Howard, South Dakota Population 2020

736

Howard is a city located in South Dakota. With a 2020 population of 736, it is the 82nd largest city in South Dakota and the 11664th largest city in the United States. Howard is currently declining at a rate of -1.60% annually and its population has decreased by -14.22% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 858 in 2010. Howard reached it's highest population of 848 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Howard has a population density of 766 people per square mile.

The average household income in Howard is $54,718 with a poverty rate of 9.17%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $545 per month, and the median house value is $53,900. The median age in Howard is 44.2 years, 41.4 years for males, and 52.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 126.7 males.

Howard Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Howard was:

  • White: 94.05%
  • Two or more races: 2.62%
  • Black or African American: 2.14%
  • Other race: 0.59%
  • Native American: 0.36%
  • Asian: 0.24%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Howard, South Dakota is 736, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 760.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 858.

Howard, South Dakota Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White79194.05%
Two or More Races222.62%
Black or African American182.14%
Some Other Race50.59%
American Indian and Alaska Native30.36%
Asian20.24%

Howard Population Pyramid 2020

Howard Median Age

44.2


Total

41.4


Male

52.4


Female

Howard Adults

There are 658 adults, (232 of whom are seniors) in Howard.

Howard Age Dependency

97.4

Age Dependency Ratio

54.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43

Child Dependency Ratio

Howard Sex Ratio

Female

371

44.11%

Male

470

55.89%

Howard Households and Families

Howard Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Howard Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married89.5%10.5%
All76%24%
Female60%40%
Non Family56.3%43.7%

76.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3752.1376
Married1902.9389.5
Non Family1511.1356.3
Male242.17100
Female10260

2.77

Average Family Size

2.13

Average Household Size

5.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Howard Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade549.02%
9th to 12th Grade264.34%
High School Graduate23939.90%
Some College10517.53%
Associates Degree6711.19%
Bachelors Degree7813.02%
Graduate Degree305.01%

Howard Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White554493103
Black188
Multiple Races126
Hispanic10105
Other Race555
Native American3
Asian22

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,045$41,464$23,750
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$27,143$41,648$
Some College$32,313$32,396$32,188
Bachelors Degree$41,806$43,438$
Graduate Degree$44,500$$44,000

$32,045

Average Earnings

$41,464

Average Male

$23,750

Average Female

Howard Language

Howard Language by Age

Howard Language

97.91% of Howard residents speak only English, while 2.09% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.48% of the population.

Howard Poverty

Howard Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White722679.28%
Multiple22627.27%

9.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.91%

Male Poverty Rate

10.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Howard

The race most likely to be in poverty in Howard is Multiple, with 27.27% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Howard is White, with 9.28% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.83%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.47%
High School8.14%
Some College4.73%
Bachelors or Greater2.02%
Name Poverty
Male Employed9.18%
Female Employed2.16%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Howard Income

Howard Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,625$54,718
Families$64,500$65,791
Married Families$64,667-
Non Families$38,438$37,532

Howard Marital Status

Howard Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.5%

Male Marriage Rate

53.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Howard Married by Age and Sex

Howard Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Howard Marital Status by Race

Howard Veterans

61

Number of Veterans

58

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Korea23
Vietnam19
Second Gulf War9
World War II3
First Gulf War3

$Howard Veterans by Education

18.37%

Veteran Poverty Rate

46.94%

Veteran Disability Rate

Howard Employment Status

59.6%

Labor Force Participation

56.9%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Howard Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

68.37%

Born in South Dakota

98.57%

Native Born

1.43%

Foreign Born

1.43%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.57% of Howard residents were born in the United States, with 68.37% having been born in South Dakota. 1.43% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020736-12-1.60%
2019748-12-1.58%
2018760-2-0.26%
2017762-12-1.55%
201677410.13%
2015773-26-3.25%
2014799-10-1.24%
2013809-2-0.25%
2012811-17-2.05%
2011828-20-2.36%
20108480.00%