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14744 Zip Code (Houghton, NY) Detailed Profile



City: Houghton, NY (14.15%)
County: Allegany County, NY
Estimated zip code population in 2016: 2,291
Zip code population in 2010: 2,094
Zip code population in 2000: 2,282

Houses and condos: 531
Renter-occupied apartments: 144
% of renters here:

33%
State:

47%
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in zip code 14744: 95.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 17.4 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.2 sq. mi.
Population density: 131 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 14744
Zip code 14744 (Houghton, New York) real estate house value trends

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2016:
This zip code:

3.0% ($3,572)
New York:

1.7% ($5,054)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $3,334 (2.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $3,814 (3.0%)

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Males: 1,020  (44.5%)
Females: 1,270  (55.5%)

For population 25 years and over in 14744:

  • High school or higher: 92.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 52.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 33.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 14744:

  • Never married: 62.0%
  • Now married: 31.5%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 4.5%
  • Divorced: 1.4%

Zip code 14744 compared to state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Races in zip code 14744

  • Zip code 14744 races chart
    • 1,905White population
    • 34Black population
    • 3American Indian population
    • 82Asian population
    • 0Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 3Some other race population
    • 26Two or more races population
    • 41Hispanic or Latino population

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100% rural population.

Estimated median house/condo value in 2016: $120,869
14744:

$120,869
New York:

$302,400



According to our research of New York and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in 14744 zip code as of September 23, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 14744 to the number of sex offenders is 1,146 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this zip code is near the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

21.2 years
New York median age:

38.4 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.9 people
New York:

2.7 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 14744, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $42,187 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$42,187
State:

$77,088

Salary/wage: $37,516 (reported on 80.4% of returns)
Here:

$37,516
State:

$60,593
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 61.9% for AGIs below $25k, 74.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 78.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 77.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 56.4% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $409 (reported on 47.8% of returns)
This zip code:

$409
New York:

$3,125
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.2% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Ordinary dividends: $1,630 (reported on 21.7% of returns)
Here:

$1,630
State:

$10,299
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$357 (reported on 15.2% of returns)
Here:

+$357
State:

+$42,474
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $25k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$5,760 (reported on 21.7% of returns)
Here:

+$5,760
State:

+$16,168
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.9% for AGIs below $25k, 9.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $10,920 (reported on 10.9% of returns)
14744:

$10,920
New York:

$17,621

Total itemized deductions: $21,571 (28% of AGI, reported on 30.4% of returns)
Here:

$21,571
State:

$34,985

Here:

28.2% of AGI
State:

21.3% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 16.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 15.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 17.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 18.7% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Charity contributions: $7,843 (reported on 30.4% of returns)
Here:

$7,843
State:

$5,572
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 5.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 6.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 7.4% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxes paid: $6,193 (reported on 32.6% of returns)
14744:

$6,193
State:

$18,656
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 6.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.8% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Earned income credit: $1,967 (reported on 13.0% of returns)
Here:

$1,967
State:

$2,230
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.7% for AGIs below $25k, 1.7% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 43.5%
Here:

43%
State:

66%
(% for various income ranges: 41.2% for AGIs below $25k, 41.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 44.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 80.0% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 14744, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $36,071 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$36,071
State:

$59,519

Salary/wage: $32,563 (reported on 83.1% of returns)
Here:

$32,563
State:

$50,673
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 86.4% for AGIs below $10k, 73.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 74.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 81.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 75.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 67.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $877 (reported on 54.5% of returns)
This zip code:

$877
New York:

$2,377
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.1% for AGIs below $10k, 2.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $1,096 (reported on 28.2% of returns)
Here:

$1,096
State:

$5,394
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.5% for AGIs below $10k, 1.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$2,307 (reported on 21.1% of returns)
Here:

+$2,307
State:

+$23,581
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs below $10k, -0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$4,079 (reported on 18.6% of returns)
Here:

+$4,079
State:

+$13,809
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 10.1% for AGIs below $10k, 6.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 4.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k)

IRA payment deduction: $1,900 (reported on 2.1% of returns)
14744:

$1,900
New York:

$3,115

Total itemized deductions: $17,586 (24% of AGI, reported on 30.3% of returns)
Here:

$17,586
State:

$25,864

Here:

24.4% of AGI
State:

21.9% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 13.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 9.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 14.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 19.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 19.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $7,219 (10% of AGI, reported on 28.6% of returns)
Here:

$7,219
State:

$4,439

Here:

9.8% of AGI
State:

3.6% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 3.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 7.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 9.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $4,706 (reported on 66.0% of returns)
14744:

$4,706
State:

$11,730
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.2% for AGIs below $10k, 4.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 6.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 14.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,707 (reported on 12.1% of returns)
Here:

$1,707
State:

$1,757

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 36.1%
Here:

36%
State:

67%
(% for various income ranges: 21.9% for AGIs below $10k, 48.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 39.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 41.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 34.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 40.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2016:
This zip code:

$55,199
New York:

$62,909
Houghton, NY (14744) map Nearest zip codes: 14717, 14777, 14060, 14735, 14065, 14711.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

49.2%
New York:

45.7%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

0.7%
New York:

5.9%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 19
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 427


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 16 (7 now married, 8 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 845 (150 now married, 703 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 14744 with a mortgage: 196 (1 second mortgage, 23 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 103

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $940
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $584

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2016:
This zip code:

16.5%
Whole state:

14.7%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2016:
This zip code:

7.5%
Whole state:

8.0%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

8.0
State:

6.4
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.0
State:

3.8
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 14744: Fiegl Maintenance Building (A), Shenawana Dormitory (B), Nielsen Physical Education Center (C), Stevens Art Studio (D), Gillette Hall (E), Houghton College Center For The Arts (F), Luckey Building (G), Rothenbuhler Hall (H), Chamberlain Center (I), William J Houghton Memorial Library (J), Paine Science Center (K), Lambein Hall (L), Fancher Hall (M), The Waters of Houghton (N). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 14744 include: Houghton Wesleyan Church (A), Wesley Chapel (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Mount Pleasant Cemetery (1), White Cemetery (2), Podonque Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built

  • 0Built 2014 or later
  • 4Built 2010 to 2013
  • 36Built 2000 to 2009
  • 108Built 1990 to 1999
  • 48Built 1980 to 1989
  • 75Built 1970 to 1979
  • 41Built 1960 to 1969
  • 45Built 1950 to 1959
  • 28Built 1940 to 1949
  • 139Built 1939 or earlier
Note: State values scaled to 14744 population

Zip code 14744 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Houghton, NY (14744)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 41 bedroom
  • 302 bedrooms
  • 1023 bedrooms
  • 844 bedrooms
  • 635+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 14744 population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Houghton, NY (14744)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 261 bedroom
  • 522 bedrooms
  • 273 bedrooms
  • 484 bedrooms
  • 35+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 14744 population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Houghton, NY (14744) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 16no vehicle
  • 801 vehicle
  • 1602 vehicles
  • 303 vehicles
  • 74 vehicles
  • 45+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 14744 population

Cars and other vehicles available in Houghton, NY (14744) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 11no vehicle
  • 931 vehicle
  • 392 vehicles
  • 03 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 14744 population

  • Zip code 14744 household income distribution in 2016

  • Zip code 14744 household income distribution in 2016
  • 34Less than $10,000
  • 13$10,000 to $14,999
  • 6$15,000 to $19,999
  • 14$20,000 to $24,999
  • 37$25,000 to $29,999
  • 18$30,000 to $34,999
  • 30$35,000 to $39,999
  • 37$40,000 to $44,999
  • 11$45,000 to $49,999
  • 40$50,000 to $59,999
  • 51$60,000 to $74,999
  • 69$75,000 to $99,999
  • 37$100,000 to $124,999
  • 20$125,000 to $149,999
  • 8$150,000 to $199,999
  • 7$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2016 in zip code 14744

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2016 in zip code 14744
  • 4Less than $10,000
  • 6$20,000 to $24,999
  • 2$25,000 to $29,999
  • 1$30,000 to $34,999
  • 12$40,000 to $49,999
  • 13$50,000 to $59,999
  • 4$60,000 to $69,999
  • 13$70,000 to $79,999
  • 27$80,000 to $89,999
  • 21$90,000 to $99,999
  • 62$100,000 to $124,999
  • 18$125,000 to $149,999
  • 17$150,000 to $174,999
  • 5$175,000 to $199,999
  • 41$200,000 to $249,999
  • 14$250,000 to $299,999
  • 2$300,000 to $399,999
  • 6$750,000 to $999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in zip code 14744

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in zip code 14744
  • 4$200 to $249
  • 3$300 to $349
  • 13$350 to $399
  • 21$400 to $449
  • 13$450 to $499
  • 17$550 to $599
  • 18$600 to $649
  • 5$650 to $699
  • 10$700 to $749
  • 13$750 to $799
  • 3$900 to $999
  • 9$1,000 to $1,249

Median gross rent in 2016: $794.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2016 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $126,927

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $120,869
14744:

$120,869
New York:

$302,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $90,826 - $180,237

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $147,614
Here:

$147,614
State:

$357,272

Mobile homes: $36,708
Here:

$36,708
State:

$72,941

Owners and renters by unit type (%)

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 394
  • One, attached: 14
  • Two: 5
  • 3 or 4: 38
  • Mobile homes: 75

Unemployment: 3.4%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 14744

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 14744
  • 37.5%371Drove a car alone
  • 7.6%75Carpooled
  • 44.8%443Walked
  • 3.1%31Other means
  • 6.4%63Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 14744

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 14744
  • 251Less than 5 minutes
  • 2795 to 9 minutes
  • 12410 to 14 minutes
  • 5815 to 19 minutes
  • 6120 to 24 minutes
  • 2425 to 29 minutes
  • 530 to 34 minutes
  • 635 to 39 minutes
  • 2340 to 44 minutes
  • 5045 to 59 minutes
  • 1260 to 89 minutes
  • 790 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 84.9%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,272
  • In family households: 1,114 (192 male householders, 117 female householders)
    277 spouses, 425 children (417 natural, 5 adopted, 4 stepchildren), 12 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 15 parents, 8 other relatives, 50 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 156 (66 male householders (54 living alone)), 66 female householders (63 living alone)), 23 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,005 (100 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 121 2-persons, 49 3-persons, 54 4-persons, 52 5-persons, 11 6-persons, 22 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 117 1-person, 12 2-persons, 3 4-persons

297 married couples with children.
34 single-parent households (8 men, 26 women).

87.8% of residents of 14744 zip code speak English at home.
3.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% very well).
5.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (56% very well, 33% well, 11% not well).
2.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (49% very well, 39% well, 12% not well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 110 (4.8%)
(6.7% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

4.8%
Whole state:

23.0%

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

  • 17%Japan
  • 9%Thailand
  • 8%Eritrea
  • 6%Bangladesh
  • 4%United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland
  • 3%Lithuania
  • 2%Russia

Most common first ancestries reported in 14744 (%)

  • 17%German
  • 14%English
  • 12%American
  • 9%European
  • 5%Irish
  • 2%British
  • 2%Dutch

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1072010 or later
  • 332000 to 2009
  • 361990 to 1999
  • 30Before 1990
Note: State values scaled to 14744 population

Zip code 14744 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • HOUGHTON COLLEGE (1 WILLARD AVE in HOUGHTON, NY)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification

Zip code 14744 marital status for males
Zip code 14744 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0.6%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 7.0%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 54%Utility gas
  • 19%Wood
  • 13%Electricity
  • 12%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Population in 1990: 173. Population change in the 1990s: +2,109 (+1219.1%).

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

  • This state: 1,295
  • Northeast: 459
  • Midwest: 129
  • South: 167
  • West: 53

40% of the 14744 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 23% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in New York.

92% of the 14744 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 74% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 25% moved from different county within same state.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 55
Here:

33.8%
New York:

14.0%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 37
Here:

43.5%
New York:

13.9%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 724
Here:

78.3%
New York:

34.3%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)

  • 82,604Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 76,015Legal occupations
  • 63,574Transportation occupations
  • 44,701Management occupations
  • 29,674Production occupations
  • 27,184Community and social service occupations
Note: State values scaled to 14744 population

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:

  • Educational Services: Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (over 1000 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Nursing Care Facilities (100-249: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (20-49: 1, 5-9: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Food Service Contractors (20-49: 1)
  • Educational Services: Elementary and Secondary Schools (20-49: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (10-19: 1, 5-9: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: All Other Outpatient Care Centers (10-19: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Offices of Physicians (except Mental Health Specialists) (10-19: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Hotels (except Casino Hotels) and Motels (5-9: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Offices of Dentists (5-9: 1)

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)

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 912 people in college/university student housing
  • 91 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 44 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 825 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 98 people in nursing homes
Most common first names in zip code 14744 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1482.2 years
Ruth1383.1 years
James1176.4 years
Charles882.5 years
Robert782.6 years
William672.7 years
Helen681.5 years
Elizabeth683.3 years
Katherine688.7 years
Margaret669.0 years
Most common last names in zip code 14744 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Clark979.2 years
Smith689.0 years
Fancher589.4 years
Crandall480.2 years
Barker485.0 years
Paine484.5 years
Ries482.0 years
Babbitt360.6 years
Bowen380.7 years
Osgood381.3 years

Businesses in zip code 14744

  • Subway: 1

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