Howard, SD Population

Population: 1,071. Estimated population in July 2020: 945 (-11.8% change)
Males: 484 (45.2%), Females: 587 (54.8%)

Miner County

Zip code: 57349

Median resident age: 45.5 years
Median household income: $26,544
Median house value: $31,800

Races in Howard:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.1%)
  • Hispanic (1.3%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (48.6%), Norwegian (16.6%), Irish (11.5%), English (9.0%), United States (5.5%), Dutch (4.3%).

Elevation: 1572 feet

Land area: 0.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Howard

  • High school or higher: 77.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 16.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.7%
  • Unemployed: 0.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 12.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Howard city

  • Never married: 20.1%
  • Now married: 51.3%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 17.9%
  • Divorced: 9.7%

0.7% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -84 (-7.3%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Howard:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Howard:

  • BROOKINGS MUNI (about 53 miles; BROOKINGS, SD; Abbreviation: BKX)
  • HURON REGIONAL (about 55 miles; HURON, SD; Abbreviation: HON)
  • JOE FOSS FIELD (about 63 miles; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Abbreviation: FSD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Howard:

  • HOWARD MUNI (about 1 miles; HOWARD, SD; Abbreviation: 8D9)
  • LAKE PRESTON MUNI (about 26 miles; LAKE PRESTON, SD; Abbreviation: Y34)
  • WILDER (about 28 miles; DESMET, SD; Abbreviation: 6E5)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Howard:

  • SOUTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 57 miles; BROOKINGS, SD; Full-time enrollment: 7,353)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH DAKOTA (about 92 miles; VERMILLION, SD; Full-time enrollment: 6,014)
  • NORTHERN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 121 miles; ABERDEEN, SD; Full-time enrollment: 2,356)
  • SOUTHWEST STATE UNIVERSITY (about 125 miles; MARSHALL, MN; Full-time enrollment: 3,405)
  • WAYNE STATE COLLEGE (about 128 miles; WAYNE, NE; Full-time enrollment: 3,026)
  • WESTERN IOWA TECH COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 141 miles; SIOUX CITY, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,639)
  • NORTHEAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 144 miles; NORFOLK, NE; Full-time enrollment: 2,732)

Schools

Public high school in Howard:

  • HOWARD HI SCH (Students: 162; Location: 500 N SECTION LINE; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Howard:

  • HOWARD ELEM (Students: 186; Location: 201 N MINNIE ST; Grades: PK – 06)
  • HOWARD JR HI (Students: 70; Location: 500 N SECTION LINE; Grades: 07 – 08)

Libraries

Library in Howard:

  • HOWARD PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $21,967; Location: PO BOX A 100 S MAIN; 14,669 books; 16 audio materials; 201 video materials; 36 serial subscriptions)

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