Muskegon County MI Information


Muskegon County Subdivisions

Muskegon County MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 175,566
Population in Households 169,194
Population in Familes 135,590
Population in Group Qrtrs 6,372
Population Density1 352
Diversity Index2 43


Median Household Income $45,211
Average Household Income $59,960
Per Capita Income $23,307


Total Housing Units 74,893 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 50,444 (67.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 16,566 (22.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 7,883 (10.5%)
Median Home Value $121,926
Average Home Value $162,750


Total Households 67,010
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 44,896
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.24% 0.32%
Households 0.26% 0.34%
Families 0.05% 0.2%
Median Household Income   3.01%
Per Capita Income   3.62%


Muskegon County MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Muskegon County to the other 83 counties and county equivalents in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 12 87th
Population Density # 10 89th
Diversity Index # 11 88th
Median Household Income # 47 45th
Per Capita Income # 60 29th

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