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    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Houghton is 5.80 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Houghton jobs have Increased by 0.11 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Houghton's cost of living is 14.20% Lower than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Houghton's population is 7,970 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 6.30 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 10 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Houghton is $110,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.77%.
    SCHOOLS
    Houghton public schools spend $8,366 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 17.4 students per teacher in Houghton.

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  4/21/2015
A step back in time

Houghton,MI is located in the middle of Lake Superior on the Keweenaw Peninsula. It was a boom town with the copper barons in the late 1800's and today it struggles to... (Read More)

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  4/4/2013
Great place to live

For those who are interested in a laid-back community with low cost of living, rich human history, surrounded by impressive natural beauty, Houghton is the place. The... (Read More)

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  8/23/2009
Map is incomplete

The 49931 zip code map to display Houghton is misleading. It implies that Isle Royale, isolated in the northern reaches of Lake Superior, is the area covered by this... (Read More)

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