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Houghton is a city in Lee County, in the Keokuk-Fort Madison metro area.
The latitude of Houghton is 40.783N. The longitude is -91.602W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 715 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 130.
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76% of Houghton residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Houghton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Houghton was $19,203, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of Houghton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Houghton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $167. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $700.
Lee County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Houghton political report.
The average commute time for Houghton workers is 12 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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