Houghton Lake Information

Houghton Lake Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Houghton Lake, MI

General Houghton Lake Information

State: Michigan

County: Roscommon County

Close cities: Falmouth, MI, Houghton-Lake-Heights, MI, Roscommon, MI, St. Helen, MI, Gladwin, MI, Sanford, MI, Higgins Lake, MI, Merritt, MI, Prudenville, MI, Trenton, MI

Houghton Lake Population (census data)
Total 3,747
Male 1,772 (47.3%)
Female 1,975 (52.7%)

Population Density: 633 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 79.0 (US Avg is 100)

Houghton Lake Elevation: 1,162 feet above sea level

Land Area: 5.92 square miles

Median Household Income: $28,926

Zip Codes: 48629.

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Houghton Lake Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (97.3%)
  • American Indian (1.2%)
  • Hispanic (0.9%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (22.1%)
  • English (18.0%)
  • Irish (11.4%)
  • Polish (8.2%)
  • United States (6.9%)
  • French (5.5%)

Local Houghton Lake Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Detroit Tigers
NFL Football: Green Bay Packers, Detroit Lions
NBA Basketball: Detroit Pistons
NHL Hockey: Detroit Red Wings
NCAA Sports: Central Michigan University, Michigan State University

Houghton Lake School Information

High Schools
Houghton Lake High School (4433 W Houghton Lake Drive, Houghton Lake, MI, 48629 - Houghton Lake Community Schools District)
Middle Schools
Houghton Lake Middle School (4441 W Houghton Lake Drive, Houghton Lake, MI, 48629 - Houghton Lake Community Schools District)
Elementary Schools
Collins Elementary School (4451 W Houghton Lake Drive, Houghton Lake, MI, 48629 - Houghton Lake Community Schools District)
Other/Private Schools
Houghton Lake Adult Education (179 Cloverleaf Lane, Houghton Lake, MI, 48629 - Houghton Lake Community Schools District)
Second Chance Academy (6001 W Houghton Lake Drive, Houghton Lake, MI, 48629 - Houghton Lake Community Schools District)

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