Muskegon, MI 49440 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 49440: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Muskegon, MI 49440

Not Acceptable, USPS
Meskegon, MI 49440

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 199
  • Single Family Addresses: 275
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 359
  • County: Muskegon County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.233, Longitude -86.251
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Muskegon, MI 49440 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 990
Population in Households 867
Population in Familes 516
Population in Group Qrtrs 123
Population Density1 848
Diversity Index2 64


Total Households 525
Average Household Size 1.65
Family Households 206
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 654 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 103 (15.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 422 (64.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 129 (19.7%)
Median Home Value $57,051
Average Home Value $68,204


Median Household Income $18,029
Average Household Income $32,763
Per Capita Income $19,522
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.66% 0.52%
Households 0.72% 0.57%
Families 0.39% 0.39%
Median Household Income   0.57%
Per Capita Income   1.43%
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.

Muskegon, MI 49440 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 49440 to the other 987 ZIP Codes 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 # 827 16th
Population Density1 # 235 76th
Diversity Index2 # 23 98th
Median Household Income # 974 1st
Per Capita Income # 837 15th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Michigan Census Data Comparison Tool.