In 2021, Howard County, MD had a population of 329k people with a median age of 39 and a median household income of $129,549. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Howard County, MD grew from 322,407 to 329,248, a 2.12% increase and its median household income grew from $124,042 to $129,549, a 4.44% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Howard County, MD are White (Non-Hispanic) (49.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (19%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (18.7%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.62%), and White (Hispanic) (3.05%).
None of the households in Howard County, MD reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
92.4% of the residents in Howard County, MD are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Howard County, MD are Howard Community College (1,436 degrees awarded in 2021), Lincoln College of Technology-Columbia (386 degrees), and Maryland University of Integrative Health (321 degrees).
In 2021, the median property value in Howard County, MD was $483,200, and the homeownership rate was 72.9%.
Most people in Howard County, MD drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 30.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Howard County, MD was 2 cars per household.