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Howard, WI
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Howard profile

Living in Howard

Howard is a medium-sized village located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 20,460 people and four associated neighborhoods, Howard is the 41st largest community in Wisconsin.

A relatively large number of people in Howard telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 9.92% 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.

Howard is a small village, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

The education level of Howard citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 34.70% of adults in Howard have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Howard in 2018 was $44,176, which is wealthy relative to Wisconsin, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $176,704 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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Howard include German, Polish, Irish, Dutch, and French.

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