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Portage Chtr. Twp., Houghton Co.

Portage Chtr. Twp.
47240 Green Acres Rd.
Houghton, MI 49931

Phone: (906) 482-4310
FAX: (906) 482-4942
Township Hall
47240 Green Acres Rd., Houghton

Township Officials

Bruce Petersen
Supervisor
21964 Woodland Road
Houghton MI 49931

Phone: (906) 482-4310
FAX: (906) 482-4942
Jamie Solka
Clerk
47240 Green Acres Rd.
Houghton MI 49931

Phone: (906) 482-4310
FAX: (906) 482-4942
Carol Little
Treasurer
44239 Superior Rd.
Houghton MI 49931

Phone: (906) 482-8805
Peggy Lee Anderson
Trustee
46384 Green Acres Rd.
Houghton MI 499319730

Phone: (906) 482-8217
Bill Bingham
Trustee
47083 Green Acres Rd.
Houghton MI 49931

Phone: (906) 482-6639
FAX: (906) 482-4942
Andrew Kemper
Trustee
47240 Green Acres Rd.
Houghton MI 49931

Phone: (906) 482-4310
FAX: (906) 482-4942
John Ollila
Trustee
18567 Elsie Rd.
Atlantic Mine MI 49905

Phone: (906) 482-5345

Demographic and Population Information

This product uses the Census Bureau Data API but is not endorsed or certified by the Census Bureau

County FIPS:
061
Township FIPS:
65540
Township Area (in square miles):
113.9
Total Persons:
3221
Total Urban Persons:
1149
Total Rural Persons:
0
Total Males:
1820
Total Females:
1401
Total White Persons:
3096
Total Black Persons:
14
Total Native Americans:
22
Total Asian
35
Total Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander:
6
Total Mixed Persons (2 or more races):
40
Total Non-Hispanic Persons:
3185
Total Hispanic Persons:
36
Persons Under 5 years:
279
Persons 5 to 17 years:
801
Persons 18 to 24 years:
512
Persons 25 to 44 years:
770
Persons 45 to 64 years:
794
Persons 65 to 84 years:
390
 
 
 
 
Average Household Size (Persons Per Household):
Married Family Households with Children Under 18:
602
Single-Parent Family Households with Children Under 18 (Male Housholder):
30
Single-Parent Family Households with Children Under 18 (Female Housholder):
69
Households with Someone 65 Years or Older Living Alone:
413
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total Housing Units:
1687
Total Occupied Housing Units (remainder are vacant):
1202
Total Owner-Occupied Housing (Other occupied are renters):
898
 
 
 
 
 
 
Foreign Born Persons (includes naturalized & non-citizens):
99
Total Population:
3190
 
 
 
 
Persons (25 Years and Over) without a High School Diploma:
8
Persons (25 Years and Over) with Bachelors Degree or Higher:
715
Total Persons (25 Years and Over):
1977
 
 
Working Women (20 to 64 years old) With Children Under 6:
152
Working Women (20 to 64 years old) With Children 6 to 17 years old:
131
Working Women (20 to 64 years old) With Children Both Under 6 and 6 to 17:
34
Working Women (20 to 64 years old) Without Children Under 18:
328
Women (20 to 64 years old) - Not Working (i.e., not in Labor Force):
171
 
 
Total People (16 and Over) Employed:
2374
 
 
 
 
 
 
Median Household Income:
41284
Median Family Income:
50107
Per Capita Income:
19820
 
 
 
 
Persons Below Poverty Level in the past 12 Months:
980
Population used to determine Poverty Level:
3144
Families in Poverty in the past 12 Months:
137
Total Families:
795
Households in Poverty in the past 12 Months:
137
Total Households:
795
 
 
 
 
Median Number of Rooms per Housing Unit:
5.5
Mobile Homes:
194
Total Houses:
1687
 
 
Median Year Structure [housing unit] was Built:
1965
Median Year Current Householder Moved In:
Median Gross Rent (in dollars) for units being rented:
651
Median (Owner-Occupied) Housing Value:
122400
Median Owner Costs for Owner Occupied Housing Units With a Mortgage:
579
Median Owner Costs for Owner Occupied Housing Units Without a Mortgage:
319
 
 

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