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Demographics

People

Total Population1,760
Male Share of the Population41.8%
Female Share of the Population58.2%
Senior Citizens11.9%
Employed Population 16+766
Age of the Population21

Families

% of people married25.2%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher68.5%
Median Earnings25+$34,375
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$28,438

Wealth

Median Family Income$77,143
% Above Poverty Level84.6%
% Below Poverty Level15.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time10 minutes
% Working from Home4%
% Walking and Biking to Work55.2%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone29.6%
Median Gross Rent$670
Median House Value$114,300

Ancestry

English16.3%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)15.5%
Irish13%
Polish4.5%
Swedish3.9%
French Except Basque3.8%
Italian3.5%
Dutch2.7%
Norwegian2.4%
Scottish2%
Welsh1%
West Indian0.9%
Arab0.9%
Jamaican0.9%
Swiss0.7%
Finnish0.5%
African0.5%
Ethiopian0.5%
Canadian0.4%
Turkish0.3%
US/American0.2%
Slovak0.2%
Macedonian0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Russian0.2%
Syrian0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
German0.2%
Ukrainian0.1%
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Houghton Almanac

CategoryValue
County Allegany County
Standard Zip Codes14744
Phone Area Codes585
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude42.42
Approximate Longitude-78.16

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)

StationANGELICA
Distance12.3 miles
Jan Temp11 to 30 F
Apr Temp28 to 54 F
Jul Temp52 to 79 F
Oct Temp34 to 58 F
Annual Precip37.2 inches
StationFRANKLINVILLE
Distance17 miles
Jan Temp11 to 30 F
Apr Temp30 to 54 F
Jul Temp54 to 78 F
Oct Temp35 to 58 F
Annual Precip41.1 inches
StationDANSVILLE
Distance24.6 miles
Jan Temp15 to 33 F
Apr Temp34 to 57 F
Jul Temp58 to 83 F
Oct Temp38 to 62 F
Annual Precip31.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Angelica1,388$53,750
Belmont921$54,531
Friendship1,905$42,250

Houghton Private Schools

Houghton Academy
9790 Thayer St
ZIP: 14744
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 138
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