Houghton is located in west New York. Houghton is part of Allegany County. Houghton has 2.48 square miles of land area and 0.01 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Houghton population is 1,763, which has grown 0.86% since 2000. The population growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 3.26% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Houghton median household income is $53,929 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 43.28% since 2000. The income growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 35.25% and is much higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Houghton median house value is $116,600 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 33.56% since 2000. The house value growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 90.79% and is lower than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Houghton is better than the state average in quality. The Houghton area code is 585.