Muskegon, MI

38,086 Population
14.2 square miles 2,680 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.4%
was 0.4%
 
Population Density
2,680
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
46.1%
was 44.6%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
1.7%
was 1.7%
 
Percent Under 18
22.4%
was 22.3%
 
Percent 65 and Over
12.9%
was 12.2%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
9.2
was 9.3
Ranked 31st Lowest in MI
Percent Living in Poverty
37.4%
was 34.8%
 
Median Household Income
$27,359
was $27,106
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
45.1
46.5
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
2.6
was 8.2
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
723.2
was 886.6
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
4,195.9
was 5,374.0
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
16,174
was 16,042
 
Median Rent
$654
was $638
 
Total Building Permits
5
was 4
 
Occupied Housing Units
13,770
was 13,577
 
Homeownership Rate
50.8%
was 50.9%
 
Single Family Building Permits
5
was 4
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,138.1
was 1,128.8
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
26.2%
was 27.0%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.4
was 2.4
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
0.3
was 0.2
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.1
was 0.1
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
95.3%
was 96.5%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
82.5%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
83.0%
was 83.5%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
11.6%
was 12.1%
 

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