Muskegon Heights, Michigan

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Population in 2017: 10,735 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -10.9%
 
Males: 4,838  (45.1%)
Females: 5,897  (54.9%)
Median resident age:

30.4 years
Michigan median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 49444.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $28,207 (it was $21,778 in 2000)
Muskegon Heights:

$28,207
MI:

$54,909

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $17,499 (it was $12,456 in 2000)

Muskegon Heights city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $59,666 (it was $42,000 in 2000)
Muskegon Heights:

$59,666
MI:

$155,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $79,203; detached houses: $77,746; in 2-unit structures: $251,245; mobile homes: $64,947

Median gross rent in 2017: $651.

March 2019 cost of living index in Muskegon Heights: 80.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 43.5%
(42.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 43.7% for Black residents, 41.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 50.0% for other race residents, 50.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Muskegon Heights, MI (2017)
    • 8,78080.5%Black alone
    • 1,79116.4%White alone
    • 3563.3%Two or more races
    • 2652.4%Hispanic
    • 270.2%Asian alone
    • 60.06%American Indian alone
    • 70.06%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Muskegon Heights detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists, there were 127 registered sex offenders living in Muskegon Heights, Michigan as of January 21, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Muskegon Heights is 86 to 1.


Crime rates in Muskegon Heights by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(17.0)
1
(8.5)
1
(8.6)
3
(25.9)
1
(9.2)
1
(9.3)
3
(27.9)
8
(73.9)
3
(27.8)
1
(9.3)
3
(27.8)
5
(46.6)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
21
(177.7)
27
(229.0)
15
(128.2)
20
(172.5)
23
(198.7)
17
(156.7)
15
(138.8)
27
(250.7)
17
(157.0)
13
(120.5)
23
(213.3)
20
(185.4)
14
(130.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
43
(363.9)
53
(449.5)
48
(410.3)
39
(336.3)
64
(552.8)
41
(377.9)
52
(481.2)
45
(417.9)
33
(304.8)
23
(213.2)
49
(454.3)
38
(352.3)
39
(363.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
159
(1,346)
165
(1,399)
155
(1,325)
154
(1,328)
136
(1,175)
119
(1,097)
132
(1,222)
131
(1,217)
136
(1,256)
126
(1,168)
125
(1,159)
134
(1,242)
182
(1,698)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
231
(1,955)
198
(1,679)
187
(1,599)
290
(2,501)
377
(3,256)
340
(3,134)
274
(2,536)
203
(1,885)
259
(2,392)
169
(1,567)
157
(1,456)
209
(1,938)
129
(1,203)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
806
(6,821)
579
(4,910)
621
(5,309)
634
(5,467)
601
(5,191)
472
(4,351)
359
(3,322)
449
(4,170)
503
(4,646)
422
(3,912)
360
(3,338)
392
(3,634)
420
(3,918)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
121
(1,024)
102
(865.0)
108
(923.2)
84
(724.4)
96
(829.2)
63
(580.8)
59
(546.0)
55
(510.8)
52
(480.3)
57
(528.4)
59
(547.1)
47
(435.8)
81
(755.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
10
(84.6)
22
(186.6)
22
(188.1)
9
(77.6)
10
(86.4)
16
(147.5)
15
(138.8)
6
(55.7)
15
(138.6)
14
(129.8)
15
(139.1)
13
(120.5)
11
(102.6)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)1012.01014.9905.9973.41113.4916.5872.3964.61007.9758.0836.4874.0947.9

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City-data.com crime index in Muskegon Heights, MI

Crime rate in Muskegon Heights detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 25 (22 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.05
Michigan average:

1.66
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Ancestries: American (1.4%), African (1.1%), English (1.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 625 feet

Land area: 3.17 square miles.

Population density: 3,389 people per square mile   (average).

Muskegon Heights, Michigan map

65 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.6%
Michigan:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,509 (2.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,186 (3.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Grand Rapids, MI (34.0 miles , pop. 197,800).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Milwaukee, WI (87.1 miles , pop. 596,974).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (119.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Roosevelt Park, MI (1.3 miles ),
Muskegon, MI (1.3 miles ),
Norton Shores, MI (1.4 miles ),
North Muskegon, MI (2.0 miles ),
Fruitport, MI (2.6 miles ),
Wolf Lake, MI (2.6 miles ),
Ferrysburg, MI (2.9 miles ),
Spring Lake, MI (3.0 miles )

Latitude: 43.20 N, Longitude: 86.24 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,235 (-11.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 364 (9.8%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 231

Distribution of median household income in Muskegon Heights, MI in 2017
Distribution of house value in Muskegon Heights, MI in 2017
Muskegon Heights satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $65,200
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $114,700
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $114,700
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $114,700
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $114,700
  • 2003: 7 buildings, average cost: $114,700
  • 2004: 9 buildings, average cost: $114,700
  • 2005: 9 buildings, average cost: $114,700
  • 2006: 7 buildings, average cost: $114,700
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $114,700
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $114,700
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $114,700
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $114,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Muskegon Heights, MI residents
Average permit cost in Muskegon Heights, MI
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.6%
Michigan:

4.4%
Historical population in Muskegon Heights, MI
Historical housing units in Muskegon Heights, MI
Most common industries in Muskegon Heights, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.6%)
  • Transportation equipment (8.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.7%)
  • Educational services (6.0%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (4.7%)
  • Public administration (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (10.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (9.9%)
  • Construction (6.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (5.4%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.9%)
  • Public administration (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.8%)
  • Educational services (7.7%)
  • Transportation equipment (7.3%)
  • Social assistance (5.9%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Muskegon Heights, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.3%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (7.6%)
  • Cashiers (6.3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (15.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (12.7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (7.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (9.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (7.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.2%)

Average climate in Muskegon Heights, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Muskegon Heights, Michigan environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 74.6. This is about average.

City:

74.6
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 29.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.5
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Muskegon Heights-area historical tornado activity is below Michigan state average. It is 38% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1956, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 36.9 miles away from the Muskegon Heights city center killed 18 people and injured 340 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.7 miles away from the city center killed 5 people and injured 142 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Muskegon Heights-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 339.7 miles away from Muskegon Heights center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 282.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 321.4 miles away from Muskegon Heights center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 315.0 miles away from Muskegon Heights center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 208.1 miles away from Muskegon Heights center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 181.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Muskegon County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 2, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Muskegon Heights topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Muskegon Heights:

  • HERITAGE HOSPITAL (3020 PECK STREET)
  • PARK MANOR CARE CENTER (2333 JARMAN)
  • DAVITA - MUSKEGON (1250 MERCY DR STE 201)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Muskegon Heights:

  • Baker College of Muskegon (about 4 miles; Muskegon, MI; Full-time enrollment: 3,293)
  • Muskegon Community College (about 5 miles; Muskegon, MI; FT enrollment: 3,310)
  • Grand Valley State University (about 25 miles; Allendale, MI; FT enrollment: 21,982)
  • Hope College (about 30 miles; Holland, MI; FT enrollment: 3,535)
  • Grand Rapids Community College (about 34 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 11,296)
  • Cornerstone University (about 37 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 2,573)
  • Calvin College (about 39 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 4,117)

Public elementary/middle school in Muskegon Heights:

  • MARTIN LUTHER KING ELEMENTARY (Location: 600 EAST BARNEY, Grades: KG-1, Charter school)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Muskegon Heights: Muskegon Heights City Hall (A), Muskegon Heights Fire Department (B), Muskegon Heights Library (C), Muskegon Heights Police Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Muskegon Heights include: Sacred Heart Church (A), Jesus' Fellowship Church (B), Wood Street Seventh Day Church (C), Church of Christ (D), Covenant Community Church (E), Temple United Methodist Church (F), Mount Herman Zion Baptist Church (G), New Life Baptist Church (H), Mount Olive Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Mona View Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Little Black Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Muskegon Heights include: West Heights Park (1), Rowan City Park (2), Harris Nature Park (3), Johnny O Haris Park (4), Mona Lake Park (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Milo Sukup - Football player and coach, Sonny Grandelius - Football player and coach, Eddie Spencer - College basketball player (Central Michigan Chippewas).

Muskegon County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Muskegon Heights and their reported violations in the past:

MUSKEGON HEIGHTS EAGLES CG (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.7 people
Michigan:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

67.1%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.8%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

People in group quarters in Muskegon Heights in 2010:

  • 144 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 60 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 25 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in Muskegon Heights in 2000:

  • 23 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 12 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 10 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 6 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 2 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

Banks with branches in Muskegon Heights (2011 data):

  • Comerica Bank: Muskegon Heights Branch at 2730 Sanford Street, branch established on 1934/02/19. Info updated 2011/07/29: Bank assets: $60,970.5 mil, Deposits: $48,300.9 mil, headquarters in Dallas, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 497 total offices, Holding Company: Comerica Incorporated

For population 15 years and over in Muskegon Heights:

Marital status in Muskegon Heights, MI
  • Never married: 50.3%
  • Now married: 25.2%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 15.6%

For population 25 years and over in Muskegon Heights:

  • High school or higher: 80.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.8%
  • Unemployed: 12.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
Michigan average:

10.8

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Muskegon Heights
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Muskegon Heights, MI (based on Muskegon County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant18,063105
Mainline Protestant14,05149
Catholic13,68711
Black Protestant3,31411
Other2,46410
Orthodox3501
None120,259-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 24
Muskegon County:

1.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
Muskegon County:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 34
Here:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 54
This county:

3.10 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 117
This county:

6.72 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

10.8%
State:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Muskegon County:

30.5%
State:

29.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.2%
Michigan:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.9%
Michigan:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Muskegon Heights:

43.8%
Michigan:

46.5%

Average BMI:
Here:

30.2
Michigan:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.8%
Michigan:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

13.7%
Michigan:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.6
Michigan:

6.8

Overweight people:
Muskegon Heights:

36.0%
Michigan:

34.2%

General health condition:
Here:

52.5%
Michigan:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Muskegon Heights:

82.4%
Michigan:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Muskegon Heights, MI Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 26$100,193$46,2430$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 16$51,569$38,6771$2,208
Police - Other 15$47,783$38,2260$0
Other and Unallocable 15$30,440$24,35211$4,165
Streets and Highways 15$53,833$43,0660$0
Other Government Administration 11$50,722$55,3331$3,095
Financial Administration 6$20,611$41,2220$0
Water Supply 6$26,059$52,1180$0
Sewerage 6$22,812$45,6240$0
Parks and Recreation 5$14,622$35,09312$20,314
Totals for Government 121$418,644$41,51825$29,782

Muskegon Heights government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Housing and Community Development: $80,000 ($7.45)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $3,451,000 ($321.47)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,775,000 ($258.50)
    Police Protection: $2,008,000 ($187.05)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,289,000 ($120.07)
    General - Other: $1,028,000 ($95.76)
    Regular Highways: $710,000 ($66.14)
    Solid Waste Management: $602,000 ($56.08)
    Financial Administration: $422,000 ($39.31)
    Sewerage: $270,000 ($25.15)
    Central Staff Services: $238,000 ($22.17)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $194,000 ($18.07)
    General Public Buildings: $173,000 ($16.12)
    Parks and Recreation: $114,000 ($10.62)
    Libraries: $13,000 ($1.21)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $109,000 ($10.15)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Sewerage: $1,256,000 ($117.00)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,201,000 ($298.18)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $582,000 ($54.22)

Muskegon Heights government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,444,000 ($134.51)
    Other: $828,000 ($77.13)
    Housing and Community Development: $803,000 ($74.80)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $2,036,000 ($189.66)
    Other: $432,000 ($40.24)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $116,000 ($10.81)
    Other: $91,000 ($8.48)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $118,000 ($10.99)
    Fines and Forfeits: $64,000 ($5.96)
    Rents: $37,000 ($3.45)
    Interest Earnings: $15,000 ($1.40)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,750,000 ($349.32)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,471,000 ($137.03)
    Highways: $954,000 ($88.87)
    Other: $338,000 ($31.49)
  • Tax - Property: $1,972,000 ($183.70)
    Individual Income: $964,000 ($89.80)
    Other License: $122,000 ($11.36)

Muskegon Heights government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,846,000 ($1569.26)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,863,000 ($1477.69)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $983,000 ($91.57)

Muskegon Heights government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,322,000 ($868.37)

4.51% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($46,909 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.51%
Michigan average:

5.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Ottawa County, MI  1.22% ($52,859 average AGI)
from Kent County, MI  0.68% ($59,666)
from Oceana County, MI  0.32% ($43,150)


4.47% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($46,110 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.47%
Michigan average:

5.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Ottawa County, MI  1.04% ($49,258 average AGI)
to Kent County, MI  0.72% ($36,370)
to Oceana County, MI  0.27% ($36,093)

Businesses in Muskegon Heights, MI

  • H&R Block: 1
  • Toys"R"Us: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Muskegon Heights:

  • WMHG (1600 AM; 5 kW; MUSKEGON, MI)
  • WGVS (850 AM; 1 kW; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WMUS (1090 AM; daytime; 1 kW; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOOD (1300 AM; 20 kW; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WPNW (1260 AM; 10 kW; ZEELAND, MI; Owner: LANSER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTCM (580 AM; 35 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLDR (1210 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KINGSLEY, MI; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Muskegon Heights:

  • WLCS (98.3 FM; NORTH MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: UNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W215AS (90.9 FM; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WMRR (101.7 FM; MUSKEGON HEIGHTS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSHZ (107.9 FM; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMUS-FM (106.9 FM; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSNX-FM (104.5 FM; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGVS-FM (95.3 FM; WHITEHALL, MI; Owner: GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WEFG-FM (97.5 FM; WHITEHALL, MI; Owner: UNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMMT-LP (106.1 FM; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: MUSKEGON TRAINING & EDUCATION CENTER (M-TEC))
  • WGHN-FM (92.1 FM; GRAND HAVEN, MI; Owner: WGHN, INC.)
  • WUVS-LP (103.7 FM; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: THE WEST MICHIGAN COMMUNITY HELP NETWORK)
  • WCXT (105.3 FM; HART, MI; Owner: WATERS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBLV (90.3 FM; TWIN LAKE, MI; Owner: BLUE LAKE FINE ARTS CAMP, INC.)
  • WSHN-FM (100.1 FM; HOLTON, MI; Owner: NOORDYK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGVU-FM (88.5 FM; ALLENDALE, MI; Owner: BD OF CONTROL,GRAND VALLEY ST UNIV.)
  • WLHT-FM (95.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF GRAND RAPIDS, INC.)
  • WKLQ (94.5 FM; HOLLAND, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGNB (89.3 FM; ZEELAND, MI; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WFGR (98.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF GRAND RAPIDS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Muskegon Heights:

  • WOMS-CA (Channel 29; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W67DN (Channel 67; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WZZM-TV (Channel 13; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: COMBINED COMMUNICATIONS CORP. OF OKLAHOMA, INC.)
  • WMKG-LP (Channel 38; NORTON SHORES, MI; Owner: KELLEY ENTERPRISES)
  • WTLJ (Channel 54; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: TCT OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WGVU-TV (Channel 35; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • W42CB (Channel 42; HESPERIA, MI; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WUHQ-LP (Channel 29; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: P & P CABLE HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Muskegon Heights fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 3ft / 0.8mTotal length
  • 25,465Total average daily traffic
  • 1,018Total average daily truck traffic
  • 29,284Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Muskegon Heights)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 2715 Baker St (Lat: 43.201417 Lon: -86.241722), Call Sign: KEO245,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.370 MHz, Grant Date: 01/06/2012, Expiration Date: 03/18/2022, Registrant: Midcom Service, 2131 E Laketon Ave, Muskegon, MI 49442, Phone: (231) 773-3107
  • 2021 Hoyt St (Lat: 43.215028 Lon: -86.240056), Call Sign: KNBD487,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.350 MHz, Grant Date: 10/01/2011, Expiration Date: 10/16/2021, Registrant: Consumers Energy Company, 1801 W. Main, Owosso, MI 48867, Phone: (517) 788-0703, Fax: (517) 788-1676, Email:
  • MTF, Lat: 43.206778 Lon: -86.172667, Call Sign: WQXW803, Licensee ID: L00001365,
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.937 MHz, Grant Date: 06/30/2016, Expiration Date: 06/30/2026, Certifier: Kasey Mlujeak, Registrant: State Of Michigan, Lansing, MI 48909, Phone: (517) 373-0287, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • 6 1/2 Mi Nw Of (Lat: 43.277222 Lon: -86.334778), Overall height: 152.1 m, Call Sign: WNTX776,
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.006 MHz, 928.006 MHz, Grant Date: 03/10/1995, Expiration Date: 03/10/2000, Cancellation Date: 06/11/2000, Phone: (202) 371-0789
  • 3705 W Giles Rd (Lat: 43.277222 Lon: -86.334778), Overall height: 94.8 m, Call Sign: WNTY642,
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.331 MHz, 928.331 MHz, Grant Date: 05/22/1995, Expiration Date: 05/22/2000, Cancellation Date: 08/27/2000, Phone: (305) 362-0523
  • Muskegon Hgt, 3345 South Getty St. (Lat: 43.191472 Lon: -86.225972), Type: Tank, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 49.4 m, Call Sign: WQQN357,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19360.0 MHz, Grant Date: 01/31/2013, Expiration Date: 01/31/2023, Certifier: John E Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 65 E Columbia (Lat: 43.196667 Lon: -86.238111), Call Sign: KNKL663,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.600 MHz, Expiration Date: 04/01/1999, Cancellation Date: 06/05/1999, Registrant: Northern Communications, Inc., 3318 Glade Street, Muskegon, MI 49444-0000

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KA8ZEV, Licensee ID: L01077229, Grant Date: 10/26/2005, Expiration Date: 01/24/2016, Cancellation Date: 01/25/2018, Certifier: Robert F Hughes Jr, Registrant: Robert F Hughes Jr, 2628 Riordan St, Muskegon Heights, MI 49444
  • Call Sign: W8NWY, Grant Date: 05/17/1995, Expiration Date: 05/17/2005, Cancellation Date: 05/18/2007, Registrant: Guadalupe Alviar, 55 E Delano Ave, Muskegon Heights, MI 49444

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED10$48,0203$53,93720$71,3886$20,9855$83,108
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$67,9801$43,3503$46,9500$01$43,350
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$44,3365$40,04045$47,46119$19,80410$29,078
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$140,0000$04$72,4251$8,8700$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$54,1902$146,1652$76,1801$43,000

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0011.00 , 0012.00, 0013.00, 0014.01, 0014.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 5 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED7$45,1311$22,9400$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$63,2206$61,1001$60,100
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$88,0000$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0011.00 , 0012.00, 0013.00, 0014.01, 0014.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Muskegon Heights, MI
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Muskegon Heights, MI - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Muskegon Heights, MI
  • 91.1%Utility gas
  • 5.7%Electricity
  • 1.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Wood
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.3%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Muskegon Heights, MI
  • 86.2%Utility gas
  • 12.2%Electricity
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Other fuel
  • 0.2%No fuel used


Muskegon Heights compared to Michigan state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Muskegon Heights on our top lists:

  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28 (population 5,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: production occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of arson incidents per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index per police officer (population 5,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest positive percentage difference between never married females and males (15+ years) (with at least 1,000 females never married)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest city-data.com crime index, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of single-parent households, population 5,000+"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of assaults per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of rapes per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: healthcare support occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of burglaries per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of robberies per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people taking a taxi to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 100 least-safe cities (highest city-data.com crime index)"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: administrative and support and waste management services (population 5,000+)"
  • #96 (49444) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Dutch first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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