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The Village of Howard had a population of 19,425 as of July 1, 2017.

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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Howard population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Howard, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 19,425
Daytime Population: Workers 8,569
Daytime Population: Residents 8,813
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 17,382
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.89
Population in Households 19,357
Population in Familes 15,798
Population in Group Qrtrs 68
Population Density2 1,072
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $61,562
Average Household Income $75,637
Per Capita Income $30,204


Total Housing Units 7,993 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,963 (62.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,778 (34.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 252 ( 3.2%)
Median Home Value $190,604
Average Home Value $210,029


Total Households 7,741
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 5,308
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.53% 1.36%
Households 1.52% 1.35%
Families 1.51% 1.34%
Median Household Income   2.71%
Per Capita Income   2.61%

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, 2017 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 # 40 95th
Population Density # 218 72nd
Diversity Index # 228 71st
Median Household Income # 207 73rd
Per Capita Income # 238 69th

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