Muskegon Heights, Michigan

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Population in 2013: 10,831 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -10.1%
 
Males: 4,517  (41.7%)
Females: 6,314  (58.3%)
Median resident age:  29.8 years
Michigan median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 49444.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $19,676 (it was $21,778 in 2000)
Muskegon Heights:

$19,676
MI:

$48,273

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $11,382 (it was $12,456 in 2000)

Muskegon Heights city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $44,620 (it was $42,000 in 2000)
Muskegon Heights:

$44,620
MI:

$117,500

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $122,837; Detached houses: $129,700; Townhouses or other attached units: $145,875; In 2-unit structures: $53,717; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $135,636; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $197,823; Mobile homes: $28,779

Median gross rent in 2013: $633.

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  • Races in Muskegon Heights, MI (2013)

    Muskegon Heights races chart
    • 8,32376.8%Black alone
    • 1,53114.1%White alone
    • 4674.3%Two or more races
    • 1341.2%Hispanic
    • 1121.0%Asian alone
    • 60.06%American Indian alone
    • 70.06%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 20.02%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Muskegon Heights: 82.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (3.2%), United States (2.2%), German (1.9%), Subsaharan African (1.8%), English (1.4%), Polish (1.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 625 feet

Land area: 3.17 square miles.

Population density: 3,420 people per square mile   (average).

Muskegon Heights,MI real estate house value index trend

Muskegon Heights, Michigan map

For population 25 years and over in Muskegon Heights:

  • High school or higher: 80.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.7%
  • Unemployed: 12.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Muskegon Heights city:

  • Never married: 48.5%
  • Now married: 28.0%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 13.8%

31 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.3%
Michigan:

6.2%



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists there were 135 registered sex offenders living in Muskegon Heights, Michigan as of September 01, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Muskegon Heights to the number of sex offenders is 80 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,218 (2.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $921 (2.3%)

Muskegon Heights satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

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 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 43.20 N, Longitude: 86.24 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -275 (-2.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 466 (15.7%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 231

Muskegon Heights household income distribution Muskegon Heights home values distribution

Crime rates in Muskegon Heights by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2011 2012 2013
Murders 240202113113
per 100,000 16.532.80.016.90.017.08.58.625.99.29.327.9
Rapes 292310172127152023171527
per 100,000 239.4188.884.1143.4177.7229.0128.2172.5198.7156.7138.8250.7
Robberies 365144484353483964415245
per 100,000 297.2418.5370.0404.9363.9449.5410.3336.3552.8377.9481.2417.9
Assaults 208235202183159165155154136119132131
per 100,000 1,717.31,928.61,698.61,543.71,345.51,399.31,325.01,328.01,174.61,097.01,221.51,216.6
Burglaries 168213246329231198187290377340274203
per 100,000 1,387.11,748.12,068.62,775.21,954.81,679.11,598.62,500.93,256.23,134.22,535.61,885.2
Thefts 796771735744806579621634601472359449
per 100,000 6,572.06,327.56,180.66,275.86,820.74,910.15,308.65,467.45,190.94,351.03,322.24,169.8
Auto thefts 1692542131961211021088496635955
per 100,000 1,395.32,084.51,791.11,653.31,023.9865.0923.2724.4829.2580.8546.0510.8
Arson 1926171310222291016156
per 100,000 156.9213.4143.0109.784.6186.6188.177.686.4147.5138.855.7
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 297.1) 1151.11295.21074.11179.01032.01035.0923.8992.71135.4934.6889.5983.7

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Muskegon Heights detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 18 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.49
Michigan average:

1.72
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.4%
Michigan:

7.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -1,156 (-8.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (46%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (35%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (36%)
  • Material moving occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (5%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (5%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Community and social service occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Muskegon Heights: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Muskegon Heights, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 282.2 miles away from Muskegon Heights 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 the city 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 the city 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 (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 5, 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

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

Hospitals and medical centers in Muskegon Heights:

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

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 high school in Muskegon Heights:

Public elementary/middle schools in Muskegon Heights:

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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

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 90.7. This is worse than average.

City:

90.7
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.80. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.80
U.S.:

9.14

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
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 46.5%
(33.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 48.3% for Black residents, 68.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 60.0% for other race residents, 45.8% for two or more races residents)
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

Muskegon Heights, Michigan environmental map by EPA

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Muskegon Heights compared to Michigan state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly 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 above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
Michigan average:

11.0

Muskegon Heights travel time to work - commute Muskegon Heights mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (88%)
  • Electricity (10%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Muskegon Heights city (based on Muskegon County data)

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.
Michigan:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.95 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

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

3.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.8%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Muskegon County:

30.5%
Michigan:

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

13.2%
State:

13.4%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 5$18,306$43,9340$0
Other Government Administration 10$45,047$54,0561$2,757
Police Protection - Officers 24$88,982$44,4910$0
Police - Other 13$42,437$39,1730$0
Streets and Highways 13$47,810$44,1320$0
Sewerage 5$20,260$48,6240$0
Parks and Recreation 4$12,986$38,95812$18,103
Housing and Community Development(Local) 8$35,952$53,9280$0
Water Supply 5$23,143$55,5430$0
Other and Unallocable 13$27,033$24,95411$3,712
Totals for Government 100$361,956$43,43524$24,572

3.63% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,698 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.63%
Michigan average:

5.09%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($124 average AGI)
Muskegon County:

0.02%
Michigan average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Ottawa County, MI  0.84% ($30,366 average AGI)
from Kent County, MI  0.42% ($31,570)
from Oceana County, MI  0.26% ($25,457)


4.41% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,497 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.41%
Michigan average:

5.58%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($320 average AGI)
Muskegon County:

0.04%
Michigan average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Ottawa County, MI  0.96% ($33,127 average AGI)
to Kent County, MI  0.62% ($29,220)
to Oceana County, MI  0.21% ($34,366)

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 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Muskegon Heights fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 0mTotal length
  • 25,832Total average daily traffic
  • 1,033Total average daily truck traffic
  • 31,932Total future (year 2018) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 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, One Energy Plaza, Jackson, MI 49201, Phone: (517) 788-8023, Fax: (517) 788-1676, 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
    Registrant: 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
    Registrant: 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, 2200 N. Greenville Ave, 1w, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (972) 234-7003, Fax: (972) 301-6893, 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, 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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: DESTINY POWERED PARACHUTE LLC DESTINY 2000 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582 (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 1840H , Serial Number: 1B0065, Year manufactured: 2000, Airworthiness Date: 11/20/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Victor O Hitchcock, 3237 Temple St, 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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Businesses in Muskegon Heights, MI

  • H&R Block: 1
  • Toys"R"Us: 1

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  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
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