Howells is a great place to retire. Reasons include: low crime rate, low tax rate, low housing costs and lots of high living! Here are the specifics:
Real property is subject to tax at actual value. Agricultural land is valued at
The crime rate per 1,000 population in Colfax County in 1994 was 22.9 compared to a state crime rate of 44.4 and a national rate of 53.7.
The average purchase price of a home in Howells is $40,000; the average rental costs ranges from $250 to $400 per month.
Local organizations sponsor a monthly pot luck dinner at the local Howells Community Center for senior citizens.
The Howells Public Library, built in 1983, is a ground level structure of 2,700 square feet. The building, including restrooms, is handicapped accessible.
For more information about retiring to or visiting Howells, contact the Village Clerk at (402) 986-1666.
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