Houghton, Iowa

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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

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
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
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
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
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Houghton Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 130 100%
Male 62 47.7%
Female 68 52.3%
Under 18 32 24.6%
18+ 98 75.4%
65+ 27 20.8%
Median Age 44.5
Average Family Size 2.79
White 130 100%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Houghton Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 127
Growth -3
Growth % -2.3%

Houghton Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 88.6%
US/American 5.7%
Irish 2.9%
French (except Basque) 1.9%
English 1%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Houghton 130 $54,375
Donnellson 963 $41,500
Franklin 136 $41,250
Hillsboro 205 $36,563
Salem 464 $42,500
St. Paul 118 $58,750
West Point 980 $50,724
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