Houghton micropolitan area, Michigan

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Map of Michigan highlighting the Houghton micropolitan area.

The Houghton Micropolitan Statistical Area, as defined by the United States Census Bureau, is an area consisting of two counties in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, anchored by the city of Houghton.

As of the 2000 census, the μSA had a population of 38,317 (though a July 1, 2009 estimate placed the population at 37,638).[1]


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As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 38,317 people, 14,791 households, and 8,741 families residing within the μSA. The racial makeup of the μSA was 95.49% White, 1.10% African American, 0.51% Native American, 1.69% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.17% from other races, and 1.02% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.70% of the population.

The median income for a household in the μSA was $28,479, and the median income for a family was $37,697. Males had a median income of $28,683 versus $22,068 for females. The per capita income for the μSA was $15,924.

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