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Howe, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

The Town of Howe had a population of 689 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Howe is located at latitude 34.95 and longitude -94.6408 in Le Flore County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Howe (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.65 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Le Flore County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 489 feet.

The Town of Howe (GNIS ID: 2412772) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Oklahoma is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Howe is located within Heavener Division of Le Flore County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Howe population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Howe, OK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 689
Population in Households 627
Population in Familes 546
Population in Group Qrtrs 62
Population Density1 418
Diversity Index2 52


Total Households 210
Average Household Size 2.99
Family Households 164
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 293 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 153 (52.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 58 (19.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 83 (28.3%)
Median Home Value $78,077
Average Home Value $100,654


Median Household Income $40,502
Average Household Income $54,406
Per Capita Income $20,018
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -2.4% -1.07%
Households -2.81% -1.27%
Families -2.65% -1.25%
Median Household Income   -0.98%
Per Capita Income   1.07%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Howe, OK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Howe to the other 731 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oklahoma by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 304 59th
Population Density1 # 407 44th
Diversity Index2 # 292 60th
Median Household Income # 390 47th
Per Capita Income # 495 32nd

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