In 2021, Houghton, MI had a population of 7.68k people with a median age of 21.9 and a median household income of $24,660. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Houghton, MI declined from 7,805 to 7,675, a −1.67% decrease and its median household income grew from $21,802 to $24,660, a 13.1% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Houghton, MI are White (Non-Hispanic) (81.3%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (9.12%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.84%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.46%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (1.73%).
None of the households in Houghton, MI reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
89.8% of the residents in Houghton, MI are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Houghton, MI are Michigan Technological University (1,820 degrees awarded in 2021).
In 2021, the median property value in Houghton, MI was $173,200, and the homeownership rate was 33.4%.
Most people in Houghton, MI drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 13.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Houghton, MI was 2 cars per household.