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).
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 (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:
Strongest FM radio stations in Howard:
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)