Howard (zip 16841), Pennsylvania 

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Population

5,943

-2.0% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

4.9%

Median Income

$49,375

Median Home Price

$220,500

Median Age

45.2

Comfort Index (Climate)

9.0 / 4.8

summer / winter


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Best Places to Live in Howard (zip 16841), Pennsylvania

College town - Central Pennsylvania in the Nittany Valley at the central Allegheny ridge. August, July and June are the most pleasant months in the 16841 zip code, while January and February are the least comfortable months.
State: Pennsylvania
County: Centre County
Metro Area: State College Metro Area
City: No City
Zip Codes: Howard (zip 16841)
Cost of Living: -6.5% lower
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 1200 ft above sea level

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Howard, Pa Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
All Single Family Homes
Pros
College-town amenities
Attractive setting
Educated population
Cons
Isolation
Narrow employment base
Low ethnic diversity

What Bert Has To Say About State College Metro Area

Not surprisingly, the name State College is fairly self explanatory. The town is built around gigantic Penn State University, which provides the town with the usual college amenities, steady employment and sports entertainment. At some 40,000 plus in number, the student body outnumbers the town’s non-student population (which is highly educated, almost 40% possessing four year or graduate-level degrees).


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Howard (zip 16841) is 4.9% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Negative. Howard (zip 16841) jobs have decreased by 0.2%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Howard (zip 16841)'s cost of living is 6.5% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Howard (zip 16841)'s Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in the 16841 zip code, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Centre county remained Democratic, 51.4% to 46.7%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Howard (zip 16841)'s population is 5,943 people. Since 2020, it has had a population decline of 2.0%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 27.4 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Howard (zip 16841) is Real Estate: $220,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.5%.

SCHOOLS
Howard (zip 16841) public schools spend $16,004 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.1 students per teacher in Howard (zip 16841). More Education



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Housing Market in Howard

It's a good time to buy in Howard. Home Appreciation is up 6.7% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Howard is $220,500.
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