In 2020, Houghton County, MI had a population of 35.9k people with a median age of 33.2 and a median household income of $44,839. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Houghton County, MI declined from 36,070 to 35,890, a −0.499% decrease and its median household income grew from $43,183 to $44,839, a 3.83% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Houghton County, MI are White (Non-Hispanic) (92%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.94%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.6%), White (Hispanic) (0.995%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.894%).
None of the households in Houghton County, MI reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
96.4% of the residents in Houghton County, MI are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Houghton County, MI are Michigan Technological University (1,697 degrees awarded in 2020) and Finlandia University (81 degrees).
In 2020, the median property value in Houghton County, MI was $113,700, and the homeownership rate was 66.7%.
Most people in Houghton County, MI drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 16.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Houghton County, MI was 2 cars per household.
Houghton County, MI borders Baraga County, MI, Iron County, MI, Keweenaw County, MI, Marquette County, MI, and Ontonagon County, MI.