Population

 General Population
  2010 2000 1990
Howard County 10,144 10,212 9,631
Fayette 2,688 2,793 2,888
Glasgow 1,067 1,263 1,295
New Franklin 1,089 1,145 1,107
       
Source:  US Census Bureau, Census 2010, Census 2000, Census 1990

 

Demographics – Census 2010 Demographic Profile Highlights
Howard County, Missouri
General Characteristics Number Percent
Total population 10,144  
Male 5,041 49.7
Female 5,103 50.3
 
Median age (years) 39.2 X
Under 5 years 616 5.9
18 years and over 7,966 78.5
65 years and over 1,309 12.9
 
One race 9,954 98.1
White 9,310 91.8
Black or African American 532 5.2
American Indian and Alaska Native 47 0.5
Asian 26 0.3
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 4 0.0
Some other race 35 0.3
Two or more races 190 1.9
Hispanic or Latin (of any race) 122 1.2
 
Household population 9,430 93.0
Average household size 2..37 X
Average family size 2.9 X
Total housing units 4,582  
Occupied housing units 3,981 86.9
Owner-occupied housing units 3,026 76.0
Renter-occupied housing units 955 24.0
Vacant housing units 601 13.1
 

SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS

2000 CENSUS

   
Social Characteristics    
Population 25 years and over 6,420  
High school graduate or higher 5,218 81.3
Bachelor’s degree or higher 1,148 17.9
Civilian veterans (18 years and over) 1,061 13.7
     
Economic Characteristics    
In labor force (16 years and over) 5,223 64.4
Mean travel time to work in minutes (16 years and over) 25.3 X
Median household income in 1999 dollars 31,614 X
Median family income in 1999 dollars 40,167 X
Per capita income in 1999 dollars 15,198  
     
X = Not applicable