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Howard County, MD

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Howard County, MD
  • Location TypeCounty
  • County SeatEllicott City, MD
  • Population287,085
  • Land Area (Square Miles) 250.7400
  • Population Density (Per Square Mile) 1144.9000

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TitleLatest YearLatest ValueLatest Rank
Decennial Census Population (County)2010287,085226 of 3170
Decennial Census Population Per Square Mile (County)20101,144.90142 of 3170
Percent of African American Population (County)201820.0%511 of 3131
Percent of Hispanic Population (County)20187.1%1037 of 3139
Persistent Poverty Counties (County)201300 of 0 - 1
Rural-Urban Continuum for Counties (County)201311 of 1 - 9
Unemployment Rate (County)20192.7%2680 of 3140
Death Rate (Per 100,000) (County)2016503.103061 of 3105
Percent of Adults Physically Inactive (County)201616.7%3047 of 3141
Age-Adjusted Rate of Diabetes per 1,000 Persons (County)20166.502429 of 3141
Medicare Part D Prescription Enrollment Rate (County)201845.5%1981 of 3137
Farmers' Markets (County)20166296 of 2249
Percent of Children Without a Market Within One Mile (County)20158.2%2774 of 3004
Percent of School-age Children in Poverty (County)20185.7%3093 of 3140
Total Public School Expenditures (County)2017$984,072,000.00154 of 3123
Number of Public Libraries (County)201711287 of 1287
Average Daily Maximum Heat Index (County)201191.222001 of 3103
Percentage of Days with a Good Air Quality Index (County)201988.6%447 of 1006
Second Highest 1-hour Carbon Monoxide Measurement (County)20191.3099 of 165
Greenhouse Gas Direct Emitting Facilities (County)20162838 of 1199
Average Fine Particulate Matter (County)201112.68965 of 3108
FEMA Public Assistance Grant Dollars Obligated for Disasters (County)2018$2,923,835.5315 of 338
Total Deposits in Banks (County)2016-2017$7,047,251,000.00200 of 3108
Property Taxes as Percent of Income: Five-Year Estimates (County)2006-20103.4%398 of 2773
Percent of Firms Which are Women Owned (County)201235.6%756 of 3093
Manufacturing Establishments with 5 to 9 Employees (County)201831319 of 1961
Immigrant Households Entering County According to Tax Returns (County)2017-2018125122 of 389
Estimated Veteran Population Under 45 Years Old (County)20105,394197 of 3143
Total Planted Acres (County)201913,272.622472 of 3034
Online, Mail Order, and Television Retail Sales in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$1,357,000,000.00133 of 2709
Total Retail and Food Service Sales in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$10,718,000,000.00154 of 3108
Earnings in Management of Companies and Enterprises Occupations in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$2,728,000,000.0082 of 2178
Population (County)2050530,000188 of 3076
Per Capita Total Personal Income (County)2050$337,295.0064 of 3112
Total Employees (County)2050398,000162 of 3065
Population 18 to 24 Years Old (County)205035,000240 of 2216
African American Male Population 25 Years Old (County)2050537155 of 2780
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