Muskegon County MI Information


Muskegon County Subdivisions

Muskegon County MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 175,125
Daytime Population: Workers 66,685
Daytime Population: Residents 98,414
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 165,099
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.94
Population in Households 168,629
Population in Familes 136,252
Population in Group Qrtrs 6,496
Population Density2 351
Diversity Index3 42


Median Household Income $43,198
Average Household Income $57,180
Per Capita Income $22,263


Total Housing Units 74,950 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 48,898 (65.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 17,966 (24.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 8,086 (10.8%)
Median Home Value $111,957
Average Home Value $149,264


Total Households 66,864
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 44,921
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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 0.23% 0.25%
Households 0.26% 0.28%
Families 0.07% 0.15%
Median Household Income   1.78%
Per Capita Income   2.62%


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, 2017 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 # 57 33rd
Per Capita Income # 68 19th

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