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Demographics

People

Total Population779
Male Share of the Population48.4%
Female Share of the Population51.6%
Senior Citizens30.9%
Employed Population 16+265
Age of the Population49

Families

% of people married63.8%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher20%
Median Earnings25+$29,271
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$30,417
Median Earnings With High School Degree$27,500

Wealth

Median Family Income$51,979
% Above Poverty Level79.2%
% Below Poverty Level20.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time26 minutes
% Working from Home1.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work9%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone36.9%
Median Gross Rent$368
Median House Value$47,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)25%
English15.1%
Irish11.2%
Scottish2.7%
Swedish2.3%
French Except Basque1.8%
Polish1.5%
Dutch1.3%
Italian1%
Moroccan0.6%
Arab0.6%
German0.4%
Finnish0.3%
Norwegian0.3%
Danishn0.1%
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Howard Almanac

CategoryValue
County Elk County
Standard Zip Codes67349
Phone Area Codes620
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude37.46
Approximate Longitude-96.26

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)

StationHOWARD 5 NE
Distance4.7 miles
Jan Temp18 to 42 F
Apr Temp43 to 68 F
Jul Temp68 to 91 F
Oct Temp45 to 72 F
Annual Precip37.9 inches
StationSEDAN
Distance23.7 miles
Jan Temp21 to 43 F
Apr Temp45 to 69 F
Jul Temp69 to 92 F
Oct Temp46 to 72 F
Annual Precip40.9 inches
StationINDEPENDENCE
Distance35 miles
Jan Temp21 to 42 F
Apr Temp45 to 69 F
Jul Temp69 to 92 F
Oct Temp47 to 72 F
Annual Precip43.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Fall River152$50,000
Grenola181$52,188
Latham131$45,313
Longton303$44,167
Moline358$43,750
Severy254$37,188

Howard Public Libraries

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

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Howard Public Schools

West Elk Schools
1199 State Highway 99
ZIP: 67349
(620) 374-2147
Other
Total Enrollment 346
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