|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Howard is 864. Howard, South Dakota is the 10,849th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Howard was in 1990, when its population was 1,156. In 1990, Howard was the 9,136th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 10,849th largest city in the US. Howard is currently 25.3% smaller than it was in 1990.
Howard has shrunk 19.2% since the year 2000. Howard, South Dakota's growth is extremely below average. 86% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|10843||Ellerbe, North Carolina||865||-17.1%|
|10845||Green River, Utah||865||-11.3%|
|10846||Shawnee Hills, Ohio||865||91.7%|
|10849||Howard, South Dakota||864||-19.2%|
|10850||Langdon Place, Kentucky||864||-13.7%|
|10852||La Veta, Colorado||863||-5.8%|
|10855||Rich Square, North Carolina||863||-20.9%|
The total voting age population of Howard, South Dakota, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 707. The voting age population is 47.1% male and 52.9% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 24.9% of the residents of Howard are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Howard are 95.7% White, 3.6% Two or more races, 0.3% Black and 0.3% Asian. Additionally, 3.0% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Howard, 8.8% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 8.5%. On a per-household basis, 5.2% of families are below the poverty line in Howard.
Among those aged 16 and older, 58.0% of Howard residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 89.1% of Howard residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 13.2% have a bachelor's degree and 2.1% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Howard residents aged 5 and older, 0.3% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.3% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Howard is 0.5%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Howard, 11.0% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Howard is $49,643.
In Howard, 75.9% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 24.1% of housing units in Howard.
Of all the housing units in Howard, 53.4% of them were build before 1940.
In Howard, 7.0% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Howard is $537.
In Howard, 76.2% of households have an active broadband internet connection.