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Houghton city is a suburb in the Houghton Metro Area and in the Houghton County. It has a population of 8,303 and a population density of 1,883, which is 95% above the national average. It has a median age of 22, which is 12 years below the Houghton Metro median age and 17 years below the national average.


Houghton city has a median home value of $192,600, which is 43% above the Metro average.The average rent of $1,849 is 66% above the metro average rent and 11% below the national average rent. The average household income in Houghton city is $29,821 , which is 34% below the Metro average household income and 60% below the national average of household income.


The average school rating in Houghton city is 7. Houghton city also has a crime index 73 that is below the national average.


$192,600Median Home Value
$109,800 Houghton Metro Area
$1,849Median Rent
$635 Houghton Metro Area
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School Rating
73
Crime Index
100
National Crime Index

Houghton city Zip Code

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Houghton city's population is made up of 20% married, 72% single, 5% divorced and 2% widowed. Millennials make up the largest percentage of the population at 46%, while Baby Boomers have the second largest segment at 16%. Homeowners make up 35% of the population in Houghton city.

8,303Population
37,992 Houghton Metro Area
1,883Population Density
  • 62% Male
  • 38% Female
22 Median Age
34 Houghton Metro Area
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The Per Capita income in Houghton city is $21,630. The Median Household Income is $29,821 and the Houghton city Unemployment Rate is 12%.

$21,630Income Per Capita
$25,483 Houghton Metro Area
$29,821Median Household Income
$45,386 Houghton Metro Area
35% Poverty Rate
18% Houghton Metro Area
12% Unemployment Rate
6% Houghton Metro Area
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$192,600Median Home Value
$109,800 Houghton Metro Area
$1,849Median Rent
$635 Houghton Metro Area
2Average Household Size
2 Houghton Metro Area

Occupancy Type

Renters
65%
Home Owners
35%
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Top Schools in Houghton city

Houghton-Portage Township School District
7
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203 West Jacker Avenue, Houghton, MI, 49931
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Hancock Public Schools School District
7
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1201 North Elevation Street, Hancock, MI, 49930
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Stanton Township Public Schools School District
7
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50870 Holman School Road, Atlantic Mine, MI, 49905
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Adams Township School District
4
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2 Whealkate Avenue, South Range, MI, 49963
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Houghton city crime index is 73 which is lower than the national average. Click here to see the Safest Places to Live in Houghton city.

73
Crime Index
100
National Crime Index

Crime Index represents the risk of crime occurring in a area and is measured against national index of 100. If the Crime Index of an area is above 100 the crime in that area is relatively higher when compared to US. If the Crime Index of an area is below 100 the crime in that area is lower when compared to US.

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