In 2017, Houghton, MI had a population of 7.88k people with a median age of 22.3 and a median household income of $28,418. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Houghton, MI declined from 7,924 to 7,882, a -0.53% decrease and its median household income declined from $28,603 to $28,418, a -0.647% decrease.
The population of Houghton, MI is 82.5% White Alone, 9.43% Asian Alone, and 2.75% Two or More Races. 14% of the people in Houghton, MI speak a non-English language, and 90.4% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Houghton, MI are Michigan Technological University (1,749 degrees awarded in 2016).
The median property value in Houghton, MI is $141,900, and the homeownership rate is 41%. Most people in Houghton, MI commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 10.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Houghton, MI is 2 cars per household.