Howland is located close to the center of Maine. Howland is part of Penobscot County. Howland has 7.44 square miles of land area and 0.28 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Howland population is 1,144, which has shrunk 5.45% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 4.21% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Howland median household income is $36,563 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 29.38% since 2000. The income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 31.05% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Howland median house value is $85,600 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 35.87% since 2000. The house value growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 75.89% and is lower than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Howland is close to the state average in quality. The Howland area code is 207.