Basic information about the Howard County
The Howard County is located in the state of Maryland. This county occupies 254 square miles, with 3 square miles being water areas. There are 287.085 inhabitants living in the county according to the 2010 Census. As for the racial makeup of Howard County citizens, the 3 largest groups are White (62.18%), followed by Black or African American (17.48%) and Asian (14.36%). There are 104.749 households in the county, while 72,87% of them are family households and 27,13% represent non family households. There are 10 cities and towns in Howard County. The most populated city is Columbia CDP and the smallest town or village is Highland CDP.