In 2018, Howard County, MD had a population of 323k people with a median age of 39.2 and a median household income of $116,984. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Howard County, MD grew from 321,113 to 323,196, a 0.649% increase and its median household income grew from $111,473 to $116,984, a 4.94% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Howard County, MD are White (Non-Hispanic) (50.6%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (19.3%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (18.3%), White (Hispanic) (5.62%), and Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (3.54%). N/A% of the people in Howard County, MD speak a non-English language, and 91.1% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Howard County, MD are Howard Community College (1,306 degrees awarded in 2017), Maryland University of Integrative Health (387 degrees), and Lincoln College of Technology-Columbia (351 degrees).
The median property value in Howard County, MD is $476,600, and the homeownership rate is 71.5%. Most people in Howard County, MD commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 29.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Howard County, MD is 2 cars per household.