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Houghton
  • Town in New York

Report Card

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade C
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade unavailable
  3. Housing
    grade B+
  4. Nightlife
    grade B minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  6. Diversity
    grade C minus
  7. Jobs
    grade A
  8. Weather
    grade C minus
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B minus
  12. Commute
    grade A

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Houghton is a town in New York with a population of 1,771. Houghton is in Allegany County and is one of the best places to live in New York. Living in Houghton offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many young professionals live in Houghton and residents tend to lean conservative.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$150,600
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$907
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    36%
  • Own
    64%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade unavailable
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    No data available  
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    No data available  
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    No data available  
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    No data available  
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    No data available  
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    No data available  
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade C minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    6%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    49%
  • 25-34 years
    5%
  • 35-44 years
    5%
  • 45-54 years
    10%
  • 55-64 years
    4%
  • 65+ years
    9%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    42%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    33%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    10%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    10%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    national  11%

Working in Houghton

Jobs
grade A
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$90,244
National
$75,149

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