Howard is a tiny city located in the state of South Dakota. With a population of 819 people and just one neighborhood, Howard is the 72nd largest community in South Dakota. Howard has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Howard is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Howard is a city of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Howard who work in office and administrative support (15.63%), healthcare (10.62%) and management occupations (7.82%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Overall, Howard’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
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 17.41 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
As is often the case in a small city, Howard doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.