Sterling County vs. Howard County

Sterling County (TX)Howard County (TX)
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019)1,31136,459
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019)14.7%4.1%
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019)1,14335,012
Population, Census, April 1, 20101,14335,012
Persons under 5 years, percent8.3%6.2%
Persons under 18 years, percent28.5%21.4%
Persons 65 years and over, percent14.4%12.9%
Female persons, percent49.0%42.5%
White alone, percent93.5%88.1%
Black or African American alone, percent2.1%7.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent2.1%1.7%
Asian alone, percent0.5%1.2%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent0.1%0.1%
Two or More Races, percent1.7%1.8%
Hispanic or Latino, percent40.7%43.1%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent54.8%48.1%
Veterans, 2014-2018402,458
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-20186.0%12.2%
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018)62313,197
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-201886.1%66.6%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018$64,700$93,100
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018$883$1,196
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018$373$380
Median gross rent, 2014-2018$918$870
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-20131.8%13.2%
Households, 2014-201846211,036
Persons per household, 2014-20182.392.85
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-201892.3%82.3%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-201827.9%30.0%
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-201885.9%86.0%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-201875.8%72.3%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201885.9%79.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201815.9%12.3%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-201812.6%12.4%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent22.3%18.8%
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201866.8%52.9%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201858.4%56.0%
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-201815.919.3
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$59,286$51,528
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$28,997$23,784
Persons in poverty, percent12.6%20.6%
Total employer establishments, 201751736
Total employment, 20173068,946
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000)14,782418,547
Total employment, percent change, 2016-2017-8.1%-0.1%
Total nonemployer establishments, 20171601,751
All firms, 20121372,214
Men-owned firms, 2012691,274
Minority-owned firms, 201227540
Nonminority-owned firms, 20121031,534
Nonveteran-owned firms, 20121231,635
Black-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Native Hawaiian- and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%9.0%
Women-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%25.2%
Population per square mile, 20101.238.9
Land area in square miles, 2010923.45900.79

Source: United States Census Bureau

About this page: Side-by-side comparison between Sterling county (TX) and Howard county (TX) using the main population, demographic, and social indicators from the United States Census Bureau.