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Demographics

People

Total Population1,088
Male Share of the Population51.7%
Female Share of the Population48.3%
Senior Citizens23.2%
Employed Population 16+449
Age of the Population38

Families

% of people married54%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher26%
Median Earnings25+$31,731
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$18,929
Median Earnings With High School Degree$25,313

Wealth

Median Family Income$55,781
% Above Poverty Level92%
% Below Poverty Level8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time15 minutes
% Working from Home2%
% Walking and Biking to Work6.7%
% Using Public Transportation1.3%

Housing

People Living Alone38.7%
Median Gross Rent$476
Median House Value$64,700

Ancestry

Norwegian20.9%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)19.3%
Irish17.6%
English5.8%
Dutch5.6%
Swedish3.5%
Danishn2.2%
Polish1.6%
French Except Basque1%
Italian0.7%
German0.4%
Luxemburger0.4%
Swiss0.3%
Belgian0.3%
Czech0.3%
Scottish0.2%
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Howard Almanac

CategoryValue
County Miner County
Standard Zip Codes57349
Phone Area Codes605
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude44.01
Approximate Longitude-97.52

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
Distance0.5 miles
Jan Temp3 to 23 F
Apr Temp32 to 57 F
Jul Temp60 to 85 F
Oct Temp35 to 60 F
Annual Precip23.7 inches
StationDE SMET
Distance25.8 miles
Jan Temp2 to 22 F
Apr Temp34 to 57 F
Jul Temp61 to 84 F
Oct Temp35 to 59 F
Annual Precip23.8 inches
StationWENTWORTH 2 WNW
Distance26.2 miles
Jan Temp3 to 24 F
Apr Temp35 to 59 F
Jul Temp61 to 84 F
Oct Temp37 to 60 F
Annual Precip24.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Artesian207$66,000
Canova96$72,188
Carthage151$43,125
Oldham176$51,250
Ramona156$67,250
Spencer131$48,125

Howard Public Libraries

Howard Public Library
103 E FARMER AVE
Howard, South Dakota
(605) 772-4761

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Howard Public Schools

Howard Elementary - 02
201 N Minnie St
ZIP: 57349
(605) 772-4443
Primary
Total Enrollment 188
Howard High School - 01
500 N Section Line
ZIP: 57349
(605) 772-5515
High
Total Enrollment 101
Howard Jr. High - 05
500 N Section Line
ZIP: 57349
(605) 772-5515
Middle
Total Enrollment 52
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