Houghton Lake, Michigan

Population In Houghton Lake, Michigan

Population5596

In terms of political views, the Houghton Lake population skews Republican. The top religion in Houghton Lake is Protestant. The top age group is 45-64 per census data.

Household Types in Houghton Lake, Michigan

  • Singles in Houghton Lake 50.3%
  • Married Couples in Houghton Lake 49.7%

Age Groups of People Living in Houghton Lake, Michigan

  • 18 to 24 year olds 4.0%
  • 25 to 44 year olds 19.4%
  • 45 to 64 year olds 31.8%
  • 65+ year olds 29.9%

Race Diversity in Houghton Lake, Michigan

The Race Diversity score in Houghton Lake, Michigan is 2.Race diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score.

  • Latino/Hispanics 2.2%
  • Whites 97.9%
  • Black or African Americans 0.0%
  • American Indian & Alaska Natives 0.0%
  • Asians 0.0%
  • Native Hawaiians & Other Pacific Islanders 0.0%
  • Multi 2.1%
  • Other 0.0%

The Religion of people living in Houghton Lake, Michigan

The primary religious affiliation in Houghton Lake, Michigan is Protestant. The Religion Diversity score in Houghton Lake, Michigan is 16.3Religion diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score..

ReligionPercentage of Population
Protestant14.9%
Catholic8.0%
Orthodox0.0%
Other / Christian0.7%
Mormon0.4%
Jewish0.0%
Muslim0.0%
Buddhist0.0%
Hindu0.0%
Other / Non-Christian0.0%
No Religion76.0%

Industry and Occupation in Houghton Lake, Michigan

The top industry present in Houghton Lake, Michigan is Retail trade. 34.3 % of residents work in Sales and office occupations, while only 9.9% work in Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations. The Industry Diversity score in Houghton Lake, Michigan is 65.2.Industry diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score.

  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 2.3%
  • Construction 9.7%
  • Manufacturing 8.4%
  • Wholesale trade 0.9%
  • Retail trade 25.4%
  • Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 5.2%
  • Information 0.0%
  • Finance and insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 6.7%
  • Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 4.5%
  • Educational services, health care, and social assistance 18.1%
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation, and accommodation and food services 9.0%
  • Other services, except public administration 6.4%
  • Public administration 3.4%

The Occupation Diversity score in Houghton Lake, Michigan is 79.5.Occupation diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score.

  • Management, business, science, and arts occupations 22.1%
  • Service occupations 13.8%
  • Sales and office occupations 34.3%
  • Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations 9.9%
  • Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 19.9%

Average Educational level of people living in Houghton Lake,Michigan

51.2% of residents in Houghton Lake, Michigan have earned a Bachelor’s degree or higher, compared to the U.S. average of 46.6%. 50.4% of residents in Houghton Lake, Michigan hold STEM degrees (STEM = Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics). The Educational level Diversity score in Houghton Lake, Michigan is 59.5.Educational diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score.

  • Less than high school graduate 12.5%
  • High school graduate (includes equivalency) 36.2%
  • Some college or associate's degree 36.2%
  • Bachelor's degree 4.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree 10.1%