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48%
Income/capita NAT. AVG.
56%
Household income NAT. AVG.
66%
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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Income per capita$44,091$24,468$26,686
Median household income$86,571$45,227$51,340
Median income owner occupied$0$61,821$63,012
Median income renter occupied$0$31,885$35,905
Median earnings male$67,110$29,012$33,127
Median earnings female$42,646$24,193$25,835
Unemployment rate1.6%4.6%4.7%
Poverty leveln/a20.8%17.7%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Houghton is 48% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Houghton is 56% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Houghton is 66% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Houghton is 100% lower than the national average

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      $30,148 $45,227 $90,454
      City
      $34,223 $51,340 $102,680
      State
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
      Nation
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      Houghton median earnings by income bracket

      Houghton employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry7.5%7.5%
      Manufacturing sector22.3%22.3%
      Financial & insurance services2.9%2.9%
      Wholesale & retail services14.8%14.8%
      Public administration8.1%8.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.8%3.8%
      Education, health & social services15.5%15.5%
      Other24.0%24.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Rincon Valley, AZ5,337$121,304119.3%
      Vail, AZ14,099$103,05186.3%
      Tanque Verde, AZ15,446$101,52083.5%
      Catalina Foothills, AZ50,631$95,58972.8%
      Oro Valley, AZ45,303$86,86357.0%
      Tucson, AZ545,340$45,22718.2%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Québec, QC548,244n/a 
      Surrey, BC560,150n/a 
      Albuquerque, NM560,447$53,9362.5%
      Fresno, CA526,147$53,3683.5%
      Mesa, AZ508,918$61,64011.4%
      Tucson, AZ545,340$45,22718.2%
      Source: The Houghton, Tucson, AZ employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).