Houghton 71 Excellent
Houghton Livability #650 ranked city in Iowa#11,371 ranked city in the USARanks better than 61% of areas
F Houghton Amenities Not many amenities close to this location
A- Houghton Cost of Living Cost of living is 8% lower than Iowa
Houghton
8317% less expensive than the US average
Iowa
9010% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Houghton cost of living
B- Houghton Crime Total crime is 6% higher than Iowa
Total crime
2,11815% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 4815% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
3%Year over year crime is up
Houghton crime
D Houghton Employment Household income is 29% higher than Iowa
Median household income
$70,31327% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$27,7997% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
7%44% higher than the US average
Houghton employment
B+ Houghton Housing Home value is 6% lower than Iowa
Median home value
$125,00032% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$39259% lower than the US average
Home ownership
71%12% higher than the US average
Houghton real estate or Houghton rentals
D Houghton Schools HS graduation rate is 8% lower than Iowa
High school grad. rates
81%2% lower than the US average
School test scores
n/aequal to the US average
Student teacher ratio
n/aequal to the US average
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      StatisticHoughtonIowaNational
      Average one way commute29min19min26min
      Workers who drive to work74.7%80.7%76.4%
      Workers who carpool6.7%8.6%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.0%1.1%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle6.7%0.5%0.6%
      Workers who walk4.0%3.5%2.8%
      Working from home8.0%4.5%4.6%

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      Source: The Houghton, IA data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).