Houghton, New York Population 2020

1,761
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Houghton is a city located in New York. Houghton has a 2020 population of 1,761. Houghton is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 4.02% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,693 in 2010. Houghton reached it's highest population of 1,793 in 2013.

The average household income in Houghton is $69,000 with a poverty rate of 10.24%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $648 per month, and the median house value is $113,200. The median age in Houghton is 20.7 years, 21 years for males, and 20.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 77.0 males.

Houghton Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Houghton was:

  • White: 82.06%
  • Black or African American: 7.44%
  • Asian: 6.76%
  • Two or more races: 1.87%
  • Other race: 1.53%
  • Native American: 0.34%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Houghton, New York is 1,761, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,761.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,693.

Houghton, New York Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,44582.06%
Black or African American1317.44%
Asian1196.76%
Two or More Races331.87%
Some Other Race271.53%
American Indian and Alaska Native60.34%
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Houghton Population Pyramid 2020

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Houghton Median Age

20.7


Total

21


Male

20.5


Female

Houghton Adults

There are 1,474 adults, (171 of whom are seniors) in Houghton.

Houghton Age Dependency

35.1

Age Dependency Ratio

13.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

22

Child Dependency Ratio

Houghton Sex Ratio

Female

995

56.50%

Male

766

43.50%

Houghton Households and Families

Houghton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Houghton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female100%0%
Married78.1%21.9%
All61%39%
Non Family21.7%78.3%
Male0%100%

61.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2823.0161
Married1923.6278.1
Non Family831.2521.7
Female45.75100
Male39.330

3.52

Average Family Size

3.01

Average Household Size

2.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Houghton Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
9th to 12th Grade193.28%
High School Graduate11419.69%
Some College356.04%
Associates Degree305.18%
Bachelors Degree15126.08%
Graduate Degree23039.72%
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Houghton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White522516345
Asian422929
Black12124
Multiple Races222
Hispanic111

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,328$40,234$21,307
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$33,750$42,188$15,417
Some College$30,417$31,500$20,694
Bachelors Degree$26,250$31,442$15,288
Graduate Degree$50,192$52,917$40,250

$32,328

Average Earnings

$40,234

Average Male

$21,307

Average Female

Houghton Language

Houghton Language by Age

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Houghton Language

89.39% of Houghton residents speak only English, while 10.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 6.00% of the population.

Houghton Poverty

Houghton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian834149.40%
White706273.82%
Hispanic331957.58%

10.24%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.32%

Male Poverty Rate

14.14%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Houghton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Houghton is Hispanic, with 57.58% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Houghton is White, with 3.82% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.85%.

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Name Poverty
Some College5.77%
High School5.77%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Less Than High School0.00%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Unemployed42.86%
Female Employed7.23%
Male Employed0.00%

Houghton Income

Houghton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$57,727$69,000
Families$78,194$82,983
Married Families$78,500-
Non Families$31,758$34,245
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Houghton Marital Status

Houghton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

29.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.2%

Male Marriage Rate

25.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Houghton Married by Age and Sex

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Houghton Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Houghton Marital Status by Race

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Houghton Veterans

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44

Number of Veterans

37

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam9
World War II7
Korea7
First Gulf War7
Second Gulf War
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Age Group Veterans
75+24
55 to 6414
65 to 743
35 to 543
18 to 34
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Name Veterans % of Total
White363.01%
Black86.84%

Houghton Veterans by Education

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13.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

56.52%

Veteran Disability Rate

Houghton Employment Status

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55%

Labor Force Participation

53.3%

Employment Rate

3.2%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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60.31%

Born in New York

90.63%

Native Born

9.37%

Foreign Born

8.23%

Non Citizen

1.14%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.63% of Houghton residents were born in the United States, with 60.31% having been born in New York. 8.23% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,7610.00%
20191,7610.00%
20181,761271.56%
20171,734-26-1.48%
20161,760130.74%
20151,747-16-0.91%
20141,763-30-1.67%
20131,793814.73%
20121,712593.57%
20111,653-40-2.36%
20101,6930.00%