Houghton is a city located in Michigan. With a 2020 population of 7,947, it is the 113th largest city in Michigan and the 3646th largest city in the United States. Houghton is currently declining at a rate of -0.29% annually but its population has increased by 3.10% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,708 in 2010. Houghton reached it's highest population of 7,993 in 2018. Spanning over 5 miles, Houghton has a population density of 1,814 people per square mile.
The average household income in Houghton is $43,981 with a poverty rate of 43.60%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $684 per month, and the median house value is $148,200. The median age in Houghton is 21.8 years, 21.4 years for males, and 23.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 180.5 males.