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People

Total Population 1,747
Male Share of the Population 41.1%
Female Share of the Population 58.9%
Senior Citizens 12%
Employed Population 16+ 792
Age of the Population 21

Families

% of people married 24.9%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 67.9%
Median Earnings25+ $33,125
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $25,000

Wealth

Median Family Income $71,429
% Above Poverty Level 88.1%
% Below Poverty Level 11.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 9 minutes
% Working from Home 5.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 51.6%
% Using Public Transportation 0.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 32.7%
Median Gross Rent $526
Median House Value $119,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 14.4%
US/American 0.2%
English 19.9%
Irish 17.3%

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

Houghton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 45 miles SE of Cheektowaga, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 48 miles SE of Buffalo, New York
County Allegany
Standard Zip Codes 14744
Phone Area Codes 585
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.423
Longitude -78.157

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 ANGELICA
Distance 12.3 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 30 F
Apr Temp 28 to 54 F
Jul Temp 52 to 79 F
Oct Temp 34 to 58 F
Annual Precip 37.2 inches
Station FRANKLINVILLE
Distance 17 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 30 F
Apr Temp 30 to 54 F
Jul Temp 54 to 78 F
Oct Temp 35 to 58 F
Annual Precip 41.1 inches
Station DANSVILLE
Distance 24.6 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 33 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 58 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 31.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Belmont 1,010 $54,792
Castile 2,862 $64,375
Gainesville 2,242 $61,800
Pike 1,013 $61,250

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

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