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Welcome to Howard County, MD
Zip Codes:
Cities:
Area Codes:
240 301 410 443
 People
Total population (2000) 247,842
Total urban population (2000) 216,551
Total rural population (2000) 31,291
Total white population (2000) 184,215
Total black population (2000) 35,730
American Indian & Alaska Native population (2000) 583
Total asian population (2000) 19,037
Native Hawaiian & Pacific Islander popualtion (2000) 87
Hispanic population (2000) 7,490
Total population over 18 yrs (2000) 178,299
White population over 18 yrs (2000) 134,644
Black population over 18 yrs (2000) 25,106
American Indian & Alaska Native population over 18 yrs (2000) 412
Asian population over 18 yrs (2000) 13,618
Native Hawaiian & Pacific Islander population over 18 yrs (2000) 64
Total male population (2000) 121,774
Total female population (2000) 126,068
Both sexes median age (2000) 36
Male median age (2000) 35
Female median age (2000) 36
Total population over 25 years old (2000) 163,308
Charts (click to view charts)
Male Age Distribution (2000)
Female Age Distribution (2000)
Foreign & Native Population (2000)
Male Education Attained (2000)
Female Education Attained (2000)
 Geography
Miles of land 252
Land area sq meters 652,778,235
Water area sq meters 3,904,123
Land area sq mi 252
Water area sq mi 2
Latitude 39
Longitude -77
 Economics
Average household size (2000) 3
Average family size (2000) 3
Median household income (1999) $74,167
Aggregate household income (1999) $7,945,048,900
Aggregate household income less than $200,000 (1999) $6,584,336,000
Aggregate household income $200,000 or more (1999) $1,360,712,900
Household's with no interest, dividends, or net rental income (2000) 46,531
Household's with social security income (2000) 12,964
Households with retirement income (2000) 12,630
Per capita income (1999) 32,402
Population with income level at or above poverty (1999) 235,635
Housing units (2000) 92,818
Housing units (2003) 98,051
Housing units (2004) 99,415
Housing units (2005) 101,136
Change in housing units from 2004 to 2005 1721
Percent change housing units from 2004 to 2005 1
Growth rank 586
Median house value (2000) 198,600
Charts (click to view charts)
Household Income Distribution (2000)
Family Income Distribution (2000)
Travel Time to Work (2000)
Workers 16 Years and Older Transportation To Work (2000)
Age Distribution Below Poverty (2000)
 Crime
Violent crime (2005) 611
Murder & nonnegligent manslaughter (2005) 4
Forcible rape (2005) 42
Robbery (2005) 262
Aggravated assault (2005) 303
Property crime (2005) 7,146
Burglary (2005) 1,225
Larceny-theft (2005) 5,385
Motor vehicle theft (2005) 536
Arson one (2005) 172