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Howard County, Indiana Facts

Facts
State Indiana
Land area 293.1 square miles
Population Density 282.4 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 82,760
Population change 0%
Under 5 years of age 6%
Under 18 22.9%
65 and over 17.7%
Females 51.8%
White 88.8
Hispanic or Latino of any race 2.9
Asian 1%
Two or more races 2.5%
Black or African American 7.2%
Native American 0.4%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 89%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 20%
Veterans 7,482
Households and Housing
Households 34,544
Persons per household 2.4
Living in the same house for one year or more 83.8%
Median household income $43,590
The per capita income $24,071
Live below the poverty line. 16.7%
housing units 38,506
Multi-unit structures 17%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $98,500
Residents owning their homes. 70.5%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 5,748
Women-owned firms 28.8%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $1,194,698
Retail sales per capita $14,264
Manufacturers shipments $2,923,185
Merchant wholesaler sales $319,544