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People

Total Population 1,094
Male Share of the Population 50.1%
Female Share of the Population 49.9%
Senior Citizens 23.5%
Employed Population 16+ 486
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 52.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 24%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $50,809
% Above Poverty Level 92.3%
% Below Poverty Level 7.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 14 minutes
% Working from Home 2.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 10.9%
% Using Public Transportation 1.2%

Housing

People Living Alone 37.1%
Median Gross Rent $395
Median House Value $63,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 17.2%
US/American 0%
English 5.4%
Irish 14.5%

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

Howard Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 51 miles NW of Sioux Falls, South Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 206 miles NW of Omaha, Nebraska
County Miner
Standard Zip Codes 57349
Phone Area Codes 605
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.01
Longitude -97.526

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
Distance 0.5 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 23 F
Apr Temp 32 to 57 F
Jul Temp 60 to 85 F
Oct Temp 35 to 60 F
Annual Precip 23.7 inches
Station DE SMET
Distance 25.8 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 22 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 35 to 59 F
Annual Precip 23.8 inches
Station WENTWORTH 2 WNW
Distance 26.2 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 24 F
Apr Temp 35 to 59 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 37 to 60 F
Annual Precip 24.7 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Howard, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Argonne (57349)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Artesian 168 $62,500
Canova 88 $70,000
Carthage 173 $42,857
Oldham 160 $55,833
Ramona 144 $66,250
Spencer 113 $44,167

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

Howard Public Libraries

Library
Howard Public Library
PO BOX A 100 S MAIN
Howard, South Dakota
(605) 772-4761

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Howard High Schools

HOWARD HI SCH
500 N SECTION LINE
605-772-5515
Serves 162 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.6

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