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Houghton County Statistics

Facts

Land area1,009.1 square miles
Population Density36.3 persons per square mile.

Population

Population (2013)36,225
Population change-1.1%
Under 5 years of age5.3%
Under 1820.5%
65 and over16%
Females46%
White94.2
Hispanic or Latino of any race1.4
Asian2.8%
Two or more races1.4%
Black or African American0.9%
Native American0.6%
Pacific Islander0%
Had graduated from high school91%
Had a bachelor degree or higher28.9%
Veterans2,979

Households and Housing

Households14,029
Persons per household2.4
Living in the same house for one year or more83%
Median household income$35,430
The Per capita income$19,783
Live below the poverty line23%
Housing units18,560
Multi-unit structures16%
The median value of owner-occupied housing$88,400
Residents owning their homes69.6%

Business Facts

Total number of firms2,558
Women-owned firms24.1%
Asian-owned firms0%
Hispanic-owned firms0%
Black-owned firms0%
Native American-owned firms0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms0%
Retail sales$335,452
Retail sales per capita$9,599
Manufacturers shipments$0
Merchant wholesaler sales$0
Source US Census Data