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People

Total Population 741
Male Share of the Population 46.8%
Female Share of the Population 53.2%
Senior Citizens 30.6%
Employed Population 16+ 244
Age of the Population 49

Families

% of people married 58.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 18.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $50,000
% Above Poverty Level 80.2%
% Below Poverty Level 19.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 8.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 38.3%
Median Gross Rent $341
Median House Value $46,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 22.9%
US/American 0%
English 13.5%
Irish 13%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Howard Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 60 miles E of Wichita, Kansas
County Elk
Standard Zip Codes 67349
Phone Area Codes 620
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.47
Longitude -96.263

Howard Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station HOWARD 5 NE
Distance 4.7 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 42 F
Apr Temp 43 to 68 F
Jul Temp 68 to 91 F
Oct Temp 45 to 72 F
Annual Precip 37.9 inches
Station SEDAN
Distance 23.7 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 43 F
Apr Temp 45 to 69 F
Jul Temp 69 to 92 F
Oct Temp 46 to 72 F
Annual Precip 40.9 inches
Station INDEPENDENCE
Distance 35 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 42 F
Apr Temp 45 to 69 F
Jul Temp 69 to 92 F
Oct Temp 47 to 72 F
Annual Precip 43.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Fall River 179 $47,321
Grenola 164 $51,429
Latham 128 $43,125
Longton 340 $32,614
Moline 333 $44,444

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Howard Public Libraries

Library
Howard City Library
124 S. WABASH
Howard, Kansas
(620) 374-2890

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Howard High Schools

HOWARD WEST ELK JR-SR HIGH
S HWY 99
620-374-2147
Serves 248 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.6

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