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Howard County, Nebraska Facts

Facts
State Nebraska
Land area 569.3 square miles
Population Density 11 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 6,355
Population change 1.3%
Under 5 years of age 6%
Under 18 23.5%
65 and over 19.7%
Females 49.2%
White 97.9
Hispanic or Latino of any race 2.3
Asian 0.3%
Two or more races 1%
Black or African American 0.3%
Native American 0.5%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 92%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 17.8%
Veterans 608
Households and Housing
Households 2,576
Persons per household 2.4
Living in the same house for one year or more 89.5%
Median household income $49,088
The per capita income $26,770
Live below the poverty line. 10.3%
housing units 2,983
Multi-unit structures 7%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $101,200
Residents owning their homes. 79.4%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 551
Women-owned firms 0%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $48,446
Retail sales per capita $7,498
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $38,383