In 2019, Houghton Lake, MI had a population of 3.35k people with a median age of 55.7 and a median household income of $28,816. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Houghton Lake, MI declined from 3,544 to 3,350, a −5.47% decrease and its median household income grew from $27,047 to $28,816, a 6.54% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Houghton Lake, MI are White (Non-Hispanic) (96%), White (Hispanic) (1.7%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.43%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (0.478%), and Other (Hispanic) (0.358%). 0% of the households in Houghton Lake, MI speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 99.3% of the residents in Houghton Lake, MI are U.S. citizens.
In 2019, the median property value in Houghton Lake, MI was $88,500, and the homeownership rate was 62.5%. Most people in Houghton Lake, MI drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Houghton Lake, MI was 2 cars per household.