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Howe, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

The Town of Howe is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Le Flore County at latitude 34.95 and longitude -94.6408. Le Flore County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 489 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Howe, but most people and references simply refer to it as Howe, Oklahoma.

The P1 Census Class Code for Howe indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

Town of Howe, OK Boundary Map


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Howe, OK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 809
Population in Households 747
Population in Familes 650
Population in Group Qrtrs 62
Population Density1 541
Diversity Index2 53


Total Households 253
Average Household Size 2.95
Family Households 197
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 297 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 186 (62.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 67 (22.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 44 (14.8%)
Median Home Value $106,538
Average Home Value $112,027


Median Household Income $38,744
Average Household Income $48,707
Per Capita Income $16,973
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.2% 0.1%
Households 0.19% 0.16%
Families 0.36% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.67%
Per Capita Income   2.83%
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 733 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oklahoma by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 275 63rd
Population Density1 # 352 52nd
Diversity Index2 # 251 66th
Median Household Income # 419 43rd
Per Capita Income # 609 17th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Oklahoma Census Data Comparison Tool.