Houghton Among 25 Best College Towns
Houghton, home to Michigan Tech, was named one of the 25 best college towns in the nation by schools.com. The website analyzed data from 170 communities with populations of fewer than 150,000 residents.
"At that size," schools.com says, "cities are big enough to offer plenty of amenities but small enough that students don't get lost in the crowd. We looked at factors that are important to college students right now - such as entertainment options and the number of young adults living in the community - as well as those things that may be important later, like the unemployment rate and median cost to rent."
Houghton ranked 18th in the top 25 college towns. See here.