Houghton Lake employment information

IndexHoughton LakeMichiganNational
Income per capita$23,442$26,143$28,555
Median household income$26,808$49,087$53,482
Median income owner occupied$26,887$60,317$68,142
Median income renter occupied$26,458$26,554$33,219
Median earnings male$16,806$34,444$36,116
Median earnings female$15,372$22,340$25,692
Unemployment rate7.1%7.0%5.8%
Poverty level24.7%16.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Houghton Lake is 18% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Houghton Lake is 50% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Houghton Lake is 23% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Houghton Lake is 59% higher than the national average.

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Houghton Lake median earnings by income bracket

Houghton Lake employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry12.5%0.0%
Manufacturing sector8.6%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%1.9%
Wholesale & retail services18.3%36.9%
Public administration0.5%1.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.7%0.0%
Education, health & social services12.5%24.4%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Prudenville, MI1,673$32,62539%
Roscommon, MI970$17,98166%
Houghton Lake, MI2,926$26,80850%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Clarcona, FL2,926$31,01642%
Drumright, OK2,926$32,81339%
Agua Dulce, TX2,926$29,82144%
Petersburg, AK2,926$60,77414%
Kewaunee, WI2,925$43,72918%
Houghton Lake, MI2,926$26,80850%
Source: The Houghton Lake, MI employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.