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Howard is a city in Elk County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for Gen. Oliver Otis Howard
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Kansas named Howard. For links to other places called Howard, KS, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Howard is 37.470N. The longitude is -96.263W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,037 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 786.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Howard demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Elk County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 67349 ZIP code.
27% of Howard residents report German ancestry, and 15% 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 $15,441, compared with $21,587 nationally.
7% of Howard residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Howard, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $167. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $642.
Libraries in Howard include Howard City Library ... View libraries
Elk 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 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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