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Population in 2017: 3,086 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +24.5%
 
Males: 1,721  (55.8%)
Females: 1,365  (44.2%)
Median resident age:

33.8 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 75090, 75495.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $53,339 (it was $34,963 in 2000)
Howe:

$53,339
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,082 (it was $15,664 in 2000)

Howe town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $123,246 (it was $59,900 in 2000)
Howe:

$123,246
TX:

$172,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $155,420; detached houses: $159,125; mobile homes: $29,611

Median gross rent in 2017: $667.

March 2019 cost of living index in Howe: 79.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 17.3%
(17.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 5.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Howe, TX (2010)
    • 2,13582.1%White alone
    • 33312.8%Hispanic
    • 471.8%Two or more races
    • 421.6%Black alone
    • 240.9%American Indian alone
    • 170.7%Asian alone
    • 20.08%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Howe, Texas as of October 28, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Howe is 309 to 1.


Crime rates in Howe by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(36.4)
1
(36.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(38.4)
1
(38.3)
1
(38.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(31.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(36.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
13
(477.4)
4
(143.6)
4
(145.5)
3
(109.9)
4
(147.2)
3
(109.8)
6
(226.0)
4
(150.8)
5
(192.2)
13
(498.1)
8
(305.8)
7
(246.5)
4
(126.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
6
(220.3)
2
(71.8)
9
(327.4)
6
(219.8)
9
(331.2)
6
(219.7)
10
(376.6)
4
(150.8)
6
(230.6)
7
(268.2)
6
(229.4)
4
(140.8)
8
(252.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
16
(587.6)
16
(574.3)
14
(509.3)
12
(439.6)
19
(699.3)
19
(695.7)
25
(941.6)
12
(452.5)
10
(384.3)
13
(498.1)
16
(611.6)
12
(422.5)
15
(474.2)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(110.2)
2
(71.8)
5
(181.9)
1
(36.6)
0
(0.0)
4
(146.5)
1
(37.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(76.9)
3
(114.9)
6
(229.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(63.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(36.4)
1
(36.6)
2
(73.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(37.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)143.262.5116.087.280.687.9112.258.8106.8178.2150.676.192.3

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City-data.com crime index in Howe, TX

Crime rate in Howe detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 6 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.11
Texas average:

2.04
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Ancestries: American (32.4%), English (12.6%), Irish (4.9%), German (1.4%), Scotch-Irish (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 3.86 square miles.

Population density: 799 people per square mile   (low).

Howe, Texas map

368 residents are foreign born (5.4% Latin America).

This town:

13.0%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,065 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,432 (1.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: East Grayson, TX (9.6 miles , pop. 81,381).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Plano, TX (32.4 miles , pop. 222,030).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (49.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Dorchester, TX (2.3 miles),
Van Alstyne, TX (2.4 miles ),
Tom Bean, TX (2.8 miles ),
Gunter, TX (2.9 miles ),
Sherman, TX (3.1 miles ),
East Grayson, TX (3.1 miles ),
Southmayd, TX (3.1 miles ),
Anna, TX (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 33.51 N, Longitude: 96.61 W

Area code: 903

Distribution of median household income in Howe, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Howe, TX in 2017
Howe satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 8 buildings, average cost: $64,900
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $63,700
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $85,600
  • 2000: 11 buildings, average cost: $70,900
  • 2001: 18 buildings, average cost: $80,700
  • 2002: 21 buildings, average cost: $70,200
  • 2003: 13 buildings, average cost: $72,200
  • 2004: 13 buildings, average cost: $61,800
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $77,500
  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $138,000
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $116,500
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $138,100
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $127,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $110,000
  • 2015: 7 buildings, average cost: $137,200
  • 2016: 74 buildings, average cost: $146,700
  • 2017: 86 buildings, average cost: $146,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Howe, TX residents
Average permit cost in Howe, TX
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.0%
Texas:

3.5%
Population change in the 1990s: +302 (+13.9%).
Most common industries in Howe, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Computer & electronic products (8.6%)
  • Health care (8.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.3%)
  • Educational services (5.7%)
  • Construction (5.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.2%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Computer & electronic products (10.8%)
  • Construction (8.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (8.0%)
  • Repair & maintenance (7.2%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (3.8%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (3.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (11.4%)
  • Educational services (9.4%)
  • Computer & electronic products (6.3%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.4%)
  • Social assistance (4.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.4%)
Most common occupations in Howe, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (12.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Registered nurses (5.8%)
  • Cashiers (4.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.1%)

Average climate in Howe, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Howe, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 64.8. This is about average.

City:

64.8
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.2
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Howe-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 146% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/12/1971, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 0.9 miles away from the Howe town center .

On 3/12/1971, a category F3 tornado 0.9 miles away from the town center .

Earthquake activity:

Howe-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 80.5 miles away from Howe center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 242.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1995 at 15:51:39, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 104.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 135.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/15/1990 at 11:44:41, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 LG, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 103.2 miles away from Howe center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 276.7 miles away from Howe center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Grayson County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Fires: 3, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Howe topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Howe:

  • MEADOWBROOK CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; VAN ALSTYNE, TX)
  • EVERGREEN NORTHBROOK COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 8 miles away; SHERMAN, TX)
  • HILLTOP HAVEN NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; GUNTER, TX)
  • MISSION OAKS CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; SHERMAN, TX)
  • GRAYSON COUNTY HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; SHERMAN, TX)
  • HOME HOSPICE (Hospital, about 9 miles away; SHERMAN, TX)
  • TEXAS HEALTH PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITAL-WNJ Acute Care Hospitals (about 10 miles away; SHERMAN, TX)

Airports located in Howe:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Howe:

  • Grayson College (about 14 miles; Denison, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,496)
  • Collin County Community College District (about 24 miles; McKinney, TX; FT enrollment: 18,044)
  • North Central Texas College (about 33 miles; Gainesville, TX; FT enrollment: 6,550)
  • Texas Woman's University (about 36 miles; Denton, TX; FT enrollment: 11,837)
  • The University of Texas at Dallas (about 37 miles; Richardson, TX; FT enrollment: 16,777)
  • Southeastern Oklahoma State University (about 38 miles; Durant, OK; FT enrollment: 3,365)
  • University of North Texas (about 38 miles; Denton, TX; FT enrollment: 31,694)

Public high school in Howe:

  • HOWE H S (Location: 200 E PONDEROSA, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Howe:

  • HOWE EL (Students: 391, Location: 315 ROBERTS ST, Grades: PK-4)
  • HOWE MIDDLE (Students: 296, Location: 300 BEATRICE, Grades: 5-8)
See full list of schools located in Howe

Library in Howe:

  • HOWE COMMUNITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $149,451; Location: 315 S COLLINS FWY; 32,120 books; 499 audio materials; 1,751 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 88 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Howe Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Grady Higginbotham - Football.

Grayson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.7 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

72.6%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

7.2%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Banks with branches in Howe (2011 data):

  • Independent Bank: Howe Branch at 100 South Denny Street, branch established on 1964/05/23. Info updated 2010/10/06: Bank assets: $1,237.6 mil, Deposits: $1,035.0 mil, headquarters in Mckinney, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 27 total offices, Holding Company: Independent Bank Group, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Howe:

Marital status in Howe, TX
  • Never married: 25.8%
  • Now married: 52.9%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 3.5%
  • Divorced: 16.5%

For population 25 years and over in Howe:

  • High school or higher: 81.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.5
Texas average:

14.0

Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Howe
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Howe, TX (based on Grayson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant50,271174
Mainline Protestant9,06633
Catholic5,9524
Other3,8447
Black Protestant2,38014
Orthodox1201
None49,244-
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: 17
Grayson County:

1.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Grayson County:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 14
This county:

1.19 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 69
This county:

5.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 74
Grayson County:

6.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.3%
State:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

25.4%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.1%
Texas:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

46.0%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

41.1%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Howe:

29.1
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Howe:

22.8%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Howe:

11.9%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Howe:

33.8%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
Howe:

53.7%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.8%
State:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Howe, TX Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 4$11,938$35,8140$0
Other Government Administration 3$11,838$47,3520$0
Solid Waste Management 1$3,263$39,1560$0
Sewerage 1$3,759$45,1080$0
Water Supply 1$2,635$31,6200$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 10$33,433$40,1200$0

Howe government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $5,000 ($1.62)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $497,000 ($161.05)
    Sewerage: $356,000 ($115.36)
    Police Protection: $353,000 ($114.39)
    Solid Waste Management: $249,000 ($80.69)
    Central Staff Services: $152,000 ($49.25)
    General - Other: $72,000 ($23.33)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $51,000 ($16.53)
    Regular Highways: $51,000 ($16.53)
    Local Fire Protection: $42,000 ($13.61)
    Health - Other: $30,000 ($9.72)
    Libraries: $24,000 ($7.78)
    Parks and Recreation: $16,000 ($5.18)
    Financial Administration: $9,000 ($2.92)
    General Public Buildings: $4,000 ($1.30)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $3,000 ($0.97)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $77,000 ($24.95)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $27,000 ($8.75)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($0.97)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $505,000 ($163.64)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $193,000 ($62.54)

Howe government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $531,000 ($172.07)
    Solid Waste Management: $252,000 ($81.66)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $22,000 ($7.13)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $126,000 ($40.83)
    General Revenue - Other: $58,000 ($18.79)
    Interest Earnings: $11,000 ($3.56)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $662,000 ($214.52)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,000 ($0.32)
  • Tax - Property: $455,000 ($147.44)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $212,000 ($68.70)
    Public Utilities Sales: $107,000 ($34.67)
    Other License: $5,000 ($1.62)

Howe government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,958,000 ($2254.70)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,788,000 ($2199.61)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $170,000 ($55.09)

Howe government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $145,000 ($46.99)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $676,000 ($219.05)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $27,000 ($8.75)

7.70% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($53,735 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.70%
Texas average:

7.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Collin County, TX  1.61% ($69,073 average AGI)
from Denton County, TX  0.81% ($55,781)
from Dallas County, TX  0.64% ($62,125)


6.12% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,898 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.12%
Texas average:

7.26%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($31 average AGI)
Grayson County:

0.05%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Collin County, TX  0.88% ($54,386 average AGI)
to Denton County, TX  0.51% ($49,583)
to Dallas County, TX  0.46% ($50,578)

Businesses in Howe, TX

  • SONIC Drive-In: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Howe:

  • KYNG (950 AM; 10 kW; DENISON-SHERMAN, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KTBK (1700 AM; 10 kW; SHERMAN, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMKI (620 AM; 5 kW; PLANO, TX; Owner: ABC, INC)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KAAM (770 AM; 10 kW; GARLAND, TX; Owner: DONTRON, INC.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KTNO (1440 AM; 12 kW; DENTON, TX; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Howe:

  • KHYI (95.3 FM; HOWE, TX; Owner: METRO BROADCASTERS - TEXAS, INC.)
  • KESN (103.3 FM; ALLEN, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KSOC (94.5 FM; GAINESVILLE, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KTPW (89.7 FM; SANGER, TX; Owner: RESEARCH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION, INC)
  • KTCY (104.9 FM; PILOT POINT, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KTDK (104.1 FM; SANGER, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KMKT (93.1 FM; BELLS, TX; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KNOR (93.7 FM; HEALDTON, OK; Owner: AM & PM BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KLAK (97.5 FM; DURANT, OK; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KMEO (96.7 FM; FLOWER MOUND, TX; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KKDL (106.7 FM; MUENSTER, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KZMP-FM (101.7 FM; AZLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KPLX (99.5 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KPLX LICO, INC.)
  • KFYZ-FM (98.3 FM; BONHAM, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS RADIO GROUP, L.P.)
  • KESS-FM (107.9 FM; LEWISVILLE, TX; Owner: KECS-FM LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KRNB (105.7 FM; DECATUR, TX; Owner: SERVICE BROADCASTING I, LTD.)
  • WRR (101.1 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CITY OF DALLAS, TEXAS)
  • KDKR (91.3 FM; DECATUR, TX; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • KXEZ (92.1 FM; FARMERSVILLE, TX; Owner: METRO BROADCASTERS-TEXAS, INC.)
  • KLUV-FM (98.7 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF DALLAS)

TV broadcast stations around Howe:

  • KXII (Channel 12; SHERMAN, TX; Owner: KXII LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KTAQ (Channel 47; GREENVILLE, TX; Owner: MIKE SIMONS)
  • KLDT (Channel 55; LAKE DALLAS, TX; Owner: JOHNSON BROADCASTING OF DALLAS, INC.)
Howe fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Howe fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 82ft / 24.6mTotal length
  • $123,000Total costs
  • 78,260Total average daily traffic
  • 10,575Total average daily truck traffic
  • 58,080Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Howe, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 41980-1989
  • 41990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Howe, TX

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Howe)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

49 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 1 Mi Nw Of Us 75 And Fm 902 (Lat: 33.531500 Lon: -96.612778), Type: Tower, Structure height: 146 m, Overall height: 152 m, Call Sign: KNNV946,
    Assigned Frequencies: 929.487 MHz, Grant Date: 05/24/2011, Expiration Date: 05/21/2021, Certifier: J. Roy Pottle, Registrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 1800 M Street, Nw, Suite 800n, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:
  • Howe 2 1 Mi Nw Us 75 & Fm 902 Int (Lat: 33.531500 Lon: -96.612778), Type: Tower, Structure height: 152 m, Call Sign: WPCP266,
    Assigned Frequencies: 929.512 MHz, Grant Date: 03/26/1997, Expiration Date: 03/26/2007, Cancellation Date: 08/08/2001, Certifier: Steven D Jacoby, Registrant: Trott Communications Group Inc, 1425 Greenway Dr Ste 350, Irving, TX 75038, Fax: (214) 580-0641

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Lat: 33.516389 Lon: -96.544361, Call Sign: WQVF529,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.657 MHz, Grant Date: 01/27/2015, Expiration Date: 01/27/2025, Certifier: Bobby Sollis, Registrant: Shipman Communications Inc, 1815 West Morton, Denison, TX 75020, Phone: (903) 465-8297, Fax: (903) 463-3130, Email:
  • WELL 5, 4501 Fm 902 (Lat: 33.517556 Lon: -96.564361), Type: Tank, Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: WRAD811,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.450 MHz, Grant Date: 10/19/2017, Expiration Date: 10/19/2027, Certifier: Debbie Ellis, Registrant: Cara Enterprises, Inc., Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:
  • WELL 7, 3777 Bennett Road (Lat: 33.520639 Lon: -96.589444), Type: Tank, Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: WRAD813,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.450 MHz, Grant Date: 10/19/2017, Expiration Date: 10/19/2027, Certifier: Debbie Ellis, Registrant: Cara Enterprises, Inc., Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:
  • HOWE HS, Lat: 33.528250 Lon: -96.609194, Call Sign: WRDH874,
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.212 MHz, Grant Date: 05/02/2019, Expiration Date: 05/02/2029, Certifier: Bryan A Brandon, Registrant: Innovation Wireless, 5306 Beethoven St, Los Angeles, CA 90066, Phone: (888) 559-5565, Fax: (310) 482-3480, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

43 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Howe)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

19 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Howe)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$106,2601$122,4103$145,1971$84,600
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$02$118,9251$21,690
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$01$159,9800$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0018.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$61,930
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0018.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Howe, TX
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Howe, TX - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 28. The highest number of reported fires - 51 took place in 2012, and the least - 1 in 2010. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Howe, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (59.5%), and Structure Fires (25.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Howe, TX
    • 27059.5%Outside Fires
    • 11525.3%Structure Fires
    • 4710.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 224.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Howe, TX
Most common first names in Howe, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1279.7 years
James1174.8 years
William977.3 years
Robert878.6 years
Charles671.5 years
Dorothy678.3 years
John573.0 years
Paul568.2 years
Billy471.3 years
Clyde483.2 years
Most common last names in Howe, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Davis779.9 years
Thompson683.6 years
Williams672.2 years
Nichols582.6 years
Kirby483.0 years
Taylor486.0 years
Mayo481.5 years
Cooper384.0 years
Reeves385.0 years
Reynolds376.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Howe, TX
  • 54.4%Utility gas
  • 44.3%Electricity
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Howe, TX
  • 82.1%Electricity
  • 16.7%Utility gas
  • 1.2%Other fuel


Howe compared to Texas 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 above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Howe on our top lists:

  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Malaysia (population 500+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
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