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Howard, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The Village of Howard had a population of 19,568 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Howard is located at latitude 44.5686 and longitude -88.0717 in Brown County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Howard (see map below) encompass a land area of 18.11 sq. miles and a water area of 4.98 sq. miles. Brown County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 617 feet.

The Village of Howard (GNIS ID: 1583412) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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Howard, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 19,568
Population in Households 19,500
Population in Familes 15,815
Population in Group Qrtrs 68
Population Density2 1,080
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $62,779
Average Household Income $78,648
Per Capita Income $31,456


Total Housing Units 8,025 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,935 (61.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,876 (35.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 214 ( 2.7%)
Median Home Value $190,313
Average Home Value $212,031


Total Households 7,811
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 5,341
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.43% 1.28%
Households 1.44% 1.3%
Families 1.4% 1.27%
Median Household Income   1.46%
Per Capita Income   2.19%

Howard, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Howard to the other 774 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 41 95th
Population Density # 216 72nd
Diversity Index # 215 72nd
Median Household Income # 218 72nd
Per Capita Income # 218 72nd

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