The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Houghton, MI. These figures on reported criminal activity in Houghton, MI, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Houghton, MI is 8% lower than the average of the whole of the state of Michigan, and when compared with the national average, is 24% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, Houghton, MI has 97% lower than violent crime rate than Michigan average, while remaining 97% lower than the national average. In property crime, Houghton, MI is 15% higher than the average of Michigan and is 12% lower than the national average.