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Demographics Analysis

The people of Houghton City, Michigan give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Houghton City, Michigan)

Male:

Under 5 years : 76

5 to 9 years : 65

10 to 14 years : 148

15 to 17 years : 145

18 and 19 years : 1,218

20 years : 683

21 years : 290

22 to 24 years : 834

25 to 29 years : 136

30 to 34 years : 72

35 to 39 years : 96

40 to 44 years : 79

45 to 49 years : 116

50 to 54 years : 124

55 to 59 years : 40

60 and 61 years : 49

62 to 64 years : 63

65 and 66 years : 15

67 to 69 years : 28

70 to 74 years : 30

75 to 79 years : 51

80 to 84 years : 25

85 years and over : 33

Female:

Under 5 years : 102

5 to 9 years : 59

10 to 14 years : 108

15 to 17 years : 88

18 and 19 years : 401

20 years : 194

21 years : 130

22 to 24 years : 300

25 to 29 years : 80

30 to 34 years : 11

35 to 39 years : 124

40 to 44 years : 103

45 to 49 years : 122

50 to 54 years : 110

55 to 59 years : 75

60 and 61 years : 48

62 to 64 years : 70

65 and 66 years : 9

67 to 69 years : 47

70 to 74 years : 49

75 to 79 years : 50

80 to 84 years : 67

85 years and over : 93


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Houghton City, Michigan)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 3,089

Multiple ancestry : 3,152

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 27

Ancestry not reported : 588


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Houghton City, Michigan)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 6,140

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 6

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 73

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 84

Not a U.S. citizen : 553


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Houghton City, Michigan)

Total:

Under 5 years : 178

5 to 17 years : 613

18 to 24 years : 4,050

25 to 34 years : 299

35 to 44 years : 402

45 to 54 years : 472

55 to 59 years : 115

60 and 61 years : 97

62 to 64 years : 133

65 to 74 years : 178

75 years and over : 319

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 172

5 to 17 years : 459

18 to 24 years : 2,559

25 to 34 years : 115

35 to 44 years : 166

45 to 54 years : 271

55 to 59 years : 86

60 and 61 years : 11

62 to 64 years : 68

65 to 74 years : 131

75 years and over : 242

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 75

18 to 24 years : 1,129

25 to 34 years : 55

35 to 44 years : 161

45 to 54 years : 179

55 to 59 years : 29

60 and 61 years : 82

62 to 64 years : 58

65 to 74 years : 29

75 years and over : 63

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 19

18 to 24 years : 43

25 to 34 years : 6

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 4

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 7

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 6

5 to 17 years : 60

18 to 24 years : 319

25 to 34 years : 123

35 to 44 years : 75

45 to 54 years : 22

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 7

65 to 74 years : 18

75 years and over : 7


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Houghton City, Michigan)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 2,684

Female : 1,596

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 1,281

Female : 579

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 56

Female : 23

Foreign born:

Male : 395

Female : 242


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Houghton City, Michigan)

Born in state of residence : 4,056

Born in other state in the United States : 1,787

Native: born outside the United States : 63

Foreign born : 202


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Houghton City, Michigan)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 2,786

Now married, except separated : 764

Divorced : 130

Separated : 10

Widowed : 150

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 1,275

Now married, except separated : 425

Divorced : 87

Separated : 5

Widowed : 35

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 53

Now married, except separated : 7

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 360

Now married, except separated : 195

Divorced : 9

Separated : 0

Widowed : 7


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Houghton City, Michigan)

Speak only English : 5,930

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 56

Speak English less than "very well" : 41

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 16

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Italian:

Speak English "very well" : 11

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

German:

Speak English "very well" : 53

Speak English less than "very well" : 45

Greek:

Speak English "very well" : 11

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Polish:

Speak English "very well" : 14

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Hindi:

Speak English "very well" : 35

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other Indic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 24

Speak English less than "very well" : 47

Other Indo-European languages:

Speak English "very well" : 7

Speak English less than "very well" : 8

Chinese:

Speak English "very well" : 50

Speak English less than "very well" : 126

Korean:

Speak English "very well" : 3

Speak English less than "very well" : 60

Tagalog:

Speak English "very well" : 9

Speak English less than "very well" : 9

Other Native North American languages:

Speak English "very well" : 12

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Arabic:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 81

African languages:

Speak English "very well" : 22

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other and unspecified languages:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 8


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Houghton City, Michigan

  • German: 1,777   (20.2%)
  • Finnish: 878   (10.0%)
  • English: 791   (9.0%)
  • Irish: 781   (8.9%)
  • Other Groups: 701   (8.0%)
  • Polish: 597   (6.8%)
  • French (except Basque): 436   (4.9%)
  • Italian: 378   (4.3%)
  • Swedish: 321   (3.6%)
  • Dutch: 256   (2.9%)
  • United States Or American: 243   (2.8%)
  • Norwegian: 234   (2.7%)
  • Scottish: 167   (1.9%)
  • Subsaharan African: 153   (1.7%)
  • European: 119   (1.4%)
  • Danish: 90   (1.0%)
  • French Canadian: 86   (1.0%)
  • Hungarian: 82   (0.9%)
  • Scotch-irish: 74   (0.8%)
  • Russian: 67   (0.8%)
  • Welsh: 58   (0.7%)
  • Arab: 57   (0.6%)
  • Ukrainian: 53   (0.6%)
  • Croatian: 49   (0.6%)
  • Scandinavian: 40   (0.5%)
  • Belgian: 37   (0.4%)
  • Lithuanian: 33   (0.4%)
  • Czech: 32   (0.4%)
  • Yugoslavian: 28   (0.3%)
  • Austrian: 26   (0.3%)
  • British: 24   (0.3%)
  • Celtic: 22   (0.2%)
  • Canadian: 22   (0.2%)
  • Turkish: 17   (0.2%)
  • Serbian: 12   (0.1%)
  • Greek: 10   (0.1%)
  • Maltese: 9   (0.1%)
  • Bulgarian: 9   (0.1%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 9   (0.1%)
  • Portuguese: 8   (0.1%)
  • Slavic: 8   (0.1%)
  • Slovak: 8   (0.1%)
  • Swiss: 5   (0.1%)
  • Brazilian: 4   (0.0%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Houghton City, Michigan is 6,856



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Houghton City, Michigan: 4,416
Female Population in Houghton City, Michigan: 2,440


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Houghton City, Michigan: 20.8
Median Female Resident Age in Houghton City, Michigan: 22.8


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Michigan is 39


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Houghton City, Michigan


White


Both sexes

21.8

Male

21.4

Female

23.0

Black or African American


Both sexes

22.9

Male

23.4

Female

22.0

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

22.0

Male

22.5

Female

21.5

Asian


Both sexes

24.1

Male

23.9

Female

24.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

25.0

Male

25.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

22.1

Male

21.0

Female

22.8

Two or More Races


Both sexes

21.3

Male

20.6

Female

24.8

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

20.8

Male

20.7

Female

22.1

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

21.8

Male

21.4

Female

23.1


(updated 2010)



Races in Houghton City, Michigan


  • White: 6,108
  • African American: 148
  • American Indian: 83
  • Asian: 450
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 7
  • Two or More Races: 60



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Houghton City, Michigan citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Houghton City, Michigan

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 15   (1.42%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 8   (0.75%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 6   (0.57%)
  • 9th Grade: 5   (0.47%)
  • 10th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 11th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 7   (0.66%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 137   (12.92%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 35   (3.3%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 204   (19.25%)
  • Associate Degree: 36   (3.4%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 214   (20.19%)
  • Master's Degree: 151   (14.25%)
  • Professional School Degree: 36   (3.4%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 206   (19.43%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 29   (2.47%)
  • 9th Grade: 14   (1.19%)
  • 10th Grade: 18   (1.53%)
  • 11th Grade: 28   (2.39%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 44   (3.75%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 292   (24.87%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 69   (5.88%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 114   (9.71%)
  • Associate Degree: 156   (13.29%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 234   (19.93%)
  • Master's Degree: 128   (10.9%)
  • Professional School Degree: 15   (1.28%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 33   (2.81%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Houghton City, Michigan

  • Houghton-portage Township Schools


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: 1603 Gundlach Road, Houghton, MI 49931, Phone: (906) 482-0451, Students: 1,293 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Houghton City, Michigan

  • Houghton Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 203 W. Jacker Street, Houghton, MI 49931, Phone: (906) 482-0456, Students: 520 )

  • Houghton Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 1603 Gundlach Road, Houghton, MI 49931, Phone: (906) 482-4871, Students: 271 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Houghton City, Michigan

  • Houghton Central High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 1603 Gundlach Road, Houghton, MI 49931, Phone: (906) 482-0450, Students: 500 )

Largest Universities & Colleges In Houghton City, Michigan

  • Michigan Technological University


    ( 4-year, Public, Student Population: 6,744; Location: 400 Townsend Drive, Houghton, MI 49931, Web: http://www.mtu.edu )

Academic Libraries In Houghton City, Michigan

(updated 2005)

Public Libraries (Central) In Houghton City, Michigan

  • Portage Lake District Library


    58 Huron Street, Houghton, MI 49931

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Houghton City, Michigan


  • A.e. Seaman Mineralogical Museum


    1400 Townsend Drive Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI 49931
    http://www.museum.mtu.edu

  • Carnegie Musuem


    105 Huron St, Houghton, MI 49931

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Houghton City, Michigan affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Houghton City, Michigan.

Area Features of Houghton City, Michigan


Building


(1) Academic Office Building   (2) Administration Building   (3) Alumni House   (4) Central Heating Plant   (5) Chemical Sciences Engineering Building   (6) Dow Environmental Sciences And Engineering Building   (7) Electrical Energy Resources Center   (8) Facilities Management Storage Building   (9) Finlandia Hall   (10) Finnish-american Heritage Center   (11) Finnish-american Historical Archives   (12) Fisher Hall   (13) Gates Tennis Center   (14) Grover C Dillman Hall   (15) Hamar House Counseling Center   (16) Hancock Fire Department   (17) Hancock Police Department   (18) Harold Meese Center   (19) Hoover Center   (20) Houghton County Courthouse   (21) Houghton County Sheriff S Office   (22) Houghton Fire Department   (23) Houghton Police Department   (24) Hurontown Fire And Rescue   (25) J R Van Pelt Library   (26) Kivi House   (27) Lakeside Laboratory   (28) Mannerheim Hall   (29) Memorial Union Building   (30) Mercy Emergency Medical Services Hancock   (31) Michigan Technological University Police Services   (32) Nikander Hall   (33) Old Main   (34) Paavo Nurmi Building   (35) R L Smith Mechanical Engineering-engineering Mechanics Building   (36) Ripley Volunteer Fire Department   (37) Rotc Building   (38) Student Development Complex   (39) U J Noblet Forest Building   (40) United States Forest Engineering Laboratory   (41) Wadsworth Hall   (42) Wargelin Hall  

Cape


(1) Atlantic Point  

Cemetery


(1) American Legion Cemetery   (2) Lakeside Cemetery   (3) Lutheran Cemetery   (4) Saint Joseph Cemetery  

Church


(1) Apostolic Lutheran Church   (2) Chapel Of Saint Matthew   (3) Christian Science Church   (4) Church Of Christ   (5) Church Of The Resurrection   (6) Copper Country Church Of The Nazarene   (7) Evangel Baptist Church   (8) Glad Tidings Assembly Of God Church   (9) Gloria Dei Lutheran Church   (10) Good Shepherd Lutheran Church   (11) Grace United Methodist Church   (12) Hope Fellowship Church   (13) Houghton Baptist Church   (14) Maranatha Free Lutheran Church   (15) Portage Lake United Church   (16) Saint Albert The Great Catholic Church   (17) Saint Ignatius Loyala Church   (18) Saints Peter And Paul Lutheran Church   (19) Salvation Army Church   (20) Seventh Day Adventist Church   (21) Trinity Episcopal Church   (22) Unitarian Universalist Church   (23) Zion Lutheran Church  

Civil


(1) City Of Hancock   (2) City Of Houghton  

Hospital


(1) Apria Healthcare   (2) Hancock County Medical Care   (3) Houghton Community Health Center   (4) Marquette General Hospital   (5) Medical Arts Health Care Center   (6) Portage Health Hospital - Hancock   (7) Portage Medical Group  

Lake


(1) Huron Lake  

Locale


(1) Arens Fuel Company   (2) Cole Creek Light   (3) Copper Country Concrete Company   (4) Copper County Mall   (5) Hancock Campgrounds   (6) Hancock County Fairgrounds   (7) Hancock Station Historical   (8) Houghton Station Historical   (9) Madern Contractors Incorporated   (10) Maki Oil Company   (11) Mount Ripley Ski Area   (12) Osceola Point Light   (13) Portage Lake Marina   (14) Quincy Mining Company   (15) Range Oil And Gas Company   (16) Ripley Station Historical   (17) Yalmer Mattila Contracting Company  

Military


(1) United States Coast Guard Station Historical  

Mine


(1) Isle Royale Mine  

Park


(1) Grace Methodist Church Historical Marker   (2) Hancock Historical Marker   (3) Houghton City Park   (4) Houghton County Courthouse Historical Marker   (5) Houghton County Historical Marker   (6) Michigan Tech Historical Marker   (7) Old Main Historical Marker   (8) Saint Ignatius Loyola Church Historical Marker   (9) Sherman Field   (10) Suomi College Historical Marker   (11) Terrace Park   (12) Town Hall And Fire Hall Historical Marker   (13) Trinity Episcopal Church Historical Marker  

Populated Place


(1) Birch Grove Mobile Home Park   (2) Dodgeville   (3) Hancock   (4) Houghton   (5) Hurontown   (6) Ripley  

Post Office


(1) Dodgeville Post Office Historical   (2) Hancock Post Office   (3) Houghton Post Office   (4) Ripley Post Office Historical  

School


(1) Cc Intermediate School   (2) Finlandia University   (3) Hancock Elementary School   (4) Hancock Middle School   (5) Houghton Elementary School   (6) Houghton High School   (7) Michigan Technological University  

Stream


(1) Cole Creek   (2) Swedetown Creek  

Tower


(1) Waah-fm Houghton   (2) Wccy-am Houghton   (3) Whdf Radio Tower Grand Haven   (4) Wmpl-am Hancock   (5) Wolf-fm Houghton   (6) Wzrk-fm Hancock  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Houghton City, Michigan

49931 (pop. 9,006)


Cities Nearby Houghton City, Michigan

Hancock City, MI  (pop. 4,160) 1.8 Miles
South Range Village, MI  (pop. 501) 4.9 Miles
Osceola Township, MI  (pop. 1,595) 6.4 Miles
Hancock Township, MI  (pop. 468) 6.7 Miles
Chassell Township, MI  (pop. 1,663) 7.1 Miles
Hubbell Cdp, MI  (pop. 1,183) 7.2 Miles
Portage Township, MI  (pop. 1,040) 7.3 Miles
Lake Linden Village, MI  (pop. 1,059) 9.0 Miles
Schoolcraft Township, MI  (pop. 1,767) 10.0 Miles
Laurium Village, MI  (pop. 2,202) 10.1 Miles



Area Code(s) in Houghton City, Michigan

906



Elevation in Houghton City, Michigan is 810.0 ft. (247.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Houghton City, Michigan

Lat: 47.117188 N        Long: -88.562481 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Houghton City, Michigan need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Michigan

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.83 8.14 5.85 9.98 0.00 7.10
  Total Electric Industry 7.83 8.14 5.85 9.98 0.00 7.10
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.06 8.19 5.89 9.16 0.00 7.21
  Total Electric Industry 8.06 8.19 5.89 9.16 0.00 7.21
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.11 8.28 5.90 9.30 0.00 7.23
  Total Electric Industry 8.11 8.28 5.90 9.30 0.00 7.23
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.16 8.02 5.34 9.15 0.00 7.14
  Total Electric Industry 8.16 8.02 5.34 9.15 0.00 7.14
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.28 7.93 5.25 10.54 0.00 7.09
  Total Electric Industry 8.28 7.93 5.25 10.54 0.00 7.09
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.34 7.86 5.13 10.71 0.00 7.05
  Total Electric Industry 8.34 7.86 5.13 10.71 0.00 7.05
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.47 7.94 5.08 10.84 0.00 7.10
  Total Electric Industry 8.47 7.94 5.08 10.84 0.00 7.10
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.57 7.84 4.97 10.88 0.00 7.04
  Total Electric Industry 8.57 7.84 4.97 10.88 0.00 7.04
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.67 7.81 5.03 10.74 0.00 7.09
  Total Electric Industry 8.67 7.81 5.03 10.74 0.00 7.09
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.93 2.94 0.00 0.00 2.80
  Full-Service Providers 8.73 7.86 5.05 10.17 0.00 7.14
  Total Electric Industry 8.73 7.85 5.03 10.17 0.00 7.12
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 6.22 5.62 4.91 0.00 0.00 5.03
  Full-Service Providers 8.53 7.90 5.10 10.77 0.00 7.12
  Total Electric Industry 8.52 7.90 5.09 10.77 0.00 7.11
2001              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 0.78 0.59 0.00 0.00 0.67
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 6.23 4.80 0.00 0.00 5.37
  Full-Service Providers 8.26 7.54 5.08 10.38 0.00 6.98
  Total Electric Industry 8.26 7.54 5.08 10.38 0.00 6.97
2002              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 0.73 0.29 0.00 0.00 0.55
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 5.56 4.41 0.00 0.00 5.09
  Full-Service Providers 8.28 7.91 5.04 10.43 0.00 7.15
  Total Electric Industry 8.28 7.79 5.02 10.43 0.00 7.09
2003              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 0.78 0.48 0.00 0.00 0.51
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 5.18 4.43 0.00 0.00 4.50
  Full-Service Providers 8.35 7.59 4.98 0.00 8.21 7.04
  Total Electric Industry 8.35 7.55 4.96 0.00 8.21 6.85
2004              
  Delivery-Only Service 3.13 1.80 0.98 0.00 0.00 1.44
  Energy-Only Providers 6.49 5.42 4.24 0.00 0.00 4.91
  Full-Service Providers 8.33 7.66 4.86 0.00 7.89 7.03
  Total Electric Industry 8.33 7.57 4.92 0.00 7.89 6.94
2005              
  Delivery-Only Service 3.22 1.93 0.89 0.00 0.00 1.49
  Energy-Only Providers 6.44 5.78 4.37 0.00 0.00 5.19
  Full-Service Providers 8.40 7.87 5.33 0.00 13.07 7.30
  Total Electric Industry 8.40 7.84 5.32 0.00 13.07 7.23
2006              
  Delivery-Only Service 4.69 2.65 1.05 0.00 0.00 1.87
  Energy-Only Providers 5.42 7.00 4.07 0.00 0.00 5.58
  Full-Service Providers 9.77 8.42 6.13 0.00 10.06 8.17
  Total Electric Industry 9.77 8.51 6.05 0.00 10.06 8.14

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Houghton City, Michigan

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 55   (2.0%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 36   (1.3%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 11   (0.4%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 83   (3.0%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 90   (3.2%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 147   (5.2%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 472   (16.8%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 357   (12.7%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 171   (6.1%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 351   (12.5%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 181   (6.4%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 85   (3.0%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 359   (12.8%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 414   (14.7%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Houghton City, Michigan)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 1,398

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 306

In 3-person carpool : 0

In 4-person carpool : 12

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 18

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 40

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 4

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 98

Walked : 766

Other means : 19

Worked at home : 168


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Houghton City, Michigan)

Less than 5 minutes : 407

5 to 9 minutes : 887

10 to 14 minutes : 872

15 to 19 minutes : 186

20 to 24 minutes : 170

25 to 29 minutes : 37

30 to 34 minutes : 28

35 to 39 minutes : 5

40 to 44 minutes : 0

45 to 59 minutes : 14

60 to 89 minutes : 18

90 or more minutes : 37


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Houghton City, Michigan)

With Social Security income : 446

No Social Security income : 1,977


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Houghton City, Michigan)

With retirement income : 273

No retirement income : 2,150


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Houghton City, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 98

$10,000 to $14,999 : 118

$15,000 to $19,999 : 46

$20,000 to $24,999 : 68

$25,000 to $29,999 : 30

$30,000 to $34,999 : 9

$35,000 to $39,999 : 52

$40,000 to $44,999 : 20

$45,000 to $49,999 : 12

$50,000 to $59,999 : 53

$60,000 to $74,999 : 56

$75,000 to $99,999 : 99

$100,000 to $124,999 : 108

$125,000 to $149,999 : 99

$150,000 to $199,999 : 8

$200,000 or more : 53


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Houghton City, Michigan)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $52,054


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Houghton City, Michigan

  • NEW (1340 AM; 1.0 kW; Houghton, MI; Owner: Steven A.roy,rep.of The Est.of Lyle Evans)
  • WCCY (1400 AM; 1.0 kW; Houghton, MI; Owner: Heartland Comm. Houghton License, Llc)
  • NEW (1460 AM; 0.25 kW; Eagle Harbor, MI; Owner: Scott Powell)
  • NEW (1490 AM; 1.0 kW; Houghton, MI; Owner: Advance Acquisition, Inc.)
  • WMPL (920 AM; 1.0 kW; Houghton, MI; Owner: J & J Broadcasting, Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Houghton City, Michigan

  • WHKB (102.3 FM; Houghton, MI; Owner: Heartland Comm. Houghton License, Llc)
  • WVCN (104.3 FM; Lanse, MI; Owner: Keweenaw Bay Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WCUP (105.7 FM; Lanse, MI; Owner: Keweenaw Bay Indian Community)
  • NEW (88.9 FM; Houghton, MI; Owner: Board Of Trustees Of Northern Michigan University)
  • NEW (89.1 FM; Calumet, MI; Owner: Grace Christian Fellowship)
  • NEW (89.5 FM; Hancock, MI; Owner: Korkee Inc.)
  • WMTU-FM (91.9 FM; Hancock, MI; Owner: Michigan Technological University)
  • WKMJ-FM (93.5 FM; Houghton, MI; Owner: J & Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WOLV (97.7 FM; Houghton, MI; Owner: Heartland Comm. Houghton License, Llc)
  • WGLI (98.7 FM; Houghton, MI; Owner: Keweenaw Bay Indian Community)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Houghton City, Michigan

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 801  (46.1%)
  • Service Occupations: 415  (23.9%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 335  (19.3%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 25  (1.4%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 83  (4.8%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 479  (38.1%)
  • Service Occupations: 297  (23.6%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 418  (33.3%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 12  (1.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 33  (2.6%)


(updated 2010)





There are 14 Farms In Houghton City, Michigan


(updated 2008)



Banks In Houghton City, Michigan

Wells Fargo Bank, National Association - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $2.8b
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 6,310

Superior National Bank & Trust Company - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.1m
    Industry Specialization: All Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 10

Range Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $277.5k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 12

The Miners State Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $119.5k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 5

River Valley Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 17

Firstmerit Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $24.5m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 382

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Houghton City, Michigan

  • Grognet Seaplane Base


    (about 4.5 miles in Hancock, Michigan; Airport Code: QGS)

  • Houghton County Memorial


    (about 5.0 miles in Hubbell, Michigan; Airport Code: CMX)

  • Isle Royale National Park


    (about 51.1 miles in Allouez, Michigan; Airport Code: QIR)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Houghton City, Michigan

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

46.57%

Carpooled

8.67%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

1.46%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.58%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.78%

Walked

36.98%

Other Means

0.54%

Worked At Home

4.42%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Houghton City, Michigan, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Houghton City, Michigan)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 676

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 61

Female householder, no husband present : 192

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 779

Householder not living alone : 715


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Houghton City, Michigan)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 24

Female householder and female partner : 12

Female householder and male partner : 150

All other households : 2,237


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Houghton City, Michigan)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 493

Renter-occupied housing units : 183

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 40

Renter-occupied housing units : 21

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 45

Renter-occupied housing units : 147

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 174

Renter-occupied housing units : 1,320


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Houghton City, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 548

$10,000 to $14,999 : 205

$15,000 to $19,999 : 366

$20,000 to $24,999 : 312

$25,000 to $29,999 : 131

$30,000 to $34,999 : 84

$35,000 to $39,999 : 91

$40,000 to $44,999 : 41

$45,000 to $49,999 : 46

$50,000 to $59,999 : 103

$60,000 to $74,999 : 80

$75,000 to $99,999 : 115

$100,000 to $124,999 : 136

$125,000 to $149,999 : 104

$150,000 to $199,999 : 8

$200,000 or more : 53


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Houghton City, Michigan)

Total : 2,634


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Houghton City, Michigan)

Occupied : 2,423

Vacant : 211


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Houghton City, Michigan)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Houghton City, Michigan)

Built 2005 or later : 28

Built 2000 to 2004 : 123

Built 1990 to 1999 : 277

Built 1980 to 1989 : 347

Built 1970 to 1979 : 416

Built 1960 to 1969 : 303

Built 1950 to 1959 : 64

Built 1940 to 1949 : 51

Built 1939 or earlier : 1,025


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Houghton City, Michigan)

Utility gas : 1,580

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 106

Electricity : 592

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 95

Coal or coke : 5

Wood : 11

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 34

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Houghton City, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 3

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 4

$50,000 to $59,999 : 16

$60,000 to $69,999 : 75

$70,000 to $79,999 : 59

$80,000 to $89,999 : 107

$90,000 to $99,999 : 41

$100,000 to $124,999 : 104

$125,000 to $149,999 : 54

$150,000 to $174,999 : 39

$175,000 to $199,999 : 46

$200,000 to $249,999 : 64

$250,000 to $299,999 : 57

$300,000 to $399,999 : 52

$400,000 to $499,999 : 12

$500,000 to $749,999 : 11

$750,000 to $999,999 : 8

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Houghton City, Michigan)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 9

Home equity loan only : 78

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 324

Housing units without a mortgage : 341


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Houghton City, Michigan)

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 : $225,000

Built 1990 to 1999 : $278,300

Built 1980 to 1989 : $193,000

Built 1970 to 1979 : $128,600

Built 1960 to 1969 : $123,400

Built 1950 to 1959 :

Built 1940 to 1949 : $93,800

Built 1939 or earlier : $84,000


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Houghton City, Michigan: 38.1%

Percentage of Family Households in Michigan: 66.0%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Houghton City, Michigan

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 1.36%
  • Juvenile facilities : 0.39%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 0.05%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • College/University student housing : 96.11%
  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 2.09%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Houghton City, Michigan

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 97 97 $8,705,999
  Two Family 1 2 $60,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

98 99 $8,765,999
2000        
  Single Family 39 39 $4,529,732
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

39 39 $4,529,732
2001        
  Single Family 101 101 $7,907,950
  Two Family 2 4 $133,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

103 105 $8,040,950
2002        
  Single Family 144 144 $17,401,174
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

144 144 $17,401,174
2003        
  Single Family 83 83 $9,681,676
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

83 83 $9,681,676
2004        
  Single Family 108 108 $10,629,285
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

108 108 $10,629,285
2005        
  Single Family 103 103 $13,107,545
  Two Family 3 6 $480,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

106 109 $13,587,545
2006        
  Single Family 89 89 $14,396,597
  Two Family 3 6 $290,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 1 21 $2,100,000
  Total

93 116 $16,786,597


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Houghton City, MI): $21,186
Median Household Income In 2000 (Michigan): $44,667


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Houghton City): $91,900
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Michigan): $110,300


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Houghton City): $362
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Michigan): $546


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Houghton City, Michigan

Utility Gas: 66.8%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 3.3%
Electricity: 21.3%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 5.3%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.4%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 2.5%
No Fuel Used: 0.4%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Houghton City, Michigan are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Houghton City, Michigan

Portage Home Health And Hospice


     Address: 821 W Water Street, Hancock, Michigan 49930
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 10/6/1994

Superior Home Nursing And Hospice


     Address: 540 Depot St, Hancock, Michigan 49930
     Ownership: Government - Local
     Certified Date: 7/1/1966

Keweenaw Home Nursing Inc


     Address: 311 Sixth Street, Calumet, Michigan 49913
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 6/12/1989

Horizon Home Care


     Address: 1001 Giesau Drive, Ontonagon, Michigan 49953
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 5/14/2002

Up Home Health & Hospice


     Address: 1414 W Fair Ave, Marquette, Michigan 49855
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 3/20/1986

Hospitals Close To Houghton City, Michigan

Portage Health Hospital


     Address: 500 Campus Drive, Hancock, Michigan 49930
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Marquette General Hospital


     Address: 420 West Magnetic Street, Marquette, Michigan 49855
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Iron County Community Hospital


     Address: 1400 W Ice Lake Road, Iron River, Michigan 49935
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Grand View Hospital


     Address: N10561 Grand View Lane, Ironwood, Michigan 49938
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Dickinson County Memorial Hospital


     Address: 1721 S Stephenson Ave, Iron Mountain, Michigan 49801
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Nursing Homes Close To Houghton City, Michigan

Houghton Co Med Care Facility


     Address: 1100 Quincy St, Hancock, Michigan 49930
     Ownership: Government - County
     Number of Residents: 197
     Percent Occupied: 100%

Cypress Manor Health And Rehab


     Address: 1400 Poplar St, Hancock, Michigan 49930
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 63
     Percent Occupied: 100%

Portagepointe


     Address: 500 Campus Drive, Hancock, Michigan 49930
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 60
     Percent Occupied: 100%

Our Lady Of Mercy Health And Rehab


     Address: 52225 B Avenue, Hubbell, Michigan 49934
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 63
     Percent Occupied: 97%

Aspirus Ontonagon Hospital, Inc


     Address: 601 Seventh Street, Ontonagon, Michigan 49953
     Ownership: Government - City
     Number of Residents: 45
     Percent Occupied: 98%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Houghton City, Michigan

Name: Kewaunee
Address: N490 Highway 42; Kewaunee, WI 54216-9510
Distance: 191 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Houghton City, Michigan

    Retired Workers: 735
    Disabled Workers: 130
    Widowers Workers: 145
    Spouses Workers: 65
    Children Workers: 100


(updated 2007)



Houghton County, Michigan Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 42.46%
  • Bush & Cheney 56.08%
  • Other 1.46%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Houghton City, Michigan citizens.

Relocation to Houghton County, MI

6.22 % of Houghton County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $39,824

Michigan Average 5.24 %

0.87 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $4,320

Michigan Average 0.11 %

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Houghton County, MI (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Marquette County , MI 0.40 % ($31,936 AGI )
  • Baraga County , MI 0.21 % ($26,760 AGI )
  • Keweenaw County , MI 0.16 % ($27,474 AGI )

Relocation away from Houghton County, MI

7.38 % of Houghton County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $30,003

Michigan Average 5.98 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Houghton County, MI (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Marquette County , MI 0.63 % ($23,573 AGI )
  • Keweenaw County , MI 0.27 % ($58,688 AGI )
  • Oakland County , MI 0.23 % ($23,963 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Michigan

Low Bracket: $0 (4.35%)
High Bracket: Unlimited (4.35%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Michigan

6.00%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Houghton City, Michigan is based on over 50 years of data.



















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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Houghton City, Michigan directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Houghton City, Michigan

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 1
    per 100,000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 13
Rape 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 1 2 n/a n/a 1 7
    per 100,000 0 0 0 0 14 28 29 14 29 n/a n/a 13 91
Robbery 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 0
    per 100,000 0 0 0 14 14 14 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 0
Assault 0 1 2 4 3 3 14 11 10 n/a n/a 4 0
    per 100,000 0 14 28 56 43 43 200 159 146 n/a n/a 52 0
Burglary 1 5 7 3 18 13 5 10 4 n/a n/a 9 5
    per 100,000 14 71 100 42 257 184 71 145 58 n/a n/a 117 65
Larceny Theft 70 87 66 68 90 114 111 119 113 n/a n/a 140 106
    per 100,000 993 1,227 939 950 1,283 1,615 1,582 1,722 1,649 n/a n/a 1,814 1,377
Vehicle Theft 3 3 2 3 3 3 2 3 5 n/a n/a 0 0
    per 100,000 43 42 28 42 43 43 29 43 73 n/a n/a 0 0
Arson 2 0 2 2 1 1 0 1 2 n/a n/a 0 1
    per 100,000 28 0 28 28 14 14 0 14 29 n/a n/a 0 13
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
0 0 0 1 1 2 4 3 3 n/a n/a 1 2
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
19 24 19 19 28 33 30 33 31 n/a n/a 37 28
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
10 12 10 10 15 17 17 18 17 n/a n/a 19 15


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In Michigan

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
36,233 38,032 41,145 48,000 43,613 45,717 46,122 39,795 40,692 40,909


(updated 2014)



Jails in Houghton City, Michigan


  • Houghton County


    403 East Houghton Avenue, Houghton, MI 49931
    Capacity: 26
    Confined: 38
    Avg. Population: 40
    Year Built: 1960
    Year Renovated: 1991


(updated 2006)



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