The City of Houghton had a population of 139 as of July 1, 2016. Houghton ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Iowa. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Houghton is located at latitude 40.7837 and longitude -91.6108 in Lee County. The formal boundaries for the City of Houghton (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.31 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lee County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 715 feet.
The City of Houghton (GNIS ID: 2394424) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Houghton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
|Population in Households||139|
|Population in Familes||120|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.4|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||64 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||47 (73.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||12 (18.7%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||6 ( 9.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$143,333|
|Average Home Value||$176,087|
|Median Household Income||$51,105|
|Average Household Income||$60,900|
|Per Capita Income||$24,904|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||0.72%|
|Per Capita Income||1.47%|
The table below compares Houghton to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 805||20th|
|Population Density1||# 682||33rd|
|Diversity Index2||# 993||2nd|
|Median Household Income||# 575||43rd|
|Per Capita Income||# 685||32nd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Iowa Census Data Comparison Tool.