North Muskegon, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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North Muskegon, Michigan - Basic Facts

The City of North Muskegon had a population of 3,916 as of July 1, 2016. North Muskegon ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Michigan. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for North Muskegon is located at latitude 43.2522 and longitude -86.2708 in Muskegon County. The formal boundaries for the City of North Muskegon (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.76 sq. miles and a water area of 2.34 sq. miles. Muskegon County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 620 feet.

The City of North Muskegon (GNIS ID: 1626813) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with North Muskegon population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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North Muskegon, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,916
Population in Households 3,862
Population in Familes 3,122
Population in Group Qrtrs 54
Population Density1 2,225
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 1,688
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 1,101
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,910 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,256 (65.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 431 (22.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 222 (11.6%)
Median Home Value $148,113
Average Home Value $222,950


Median Household Income $58,029
Average Household Income $77,843
Per Capita Income $33,897
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.54% 0.51%
Households 0.65% 0.55%
Families 0.47% 0.41%
Median Household Income   2.84%
Per Capita Income   2.32%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

North Muskegon, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares North Muskegon to the other 692 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 206 70th
Population Density1 # 115 84th
Diversity Index2 # 341 51st
Median Household Income # 106 85th
Per Capita Income # 75 89th

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