Houghton, MI Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 2,192 housing units in Houghton. This represents a 3.3% growth from 2,121 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 2,139 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 53 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Houghton is about 35.8%. Houghton's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 4.8%. Average household size is 2.37 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Houghton were built after 1962.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type4.20%
One Bedroom27.30%
Two Bedrooms24.20%
Three Bedrooms22.40%
Four Bedrooms13.70%
Five Bedrooms or more8.20%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.54
Median year structure was built1939
Median Value of occupied units$92,700
Median Price asked for vacant units$140,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.28
Median year structure was built1966
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$400

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage3.40%
Home Equity Loan10.50%
Simple Mortgage43.20%
Debt Free43%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs14.9%