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Howard, South Dakota

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Howard, South Dakota
Location in Miner County and the state of South Dakota
Location in Miner County and the state of South Dakota
Coordinates: 44°0′38″N 97°31′35″W / 44.01056°N 97.52639°W / 44.01056; -97.52639
CountryUnited States
StateSouth Dakota
CountyMiner
Incorporated1881[1]
Government
 • MayorDonald M. Arens[2]
Area
 • Total0.96 sq mi (2.50 km2)
 • Land0.96 sq mi (2.50 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,575 ft (480 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total848
 • Density784.46/sq mi (302.90/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
57349
Area code(s)605
FIPS code46-30460[4]
GNIS feature ID1265656[5]
Websitewww.howardsd.com/%20Howard

Howard is a city in Miner County, South Dakota, United States. The population was 848 at the 2020 census.[6] It is the county seat and most populous city in Miner County.

History

Norwegian Lutheran Church in Howard.
Norwegian Lutheran Church in Howard.

The city of Howard was established in 1881,[7] shortly after the Southern Minnesota Railway was extended to that point.[8] The city was named for Howard Farmer, the son of the townsite owner, J. D. Farmer.[9] In 1883, when Miner and Sanborn counties were organized, the town was named the county seat of Miner County.[8]

One of the first known photographs of a tornado is an image of the 1884 Howard, South Dakota tornado.[10]

The first public library in Dakota Territory was the Howard Public Library, chartered in 1886.[11]

Howard became the first municipality in South Dakota to own and operate its own wind turbines in 2001.[12]

Since 2001, over 200 new jobs have been created in the community. From 1996 to 2008, the city's sales tax revenues increased 123%.[13]

Geography

Howard is located southeastern South Dakota at 44°0′38″N 97°31′35″W / 44.01056°N 97.52639°W / 44.01056; -97.52639 (44.010422, -97.526435).[14] The city is situated on South Dakota Highway 34.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.95 square miles (2.46 km2), all land.[15]

Howard has been assigned the ZIP code 57349 and the FIPS place code 30460.

Climate

Climate data for Howard, South Dakota (1991−2020 normals, extremes 1893−present)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °F (°C) 63
(17)
70
(21)
89
(32)
96
(36)
109
(43)
108
(42)
113
(45)
113
(45)
106
(41)
95
(35)
80
(27)
67
(19)
113
(45)
Average high °F (°C) 29.1
(−1.6)
34.1
(1.2)
46.8
(8.2)
61.0
(16.1)
72.5
(22.5)
82.3
(27.9)
87.3
(30.7)
84.9
(29.4)
77.4
(25.2)
62.6
(17.0)
46.9
(8.3)
33.1
(0.6)
59.8
(15.4)
Daily mean °F (°C) 16.8
(−8.4)
21.5
(−5.8)
33.8
(1.0)
46.4
(8.0)
58.7
(14.8)
69.1
(20.6)
73.7
(23.2)
71.3
(21.8)
62.9
(17.2)
48.8
(9.3)
34.1
(1.2)
21.6
(−5.8)
46.6
(8.1)
Average low °F (°C) 4.6
(−15.2)
9.0
(−12.8)
20.8
(−6.2)
31.8
(−0.1)
44.8
(7.1)
55.8
(13.2)
60.2
(15.7)
57.6
(14.2)
48.4
(9.1)
35.1
(1.7)
21.3
(−5.9)
10.2
(−12.1)
33.3
(0.7)
Record low °F (°C) −46
(−43)
−42
(−41)
−24
(−31)
1
(−17)
16
(−9)
19
(−7)
34
(1)
26
(−3)
13
(−11)
−11
(−24)
−23
(−31)
−36
(−38)
−46
(−43)
Average precipitation inches (mm) 0.63
(16)
0.67
(17)
1.37
(35)
2.68
(68)
3.88
(99)
3.70
(94)
3.51
(89)
2.89
(73)
2.96
(75)
2.35
(60)
1.02
(26)
0.69
(18)
26.35
(669)
Average snowfall inches (cm) 5.8
(15)
6.4
(16)
6.6
(17)
5.2
(13)
0.0
(0.0)
0.0
(0.0)
0.0
(0.0)
0.0
(0.0)
0.0
(0.0)
1.0
(2.5)
3.2
(8.1)
7.6
(19)
35.8
(91)
Average precipitation days (≥ 0.01 in) 4.6 4.6 5.4 8.6 9.9 10.7 7.4 7.1 6.6 6.1 3.8 4.8 79.6
Average snowy days (≥ 0.1 in) 3.9 3.8 2.6 1.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.7 1.7 3.8 18.0
Source: NOAA[16][17]

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900588
19101,02674.5%
19201,32529.1%
19301,224−7.6%
19401,193−2.5%
19501,2514.9%
19601,208−3.4%
19701,175−2.7%
19801,169−0.5%
19901,156−1.1%
20001,071−7.4%
2010858−19.9%
2020848−1.2%
U.S. Decennial Census[18]

2010 census

As of the census[19] of 2010, there were 858 people, 414 households, and 195 families residing in the city. The population density was 903.2 inhabitants per square mile (348.7/km2). There were 509 housing units at an average density of 535.8 per square mile (206.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.8% White, 0.1% Native American, 0.1% Asian, 0.6% from other races, and 1.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.3% of the population.

There were 414 households, of which 20.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 38.2% were married couples living together, 7.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 1.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 52.9% were non-families. 49.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 28.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.97 and the average family size was 2.92.

The median age in the city was 50.5 years. 21.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 17.2% were from 25 to 44; 27.2% were from 45 to 64; and 30.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 46.9% male and 53.1% female.

2000 census

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 1,071 people, 493 households, and 273 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,138.7 people per square mile (439.9/km2). There were 557 housing units at an average density of 592.2 per square mile (228.8/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.13% White, 0.47% African American, 0.65% Native American, 0.28% Asian, 0.28% from other races, and 0.19% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.31% of the population.

There were 493 households, out of which 24.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.4% were married couples living together, 8.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 44.6% were non-families. 41.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 25.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.06 and the average family size was 2.84.

In the city, the population was spread out, with 22.7% under the age of 18, 5.4% from 18 to 24, 21.4% from 25 to 44, 18.3% from 45 to 64, and 32.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females, there were 82.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 78.4 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $26,544, and the median income for a family was $36,518. Males had a median income of $26,250 versus $20,054 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,121. About 5.3% of families and 9.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.3% of those under age 18 and 16.2% of those age 65 or over.

Education

The Howard School District (encompassing most of Miner County and small portions of McCook, Hanson, and Kingsbury counties) is based in Howard.[20] The district operates Howard Elementary School, Howard Jr. High School and Howard Senior High School within the town.[21]

St. Agatha School was a private, Catholic school located in Howard. The high school closed in 1966. The grade school closed a few years later.[22]

Notable people

  • Johan Andreas Holvik, author and educator
  • Wayne Rasmussen, professional football player
  • Perry Doerr, former New Jersey government official
  • Tom Kilian, educator Augustana University and Kilian Community College, historian, futurist

See also

References

  1. ^ "SD Towns" (PDF). South Dakota State Historical Society. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2010-02-10. Retrieved 2010-02-13.
  2. ^ "Mayor & City Council". City of Howard, SD. Retrieved 30 March 2015.
  3. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 30, 2020.
  4. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  5. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Howard
  6. ^ "U.S. Census Bureau: Howard city, South Dakota". www.census.gov. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 16 January 2022.
  7. ^ "About Us - City of Howard, South Dakota". www.cityofhoward.com. Retrieved 2015-11-28.
  8. ^ a b Robinson, Doane (1904). History of South Dakota. B. F. Bowen. p. 404.
  9. ^ History of the origin of the place names in nine Northwestern states. 1908. p. 26.
  10. ^ "Oldest Known Photo of a Tornado - August 28, 1884". National Weather Service Forecast Office, Peachtree City, Georgia. Archived from the original on May 30, 2009.
  11. ^ "Library". www.prairievillage.org. Retrieved 2015-11-28.
  12. ^ "Electric Department". City of Howard (South Dakota). Retrieved 28 Nov 2015.
  13. ^ "About Us - City of Howard, South Dakota". www.cityofhoward.com. Retrieved 2019-09-20.
  14. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  15. ^ "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-01-25. Retrieved 2012-06-21.
  16. ^ "NowData - NOAA Online Weather Data". National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Retrieved October 16, 2021.
  17. ^ "Station: Howard, SD". U.S. Climate Normals 2020: U.S. Monthly Climate Normals (1991-2020). National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Retrieved October 16, 2021.
  18. ^ United States Census Bureau. "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved June 8, 2016.
  19. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-06-21.
  20. ^ "2015-2016 State Map" (PDF). South Dakota Department of Education. 2015. Retrieved 28 Nov 2015.
  21. ^ "Howard School District" (PDF). Howard School District 48-3. Retrieved 28 Nov 2015.
  22. ^ "Bell, St. Agatha Catholic Church, Howard, South Dakota - Bells on Waymarking.com". www.waymarking.com. Retrieved 2015-11-28.

External links

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