Howard County, MD has a population of 317,233 people with a median age of 38.6 and a median household income of $120,941. Between 2015 and 2016 the population of Howard County, MD grew from 313,414 to 317,233, a 1.22% increase and its median household income grew from $110,892 to $120,941, a 9.1% increase.
The population of Howard County, MD is 53.3% White, 18.2% Black, and 18% Asian. 27% of the people in Howard County, MD speak a non-English language, and 91.5% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Howard County, MD are Howard Community College, with 1,279 graduates, Lincoln College of Technology-Columbia, with 317 graduates, and Maryland University of Integrative Health, with 267 graduates.
The median property value in Howard County, MD is $445,400, and the homeownership rate is 72.8%. Most people in Howard County, MD commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 28.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Howard County, MD is 2 cars per household.
Howard County, MD is the 6th most populated county in Maryland and borders Anne Arundel County, MD; Baltimore County, MD; Carroll County, MD; Frederick County, MD; Montgomery County, MD; and Prince George's County, MD& 1 more.