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The unemployment rate in Houghton, Michigan, is 5.80%, with job growth of 0.11%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 34.42%.

Houghton, Michigan Taxes
Houghton, Michigan,sales tax rate is 6.00%. Income tax is 4.25%.

Houghton, Michigan Income and Salaries

The income per capita is $16,641, which includes all adults and children. The median household income is $28,688.

  ECONOMYHoughton, MichiganUnited States
  Unemployment Rate  5.80%5.20%
  Recent Job Growth  0.11%1.59%
  Future Job Growth  34.42%37.98%
  Sales Taxes  6.00%6.00%
  Income Taxes  4.25%4.60%
  Income per Cap.  $16,641$28,555
  Household Income  $28,688$53,482
  Family Median Income  $53,333$65,443
  Income Less Than 15K  22.89%12.55%
  Income between 15K and 20K  16.53%5.36%
  Income between 20K and 30K  12.29%10.42%
  Income between 30K and 40K  11.77%9.80%
  Income between 40K and 50K  4.11%8.80%
  Income between 50K and 60K  5.48%7.90%
  Income between 60K and 75K  4.35%9.93%
  Income between 75K and 100K  9.03%12.16%
  Income between 100K and 150K  7.78%13.01%
  Income between 150K and 200K  3.14%5.04%
  Income greater than 200K  2.62%5.03%
  Management, business, finance  9.30%14.54%
  Engineering, computers, science  13.44%5.34%
  Community, social services  0.03%1.67%
  Legal  0.00%1.16%
  Education, library  24.56%6.13%
  Arts, design, media, sports, entertainment  2.95%1.91%
  Healthcare practitioners and technology  2.03%5.67%
  Healthcare support  0.52%2.51%
  Firefighters, law enforcement  0.98%2.23%
  Food preparation, serving  11.45%5.76%
  Building maintenance  1.96%4.01%
  Personal care  3.04%3.65%
  Sales, office, administrative support  17.74%24.36%
  Farming, fishing, forestry  0.00%0.73%
  Construction, extraction, maintenance/repair  5.74%8.24%
  Production, transportation, material moving  6.26%12.09%


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