In 2020, Howard County, MD had a population of 322k people with a median age of 38.7 and a median household income of $124,042. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Howard County, MD grew from 318,855 to 322,407, a 1.11% increase and its median household income grew from $121,160 to $124,042, a 2.38% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Howard County, MD are White (Non-Hispanic) (50.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (18.8%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (18.4%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.36%), and White (Hispanic) (4.15%).
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.
92.2% of the residents in Howard County, MD are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Howard County, MD are Howard Community College (1,438 degrees awarded in 2020), Lincoln College of Technology-Columbia (396 degrees), and Maryland University of Integrative Health (358 degrees).
In 2020, the median property value in Howard County, MD was $464,500, and the homeownership rate was 72.7%. Most people in Howard County, MD drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 31.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Howard County, MD was 2 cars per household.