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People

Total Population 1,045
Male Share of the Population 48.6%
Female Share of the Population 51.4%
Senior Citizens 24%
Employed Population 16+ 499
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 50.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 24.5%
Median Earnings25+ $30,161
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $18,750
Median Earnings With High School Degree $28,464

Wealth

Median Family Income $50,096
% Above Poverty Level 91.2%
% Below Poverty Level 8.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 16 minutes
% Working from Home 2.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 11%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 41%
Median Gross Rent $418
Median House Value $66,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 17.2%
US/American 0%
English 4.3%
Irish 14.5%

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 124 $63,542
Canova 83 $70,875
Carthage 210 $43,500
Oldham 135 $42,292
Ramona 164 $63,750
Spencer 141 $40,833

Howard Public Libraries

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

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

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