Howard, SD

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Howard Profile


Overview

Howard is a tiny city located in the state of South Dakota. With a population of 757 people and just one neighborhood, Howard is the 72nd largest community in South Dakota. Much of the housing stock in Howard was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.

Occupations and Workforce

Howard is a blue-collar town, with 41.90% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Howard is a city of sales and office workers, production and manufacturing workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Howard who work in sales jobs (11.19%), management occupations (10.48%), and office and administrative support (8.81%).

Setting & Lifestyle

The overall crime rate in Howard is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.

Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 14.78 minutes getting to work every day.

In Howard, a lot of people use the subway to get to work every day though Howard is a relatively small city. Those that ride the subway are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.

Howard Demographics

In terms of college education, the citizens of Howard rank slightly lower than the national average. 13.17% of adults 25 and older in Howard have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.

The per capita income in Howard in 2018 was $24,796, which is lower middle income relative to South Dakota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $99,184 for a family of four. However, Howard contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Howard home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Howard residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Howard include German, Norwegian, Irish, English, and Dutch.

The most common language spoken in Howard is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and African languages.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Source
Real Estate Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q4 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Housing Market Details

 

AGE OF Howard, SD HOMES

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SIZE OF Howard, SD HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Source
Demographics Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source
Crime Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

(100 is safest)


Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Neighborhood Annual Crimes
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Neighborhood Violent Crime

violent Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Violent Crime Index By Type

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Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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National Median: 4
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    South Dakota

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Howard VIOLENT CRIMES

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Neighborhood Property Crime

property Crime Index

(100 is safest)


Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Property Crime Index By Type
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Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Howard Property CRIMES

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National Median: 28.3
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Neighborhood Public School Data

Source
School Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2017
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

(100 is best)

Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to SD* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Howard Elementary 02 School
201 N Minnie St
Howard, SD 57349
KG-06
Howard High School 01
500 N Section Line
Howard, SD 57349
09-12
Howard Jr. High 05 School
500 N Section Line
Howard, SD 57349
07-08
Oldham-Ramona Elementary 02 School
220 W 2nd St
Ramona, SD 57054
PK-06
Oldham-Ramona High School 01
220 W 2nd St
Ramona, SD 57054
09-12
Oldham-Ramona Jr. High 03 School
220 W 2nd St
Ramona, SD 57054
07-08
Sanborn Central Elementary 06 School
40405 Sd Hwy 34
Forestburg, SD 57314
PK-05
Sanborn Central High School 01
40405 Sd Hwy 34
Forestburg, SD 57314
09-12
Sanborn Central Middle School 02
40405 Sd Hwy 34
Forestburg, SD 57314
06-08
Shannon Colony Elementary 08 School
43945 235th St.
Winfred, SD 57076
KG-08
Spring Lake Colony Elementary 04 School
21727 452nd Ave
Arlington, SD 57212
KG-08
Spring Lake Colony High School 05
21727 452nd Ave
Arlington, SD 57212
09-12
* 10 is highest

Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 2 districts:

HOWARD SCHOOL DISTRICT 48-3


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to South Dakota

(10 is best)

Better than of SD school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 22.2% 40.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 15.2% 33.9%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 6.9% 6.3%

Educational Expenditures

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SANBORN CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT 55-5


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to South Dakota

(10 is best)

Better than of SD school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 22.8% 40.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 17.5% 33.9%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 5.3% 6.3%

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