Houghton County is located in the upper peninsula of Michigan. The County Seat is Houghton and the largest city is Houghton. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.houghtoncounty.net/. The 2014 population estimate is 36,495 and the 2010 census population was 36,628. The land area is 1,009.10 square miles and there are 36.3 persons per square mile.
94.2% of the population is White, 0.9% is Black or African American, 1.4% is Hispanic or Latino, 2.8% is Asian, 0.6% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.4% is two or more races. 91% have a high school degree or higher, and 28.9% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $88,400, there are 14,029 households, an average of 2.43 persons per household. The per capita income is $19,783, the median household income is $35,430, and 23% of the persons in Houghton County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 2,558. Retail sales (in $1000) were $335,452, and sales per capita were $9,599. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 24.1%.
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