The unemployment rate in Houghton Lake is 8.1% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Houghton Lake jobs have increased by 1.2%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Houghton Lake's cost of living is 22.2% 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 Lake, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather
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Roscommon county voted Republican in 2016, 2012 and 2004, and Democratic in 2008 and 2000. More Voting Stats
Houghton Lake's population is 3,528 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 4.1%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 22.5 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Houghton Lake is $95,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.6%. Check out the homes in the area
Houghton Lake public schools spend $10,491 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 17.2 students per teacher in Houghton Lake. More Education