Howe is a tiny town located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 835 people and just one neighborhood, Howe is the 341st largest community in Indiana.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Howe is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Howe is a town of sales and office workers, service providers and farmers, fishers, or foresters. There are especially a lot of people living in Howe who work in sales jobs (24.58%), farm management occupations (17.08%) and office and administrative support (9.58%).
In addition, many people in Howe have jobs in agriculture, more so than in most other communities in America. As a result, you will see quite a number of farms around town.
Of important note, Howe is also a town of artists. Howe has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Howe’s character.
Setting & Lifestyle
Howe is also a college town, where lots of students live while attending area colleges. Because of the high percentage of people living in Howe enrolled in college, Howe has a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards the needs and activities of students.
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Howe is worth considering.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Howe spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 15.94 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the town are less than they would otherwise be.
Howe is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.