For population 25 years and over in How:
For population 15 years and over in How town:
2 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Green Bay, WI (39.2 miles , pop. 102,313).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Milwaukee, WI (136.7 miles , pop. 596,974).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (221.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Suring, WI (1.6 miles ), Breed, WI (2.3 miles ), Maple Valley, WI (2.6 miles ), Underhill, WI (2.7 miles ), Bagley, WI (2.9 miles ), Gillett, WI (3.0 miles ), Legend Lake, WI (3.1 miles ).
Latitude: 45.00 N, Longitude: 88.43 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 920
Unemployment in August 2012:
Population change in the 1990s: +15 (+2.7%).
Work and jobs in How: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in How, Wisconsin
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
How-area historical tornado activity is near Wisconsin state average. It is 19% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 8/19/1968, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.9 miles away from the How town center killed 2 people and injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 4/27/1984, a category F4 tornado 38.5 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 19 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Oconto County (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Flood: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near How:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to How:
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
How compared to Wisconsin state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for How (based on Oconto County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.21%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 6
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Number of full-service restaurants: 41
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
6.08% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($42,714 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.11% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,184 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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TV broadcast stations around How:
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 6
Total length: 12 meters (39ft)
Total average daily traffic: 4,450
Total average daily truck traffic: 247
Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic: 6,133
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