Houghton, NY Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 331 housing units in Houghton. This represents a 20.4% growth from 275 in 1990.

Of those housing units, none were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 331 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Houghton is about 48.7%. Houghton's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 6.3%. Average household size is 2.57 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Houghton were built after 1963.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type6.30%
One Bedroom17.80%
Two Bedrooms13%
Three Bedrooms28.70%
Four Bedrooms19.90%
Five Bedrooms or more14.20%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.83
Median year structure was built1961
Median Value of occupied units$87,300

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.33
Median year structure was built1964
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$275

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage7.50%
Home Equity Loan14.30%
Simple Mortgage40.60%
Debt Free37.60%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs18.3%