Howard is a tiny town located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 246 people and just one neighborhood, Howard is the 737th largest community in Ohio. Much of the housing stock in Howard was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic towns in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Howard, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 51.65% of Howard’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Howard is a town of service providers, transportation and shipping workers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Howard who work in healthcare suport services (31.87%), office and administrative support (8.79%) and architecture and engineering (7.69%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 31.87% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Howard spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 15.48 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the town are less than they would otherwise be.
As is often the case in a small town, Howard doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.