Howard, Pennsylvania

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.

Howard, Pennsylvania
1902 building across from Borough Park
1902 building across from Borough Park
Location of Howard in Centre County, Pennsylvania.
Location of Howard in Centre County, Pennsylvania.
Howard is located in Pennsylvania
Howard
Howard
Location of Howard in Centre County, Pennsylvania.
Howard is located in the United States
Howard
Howard
Howard (the United States)
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
CountryUnited States
StatePennsylvania
CountyCentre
Settled1770
Incorporated (borough)1864
Area
 • Total0.36 sq mi (0.95 km2)
 • Land0.36 sq mi (0.94 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
696 ft (212 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total720
 • Estimate 
(2019)[2]
734
 • Density2,016.48/sq mi (779.32/km2)
Time zoneEastern (EST)
 • Summer (DST)EDT
Zip code
16841
Area code(s)814
FIPS code42-35960

GeographyEdit

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).[3]

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.

DemographicsEdit

Historical population
Census Pop.
1870334
188049849.1%
189055411.2%
19005631.6%
191066718.5%
1920621−6.9%
19306646.9%
19407269.3%
19507543.9%
19607702.1%
1970751−2.5%
198083811.6%
1990749−10.6%
2000699−6.7%
20107203.0%
2020 (est.)687[2]−4.6%
Sources:[4][5][6]

At the 2010 census there were 720 people, 290 households, and 204 families 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%.[5]

There were 290 households, 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 households were made up of individuals, and 11.0% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.48 and the average family size was 2.89.

The age distribution was 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% 65 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 household income was $51,548 and the median family income 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.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 28, 2020.
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". United States Census Bureau. May 24, 2020. Retrieved May 27, 2020.
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  4. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 11 December 2013.
  5. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  6. ^ "Incorporated Places and Minor Civil Divisions Datasets: Subcounty Resident Population Estimates: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2012". Population Estimates. U.S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 17 June 2013. Retrieved 11 December 2013.