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C+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    C
  5. Good for Families
    C+
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B
  12. Commute
    C+
Howard is a town in Pennsylvania with a population of 670. Howard is in Centre County. Living in Howard offers residents a suburban rural mix feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Howard and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Howard are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$148,800
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$763
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban Rural Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    26%
  • Own
    74%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    7%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    16%
  • 45-54 years
    10%
  • 55-64 years
    17%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    4%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    15%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    42%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    10%
    13%

Working in Howard

Jobs
B-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$57,500
National
$55,322
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