Houlton, WI

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Houlton Profile


Overview

Houlton is a tiny town located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 377 people and just one neighborhood, Houlton is the 476th largest community in Wisconsin. Much of the housing stock in Houlton was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic towns in the country.

Houlton home prices are not only among the most expensive in Wisconsin, but Houlton real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Occupations and Workforce

When you are in Houlton, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 46.15% of Houlton’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Houlton is a town of service providers, production and manufacturing workers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Houlton who work in maintenance occupations (53.85%), office and administrative support (0.00%), and sales jobs (0.00%).

Setting & Lifestyle

Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Houlton is worth considering.

One of the benefits of Houlton is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 14.42 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.

Houlton is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

Houlton Demographics

In terms of college education, Houlton ranks among the least educated cities in the nation, as only 0.00% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Houlton in 2018 was $33,808, which is upper middle income relative to Wisconsin and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $135,232 for a family of four.

The people who call Houlton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Houlton residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in Houlton include Irish, German, Norwegian, French, and Swiss.

The most common language spoken in Houlton is English. Other important languages spoken here include German/Yiddish and Serbo-Croatian.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q4 2021. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2020 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Housing Market Details

 

AGE OF Houlton, WI HOMES

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TYPE OF Houlton, WI HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2022.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2020 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2021 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2021 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

(100 is safest)


Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

violent Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Violent Crime Index By Type

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Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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National Median: 4
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My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Houlton VIOLENT CRIMES

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Neighborhood Property Crime

property Crime Index

(100 is safest)


Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Property Crime Index By Type
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Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, complete standardized testing did not take place during the 2020-2021 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2019
  • Educational Environment: 2020 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2022

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

(100 is best)

Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to WI* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Houlton Elementary School
70 Houlton School Circle
Houlton, WI 54082
KG-05
Hudson Middle School
1300 Carmichael Rd
Hudson, WI 54016
06-08
Hudson High School
1501 Vine St
Hudson, WI 54016
09-12
North Hudson Elementary School
510 Lemon St N
Hudson, WI 54016
KG-05
Hudson 4k School
70 County Road E
Houlton, WI 54082
PK-PK
New Richmond High School
650 E Richmond Way
New Richmond, WI 54017
09-12
New Richmond Middle School
920 Riley Ave S
New Richmond, WI 54017
06-08
New Richmond Hillside Elementary School
635 E Richmond Way
New Richmond, WI 54017
KG-05
Somerset Middle School
625 Sunrise Dr
Somerset, WI 54025
05-08
Somerset Elementary School
635 Sunrise Dr
Somerset, WI 54025
PK-04
Somerset High School
645 Sunrise Dr
Somerset, WI 54025
09-12
* 10 is highest

Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 3 districts:

HUDSON SCHOOL DISTRICT


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Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Wisconsin

(10 is best)

Better than of WI school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 17.7% 39.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 13.7% 35.1%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.0% 4.6%

Educational Expenditures

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NEW RICHMOND SCHOOL DISTRICT


Students Enrolled in This District


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District Quality Compared to Wisconsin

(10 is best)

Better than of WI school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 29.3% 39.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 22.6% 35.1%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 6.7% 4.6%

Educational Expenditures

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SOMERSET SCHOOL DISTRICT


Students Enrolled in This District


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Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Wisconsin

(10 is best)

Better than of WI school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 26.2% 39.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 21.4% 35.1%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.8% 4.6%

Educational Expenditures

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