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Howard County, Maryland Facts

Facts
State Maryland
Land area 250.7 square miles
Population Density 1,144.9 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 304,580
Population change 6.1%
Under 5 years of age 5.9%
Under 18 24.8%
65 and over 11.7%
Females 50.9%
White 61.4
Hispanic or Latino of any race 6.3
Asian 16.2%
Two or more races 3.5%
Black or African American 18.4%
Native American 0.4%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 95%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 60%
Veterans 18,971
Households and Housing
Households 106,142
Persons per household 2.7
Living in the same house for one year or more 88.9%
Median household income $109,865
The per capita income $48,172
Live below the poverty line. 4.6%
housing units 113,053
Multi-unit structures 25%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $428,100
Residents owning their homes. 73.9%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 30,899
Women-owned firms 30.1%
Asian-owned firms 13.5%
Hispanic-owned firms 2.6%
Black-owned firms 14.9%
Native American-owned firms 0.6%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $4,554,990
Retail sales per capita $16,622
Manufacturers shipments $2,368,343
Merchant wholesaler sales $7,170,808