Muskegon, MI 49444 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 49444: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Muskegon, MI 49444

Acceptable Alternative
Muskegon Heights, MI 49444
Muskegon Hts, MI 49444
Norton Shores, MI 49444

Not Acceptable, USPS
Meskegon, MI 49444

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Muskegon County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.168, Longitude -86.185
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,087
  • PO Box Addresses: 184
  • Residential Addresses: 10,264
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 957
    • Single Family Addresses: 9,307

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

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Muskegon, MI 49444 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 29,610
Daytime Population: Workers 20,052
Daytime Population: Residents 15,853
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 35,905
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.21
Population in Households 25,443
Population in Familes 20,615
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,167
Population Density2 1,224
Diversity Index3 58


Median Household Income $34,035
Average Household Income $47,962
Per Capita Income $16,812


Total Housing Units 11,315 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,661 (58.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,250 (28.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,404 (12.4%)
Median Home Value $90,671
Average Home Value $117,693


Total Households 9,911
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 6,696
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 0.09% 0.12%
Households 0.12% 0.2%
Families -0.07% 0.07%
Median Household Income   0.88%
Per Capita Income   2.49%

Muskegon, MI 49444 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 49444 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 # 90 91st
Population Density # 201 80th
Diversity Index # 51 95th
Median Household Income # 919 7th
Per Capita Income # 938 5th

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