Iowa Howard County Public Schools

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Howard County, IA

Map of Howard County, IAHoward County is one of about 3,141 counties and county equivalents in the United States. It has 473.4 sq. miles in land area and a population density of 20.5 per square mile. In the last three decades of the 1900s its population declined by 13.2%. On the 2000 census form, 99.6% of the population reported only one race, with 0.1% of these reporting African-American. The population of this county is 0.6% Hispanic (of any race). The average household size is 2.43 persons compared to an average family size of 3.03 persons.

In 2005 manufacturing was the largest of 20 major sectors. It had an average wage per job of $32,758. Per capita income grew by 27.7% between 1994 and 2004 (adjusted for inflation).

People & Income Overview
(By Place of Residence)
Value Industry Overview (2005)
(By Place of Work)
Value
Population (2005) 9,700 Covered Employment 4,430
Growth (%) since 1990 -1.1% Average wage per job $26,448
Households (2000) 3,974 Manufacturing – % all jobs in County 39.8%
Labor Force (persons) (2005) 5,325 Average wage per job $32,758
Unemployment Rate (2005) 4.7 Transportation & Warehousing – % all jobs in County D
Per Capita Personal Income (2004) $29,110 Average wage per job D
Median Household Income (2003) $37,045 Health Care, Social Assist. – % all jobs in County D
Poverty Rate (2003) 9.3 Average wage per job D
H.S. Diploma or More – % of Adults 25+ (2000) 79.3 Finance and Insurance – % all jobs in County 3.1%
Bachelor’s Deg. or More – % of Adults 25+ (2000) 12.6 Average wage per job $39,216

1. CRESCO EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT CENTER
Address: 1135 Canterbury ST., Cresco, IA 52136
Phone: (563) 547-5424
County: Howard County
Enrollment: 61 PK

2. CRESCO JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL
Address: 1000 4th Ave East, Cresco, IA 52136
Phone: (563) 547-2300
County: Howard County
Enrollment: 229
Grades: 7-8

3. CRESTWOOD ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL
Address: 205 3rd AVE. W., Cresco, IA 52136
Phone: (563) 547-2310
County: Howard County
Enrollment: 24
Grades: 9-12

4. CRESTWOOD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: 1000 4th Ave East, Cresco, IA 52136
Phone: (563) 547-2340
County: Howard County
Enrollment: 347
Grades: PK-6

5. CRESTWOOD HIGH SCHOOL
Address: 1000 Schroder Dr, Cresco, IA 52136
Phone: (563) 547-2764
County: Howard County
Enrollment: 447
Grades: 9-12

6. ELMA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: Po Box 298, Elma, IA 50628
Phone: (641) 393-2280
County: Howard County
Enrollment: 66
Grades: PK-6

7. LIME SPRINGS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: Po Box 56, Lime Springs, IA 52155
Phone: (563) 566-2221
County: Howard County
Enrollment: 110
Grades: PK-6

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