Muskegon, MI 49442 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 49442: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Muskegon, MI 49442

Not Acceptable, USPS
Meskegon, MI 49442

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Muskegon County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.234, Longitude -86.17
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 807
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 16,990
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 3,069
    • Single Family Addresses: 13,921

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Database updated: February 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Muskegon, MI 49442 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 42,577
Daytime Population: Workers 15,521
Daytime Population: Residents 26,442
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 41,963
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.99
Population in Households 41,335
Population in Familes 32,109
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,242
Population Density2 974
Diversity Index3 57


Median Household Income $32,636
Average Household Income $42,470
Per Capita Income $16,602


Total Housing Units 17,543 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,180 (58.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,842 (33.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,521 ( 8.7%)
Median Home Value $74,356
Average Home Value $96,714


Total Households 16,022
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 10,208
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 0.43% 0.4%
Households 0.43% 0.4%
Families 0.23% 0.27%
Median Household Income   0.71%
Per Capita Income   2.1%

Muskegon, MI 49442 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 49442 to the other 984 ZIP Codes 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 # 23 98th
Population Density # 223 77th
Diversity Index # 55 95th
Median Household Income # 927 6th
Per Capita Income # 940 5th

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