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People

Total Population 151
Male Share of the Population 51.7%
Female Share of the Population 48.3%
Senior Citizens 17.2%
Employed Population 16+ 72
Age of the Population 48

Families

% of people married 74.6%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 18.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $71,563
% Above Poverty Level 92.1%
% Below Poverty Level 7.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 28 minutes
% Working from Home 15.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 12.7%
Median Gross Rent $394
Median House Value $115,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.6%
US/American 0%
English 7.3%
Irish 7.9%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Houghton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 60 miles S of Iowa City, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 164 miles NW of St. Louis, Missouri
County Lee
P.O. Box Zip Codes 52631
Phone Area Codes 319
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.783
Longitude -91.602

Houghton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station MOUNT PLEASANT 1 SSW
Distance 11.7 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 31 F
Apr Temp 40 to 62 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 43 to 66 F
Annual Precip 37.3 inches
Station KEOSAUQUA
Distance 20.2 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 33 F
Apr Temp 42 to 65 F
Jul Temp 67 to 88 F
Oct Temp 44 to 67 F
Annual Precip 38.7 inches
Station KEOKUK LOCK DAM 19
Distance 28.9 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 33 F
Apr Temp 42 to 62 F
Jul Temp 67 to 87 F
Oct Temp 45 to 66 F
Annual Precip 37.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Donnellson 856 $59,167
Franklin 114 $72,500
Hillsboro 228 $38,393

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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