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Demographics

People

Total Population149
Male Share of the Population50.3%
Female Share of the Population49.7%
Senior Citizens22.1%
Employed Population 16+62
Age of the Population49

Families

% of people married72.9%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher20.9%
Median Earnings25+$43,333
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$43,333

Wealth

Median Family Income$73,750
% Above Poverty Level92.6%
% Below Poverty Level7.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time31 minutes
% Working from Home11.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work6.4%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone14.8%
Median Gross Rent$389
Median House Value$127,300

Ancestry

German67.8%
Irish5.4%
Dutch5.4%
English5.4%
Swiss3.4%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)2.7%
Swedish2.7%
Norwegian1.3%
French Except Basque0.7%
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Houghton Almanac

CategoryValue
County Lee County
P.O. Box Zip Codes52631
Phone Area Codes319
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude40.78
Approximate Longitude-91.61

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)

StationMOUNT PLEASANT 1 SSW
Distance11.7 miles
Jan Temp14 to 31 F
Apr Temp40 to 62 F
Jul Temp64 to 85 F
Oct Temp43 to 66 F
Annual Precip37.3 inches
StationKEOSAUQUA
Distance20.2 miles
Jan Temp15 to 33 F
Apr Temp42 to 65 F
Jul Temp67 to 88 F
Oct Temp44 to 67 F
Annual Precip38.7 inches
StationKEOKUK LOCK DAM 19
Distance28.9 miles
Jan Temp15 to 33 F
Apr Temp42 to 62 F
Jul Temp67 to 87 F
Oct Temp45 to 66 F
Annual Precip37.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Donnellson882$70,625
Franklin172$75,625
Hillsboro196$23,750
Salem582$41,875
West Point958$64,750
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