In 2018, Houghton Lake, MI had a population of 3.54k people with a median age of 52.1 and a median household income of $27,047. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Houghton Lake, MI grew from 3,528 to 3,544, a 0.454% increase and its median household income declined from $30,083 to $27,047, a -10.1% decrease.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Houghton Lake, MI are White (Non-Hispanic) (97.5%), White (Hispanic) (1.27%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (0.931%), Other (Hispanic) (0.198%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (0.141%). 0% of the people in Houghton Lake, MI speak a non-English language, and 98.8% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Houghton Lake, MI are Houghton Lake Institute of Cosmetology (9 degrees awarded in 2019).
In 2018, the median property value in Houghton Lake, MI was $87,600, and the homeownership rate was 64.7%. Most people in Houghton Lake, MI drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 18.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Houghton Lake, MI was 2 cars per household.