Houghton, Michigan 

5 Reviews | Review This Place | Photos and Maps

Population

7,970

6% Growth

Unemployment Rate

5.8%

Median Income

$28,688

Avg. Home Price

$141,900

Best Places to Live in Houghton, Michigan

Find your Best Mortgage in Houghton: Fixed Rate, Adjustable Rate, 30 years, 15 years

QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Michigan
County: Houghton County
Metro Area: Houghton Metro Area
City: Houghton
Zip Codes: 49931


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Houghton is 5.8% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Houghton jobs have increased by 0.11%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Houghton's cost of living is 14.20% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Houghton's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Houghton's population is 7,970 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 6.30%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 10 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Houghton is $141,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.66%. Check out the homes in the area.
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. Learn More...

Best Places to Live in Houghton Rankings

See Places Rated and Ranked Click Here


Housing Market in Houghton

It's a good time to buy in Houghton. Home Appreciation is up 5.7% in the last 12 months. Browse Houghton Real Estate.

The median home price in Houghton is $141,900. Browse Homes in this Range.


View More Data >

Reviews for Houghton   5 Reviews
A step back in time - 4/21/2015
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

Start Your Review of Houghton


Great place to live - 4/4/2013
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

Map is incomplete - 8/23/2009
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


View More Data >

COMPARE CITY TO CITY
Compare Houghton, Michigan to any other place in the USA.

MAPS OF HOUGHTON, MICHIGAN
Check out the latest Maps in a variety of categories including cost of living, population, and commute time.Houghton,Michigan Map
ZIP CODES IN HOUGHTON, MICHIGAN
49931
Join BestPlaces