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Howard, Kansas - Basic Facts

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The City of Howard had a population of 673 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Howard is located at latitude 37.4695 and longitude -96.2632 in Elk County. The formal boundaries for the City of Howard (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.7 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Elk County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,037 feet.

The City of Howard (GNIS ID: 2394429) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Howard is located within Township of Howard, a minor civil division (MCD) of Elk County.

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, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Howard: Howard City.


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Howard, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 673
Population in Households 638
Population in Familes 489
Population in Group Qrtrs 35
Population Density1 966
Diversity Index2 21
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 306
Average Household Size 2.08
Family Households 178
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 407 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 224 (55.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 82 (20.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 101 (24.8%)
Median Home Value $44,643
Average Home Value $75,222
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $31,292
Average Household Income $42,996
Per Capita Income $19,734
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.33% -0.33%
Households -0.61% -0.33%
Families 0.18% -0.34%
Median Household Income   2.42%
Per Capita Income   1.25%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Howard, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Howard to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 258 62nd
Population Density1 # 278 59th
Diversity Index2 # 231 66th
Median Household Income # 659 2nd
Per Capita Income # 611 9th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Kansas Census Data Comparison Tool.