Howard, Pennsylvania

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Howard, Pennsylvania
Borough
Howard is located in Pennsylvania
Howard
Howard
Coordinates: 41°00′50″N 77°39′17″W / 41.01389°N 77.65472°W / 41.01389; -77.65472Coordinates: 41°00′50″N 77°39′17″W / 41.01389°N 77.65472°W / 41.01389; -77.65472
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Centre
Settled 1770
Incorporated (borough) 1864
Area
 • Total 0.3 sq mi (0.9 km2)
Elevation 696 ft (212 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 720
 • Density 2,083.1/sq mi (804.5/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC)
Zip code 16841
Area code(s) 814

Howard is a borough in Centre County, Pennsylvania, United States. It is part of the State College, Pennsylvania Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 720 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Howard is located at 41°0′50″N 77°39′17″W / 41.01389°N 77.65472°W / 41.01389; -77.65472 (41.013857, -77.654809).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.3 square miles (0.78 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1870 334
1880 498 49.1%
1890 554 11.2%
1900 563 1.6%
1910 667 18.5%
1920 621 −6.9%
1930 664 6.9%
1940 726 9.3%
1950 754 3.9%
1960 770 2.1%
1970 751 −2.5%
1980 838 11.6%
1990 749 −10.6%
2000 699 −6.7%
2010 720 3.0%
Est. 2012 729 1.3%
Sources:[2][3][4]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 720 people, 290 households, and 204 families residing in the borough. The population density was 2,083.1 people per square mile (804.5/km²). There were 311 housing units at an average density of 899.8 per square mile (347.5/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 97.5% White, 0.4% Black or African American, 0.3% Asian, 0.7% other, and 1.1% of two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.4% of the population.

There were 290 households out of which 33.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.2% were married couples living together, 3.4% had a male householder with no wife present, 10.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.7% were non-families. 22.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.48 and the average family size was 2.89.

In the borough the population was spread out with 23.2% under the age of 18, 6.9% from 18 to 24, 28.4% from 25 to 44, 27.5% from 45 to 64, and 14.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 105.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.6 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $51,548, and the median income for a family was $54,107. The per capita income for the borough was $25,304. About 5.9% of families and 8.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.4% of those under age 18 and 13.6% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 11 December 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  4. ^ "Incorporated Places and Minor Civil Divisions Datasets: Subcounty Resident Population Estimates: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2012". Population Estimates. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 11 December 2013.