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Howard is a town in Chippewa County, in the Eau Claire metro area.
The community was named after Brig. Gen. Benjamin Howard
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Wisconsin named Howard. For links to other places called Howard, WI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Howard is 44.950N. The longitude is -91.537W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,132 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 648.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Howard demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Chippewa County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Eau Claire area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 54739 ZIP code.
46% of Howard residents report German ancestry, and 4% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Howard ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Howard was $15,274, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of Howard residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Howard, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $188. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $838.
Chippewa County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Howard political report.
The average commute time for Howard workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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