The Houghton Census Designated Place had a population of 1,643 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Houghton is located at latitude 42.4283 and longitude -78.1726 in Allegany County. The formal boundaries for the Houghton Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.48 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Allegany County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,207 feet.
The Houghton Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389955) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Houghton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Houghton: Jockey Street.
|Population in Households||881|
|Population in Familes||724|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||762|
|Average Household Size||3.54|
|Average Family Size||4|
|Total Housing Units||285 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||177 (62.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||72 (25.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||36 (12.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$113,362|
|Average Home Value||$121,328|
|Median Household Income||$51,552|
|Average Household Income||$63,722|
|Per Capita Income||$18,767|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||0.56%|
|Per Capita Income||1.13%|
The table below compares Houghton to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 684||43rd|
|Population Density1||# 858||28th|
|Diversity Index2||# 621||48th|
|Median Household Income||# 769||36th|
|Per Capita Income||# 1164||3rd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New York Census Data Comparison Tool.