Howard City is a very small village located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 1,788 people and just one neighborhood, Howard City is the 378th largest community in Michigan.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Howard City is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 37.34% of the Howard City workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Howard City is a village of sales and office workers, service providers and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Howard City who work in office and administrative support (21.15%), sales jobs (8.88%) and healthcare suport services (4.83%).
Setting & Lifestyle
The village is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Howard City has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Howard City a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
In Howard City, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.83 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Being a small village, Howard City does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.