Howard County IN Information


Howard County Subdivisions

Howard County IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 83,745
Daytime Population: Workers 41,900
Daytime Population: Residents 46,229
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 88,129
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.05
Population in Households 82,463
Population in Familes 66,020
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,282
Population Density2 286
Diversity Index3 29


Median Household Income $47,329
Average Household Income $63,730
Per Capita Income $26,631


Total Housing Units 39,133 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 23,600 (60.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 11,019 (28.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,514 (11.5%)
Median Home Value $110,351
Average Home Value $141,193


Total Households 34,619
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 22,485
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.16% 0.12%
Households 0.13% 0.1%
Families -0.07% -0.03%
Median Household Income   1.65%
Per Capita Income   2.35%


Howard County IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Howard County to the other 92 counties and county equivalents in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 18 82nd
Population Density # 17 83rd
Diversity Index # 22 77th
Median Household Income # 56 40th
Per Capita Income # 20 79th

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