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The Howard Census Designated Place had a population of 780 as of July 1, 2020. 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.
|Total Population||780 (100%)|
|Population in Households||780 (100.0%)|
|Population in Families||618 (79.2%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||0|
|Median Household Income||$59,437|
|Average Household Income||$80,876|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||20%|
|Per Capita Income||$40,045|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||550 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||329 (59.8%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||67 (12.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||154 (28.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$285,000|
|Average Home Value||$331,936|
|Housing Affordability Index3||136|
|Average Household Size||1.97|
|Average Family Size||2|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.34%|
|Per Capita Income||2.3%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.84%|
The table below compares Howard to the other 459 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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.
|Total Population||# 242||47th|
|Population Density||# 428||7th|
|Median Household Income||# 239||48th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 267||58th|
|Per Capita Income||# 131||72nd|
|Diversity Index||# 423||8th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Colorado Census Data Comparison Tool.