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A+ Houghton Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
B Houghton Cost of Living Cost of living is 1% lower than Michigan
8812% less expensive than the US average
8911% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Houghton cost of living
A Houghton Crime Total crime is 26% lower than Michigan
Total crime
1,55440% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 6540% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
11%Year over year crime is up
Houghton crime
D- Houghton Employment Household income is 44% lower than Michigan
Median household income
$28,60348% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$16,04646% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
3%44% lower than the US average
Houghton employment
F Houghton Housing Home value is 8% higher than Michigan
Median home value
$138,50025% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$70526% lower than the US average
Home ownership
42%34% lower than the US average
Houghton real estate or Houghton rentals
A- Houghton Schools HS graduation rate is 7% higher than Michigan
High school grad. rates
92%11% higher than the US average
School test scores
61%23% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
19:117% higher than the US average
Houghton K-12 schools or Houghton colleges

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