 322
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 691
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 686
Most common first names in Howell County, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James31472.4 years
John29375.3 years
William23976.6 years
Mary22279.5 years
Charles18174.8 years
Robert15672.0 years
George12776.9 years
Ruth8680.4 years
Helen8479.8 years
Thomas8174.5 years
Most common last names in Howell County, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Collins19968.9 years
Smith17377.4 years
Johnson12977.0 years
Williams8275.8 years
Thompson7075.4 years
Martin6874.5 years
Miller6576.1 years
Brown6276.7 years
Jones5477.4 years
Davis5476.8 years
Businesses in Howell County, MO
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Maurices1
Alco Stores1McDonald's4
AutoZone1Nike5
Best Western1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1Quiznos1
Chevrolet2RadioShack2
Comfort Inn1Ruby Tuesday1
Curves1Ryan's Grill1
Dairy Queen1SONIC Drive-In3
Domino's Pizza1Sears1
Fashion Bug1Subway4
FedEx4Super 81
Ford1Taco Bell2
GameStop1Toyota1
H&R Block3True Value2
Hardee's1U-Haul6
Holiday Inn1U.S. Cellular3
JCPenney1UPS6
KFC2Walgreens2
La-Z-Boy2Walmart2
Lane Furniture2Wendy's1
Little Caesars Pizza1YMCA1
MasterBrand Cabinets1