The City of Howard had a population of 816 as of July 1, 2015.
The primary coordinate point for Howard is located at latitude 44.0117 and longitude -97.5246 in Miner County. The formal boundaries for the City of Howard (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.95 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Miner County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,578 feet.
The City of Howard (GNIS ID: 1267429) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Howard population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Howard: Howard City.
|Population in Households||778|
|Population in Familes||545|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||38|
|Average Household Size||1.95|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||511 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||258 (50.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||142 (27.8%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||111 (21.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$82,452|
|Average Home Value||$104,054|
|Median Household Income||$38,196|
|Average Household Income||$48,588|
|Per Capita Income||$23,881|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.9%|
|Per Capita Income||2.41%|
The table below compares Howard to the other 390 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 89||77th|
|Population Density1||# 112||72nd|
|Diversity Index2||# 232||41st|
|Median Household Income||# 322||18th|
|Per Capita Income||# 244||38th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE South Dakota Census Data Comparison Tool.