Also See: Howard, KS ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps
The City of Howard had a population of 642 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Howard is located at latitude 37.4703 and longitude -96.2636 in Elk County. The formal boundaries for the City of Howard 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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Howard: Howard City.
|Total Population||642 (100%)|
|Population in Households||607 (94.5%)|
|Population in Families||462 (72.0%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||35 ( 5.5%)|
|Median Household Income||$39,164|
|Average Household Income||$49,276|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||6%|
|Per Capita Income||$22,494|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||419 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||231 (55.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||69 (16.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||120 (28.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$53,623|
|Average Home Value||$90,761|
|Housing Affordability Index3||346|
|Average Household Size||2.03|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.62%|
|Per Capita Income||1.71%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.88%|
The table below compares Howard to the other 672 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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||# 259||62nd|
|Population Density||# 277||59th|
|Median Household Income||# 611||9th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 580||86th|
|Per Capita Income||# 582||14th|
|Diversity Index||# 258||61st|
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