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Total population: 7,932 (Urban population: 6,891 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 134 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 2,864 (2,498 occupied: 1,038 owner occupied, 1,475 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

59%
State:

30%

Housing density: 664 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $334,892.

Median contract rent in 2016: $336 (lower quartile is $488, upper quartile is $842)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $953


Median gross rent in Houghton, MI in 2016: $362

Housing units in Houghton with a mortgage: 598 (4 second mortgage, 54 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 441

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $85,915

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $50,865

Median monthly housing costs: $729


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Houghton, Michigan Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $159,416 (it was $91,900 in 2000)
Houghton:

$159,416
Michigan:

$147,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $99,221 - $216,461
Median year house/condo built: 1967

Median year apartment built: 1976

Household type by relationship:

Households: 7,938
  • In family households: 2,916 (630 male householders, 345 female householders)
    758 spouses, 1,010 children (877 natural, 8 adopted, 131 stepchildren), 0 grandchildren, 26 brothers or sisters, 43 parents, 15 other relatives, 72 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,515 (876 male householders (385 living alone)), 666 female householders (477 living alone)), 2,012 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,615

Size of family households: 524 2-persons, 204 3-persons, 187 4-persons, 57 5-persons, 9 6-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 863 1-person, 344 2-persons, 158 3-persons, 85 4-persons, 61 5-persons, 35 6-persons.

562 married couples with children.
148 single-parent households (34 men, 114 women).

84.1% of residents of Houghton speak English at home.
1.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (90% speak English very well, 10% speak English not well).
5.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (68% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
8.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (35% speak English very well, 33% speak English well, 27% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
1.1% of residents speak other language at home (92% speak English very well, 8% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 1,209 (15.2%)
(9.9% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.4
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

3.6
State:

4.4

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Houghton, Michigan:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 141 bedroom
  • 1812 bedrooms
  • 5413 bedrooms
  • 2484 bedrooms
  • 555+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Houghton population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Houghton, Michigan:

  • 122no bedroom
  • 4151 bedroom
  • 5542 bedrooms
  • 2103 bedrooms
  • 1044 bedrooms
  • 755+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Houghton population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Houghton in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 48no vehicle
  • 2951 vehicle
  • 5492 vehicles
  • 823 vehicles
  • 594 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Houghton population

Cars and other vehicles available in Houghton in renter-occupied apartments

  • 342no vehicle
  • 5761 vehicle
  • 2832 vehicles
  • 1423 vehicles
  • 1194 vehicles
  • 235+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Houghton population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Houghton, Michigan:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 63 rooms
  • 444 rooms
  • 2325 rooms
  • 2666 rooms
  • 1067 rooms
  • 1738 rooms
  • 2149+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Houghton population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Houghton, Michigan:

  • 1241 room
  • 1182 rooms
  • 4963 rooms
  • 2554 rooms
  • 2375 rooms
  • 1126 rooms
  • 377 rooms
  • 308 rooms
  • 879+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Houghton population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

  • Houghton, MI household income distribution

  • Houghton, MI household income distribution
  • 452Less than $10,000
  • 208$10,000 to $14,999
  • 232$15,000 to $19,999
  • 202$20,000 to $24,999
  • 129$25,000 to $29,999
  • 150$30,000 to $34,999
  • 109$35,000 to $39,999
  • 74$40,000 to $44,999
  • 108$45,000 to $49,999
  • 114$50,000 to $59,999
  • 101$60,000 to $74,999
  • 203$75,000 to $99,999
  • 147$100,000 to $124,999
  • 86$125,000 to $149,999
  • 53$150,000 to $199,999
  • 75$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Houghton, MI

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Houghton, MI
  • 8$10,000 to $14,999
  • 6$15,000 to $19,999
  • 7$30,000 to $34,999
  • 7$35,000 to $39,999
  • 17$40,000 to $49,999
  • 28$50,000 to $59,999
  • 30$60,000 to $69,999
  • 45$70,000 to $79,999
  • 92$80,000 to $89,999
  • 69$90,000 to $99,999
  • 87$100,000 to $124,999
  • 104$125,000 to $149,999
  • 123$150,000 to $174,999
  • 159$175,000 to $199,999
  • 87$200,000 to $249,999
  • 78$250,000 to $299,999
  • 67$300,000 to $399,999
  • 14$400,000 to $499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Houghton, MI

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Houghton, MI
  • 6Less than $100
  • 9$150 to $199
  • 42$200 to $249
  • 58$250 to $299
  • 34$300 to $349
  • 38$350 to $399
  • 41$400 to $449
  • 57$450 to $499
  • 115$500 to $549
  • 91$550 to $599
  • 206$600 to $649
  • 198$650 to $699
  • 89$700 to $749
  • 14$750 to $799
  • 40$800 to $899
  • 30$900 to $999
  • 89$1,000 to $1,249
  • 60$1,250 to $1,499
  • 165$1,500 to $1,999
  • 13$2,500 to $2,999
  • 46$3,000 to $3,499
  • 20No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1,1072010 or later
  • 2342000 to 2009
  • 1221990 to 1999
  • 831980 to 1989
  • 201970 to 1979
  • 28Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Houghton population
Houghton commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 256
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,197
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 901
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 360
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 90
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 21
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 18
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 0
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 21
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 6
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 0
  • 90 or more minutes: 48
Houghton, MI Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 95.5%
Number of people working at home: 128 (4.1% of all workers)

Houghton mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 4,773 (69%)
  • Carpooled: 743 (11%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 52 (1%)
  • Taxi: 52 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 73 (1%)
  • Walked: 1,023 (15%)
  • Worked at home: 128 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 449
 American: 312
 Finnish: 307
 Irish: 279
 European: 160
 French (except Basque): 120
 English: 108
 Italian: 107
 Polish: 93
 Dutch: 89
 Norwegian: 75
 Israeli: 57
 Belgian: 35
 Northern European: 33
 Ukrainian: 31
 Czech: 23
 Turkish: 22
 Hungarian: 17
 Scottish: 16
 Swedish: 16
 Canadian: 15
 French Canadian: 15
 Scandinavian: 15
 Slovene: 10
 Russian: 9
 Kenyan: 9
 Belizean: 9
 South African: 7

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 41%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 21%India
  • 6%Canada
  • 6%Israel
  • 5%Nepal
  • 4%Mexico
  • 3%Vietnam

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 4,370
  • Other state: 2,335
  • Northeast: 187
  • Midwest: 1,511
  • South: 235
  • West: 428

61% of Houghton residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 29% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 62% lived in Michigan.

Houghton:

61.1%
State average:

85.2%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 7
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 27
  • 11th grade: 53
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 16
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 334
  • Less than 1 year of college: 66
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 252
  • Associate degree: 61
  • Bachelor's degree: 357
  • Master's degree: 251
  • Professional school degree: 63
  • Doctorate degree: 238

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 19
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 0
  • 11th grade: 32
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 9
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 344
  • Less than 1 year of college: 52
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 146
  • Associate degree: 118
  • Bachelor's degree: 507
  • Master's degree: 131
  • Professional school degree: 24
  • Doctorate degree: 112

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 3.3%Males
  • 3.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 38.7%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 15.3%Males
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 19.9%Males
Houghton marital status for males
Houghton marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,494
  • One, attached: 46
  • Two: 102
  • 3 or 4: 219
  • 5 to 9: 412
  • 10 to 19: 212
  • 20 to 49: 161
  • 50 or more: 209
  • Mobile homes: 8
Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 1.7%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 2.2%

House/condo owner moved in on average 15 years ago

Renter moved in on average 1 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Houghton:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Houghton
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (93.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.2%)
  • Electricity (1.8%)
  • Wood (0.9%)
  • Other fuel (0.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.5%)
  • Utility gas (57.6%)
  • Electricity (38.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.6%)
  • Other fuel (0.3%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 39
Here:

10.8%
Michigan:

10.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 12
Here:

9.0%
Michigan:

9.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 128
Here:

3.5%
Michigan:

13.8%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)