Howell County MO Information


Howell County Subdivisions

Howell County MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 40,514
Population in Households 39,906
Population in Familes 32,331
Population in Group Qrtrs 608
Population Density1 44
Diversity Index2 14


Median Household Income $38,191
Average Household Income $51,927
Per Capita Income $20,922


Total Housing Units 18,356 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,797 (58.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,405 (29.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,154 (11.7%)
Median Home Value $121,572
Average Home Value $162,733


Total Households 16,202
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 10,919
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 0.03% -0.15%
Households 0.01% -0.17%
Families -0.11% -0.25%
Median Household Income   2.24%
Per Capita Income   3.01%


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, 2018 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 Density # 43 63rd
Diversity Index # 62 48th
Median Household Income # 88 24th
Per Capita Income # 88 24th

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