The unemployment rate in Houghton is 5.3% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Houghton jobs have increased by 0.6%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Houghton's cost of living is 13.7% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
July, August and June are the most pleasant months in Houghton, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather
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Houghton county voted Republican in the last five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats
Houghton's population is 7,882 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 4.1%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 15.7 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Houghton is $161,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.3%. Check out the homes in the area
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. More Education