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Houghton County, Michigan Facts

Facts
State Michigan
Land area 1,009.1 square miles
Population Density 36.3 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 36,225
Population change -1.1%
Under 5 years of age 5.3%
Under 18 20.5%
65 and over 16%
Females 46%
White 94.2
Hispanic or Latino of any race 1.4
Asian 2.8%
Two or more races 1.4%
Black or African American 0.9%
Native American 0.6%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 91%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 28.9%
Veterans 2,979
Households and Housing
Households 14,029
Persons per household 2.4
Living in the same house for one year or more 83%
Median household income $35,430
The per capita income $19,783
Live below the poverty line. 23%
housing units 18,560
Multi-unit structures 16%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $88,400
Residents owning their homes. 69.6%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 2,558
Women-owned firms 24.1%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $335,452
Retail sales per capita $9,599
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $0