Howard, Ohio

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Population in 2010: 242.
Males: 112  (46.6%)
Females: 130  (53.4%)
Median resident age:  50.5 years
Ohio median age:  39.3 years
Estimated median household income in 2015: $50,149
Howard:

$50,149
OH:

$51,075

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $24,435

Howard CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $139,130
Howard:

$139,130
OH:

$136,400

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $160,846; Detached houses: $168,500; Townhouses or other attached units: $145,651; In 2-unit structures: $120,323; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $90,926; Mobile homes: $36,820

Median gross rent in 2015: $690.

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  • Races in Howard, OH (2010)

    Howard races chart
    • 23898.3%White alone
    • 31.2%Two or more races
    • 10.4%American Indian alone

Races in Howard detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Howard: 81.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (39.3%), Irish (26.2%), American (19.6%), Hungarian (5.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 930 feet

For population 25 years and over in Howard:

  • High school or higher: 90.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%

For population 15 years and over in Howard CDP:

  • Never married: 3.2%
  • Now married: 70.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 19.8%



According to our research of Ohio and other state lists there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Howard, Ohio as of April 23, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in Howard to the number of sex offenders is 30 to 1.


Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbus, OH (45.5 miles , pop. 711,470).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (295.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Apple Valley, OH (1.6 miles ), Gambier, OH (2.1 miles ), Danville, OH (2.1 miles ), Mount Vernon, OH (2.9 miles ), Gann, OH (2.9 miles) , Bladensburg, OH (3.0 miles) , Martinsburg, OH (3.1 miles) , Fredericktown, OH (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 40.41 N, Longitude: 82.33 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 740

Howard household income distribution Howard home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.9%
Ohio:

4.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (52%)
  • Construction (26%)
  • Other services, except public administration (12%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Educational services (80%)
  • Finance and insurance (18%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (52%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (26%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (12%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (80%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)

Work and jobs in Howard: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Tornado activity:

Howard-area historical tornado activity is near Ohio state average. It is 15% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1985, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.1 miles away from the Howard place center killed one person and injured 20 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/13/1981, a category F3 tornado 29.2 miles away from the place center killed 4 people and injured 56 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Howard-area historical earthquake activity is near Ohio state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 125.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 102.6 miles away from Howard center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 175.2 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 107.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 132.5 miles away from Howard center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 326.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Knox County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Howard:

  • KNOX COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; MOUNT VERNON, OH)
  • KNOX COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; MOUNT VERNON, OH)
  • MORNING VIEW CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; DANVILLE, OH)
  • MORNING VIEW CARE CTR OF DANVILLE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; DANVILLE, OH)
  • COUNTRY COURT (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; MOUNT VERNON, OH)
  • COUNTRY CLUB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; MOUNT VERNON, OH)
  • COUNTRY CLUB RETIREMENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; MOUNT VERNON, OH)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Howard:

  • Central Ohio Technical College (about 25 miles; Newark, OH; Full-time enrollment: 2,995)
  • Ohio State University-Newark Campus (about 25 miles; Newark, OH; FT enrollment: 2,028)
  • Denison University (about 26 miles; Granville, OH; FT enrollment: 2,268)
  • Ashland University (about 32 miles; Ashland, OH; FT enrollment: 5,151)
  • Zane State College (about 35 miles; Zanesville, OH; FT enrollment: 2,200)
  • The College of Wooster (about 35 miles; Wooster, OH; FT enrollment: 2,112)
  • Otterbein University (about 38 miles; Westerville, OH; FT enrollment: 2,933)

Public high school in Howard:

Public elementary/middle school in Howard:

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Knox County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 70.9. This is about average.

City:

70.9
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 32.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.5
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 27.3%
Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
Ohio:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  71.3%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  9.6%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 2.1% of all households

Banks with branches in Howard (2011 data):

  • The Killbuck Savings Bank Company: Apple Branch at 21841 Plank Road, branch established on 2001/07/03. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $435.8 mil, Deposits: $389.3 mil, headquarters in Killbuck, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Killbuck Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.9
Ohio average:

10.7

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Religion statistics for Howard CDP (based on Knox County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant13,14376
Mainline Protestant6,26039
Catholic3,2502
Other3892
Black Protestant1231
None37,756-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 12
Knox County:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Knox County:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Knox County:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
Here:

4.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.9%
Ohio:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Knox County:

28.6%
Ohio:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.7%
State:

11.9%

4.96% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,921 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.96%
Ohio average:

4.72%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Franklin County, OH  0.84% ($32,120 average AGI)
from Licking County, OH  0.55% ($29,512)
from Richland County, OH  0.30% ($29,925)


4.84% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,067 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.84%
Ohio average:

5.14%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($242 average AGI)
Knox County:

0.06%
Ohio average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Franklin County, OH  0.75% ($30,097 average AGI)
to Licking County, OH  0.66% ($31,869)
to Delaware County, OH  0.33% ($44,847)

Strongest AM radio stations in Howard:

  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRFD (880 AM; daytime; 23 kW; COLUMBUS-WORTHINGTON, OH; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OHIO, INC.)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMVO (1300 AM; 0 kW; MOUNT VERNON, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WOSU (820 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Howard:

  • WQIO (93.7 FM; MOUNT VERNON, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWBK (98.3 FM; FREDERICKTOWN, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNZR (90.9 FM; MOUNT VERNON, OH; Owner: MT. VERNON NAZARENE COLLEGE)
  • WSMZ (103.1 FM; JOHNSTOWN, OH; Owner: STOP 26- RIVERBEND, INC.)
  • WOSV (91.7 FM; MANSFIELD, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WBZW (107.7 FM; LOUDONVILLE, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVNO-FM (106.1 FM; MANSFIELD, OH; Owner: JOHNNY APPLESEED BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WOSE (91.1 FM; COSHOCTON, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WNCO-FM (101.3 FM; ASHLAND, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTNS-FM (99.3 FM; COSHOCTON, OH; Owner: COSHOCTON BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WCLT-FM (100.3 FM; NEWARK, OH; Owner: WCLT RADIO, INC.)
  • WKCO (91.9 FM; GAMBIER, OH; Owner: KENYON COLLEGE)
  • WJIC (91.7 FM; ZANESVILLE, OH; Owner: VCY/AMERICA, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Howard:

  • WMFD-TV (Channel 68; MANSFIELD, OH; Owner: MID-STATE TELEVISION,INC.)
  • WOSU-TV (Channel 34; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • W33BW (Channel 33; ASHLAND, OH; Owner: CHRISTIAN FAITH BROADCAST, INC.)
  • W32AR (Channel 32; LEXINGTON, OH; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WOHZ-LP (Channel 57; MANSFIELD, OH; Owner: MID-STATE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 6m20ftTotal length
  • 8,330Total average daily traffic
  • 582Total average daily truck traffic
  • 11,562Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Howard)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Booster Pump Station 2 Mi W (Lat: 40.409500 Lon: -82.352667), Type: Pole, Structure height: 5 m, Overall height: 2 m, Call Sign: WPEN933
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.5400 MHzGrant Date: 05/16/1997, Expiration Date: 05/16/2002, Cancellation Date: 09/15/2002, Certifier: John W HuntRegistrant: Knox Cty Sewer And Water Dept, 17604 Coshocton Rd, Mount Vernon, OH 43050, Fax: (614) 397-5010
  • Well Field On Hwy 35 0.5 Mi Sse (Lat: 40.414500 Lon: -82.320722), Type: Pole, Structure height: 5 m, Overall height: 2 m, Call Sign: WPEN934
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.5400 MHzGrant Date: 05/16/1997, Expiration Date: 05/16/2002, Cancellation Date: 09/15/2002, Certifier: John W HuntRegistrant: Knox Cty Sewer And Water Dept, 17604 Coshocton Rd, Mount Vernon, OH 43050, Fax: (614) 397-5010

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • CB72XC003, 23624 Cornish (Lat: 40.421222 Lon: -82.320389), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 96 m, Call Sign: WQRY617
    Assigned Frequencies: 11265.0 MHzGrant Date: 08/15/2013, Expiration Date: 08/15/2023, Certifier: Kyle B EntzRegistrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

42 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Howard)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Howard)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Howard and their reported violations in the past:

KOKOSING VALLEY CAMPGROUND PWS (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JUL-20-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-19-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-19-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-27-2013), St Public Notif received (SEP-03-2013)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 58
  • Hazardous Condition: 14

Incident types - Howard

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Howard, OH

Businesses in Howard, OH

  • Domino's Pizza: 1

Howard compared to Ohio state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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