Howard, South DakotaHoward
is a city located in Miner County, South Dakota
. As of the 2000
census, the city had a total population of 1,071. It is the county seat
of Miner County6
Geography\nHoward is located at 44°0'38" North, 97°31'35" West (44.010422, -97.526435)1
According to the United States Census Bureau
, the city has a total area of 2.4 km²
). 2.4 km² (0.9 mi²) of it is land and none of the area is covered with water.
Demographics\nAs of the census
, there are 1,071 people, 493 households, and 273 families residing in the city. The population density
is 439.9/km² (1,138.7/mi²). There are 557 housing units at an average density of 228.8/km² (592.2/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 98.13% White, 0.47% African American
, 0.65% Native American
, 0.28% Asian
, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.28% from other races, and 0.19% from two or more races. 1.31% of the population are Hispanic
of any race.
There are 493 households out of which 24.1% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.4% are married couples living together, 8.1% have a female householder with no husband present, and 44.6% are non-families. 41.8% of all households are made up of individuals and 25.8% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.06 and the average family size is 2.84.
In the city the population is spread out with 22.7% under the age of 18, 5.4% from 18 to 24, 21.4% from 25 to 44, 18.3% from 45 to 64, and 32.2% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 46 years. For every 100 females there are 82.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 78.4 males.
The median income for a household in the city is $26,544, and the median income for a family is $36,518. Males have a median income of $26,250 versus $20,054 for females. The per capita income for the city is $15,121. 9.6% of the population and 5.3% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 8.3% are under the age of 18 and 16.2% are 65 or older.