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   (County: Roscommon County)

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Demographics Analysis

The people of Houghton Lake Cdp, 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 Lake Cdp, Michigan)

Male:

Under 5 years : 125

5 to 9 years : 131

10 to 14 years : 113

15 to 17 years : 80

18 and 19 years : 18

20 years : 0

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 27

25 to 29 years : 76

30 to 34 years : 75

35 to 39 years : 96

40 to 44 years : 120

45 to 49 years : 182

50 to 54 years : 174

55 to 59 years : 96

60 and 61 years : 79

62 to 64 years : 36

65 and 66 years : 10

67 to 69 years : 16

70 to 74 years : 57

75 to 79 years : 96

80 to 84 years : 85

85 years and over : 34

Female:

Under 5 years : 121

5 to 9 years : 85

10 to 14 years : 87

15 to 17 years : 8

18 and 19 years : 85

20 years : 19

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 51

25 to 29 years : 103

30 to 34 years : 66

35 to 39 years : 72

40 to 44 years : 149

45 to 49 years : 162

50 to 54 years : 187

55 to 59 years : 64

60 and 61 years : 63

62 to 64 years : 130

65 and 66 years : 18

67 to 69 years : 81

70 to 74 years : 74

75 to 79 years : 88

80 to 84 years : 161

85 years and over : 33


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Houghton Lake Cdp, Michigan)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 1,814

Multiple ancestry : 1,282

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 35

Ancestry not reported : 502


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 3,617

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 0

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 6

Not a U.S. citizen : 10


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Houghton Lake Cdp, Michigan)

Total:

Under 5 years : 246

5 to 17 years : 504

18 to 24 years : 200

25 to 34 years : 320

35 to 44 years : 437

45 to 54 years : 705

55 to 59 years : 160

60 and 61 years : 142

62 to 64 years : 166

65 to 74 years : 256

75 years and over : 497

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 238

5 to 17 years : 492

18 to 24 years : 170

25 to 34 years : 283

35 to 44 years : 378

45 to 54 years : 556

55 to 59 years : 134

60 and 61 years : 116

62 to 64 years : 132

65 to 74 years : 222

75 years and over : 390

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 8

5 to 17 years : 12

18 to 24 years : 30

25 to 34 years : 37

35 to 44 years : 59

45 to 54 years : 139

55 to 59 years : 26

60 and 61 years : 26

62 to 64 years : 34

65 to 74 years : 34

75 years and over : 101

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 10

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 6


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Houghton Lake Cdp, Michigan)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 1,501

Female : 1,610

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 215

Female : 291

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 10

Female : 6


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Houghton Lake Cdp, Michigan)

Born in state of residence : 3,094

Born in other state in the United States : 506

Native: born outside the United States : 0

Foreign born : 16


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Houghton Lake Cdp, Michigan)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 538

Now married, except separated : 1,313

Divorced : 346

Separated : 15

Widowed : 245

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 46

Now married, except separated : 254

Divorced : 142

Separated : 0

Widowed : 56

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 16

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 3,347

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 9

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

German:

Speak English "very well" : 18

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Polish:

Speak English "very well" : 13

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Houghton Lake Cdp, Michigan

  • German: 828   (21.9%)
  • English: 675   (17.9%)
  • Irish: 426   (11.3%)
  • Polish: 308   (8.2%)
  • United States Or American: 258   (6.8%)
  • French (except Basque): 205   (5.4%)
  • Italian: 170   (4.5%)
  • Other Groups: 151   (4.0%)
  • Dutch: 137   (3.6%)
  • Scottish: 112   (3.0%)
  • Scotch-irish: 91   (2.4%)
  • Swedish: 88   (2.3%)
  • Norwegian: 53   (1.4%)
  • Hungarian: 48   (1.3%)
  • French Canadian: 40   (1.1%)
  • Czech: 29   (0.8%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 26   (0.7%)
  • Russian: 26   (0.7%)
  • Greek: 24   (0.6%)
  • British: 19   (0.5%)
  • Slovak: 15   (0.4%)
  • Canadian: 13   (0.3%)
  • Danish: 12   (0.3%)
  • Bulgarian: 6   (0.2%)
  • Belgian: 6   (0.2%)
  • Lithuanian: 5   (0.1%)
  • Welsh: 2   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Houghton Lake Cdp, Michigan is 3,633



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Houghton Lake Cdp, Michigan: 1,726
Female Population in Houghton Lake Cdp, Michigan: 1,907


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Houghton Lake Cdp, Michigan: 46.0
Median Female Resident Age in Houghton Lake Cdp, Michigan: 48.1


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Michigan is 39


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Houghton Lake Cdp, Michigan


White


Both sexes

51.5

Male

50.7

Female

52.1

Black or African American


Both sexes

16.7

Male

15.5

Female

16.8

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

39.5

Male

25.0

Female

40.5

Asian


Both sexes

39.5

Male

18.5

Female

49.0

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

46.5

Male

0.0

Female

46.5

Other


Both sexes

17.5

Male

17.5

Female

21.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

26.5

Male

23.0

Female

39.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

28.5

Male

28.0

Female

31.3

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

51.6

Male

50.7

Female

52.2


(updated 2010)



Races in Houghton Lake Cdp, Michigan


  • White: 3,616
  • African American: 0
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 0
  • Two or More Races: 17



(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 Lake Cdp, Michigan citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 7   (0.56%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 36   (2.85%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 64   (5.08%)
  • 9th Grade: 51   (4.04%)
  • 10th Grade: 110   (8.72%)
  • 11th Grade: 47   (3.73%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 41   (3.25%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 487   (38.62%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 97   (7.69%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 165   (13.08%)
  • Associate Degree: 55   (4.36%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 70   (5.55%)
  • Master's Degree: 31   (2.46%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 6   (0.42%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 11   (0.77%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 57   (3.99%)
  • 9th Grade: 31   (2.17%)
  • 10th Grade: 59   (4.13%)
  • 11th Grade: 47   (3.29%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 57   (3.99%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 720   (50.38%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 101   (7.07%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 164   (11.48%)
  • Associate Degree: 71   (4.97%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 46   (3.22%)
  • Master's Degree: 59   (4.13%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Houghton Lake Cdp, Michigan

  • Houghton Lake Community Schools


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: 6001 W. Houghton Lake Drive, Houghton Lake, MI 48629, Phone: (989) 366-2000, Students: 1,997 )

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

  • Houghton Lake Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 4441 W. Houghton Lake Drive, Houghton Lake, MI 48629, Phone: (989) 366-2016, Students: 448 )

  • Collins Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-2, Location: 4451 W. Houghton Lake Drive, Houghton Lake, MI 48629, Phone: (989) 366-2023, Students: 359 )

  • Houghton Lake Adult Education


    ( Grades: UG-UG, Location: 179 Cloverleaf Lane, Houghton Lake, MI 48629, Phone: (989) 422-6161, Students: 80 )

  • Second Chance Academy


    ( Grades: 6-12, Location: 6001 W. Houghton Lake Drive, Houghton Lake, MI 48629, Phone: (989) 366-2000, Students: 20 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Houghton Lake Cdp, Michigan

  • Houghton Lake High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 4433 W. Houghton Lake Drive, Houghton Lake, MI 48629, Phone: (989) 366-2005, Students: 655 )

Largest Universities & Colleges In Houghton Lake Cdp, Michigan

  • Houghton Lake Institute Of Cosmetology Llc


    ( < 2-year, Private for-profit, Student Population: 16; Location: 921 W Houghton Lake Dr, Houghton Lake, MI 48629, )

Public Libraries (Central) In Houghton Lake Cdp, Michigan

  • Houghton Lake Public Library


    4431 West Houghton Lake Drive, Houghton Lake, MI 48629

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Houghton Lake Cdp, Michigan


  • Houghton Lake Area Historical Society Inc


    1701 W Houghton Lake Drive, Houghton Lake, MI 48629

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Houghton Lake Cdp, 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 Lake Cdp, Michigan.

Area Features of Houghton Lake Cdp, Michigan


Airport


(1) Roscommon County - Blodgett Memorial Airport  

Building


(1) Markey Township Fire And Emergency Medical Services Department   (2) Markey Township Hall   (3) Roscommon Township Fire Department  

Cape


(1) Songers Point  

Cemetery


(1) Prudenville Cemetery   (2) Roscommon Township Cemetery  

Census


(1) Houghton Lake Census Designated Place  

Church


(1) Church On The Lakes Free Methodist Church   (2) Faith Community Church   (3) Houghton Lake Church Of Christ   (4) Houghton Lake Wesleyan Church   (5) Saint Johns Lutheran Church  

Civil


(1) Township Of Roscommon  

Hospital


(1) King Nursing Center   (2) Mercy Family Care  

Lake


(1) Barney Lake   (2) Grass Lake   (3) Houghton Lake   (4) Lake Co-be-ac   (5) Lost Lakes   (6) Pup Lake  

Locale


(1) Anderson School   (2) Camp Co Be Ac   (3) Heights Marina   (4) Houghton Lake Rest Area   (5) Nokomis Camp   (6) Pineview Highlands Golf Course   (7) Wooded Acres Family Campground  

Park


(1) Markey Park  

Populated Place


(1) Houghton Lake   (2) Loxley  

Post Office


(1) Houghton Lake Post Office   (2) Loxley Post Office Historical  

Reservoir


(1) Wraco Lodge Lake  

School


(1) Collins Elementary School   (2) Houghton Lake High School   (3) Houghton Lake Middle School  

Stream


(1) Backus Creek   (2) East Branch Wolf Creek   (3) Pup Creek   (4) The Cut  

Tower


(1) Houghton Lake Lookout Tower   (2) Whgr-am Houghton Lake   (3) Wups-fm Houghton Lake  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Houghton Lake Cdp, Michigan

48629 (pop. 7,635)


Cities Nearby Houghton Lake Cdp, Michigan

Denton Township, MI  (pop. 5,500) 4.0 Miles
Roscommon Township, MI  (pop. 4,163) 4.4 Miles
Prudenville Cdp, MI  (pop. 1,497) 4.6 Miles
Markey Township, MI  (pop. 2,621) 6.9 Miles
Butterfield Township, MI  (pop. 555) 8.6 Miles
Backus Township, MI  (pop. 295) 8.8 Miles
Enterprise Township, MI  (pop. 167) 9.4 Miles
Holland Township, MI  (pop. 148) 10.4 Miles
Gerrish Township, MI  (pop. 3,094) 11.9 Miles
Franklin Township, MI  (pop. 746) 12.8 Miles



Area Code(s) in Houghton Lake Cdp, Michigan

989



Elevation in Houghton Lake Cdp, Michigan is 1,145.0 ft. (349.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Houghton Lake Cdp, Michigan

Lat: 44.302002 N        Long: -84.747682 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Houghton Lake Cdp, 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 Lake Cdp, Michigan

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 59   (4.3%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 17   (1.2%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 29   (2.1%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 57   (4.2%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 82   (6.0%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 83   (6.1%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 300   (22.0%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 168   (12.3%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 69   (5.1%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 113   (8.3%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 39   (2.9%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 42   (3.1%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 143   (10.5%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 160   (11.8%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Houghton Lake Cdp, Michigan)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 886

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 24

In 3-person carpool : 0

In 4-person carpool : 40

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 0

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

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 27

Walked : 9

Other means : 0

Worked at home : 140


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Houghton Lake Cdp, Michigan)

Less than 5 minutes : 209

5 to 9 minutes : 188

10 to 14 minutes : 174

15 to 19 minutes : 23

20 to 24 minutes : 23

25 to 29 minutes : 91

30 to 34 minutes : 151

35 to 39 minutes : 0

40 to 44 minutes : 18

45 to 59 minutes : 40

60 to 89 minutes : 48

90 or more minutes : 21


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 741

No Social Security income : 841


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 477

No retirement income : 1,105


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Houghton Lake Cdp, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 48

$10,000 to $14,999 : 107

$15,000 to $19,999 : 48

$20,000 to $24,999 : 82

$25,000 to $29,999 : 99

$30,000 to $34,999 : 102

$35,000 to $39,999 : 73

$40,000 to $44,999 : 54

$45,000 to $49,999 : 84

$50,000 to $59,999 : 21

$60,000 to $74,999 : 44

$75,000 to $99,999 : 129

$100,000 to $124,999 : 16

$125,000 to $149,999 : 0

$150,000 to $199,999 : 8

$200,000 or more : 9


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Houghton Lake Cdp, Michigan)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $34,200


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Houghton Lake Cdp, Michigan

  • WGRY (1230 AM; 0.75 kW; Grayling, MI; Owner: Gannon Broadcasting Systems, Inc.)
  • WGDN (1350 AM; 0.25 kW; Beaverton, MI; Owner: Apple Broadcasting Company, Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Houghton Lake Cdp, Michigan

  • WGRY-FM (100.3 FM; Roscommon, MI; Owner: Gannon Broadcasting System's, Inc.)
  • WQON (101.1 FM; Roscommon, MI; Owner: Gannon Broadcasting Systems, Inc)
  • WGDN-FM (103.1 FM; Beaverton, MI; Owner: Apple Broadcasting Company, Inc.)
  • WAIR (104.9 FM; Mc Bain, MI; Owner: Superior Communications)
  • WBMI (105.5 FM; West Branch, MI; Owner: Independent Television Productions Of Michigan, Inc.)
  • WEJC (88.3 FM; Beaverton, MI; Owner: Superior Communications)
  • NEW (90.7 FM; Harrison, MI; Owner: The Country King, Incorporated)
  • WTWS (92.1 FM; Harrison, MI; Owner: Coltrace Communications, Inc.)
  • WTWS (92.1 FM; Houghton Lake, MI; Owner: Coltrace Communications, Inc.)
  • WMRX-FM (97.7 FM; Beaverton, MI; Owner: Steel Broadcasting, Inc)
  • WUPS (98.5 FM; Houghton Lake, MI; Owner: Coltrace Communications, Inc.)
  • WUPS (98.5 FM; Houghton Lake, MI; Owner: Coltrace Communications, Inc.)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Houghton Lake Cdp, Michigan

  • WGTU (Channel 29; Kalkaska, MI; Owner: Mtc License Llc)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Houghton Lake Cdp, Michigan

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 103  (15.2%)
  • Service Occupations: 144  (21.2%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 145  (21.4%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 6  (0.9%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 111  (16.4%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 200  (25.8%)
  • Service Occupations: 269  (34.8%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 271  (35.0%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 8  (1.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 9  (1.2%)


(updated 2010)





There are 17 Farms In Houghton Lake Cdp, Michigan


(updated 2008)



Banks In Houghton Lake Cdp, Michigan

Chemical Bank - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $12.4m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 158

Northwestern Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $848.9k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 34

Jpmorgan Chase Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $2b
    Industry Specialization: International
    Total Offices: 5,679

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Houghton Lake Cdp, Michigan

  • Gladwin Zettel Memorial


    (about 26.7 miles in Beaverton, Michigan; Airport Code: GDW)

  • Wexford County


    (about 33.3 miles in Cadillac, Michigan; Airport Code: CAD)

  • Mount Pleasant Municipal


    (about 47.1 miles in Mount Pleasant, Michigan; Airport Code: MOP)

  • Miller Field


    (about 47.5 miles in Reed City, Michigan; Airport Code: RCT)

  • Gaylord Regional


    (about 49.3 miles in Gaylord, Michigan; Airport Code: GLR)

  • Cherry Capital


    (about 51.1 miles in Traverse City, Michigan; Airport Code: TVC)

  • Antrim County


    (about 52.1 miles in Bellaire, Michigan; Airport Code: ACB)

  • Roben-Hood


    (about 54.9 miles in Big Rapids, Michigan; Airport Code: WBR)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Houghton Lake Cdp, Michigan

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

77.93%

Carpooled

13.79%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

1.14%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

2.57%

Other Means

1.79%

Worked At Home

2.79%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Houghton Lake Cdp, 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 Lake Cdp, Michigan)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 777

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 67

Female householder, no husband present : 80

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 541

Householder not living alone : 117


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 94

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 83

All other households : 1,405


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Houghton Lake Cdp, Michigan)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 693

Renter-occupied housing units : 84

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 65

Renter-occupied housing units : 2

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 17

Renter-occupied housing units : 63

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 459

Renter-occupied housing units : 199


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Houghton Lake Cdp, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 229

$10,000 to $14,999 : 194

$15,000 to $19,999 : 60

$20,000 to $24,999 : 164

$25,000 to $29,999 : 212

$30,000 to $34,999 : 152

$35,000 to $39,999 : 114

$40,000 to $44,999 : 81

$45,000 to $49,999 : 109

$50,000 to $59,999 : 28

$60,000 to $74,999 : 65

$75,000 to $99,999 : 141

$100,000 to $124,999 : 16

$125,000 to $149,999 : 0

$150,000 to $199,999 : 8

$200,000 or more : 9


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Houghton Lake Cdp, Michigan)

Total : 3,026


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Houghton Lake Cdp, Michigan)

Occupied : 1,582

Vacant : 1,444


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Houghton Lake Cdp, Michigan)

Median number of rooms : 4


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Houghton Lake Cdp, Michigan)

Built 2005 or later : 21

Built 2000 to 2004 : 154

Built 1990 to 1999 : 189

Built 1980 to 1989 : 128

Built 1970 to 1979 : 722

Built 1960 to 1969 : 473

Built 1950 to 1959 : 351

Built 1940 to 1949 : 539

Built 1939 or earlier : 449


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Houghton Lake Cdp, Michigan)

Utility gas : 1,406

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 97

Electricity : 8

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 0

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 71

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Houghton Lake Cdp, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 5

$25,000 to $29,999 : 8

$30,000 to $34,999 : 30

$35,000 to $39,999 : 20

$40,000 to $49,999 : 22

$50,000 to $59,999 : 112

$60,000 to $69,999 : 122

$70,000 to $79,999 : 117

$80,000 to $89,999 : 141

$90,000 to $99,999 : 88

$100,000 to $124,999 : 103

$125,000 to $149,999 : 99

$150,000 to $174,999 : 92

$175,000 to $199,999 : 34

$200,000 to $249,999 : 96

$250,000 to $299,999 : 33

$300,000 to $399,999 : 11

$400,000 to $499,999 : 12

$500,000 to $749,999 : 87

$750,000 to $999,999 : 2

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Houghton Lake Cdp, 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 : 0

Home equity loan only : 59

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 693

Housing units without a mortgage : 482


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Houghton Lake Cdp, Michigan)

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 : $116,000

Built 1990 to 1999 : $87,000

Built 1980 to 1989 : $98,000

Built 1970 to 1979 : $88,200

Built 1960 to 1969 : $77,300

Built 1950 to 1959 : $127,000

Built 1940 to 1949 : $89,000

Built 1939 or earlier : $204,500


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Houghton Lake Cdp, Michigan: 56.8%

Percentage of Family Households in Michigan: 66.0%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Houghton Lake Cdp, Michigan

Institutionalized population


  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 70.59%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 29.41%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Houghton Lake Cdp, 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 128 128 $11,044,602
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

128 128 $11,044,602
2000        
  Single Family 235 235 $17,200,023
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

235 235 $17,200,023
2001        
  Single Family 167 167 $12,309,806
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

167 167 $12,309,806
2002        
  Single Family 214 214 $17,073,470
  Two Family 0 0 $25,000
  Three and Four Family 4 16 $300,000
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

218 230 $17,398,470
2003        
  Single Family 204 204 $17,250,605
  Two Family 1 2 $14,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

205 206 $17,264,605
2004        
  Single Family 147 147 $13,886,008
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

147 147 $13,886,008
2005        
  Single Family 83 83 $10,692,878
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

83 83 $10,692,878
2006        
  Single Family 69 69 $7,735,470
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

69 69 $7,735,470


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Houghton Lake Cdp, MI): $27,443
Median Household Income In 2000 (Michigan): $44,667


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Houghton Lake Cdp): $68,400
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Michigan): $110,300


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Houghton Lake Cdp): $412
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Michigan): $546


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Houghton Lake Cdp, Michigan

Utility Gas: 87.4%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 6.4%
Electricity: 4.1%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.5%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 1.2%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.4%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(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 Lake Cdp, Michigan are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Houghton Lake Cdp, Michigan

Heartland Home Care Inc. Midla


     Address: 417 West Houghton Avenue, Suite E, West Branch, Michigan 48661
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 8/11/1997

Unity Home Health Care, Llc


     Address: 575 Court Street Suite C, West Branch, Michigan 48661
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 5/31/2006

District Health Dept No 2


     Address: 630 Progress Street, West Branch, Michigan 48661
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 5/1/1968

Mercy Amicare


     Address: 201 Meadows Drive, Suite A, Grayling, Michigan 49738
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Religious Affiliations
     Certified Date: 4/25/1992

Mercy Amicare Homecare


     Address: 7985 Mackinaw Trail, Cadillac, Michigan 49601
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Religious Affiliations
     Certified Date: 4/29/1986

Hospitals Close To Houghton Lake Cdp, Michigan

Midmichigan Medical Center-gladwin


     Address: 515 Quarter Street, Gladwin, Michigan 48624
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

West Branch Regional Medical Center


     Address: 2463 South M-30, West Branch, Michigan 48661
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Midmichigan Medical Center-clare


     Address: 703 N Mcewan St, Clare, Michigan 48617
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Mercy Hospital - Grayling


     Address: 1100 E Michigan Ave, Grayling, Michigan 49738
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Mercy Hospital - Cadillac


     Address: 400 Hobart St, Cadillac, Michigan 49601
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Nursing Homes Close To Houghton Lake Cdp, Michigan

King Nursing & Rehabilitation Community


     Address: 2280 Tower Hill Rd, Houghton Lake, Michigan 48629
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 56
     Percent Occupied: 92%

Gladwin Nursing And Rehabilitation Community


     Address: 3270 Pratt Lake Rd, Gladwin, Michigan 48624
     Ownership: For Profit - Partnership
     Number of Residents: 52
     Percent Occupied: 87%

Midmichigan Gladwin Pines Nh


     Address: 449 Quarter Street, Gladwin, Michigan 48624
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 106
     Percent Occupied: 88%

Hilltop Manor Health Care Center


     Address: 1290 E Michigan Hwy, Roscommon, Michigan 48653
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 104
     Percent Occupied: 88%

Autumnwood Of Mcbain


     Address: 220 Hughston St, Mc Bain, Michigan 49657
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 72
     Percent Occupied: 76%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Houghton Lake Cdp, Michigan

Name: Kewaunee
Address: N490 Highway 42; Kewaunee, WI 54216-9510
Distance: 141 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Houghton Lake Cdp, Michigan

    Retired Workers: 1,750
    Disabled Workers: 395
    Widowers Workers: 185
    Spouses Workers: 175
    Children Workers: 125


(updated 2007)



Roscommon County, Michigan Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 47.43%
  • Bush & Cheney 51.28%
  • Other 1.29%



(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 Lake Cdp, Michigan citizens.

Relocation to Roscommon County, MI

7.25 % of Roscommon County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $43,268

Michigan Average 5.24 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

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

  • Wayne County , MI 0.66 % ($46,797 AGI )
  • Genesee County , MI 0.63 % ($48,361 AGI )
  • Oakland County , MI 0.54 % ($89,365 AGI )

Relocation away from Roscommon County, MI

6.73 % of Roscommon 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 $27,817

Michigan Average 5.98 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

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

  • Oakland County , MI 0.39 % ($32,158 AGI )
  • Crawford County , MI 0.38 % ($22,703 AGI )
  • Ogemaw County , MI 0.30 % ($17,586 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

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Crime Analysis

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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)



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