Howell County MO Information


Howell County Subdivisions

Howell County MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 41,243
Population in Households 40,635
Population in Familes 33,070
Population in Group Qrtrs 608
Population Density1 45
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 16,652
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 11,227
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 18,558 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,414 (61.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,238 (28.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,906 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $111,978
Average Home Value $147,913


Median Household Income $35,360
Average Household Income $46,259
Per Capita Income $18,830
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.33% 0.04%
Households 0.45% 0.11%
Families 0.3% 0.01%
Median Household Income   1.3%
Per Capita Income   1.97%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Howell County MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Howell County to the other 115 counties and county equivalents in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 28 77th
Population Density1 # 43 63rd
Diversity Index2 # 64 44th
Median Household Income # 88 24th
Per Capita Income # 100 14th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Missouri Census Data Comparison Tool.