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Howard is a township in Parke County.[NOTE: This is not the only community in Indiana named Howard. For links to other places called Howard, IN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Howard is 39.903N. The longitude is -87.132W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 751 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 324.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Howard demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Parke 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 47859 ZIP code.
29% of Howard residents report German ancestry, and 12% 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 $14,740, compared with $21,587 nationally.
7% 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 $377. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,297.
Parke 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 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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