The size of Howden is approximately 4.3 square kilometres. It has 8 parks covering nearly 7.6% of total area. The population of Howden in 2011 was 659 people. By 2016 the population was 670 showing a population growth of 1.7% in the area during that time. The predominant age group in Howden is 40-49 years. Households in Howden are primarily couples with children. In general, people in Howden work in a professional occupation. In 2011, 90% of the homes in Howden were owner-occupied compared with 93.6% in 2016. Currently the median sales price of houses in the area is $670,000.