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Howard County, Maryland

Community Profiles for Howard County
Community Associations

General Demographic Information

Sources

Howard County
  1980 1990 2000 2009
POPULATION 118,572 187,328 247,842 281,884
HOUSEHOLDS 39,989 68,337 90,043 100,979
LABOR FORCE 63,240 113,580 139,885 160,906
EMPLOYMENT 56,700 105,800 159,200 193,200*
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
(Median, in Current $)
$27,612 $54,348 $74,167 $101,940

*Figure is for 2008.

Howard County Population by Age
  1980 1990 2000 2009
0 - 4 8,224 15,352 18,248 17,919
5 - 19 31,791 37,275 55,837 62,167
20 - 44 52,064 88,243 96,212 90,843
45 - 64 20,412 35,128 59,077 82,298
65+ 6,081 11,330 18,468 28,657
TOTAL* 118,572 187,328 247,842 281,884



Howard County Population By Race
  1980 1990 2000 2009
WHITE 101,354 156,687 184,215 185,119
NON-WHITE 17,218 30,641 63,627 96,765
TOTAL 118,572 187,328 247,842 281,884



Howard County Households By Income
(Current $) 1980 1990 2000 2009
UNDER $15,000 8,200 4,500 4,400 3,400
$15,000 - $30,000 14,000 8,700 7,500 5,500
$30,000 - $50,000 13,600 17,100 14,200 11,000
$50,000 - $75,000 3,400 18,800 19,400 16,400
OVER $75,000 900 19,300 44,600 64,700



Howard County Employment By Industry
  1980 1990 2000 2008
INFRASTRUCTURE 7,300 14,700 21,600 NA
MANUFACTURING 7,100 7,300 8,400 NA
TRADE 14,200 27,000 41,700 NA
SERVICES 20,500 45,400 71,600 NA
GOVERNMENT 7,500 11,300 15,900 NA
TOTAL* 56,700 105,800 159,200 193,200

*Detail may not add to total due to rounding.

Sources

Population, Households, Population by Age, Population by Race, Labor Force and Income, U.S. Census Bureau. 2009 Data from the American Community Survey, 2009.

Employment: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis.


Links to other web sites:

Howard County Web site

Major Employers in Howard County

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 January 2011 20:27