Houghton, Iowa

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Population in 2014: 145 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +11.5%
 
Males: 74  (51.3%)
Females: 71  (48.7%)
Median resident age:  47.5 years
Iowa median age:  38.1 years

Zip code: 52625

Estimated median household income in 2015: $68,828 (it was $47,500 in 2000)
Houghton:

$68,828
IA:

$54,736

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $25,340 (it was $19,203 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $121,774 (it was $70,000 in 2000)
Houghton:

$121,774
IA:

$136,100

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $145,821; Detached houses: $147,047

Median gross rent in 2015: $405.

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Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Houghton: 82.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (73.2%), American (7.2%), Norwegian (3.1%), Scandinavian (3.1%), English (1.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 02/19/1962

Elevation: 715 feet

Land area: 0.30 square miles.

Population density: 481 people per square mile   (low).

Houghton, Iowa map

For population 25 years and over in Houghton:

  • High school or higher: 85.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 9.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 11.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Houghton city:

  • Never married: 14.9%
  • Now married: 74.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 3.4%
  • Divorced: 7.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $1,509 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $1,849 (1.8%)

Houghton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Iowa City, IA (60.5 miles , pop. 62,220).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (165.9 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (217.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Salem, IA (2.2 miles ), St. Paul, IA (2.3 miles) , Hillsboro, IA (2.5 miles ), West Point, IA (3.1 miles ), Franklin, IA (3.1 miles) , Donnellson, IA (3.2 miles ), Bonaparte, IA (3.4 miles ), Farmington, IA (3.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $112,500
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $259,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $124,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $160,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $180,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 40.78 N, Longitude: 91.61 W

Area code: 319

Houghton household income distribution Houghton home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.8%
Iowa:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +10 (+8.3%).
Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (27%)
  • Construction (24%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (16%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Retail trade (43%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Information (9%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (4%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (33%)
  • Management occupations (22%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (4%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (4%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (4%)
  • Sales and related occupations (39%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Management occupations (17%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (4%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (4%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)

Average climate in Houghton, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Houghton-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Iowa state average. It is 55% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/24/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 33.1 miles away from the Houghton city center injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/9/1959, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.6 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Houghton-area historical earthquake activity is near Iowa state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 255.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 240.1 miles away from Houghton center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 273.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 281.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 256.3 miles away from Houghton center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 240.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lee County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 15, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 6, Winds: 3, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Houghton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Houghton:

  • WEST POINT CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; WEST POINT, IA)
  • DONNELLSON HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; DONNELLSON, IA)
  • REGIONAL HOME HEALTH CARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; DONNELLSON, IA)
  • SOUTHEASTERN RENAL DIALYSIS, L.C. - MOUNT PLEASANT (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; MOUNT PLEASANT, IA)
  • HENRY COUNTY HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; MOUNT PLEASANT, IA)
  • HOSPICE OF CENTRAL IOWA-MT PLEASANT (Hospital, about 13 miles away; MOUNT PLEASANT, IA)
  • MENTAL HEALTH INSTITUTE (Hospital, about 14 miles away; MOUNT PLEASANT, IA)

Amtrak stations near Houghton:

  • 14 miles: MOUNT PLEASANT (418 N. ADAMS ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 19 miles: FORT MADISON (1601 20TH ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Houghton:

  • Southeastern Community College (about 24 miles; West Burlington, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,251)
  • Indian Hills Community College (about 45 miles; Ottumwa, IA; FT enrollment: 4,034)
  • Western Illinois University (about 54 miles; Macomb, IL; FT enrollment: 10,755)
  • University of Iowa (about 61 miles; Iowa City, IA; FT enrollment: 24,735)
  • Truman State University (about 66 miles; Kirksville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,553)
  • Eastern Iowa Community College District (about 75 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 5,507)
  • Augustana College (about 75 miles; Rock Island, IL; FT enrollment: 2,555)

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Notable locations in Houghton: Houghton - Cedar Township Fire Department (A), Houghton City Hall (B), Houghton Library (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Houghton: Saint John's Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Lee County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 57.4. This is better than average.

City:

57.4
U.S.:

74.7

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.91. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.91
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.268. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.268
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 33.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 15.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 21.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.1
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.22. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.22
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 7.9%
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  75.8%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  3.2%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Houghton (2011 data):

  • Pilot Grove Savings Bank: Houghton Branch at 516 Main St., branch established on 1980/09/02. Info updated 2011/12/05: Bank assets: $376.5 mil, Deposits: $325.6 mil, headquarters in Pilot Grove, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Pilot Grove Savings Bank Employee Stock Ownership Plan

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.4
Iowa average:

10.3

Houghton travel time to work - commute Houghton mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Houghton city (based on Lee County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant6,76526
Catholic6,3897
Evangelical Protestant4,13732
Other7257
None17,846-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 8
Lee County:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Lee County:

5.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 40
Here:

11.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.1%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Lee County:

28.2%
Iowa:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.2%
State:

14.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$275
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$91
Sewerage 0$0 1$200
Totals for Government 0$0 8$566

Houghton government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Solid Waste Management: $16,000 ($110.34)
    General - Other: $9,000 ($62.07)
    Regular Highways: $9,000 ($62.07)
    Parks & Recreation: $6,000 ($41.38)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($27.59)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($20.69)
    Sewerage: $2,000 ($13.79)
    Libraries: $1,000 ($6.90)
    General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($6.90)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($6.90)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $8,000 ($55.17)

Houghton government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $2,000 ($13.79)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $23,000 ($158.62)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $9,000 ($62.07)
    General Support: $5,000 ($34.48)
  • Tax - Property: $43,000 ($296.55)
    Total General Sales: $11,000 ($75.86)

Houghton government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $18,000 ($124.14)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $18,000 ($124.14)

Houghton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $534,000 ($3682.76)

4.09% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,438 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.09%
Iowa average:

5.75%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Hancock County, IL  0.66% ($25,292 average AGI)
from Des Moines County, IA  0.44% ($32,250)
from Clark County, MO  0.24% ($28,758)


4.96% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,991 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.96%
Iowa average:

5.94%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Des Moines County, IA  0.62% ($32,381 average AGI)
to Hancock County, IL  0.45% ($36,230)
to Johnson County, IA  0.28% ($39,605)

Strongest AM radio stations in Houghton:

  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WSUI (910 AM; 5 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA)
  • KCJJ (1630 AM; 10 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: RIVER CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KBKB (1360 AM; 1 kW; FORT MADISON, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KILJ (1130 AM; daytime; 0 kW; MOUNT PLEASANT, IA; Owner: KILJ, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Houghton:

  • KAYP (89.9 FM; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KOKX-FM (95.3 FM; KEOKUK, IA; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • KILJ-FM (105.5 FM; MOUNT PLEASANT, IA; Owner: KILJ, INC.)
  • KKNL (97.3 FM; NEW LONDON, IA; Owner: PRITCHARD BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KRNQ (96.3 FM; KEOKUK, IA; Owner: DAVID M. LISTER)
  • KDMG (103.1 FM; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: PRITCHARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBKB-FM (101.7 FM; FORT MADISON, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRXL (94.5 FM; KIRKSVILLE, MO; Owner: KIRX, INC.)
  • KGRS (107.3 FM; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Houghton:

  • KGWB-TV (Channel 26; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: BURLINGTON TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • KTVO (Channel 3; KIRKSVILLE, MO; Owner: KTVO LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • K38AB (Channel 38; FORT MADISON, ETC., IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KYOU-TV (Channel 15; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K54AF (Channel 54; KEOSAUQUA, ETC., IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)

Houghton fatal accident list:

Mar 3, 2001 11:22 AM, Sr-16, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 8, 1995 06:39 PM, 16, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 0mTotal length
  • 110Total average daily traffic
  • 16Total average daily truck traffic
  • 185Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 10 Miles S. Of Mt. Pleasant On W. Side Of Hwy 218 In Lee County (Lat: 40.813278 Lon: -91.566278), Type: Tower, Structure height: 70.1 m, Overall height: 74.6 m, Call Sign: KNKN455Grant Date: 11/16/2010, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020, Certifier: Steven T CampbellRegistrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • Doug Goodson, 10 Miles S. Of Mt. Pleasant On W. Side Of Hwy 218 In Lee County (Lat: 40.813278 Lon: -91.566278), Type: 74.6, Overall height: 70.1 m, Registrant: 3195605003, Veronica.Schultz@uscellular.Com, 8410 W. BRYN MAWR AVE.
  • Doug Goodson, 10 Miles S. Of Mt. Pleasant On W. Side Of Hwy 218 In Lee County (Lat: 40.813278 Lon: -91.566278), Type: 74.6, Overall height: 70.1 m, Registrant: 3195605003, Veronica.Schultz@uscellular.Com, 8410 W. BRYN MAWR AVE.
  • PETER M CONNOLLY, 10 Miles S. Of Mt. Pleasant On W. Side Of Hwy 218 In Lee County (Lat: 40.813278 Lon: -91.566278), Type: 74.6, Overall height: 70.1 m, Registrant: 2028625989, Pconnoll@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE, N.W., SUI
  • TIMOTHY B WILDMON, 1130 Hwy 16 (Lat: 40.783611 Lon: -91.694167), Type: 122.0, Structure height: 19111 m, Overall height: 122 m, Registrant: 6018448888, Swaters@afa.Net, 107 PARKGATE DR PO DRAWER 2440
  • STEVEN T CAMPBELL, 10 Miles S. Of Mt. Pleasant On W. Side Of Hwy 218 In Lee County (Lat: 40.813278 Lon: -91.566278), Type: 74.6, Structure height: 19111 m, Overall height: 70.1 m, Registrant: 2028625989, Peter.Connolly@hklaw.Com, 800 17TH STREET, NW, SUITE 1100
  • 1130 Hwy 16 (Lat: 40.783611 Lon: -91.694167), Type: 122.0, Overall height: 122 m, Registrant: 6018448888, Swaters@afa.Net, 107 PARKGATE DR PO DRAWER 2440

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • From Us Post Office Go 2 Blocks E And 1 Block S (Lat: 40.782528 Lon: -91.602667), Call Sign: KNDS326
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.675 MHzGrant Date: 09/17/2002, Expiration Date: 08/27/2012, Cancellation Date: 10/27/2012Registrant: Universal Licensing Service, 3419 Via Lido 609, Newport Beach, CA 92663, Phone: (877) 677-3639, Fax: (949) 515-2544
  • On Hwy 16 .5 Mi N On W55 .5 Mi W (Lat: 40.784750 Lon: -91.625167), Call Sign: WYX363
    Assigned Frequencies: 31.8800 MHzGrant Date: 10/10/1995, Expiration Date: 09/20/2000, Cancellation Date: 12/03/2000Registrant: Gilbert Meierotto, Route 1, Hillsboro, IA 52630, Phone: (319) 469-7461
  • Lat: 40.783083 Lon: -91.603222, Call Sign: KZM776
    Assigned Frequencies: 150.890 MHzGrant Date: 03/23/2002, Expiration Date: 04/17/2012, Cancellation Date: 06/23/2012Registrant: Federal Licensing, Inc., 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • Lat: 40.783889 Lon: -91.606639, Call Sign: WQRI314
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.425 MHz, 458.425 MHzGrant Date: 05/17/2013, Expiration Date: 05/17/2023, Certifier: Jerry BentlerRegistrant: Electronic Applications Co., Inc., Burlington, IA 52601, Phone: (319) 752-2435, Fax: (319) 752-0157, Email:
  • Lat: 40.783083 Lon: -91.603222, Call Sign: WQSW880
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.580 MHzGrant Date: 12/02/2013, Expiration Date: 12/02/2023, Certifier: Marty MoellerRegistrant: Electronic Engineering Co, 1100 Keo Way, Des Moines, IA 50309, Phone: (515) 283-1100, Fax: (515) 244-6948, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • HOUGHTON, 10 Miles S. Of Mt. Pleasant On W. Side Of Hwy 218 In Lee County (Lat: 40.813278 Lon: -91.566278), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 70.1 m, Overall height: 74.6 m, Call Sign: WPTK401
    Assigned Frequencies: 6152.75 MHzGrant Date: 10/12/2011, Expiration Date: 10/18/2021, Certifier: Steven T CampbellRegistrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (60%)
  • Electricity (30%)
  • Utility gas (8%)

Houghton compared to Iowa state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
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