For population 25 years and over in Howard City:
For population 15 years and over in Howard City village:
2 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,233 (1.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lincoln, NE (108.2 miles , pop. 225,581).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (574.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Rockville, NE (2.6 miles) , Cairo, NE (2.7 miles ), Dannebrog, NE (3.1 miles ), Ravenna, NE (3.3 miles ), Farwell, NE (3.3 miles) , Ashton, NE (3.6 miles ), St. Paul, NE (4.1 miles ), Elba, NE (4.1 miles ).
Latitude: 41.07 N, Longitude: 98.72 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 308
Population change in the 1990s: +19 (+9.4%).
Work and jobs in Howard City: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Howard City, Nebraska
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Howard City-area historical tornado activity is above Nebraska state average. It is 208% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/8/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.1 miles away from the Howard City village center .
On 5/8/1965, a category F4 tornado 15.3 miles away from the village center killed 4 people and injured 53 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Howard City-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Nebraska state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/20/2002 at 04:29:40, a magnitude 3.5 (3.3 MB, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 30.5 miles away from the city center
On 8/9/1997 at 17:46:03, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 93.8 miles away from Howard City center
On 7/18/1990 at 02:47:03, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 32.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Howard County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 4, Heavy Rain: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Howard City:
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 7.05. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 20.5 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 6.4%
(2.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Howard City compared to Nebraska state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Howard City (based on Howard County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 62.74%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Howard City government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
Howard City government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):
Howard City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
6.86% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,457 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:
8.17% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,960 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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National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 0 meters
Total average daily traffic: 965
Total average daily truck traffic: 86
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 1,399