Houghton Houghton County, Michigan

Houghton: County seat of Houghton County, Michigan

About

Houghton is a city located in the county of Houghton in the U.S. state of Michigan. Its population at the 2010 census was 82 and a population density of 7 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 83 inhabitants.

The city was created 168 years ago in 1853.

Houghton Quick Facts

Population : 83 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Michigan (United States)
County : Houghton County
Different from : Houghton Lake
Postal code : 49931
Phone Area Codes : 906
Area : 12.18 km2
Altitude : 643 feet / 196 meters
Capital city : Houghton is capital of Houghton County
Establishment : January 01, 1854 (168 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 02:19:27 (29th May 2022)
Density : 7 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 1.2% (2010-2020)
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Location of Houghton on Michigan map.
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Geography

Houghton is located at 47°7'19"N 88°34'8"W (47.1218700, -88.5690100).

Houghton map

Demographics

The population of Houghton increased by 1.2% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 82 - census
2011 83 1.2% estimation process
2012 82 -1.22% estimation process
2013 82 0% estimation process
2014 83 1.2% estimation process
2015 81 -2.47% estimation process
2016 81 0% estimation process
2017 80 -1.25% estimation process
2018 79 -1.27% estimation process
2019 81 2.47% estimation process
2020 83 2.41% estimation process

Houghton zip code is 49931. County name: Houghton, County fips: 26061

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Schools in Houghton

College & universities near Houghton, MI

Code Name City ZIP
171128 Michigan Technological University Houghton (MI) 49931-1295
172440 Finlandia University Hancock (MI) 49930-1832
461315 Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College Baraga (MI) 49908-0000

Stations (4)

Amtrak & bus stations near Houghton, MI

Code Name Address Type
HGH Houghton, Michigan Townsend Drive and Hubbell Street BUS
HKM Hancock, MI 125 Quincy Street BUS
LAN L'Anse, MI 102 North Main Street BUS
MQT Marquette, Michigan 1325 Commerce Drive BUS

Post offices near Houghton

Post Office Name City ZIP
Houghton Post Office Houghton (MI) 49931
Hancock Post Office Hancock (MI) 49930
Atlantic Min Post Office Atlantic Mine (MI) 49905
Dollar Bay Post Office Dollar Bay (MI) 49922
South Rang Post Office South Range (MI) 49963

Other places with the same name (2)

Other cities in Houghton County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Houghton County , MI.

City Name Population Title
Wyandotte 24,707 Town in Michigan, USA
Boston 5,825 Township in Ionia County, Michigan
Laurium 1,872 Village in Michigan, USA
Chassell 1,725 Township in Houghton County, Michigan
Superior 1,299 Township in Washtenaw County, Michigan
Dollar Bay 1,082 Township in Houghton County, Michigan, United States
Osceola 1,075 Township in Houghton County, Michigan, United States
Frost 1,052 Township in Clare County, Michigan
Hubbell 946 City in Nebraska, USA
Lake Linden 933 Village in Michigan
South Range 718 City in Houghton County, Michigan, United States of America
Calumet 676 Village in Michigan
Hancock 462 City in Michigan, United States
Copper City 180 City in Houghton County, Michigan, United States of America