Muskegon, MI 49442 ZIP Code Profile

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Preferred City Name & Primary Data

Preferred Name, USPS
Muskegon, MI 49442

Not Acceptable, USPS
Meskegon, MI 49442

Primary Data:

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 800
  • Single Family Addresses: 13,669
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,967
  • County: Muskegon County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.234, Longitude -86.17
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

Muskegon, MI 49442 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 49442 to the other 958 ZIP Codes in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 27 97th
Population Density1 # 229 76th
Diversity Index2 # 57 94th
Median Household Income # 884 8th
Per Capita Income # 912 5th

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Muskegon, MI 49442 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 41,223
Population in Households 40,228
Population in Familes 31,476
Population in Group Qrtrs 995
Population Density1 891
Diversity Index2 55


Total Households 15,680
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 10,056
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 17,140 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,082 (58.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,598 (32.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,460 ( 8.5%)
Median Home Value $71,320
Average Home Value $71,494


Median Household Income $30,840
Average Household Income $37,931
Per Capita Income $14,701
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.06% 0.15%
Households 0.19% 0.17%
Families 0.0% 0.06%
Median Household Income   2.62%
Per Capita Income   2.02%
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.

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