Howard County Information

Howard in Arkansas occupies 595 square miles and has a 2006 population of 14,415, a change from a 2000 population of 14,300 and 13,569 in 1990. 13.4% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 13% percent is 25-35, and 14.7% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 44 acts of violent crime reported in Howard in 2004, a change from 6 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 363 people: 5.6% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 4.2%.

Read more about Howard, Arkansas in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyHoward 
StateArkansas 
Land Area595 sq. milesRanked 1,756 of 3,140
Population 200614,415Ranked 2,135 of 3,140
Population 200514,530 
Population 200014,300Ranked 2,142 of 3,140
Population 199013,569Ranked 2,094 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion77.8% 
African American20.7% 
Asian American.5% 
Native American.5% 
Pacific Islander% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 57.2% 
Population 5 to 1413.6% 
Population 15 to 2413.4% 
Population 25 to 3413% 
Population 35 to 4414.7% 
Population 45 to 5413.1% 
Population 55 to 6410.7% 
Population 65 to 747.3% 
Population 75 and up6.8% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes446
Murders / Manslaughters2 
Forcible Rapes4 
Robberies5 
Aggravated Assaults33 
Total Property Crimes344273
Burglaries129 
Larceny Thefts214 
Motor Vehicle Thefts1 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population6,4606,633
Unemployed Population363279
Unemployment Rate5.6%4.2%

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