Howell County MO Information


Howell County Subdivisions

Howell County MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 40,343
Daytime Population: Workers 18,001
Daytime Population: Residents 24,011
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 42,012
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.04
Population in Households 39,735
Population in Familes 32,284
Population in Group Qrtrs 608
Population Density2 44
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $36,819
Average Household Income $49,340
Per Capita Income $19,922


Total Housing Units 18,407 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,910 (59.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,252 (28.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,245 (12.2%)
Median Home Value $116,824
Average Home Value $150,536


Total Households 16,162
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 10,884
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.02% -0.25%
Households -0.03% -0.25%
Families -0.17% -0.34%
Median Household Income   0.63%
Per Capita Income   2.13%


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, 2017 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 # 29 76th
Population Density # 44 63rd
Diversity Index # 67 43rd
Median Household Income # 92 21st
Per Capita Income # 100 14th

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