Howard County IN Information


Howard County Subdivisions

Howard County IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 84,204
Population in Households 82,922
Population in Familes 65,950
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,282
Population Density1 287
Diversity Index2 29


Median Household Income $50,910
Average Household Income $65,726
Per Capita Income $27,520


Total Housing Units 39,347 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 23,893 (60.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 10,999 (28.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,455 (11.3%)
Median Home Value $114,962
Average Home Value $143,486


Total Households 34,892
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 22,640
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 0.21% 0.2%
Households 0.21% 0.2%
Families 0.02% 0.07%
Median Household Income   2.43%
Per Capita Income   3.02%


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, 2018 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 # 16 84th
Diversity Index # 21 78th
Median Household Income # 50 47th
Per Capita Income # 22 77th

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