In 2018, Houghton, MI had a population of 7.93k people with a median age of 21.8 and a median household income of $24,133. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Houghton, MI grew from 7,882 to 7,934, a 0.66% increase and its median household income declined from $28,418 to $24,133, a -15.1% decrease.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Houghton, MI are White (Non-Hispanic) (81.3%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (10.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.41%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.33%), and White (Hispanic) (1.87%). 0% of the people in Houghton, MI speak a non-English language, and 89.4% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Houghton, MI are Michigan Technological University (1,800 degrees awarded in 2019).
In 2018, the median property value in Houghton, MI was $148,200, and the homeownership rate was 35.5%. Most people in Houghton, MI drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 11 minutes. The average car ownership in Houghton, MI was 2 cars per household.