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. Howard has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns.
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%).
A relatively large number of people in Howard telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 31.87% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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
One of the benefits of Howard is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 15.48 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
Howard 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.