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People

Total Population 806
Male Share of the Population 47.8%
Female Share of the Population 52.2%
Senior Citizens 18%
Employed Population 16+ 392
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 56%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 16.7%
Median Earnings25+ $30,800
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $25,893
Median Earnings With High School Degree $32,500

Wealth

Median Family Income $56,719
% Above Poverty Level 96.5%
% Below Poverty Level 3.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 28 minutes
% Working from Home 3.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 20%
Median Gross Rent $692
Median House Value $150,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.3%
US/American 0%
English 2.5%
Irish 20%

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

Howard Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 98 miles NW of Lancaster, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 128 miles E of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Centre
Metro Area State College
Standard Zip Codes 16841
Phone Area Codes 814
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.014
Longitude -77.658

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 LOCK HAVEN SEWAGE PLANT
Distance 13 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 34 F
Apr Temp 35 to 61 F
Jul Temp 60 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 64 F
Annual Precip 41 inches
Station STATE COLLEGE
Distance 18.4 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 33 F
Apr Temp 38 to 58 F
Jul Temp 62 to 81 F
Oct Temp 41 to 60 F
Annual Precip 39.7 inches
Station LEWISTOWN
Distance 30.2 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 36 F
Apr Temp 38 to 62 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 64 F
Annual Precip 40.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Beech Creek 715 $56,458
Bellefonte 6,285 $58,070
Centre Hall 1,244 $61,979
Flemington 1,342 $54,821

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

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  • Provides students the opportunity to train at home in their spare time to get their high school diploma, train for a new career, or enhance current skills.
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  • Member of the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA), the Canadian Network for Innovation in Education (CNIE), and the International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE).
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