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Howard, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Howard Census Designated Place had a population of 757 as of July 1, 2019. Howard ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Colorado. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Howard is located at latitude 38.4486 and longitude -105.8353 in Fremont County. The formal boundaries for the Howard Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 16.74 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Fremont County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,716 feet.

The Howard Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583248) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Colorado is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Howard Census Designated Place is located within Cotopaxi Division of Fremont County.


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Howard, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Howard, CO Housing Affordability Index is 105
State of Colorado Housing Affordability Index is 97
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Howard, CO Wealth Index is 112
State of Colorado Wealth Index is 111
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 757
Population in Households 757
Population in Families 601
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 45
Diversity Index1 16
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $57,041
Average Household Income $77,271
Per Capita Income $38,288
Wealth Index3 112

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 526 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 318 (60.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 66 (12.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 142 (27.0%)
Median Home Value $302,174
Housing Affordability Index2 105
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 384
Average Household Size 1.97
Family Households 254
Average Family Size 2
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.5% 0.57%
Households 0.52% 0.57%
Families 0.52% 0.55%
Median Household Income   1.81%
Per Capita Income   2.4%

Howard, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Howard to the other 458 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 243 47th
Population Density # 429 7th
Diversity Index # 422 8th
Median Household Income # 237 48th
Per Capita Income # 136 71st

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