For population 25 years and over in Howard:
For population 15 years and over in Howard town:
5 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rochester, NY (57.0 miles , pop. 219,773).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (203.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Avoca, NY (2.6 miles ), Canisteo, NY (2.6 miles ), North Hornell, NY (2.7 miles ), Hornell, NY (2.7 miles ), Hornellsville, NY (2.8 miles ), Arkport, NY (3.1 miles ), Bath, NY (3.2 miles ), Cohocton, NY (3.3 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 42.34 N, Longitude: 77.52 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 607
Work and jobs in Howard: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Howard, New York
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Howard-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New York state average. It is 49% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/20/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 27.4 miles away from the Howard town center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 8/30/1955, a category F3 tornado 30.5 miles away from the town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Howard-area historical earthquake activity is below New York state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/12/1994 at 10:43:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.5 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 35.4 miles away from the city center
On 2/3/2001 at 20:15:15, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG) earthquake occurred 6.2 miles away from Howard center
On 5/25/1995 at 14:22:32, a magnitude 3.0 (2.6 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 80.6 miles away from the city center
On 7/19/2007 at 17:07:58, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, 3.0 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 99.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Steuben County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 8, Heavy Rain: 1, Landslide: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Howard:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Howard:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 6.92. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 23.5 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 30.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.5 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.08. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.5 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.23. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.5 miles away from the city center.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.157. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.5 miles away from the city center.
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
13 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
Howard compared to New York state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Howard town (based on Steuben County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 42.70%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 24
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 41
Number of full-service restaurants: 87
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
4.86% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,457 average adjusted gross income)
0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($644 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.49% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,747 average adjusted gross income)
0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($278 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Howard:
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TV broadcast stations around Howard:
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 15See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Howard, NY
Total length: 40 meters (131ft)
Total costs: $20,898,000
Total average daily traffic: 21,253
Total average daily truck traffic: 633
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Howard)