In 2017, Houghton, MI had a population of 7.88k people with a median age of 22.3 and a median household income of $28,418. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Houghton, MI declined from 7,924 to 7,882, a -0.53% decrease and its median household income declined from $28,603 to $28,418, a -0.647% decrease.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Houghton, MI are White (Non-Hispanic) (82.5%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (9.43%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (2.75%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.98%), and White (Hispanic) (1.89%). N/A% of the people in Houghton, MI speak a non-English language, and 90.4% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Houghton, MI are Michigan Technological University (1,805 degrees awarded in 2017).
The median property value in Houghton, MI is $141,900, and the homeownership rate is 41%. Most people in Houghton, MI commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 10.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Houghton, MI is 2 cars per household.