Muskegon County MI Information


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  1. Muskegon County 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates forMuskegon County (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Muskegon County MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)


Total Population 175,853
Population in Households 169,508
Population in Familes 136,890
Population in Group Qrtrs 6,345
Population Density 352
Diversity Index1 43


Median Household Income $50,542
Average Household Income $65,736
Per Capita Income $25,218
Wealth Index3 76


Total Housing Units 75,068 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 52,905 (70.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 14,355 (19.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 7,808 (10.4%)
Median Home Value $131,723
Housing Affordability Index2 164


Total Households 67,260
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 45,085
Average Family Size 3
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.23% 0.28%
Households 0.27% 0.31%
Families 0.09% 0.19%
Median Household Income   1.6%
Per Capita Income   2.92%


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, 2019 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 # 33 61st
Per Capita Income # 49 42nd

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