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As of 2010-2014, the per capita income of Howard County is $23,897, which is about the same as the state average of $24,953 and is lower than the national average of $28,555. Howard County median household income is $42,078, which has shrunk by 3.24% since 2000. The median household income growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 17.25% and is much lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. On average Howard County residents spend 20.3 minutes per day commuting to work, which is lower than the state average of 23.1 minutes and is lower than the national average of 25.7 minutes.

Topics:Per Capita IncomeMedian Workers IncomeHousehold IncomeFamily IncomeMedian Income by AgeEmployment StatusCommuting to WorkCareersPoverty Level

Per Capita Income, #36

Howard County
23,897 USD
Indiana
24,953 USD
U.S.
28,555 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical per capita income data.

Median Individual Worker Income, see rank

Howard County
26,882 USD
Indiana
28,819 USD
U.S.
30,815 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median individual worker income data.


Male Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Howard County
32,512 USD
Indiana
35,272 USD
U.S.
36,116 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical male median individual worker income data.


Female Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Howard County
21,420 USD
Indiana
22,933 USD
U.S.
25,692 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical female median individual worker income data.

Household Income

Median Household Income, #78
Howard County
42,078 USD
Indiana
48,737 USD
U.S.
53,482 USD
Mean Household Income, see rank
Howard County
56,450 USD
Indiana
63,736 USD
U.S.
74,596 USD
Median Household Income Growth Since 2000, #92
Howard County
-3.24%
Indiana
17.25%
U.S.
27.36%
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more


Household Income Other than Earnings
 Howard CountyIndianaU.S.
%+Average Amount%+Average Amount%+Average Amount
Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income18.81%$10,322, see rank19.01%$12,35221.11%$16,919
Social Security Income35.99%$18,876, see rank29.99%$18,30429.33%$17,636
Public Assistance Income2.83%$3,562, see rank2.21%$3,2102.82%$3,720
Retirement Income28.00%$18,690, see rank18.63%$17,69917.85%$24,095
+ The percentage of the total households that have the income.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household income data.

Family Income

Median Family Income, see rank
Howard County
58,309 USD
Indiana
60,440 USD
U.S.
65,443 USD
Mean Family Income, see rank
Howard County
68,452 USD
Indiana
75,012 USD
U.S.
86,963 USD
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical family income data.

Median Household Income by Races

 Howard CountyIndianaU.S.
White$43,766, see rank$51,311$56,900
Black$27,031, see rank$30,531$35,600
Hispanic$39,063, see rank$38,618$42,396
Asian$53,221, see rank$52,818$73,244
American Indian, Alaska Native$37,813, see rank$35,741$37,170
One Race, Other$37,917, see rank$35,463$40,300
Two or More Races$26,116, see rank$37,993$47,621

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by races data.

Median Household Income by Age

 Howard CountyIndianaU.S.
less than 25$20,041, see rank$22,736$25,788
25 to 44$41,585, see rank$53,136$58,398
45 to 64$57,428, see rank$59,465$65,027
65 or over$36,342, see rank$35,667$37,945

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by age data.

Employment Status

 Howard CountyIndianaU.S.
Population 16 Years and Over66,093, see rank5,131,317248,775,628
Male131,472, 47.62%, see rank48.70%48.69%
Male, In Labor Force:220,188, 64.15%, see rank69.26%69.28%
Male, In Armed Forces230, 0.10%, see rank0.12%0.73%
Male, Civilian220,158, 64.05%, see rank69.14%68.54%
Male, Civilian, Employed317,868, 88.64%, see rank90.84%90.49%
Male, Civilian, Unemployed32,290, 11.36%, see rank9.16%9.51%
Male, Not in Labor Force211,284, 35.85%, see rank30.74%30.72%
Female134,621, 52.38%, see rank51.30%51.31%
Female, In Labor Force:218,946, 54.72%, see rank59.17%58.79%
Female, In Armed Forces20, 0.00%, see rank0.01%0.11%
Female, Civilian218,946, 54.72%, see rank59.16%58.69%
Female, Civilian, Employed317,216, 90.87%, see rank91.51%91.18%
Female, Civilian, Unemployed31,730, 9.13%, see rank8.49%8.82%
Female, Not in Labor Force215,675, 45.28%, see rank40.83%41.21%
1 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over for the gender.
3 Percentage of the Civilian for the gender.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical employment status data.

Commuting to Work

 Howard CountyIndianaU.S.
Workers 16 Years and Over34,378, 100%2,942,663141,337,148
Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone29,290, 85.20%, see rank83.18%76.41%
Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled2,907, 8.46%, see rank8.96%9.59%
Public Transportation138, 0.40%, see rank1.06%5.06%
Walked460, 1.34%, see rank2.09%2.78%
Other Means614, 1.79%, see rank1.44%1.79%
Worked at Home969, 2.82%, see rank3.27%4.37%

Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
Howard County
20.3 minutes
Indiana
23.1 minutes
U.S.
25.7 minutes
Ranks: 9 min. or less, 10-19 min., 20-29 min., 30-39 min., 40-59 min., 60-89 min., 90min. or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical commuting to work data.

Careers


Occupation
 Howard CountyIndianaU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over35,0842,994,736143,435,233
Male117,868, 50.93%, see rank52.41%52.38%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations24,438, 24.84%, see rank28.17%33.12%
Service Occupations23,043, 17.03%, see rank13.27%15.12%
Sales and Office Occupations22,670, 14.94%, see rank16.24%17.47%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations241, 0.23%, see rank0.72%1.11%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations21,419, 7.94%, see rank8.63%9.29%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations25,046, 28.24%, see rank26.36%17.94%
Female117,216, 49.07%, see rank47.59%47.62%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations25,809, 33.74%, see rank36.67%40.04%
Service Occupations24,090, 23.76%, see rank21.40%21.52%
Sales and Office Occupations25,148, 29.90%, see rank31.74%31.93%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations20, 0.00%, see rank0.14%0.32%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations283, 0.48%, see rank0.36%0.28%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations22,014, 11.70%, see rank9.40%5.65%
1 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.

Industry
 Howard CountyIndianaU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over35,084, 100%2,994,736143,435,233
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining366, 1.04%, see rank1.44%1.96%
Construction1,525, 4.35%, see rank5.68%6.17%
Manufacturing7,914, 22.56%, see rank18.60%10.43%
Wholesale Trade655, 1.87%, see rank2.58%2.75%
Retail Trade4,254, 12.13%, see rank11.54%11.57%
Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities1,038, 2.96%, see rank5.14%4.93%
Information711, 2.03%, see rank1.54%2.14%
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing1,498, 4.27%, see rank5.23%6.60%
Professional, Scientific, Management,
Administrative, Waste Management Services
2,055, 5.86%, see rank7.86%10.89%
Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance7,858, 22.40%, see rank23.17%23.21%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,
Accommodation, Food Services
4,169, 11.88%, see rank8.94%9.49%
Public Administration1,226, 3.49%, see rank3.58%4.92%
Other Services, Except Public Administration1,815, 5.17%, see rank4.70%4.96%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical careers data.

Poverty Level

 Howard County%IndianaU.S.
Population in Poverty14,30917.54%, see rank15.51%15.59%
Family in Poverty2,79312.79%, see rank11.26%11.47%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical poverty level data.


 
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