Houghton employment information

IndexHoughtonNew YorkNational
Income per capita$12,143$32,829$28,555
Median household income$53,929$58,687$53,482
Median income owner occupied$81,250$81,101$68,142
Median income renter occupied$30,313$37,422$33,219
Median earnings male$6,354$39,569$36,116
Median earnings female$3,267$30,512$25,692
Unemployment rate1.5%5.6%5.8%
Poverty level11.4%15.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Houghton is 57% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Houghton is 1% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Houghton is 74% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Houghton is 27% lower than the national average.

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Houghton median earnings by income bracket

Houghton employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry4.2%0.0%
Manufacturing sector5.5%2.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services2.4%2.3%
Public administration0.9%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities1.2%0.0%
Education, health & social services64.5%69.6%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Dalton, NY363$71,25033%
Castile, NY969$53,9171%
Gainesville, NY228$46,75013%
Bliss, NY557$46,15414%
Cuba, NY1,648$45,86514%
Houghton, NY1,763$53,9291%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
North Fork, AZ1,763$45,44615%
Warner, OK1,763$35,57333%
Enterprise city, UT1,763$53,4000%
Brice Prairie, WI1,762$70,08931%
Nashville, MI1,764$36,30232%
Houghton, NY1,763$53,9291%
Source: The Houghton, NY employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.