From a total population of 6,878, Houghton has a median age of 21.9. The average age of males, in Houghton, is 21.7 while the average age of females is 23.7. When you compare this to median age of Michigan, Houghton is 17.4 years younger.
The median income of individuals, in Houghton, is $16,641 while the average household income is $28,688. When comparing the median income of people living in Houghton to the rest of Michigan, the average income in Houghton is $9,502 less.