Overall Niche Grade
- Public SchoolsB+
- Good for FamiliesA-
- Cost of LivingB+
- Health & FitnessA-
- Outdoor ActivitiesA-
Houghton County is located in Michigan with a population of 36,360. Houghton County is one of the best places to live in Michigan. In Houghton County, most residents own their homes. In Houghton County there are a lot of bars. Many young professionals live in Houghton County and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Houghton County are above average.
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Houghton County is an outdoor enthusiast's paradise year round! Summers afford outstanding beaches, water sports, hiking, biking and breath taking views. Winters are unparalleled for skiing, skating and snow shoeing. Don't miss out on the small town hospitality!
Houghton County is a small community but the community has a major impact. The community is the type of community that is willing to help anyone in need. There is plenty of community events year round. The county is very historic and there is so much to learn about, no matter how long you live there! Houghton County is a beautiful place, no matter what season we're in!
Small tight-knit community feel in the upper peninsula of Michigan. Relatively low crime rate and plenty of natural beauty. The winters are long, but not long enough if you take advantage of the numerous winter activities available such as skiing, snowboarding, ice skating, snowshoeing...etc. The summers can't be beat. We are surrounded by fresh water and beautiful beaches in every direction with numerous hiking areas in the local area and nearby counties.