MI

National Population : 333,590,059
Michigan State Population : 10,348,199

About Houghton Lake, MI

Houghton Lake, MI is located in Roscommon County in the state of Michigan.

The total City Population for Houghton Lake is about 3,544 with about 233 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 10,373.

The Average Home Value is $111,400.00, which is roughly 21% lower than the Average Home Value of $141,234.00 for the state of Michigan, and roughly 41% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $40,565.00, which is roughly 27% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $55,265.00 for the state of Michigan, and roughly 29% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Houghton Lake is about 13.4%.

Michigan is ranked #29 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 38.48 out of 100.

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Voting

Roscommon County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 46.58% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 64.39%
Democratic: 34.4%
Libertarian: 0.81%
Other: 0.24%
Green: 0.17%


Nearby Locations

Prudenville, MI (4.03 mi.)
Merritt, MI (9.65 mi.)
Roscommon, MI (10.15 mi.)
Falmouth, MI (14.99 mi.)
Saint Helen, MI (15.38 mi.)
Harrison, MI (19.90 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 48629
Latitude : 44.298820
Longitude : -84.734068
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : Midwest
Average Elevation : 1160 ft.
Area Code(s) : 989

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.13
Male Population Estimate : 37.67%
Female Population Estimate : 38.04%
Median Age : 52.8
Male Median Age : 52.6
Female Median Age : 52.9

White Population Estimate : 74.67%
Black Population Estimate : 0.44%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 0.87%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.23%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.02%
Indian Population Estimate : 1.05%
Other Population Estimate : 0.17%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Houghton Lake specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Roscommon County: Data Not Available
Average # of Violent Crimes for Roscommon County: About 312 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Roscommon County is about 8% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.