Muskegon, Michigan

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Population in 2017: 38,131 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -4.9%
 
Males: 19,852  (52.1%)
Females: 18,279  (47.9%)
Median resident age:

35.2 years
Michigan median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 49440, 49441, 49442, 49444.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $36,174 (it was $27,929 in 2000)
Muskegon:

$36,174
MI:

$54,909

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $20,066 (it was $14,283 in 2000)

Muskegon city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $85,521 (it was $60,200 in 2000)
Muskegon:

$85,521
MI:

$155,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $103,630; detached houses: $102,374; townhouses or other attached units: $167,228; in 2-unit structures: $95,215; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $116,123; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $37,419; mobile homes: $46,564

Median gross rent in 2017: $658.

March 2019 cost of living index in Muskegon: 81.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 37.4%
(28.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.9% for Black residents, 40.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 17.6% for American Indian residents, 28.0% for other race residents, 47.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Muskegon, MI (2017)
    • 20,79654.0%White alone
    • 12,51232.5%Black alone
    • 3,2198.4%Hispanic
    • 1,9265.0%Two or more races
    • 1950.5%American Indian alone
    • 1000.3%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists, there were 662 registered sex offenders living in Muskegon, Michigan as of August 10, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Muskegon is 58 to 1.


Crime rates in Muskegon by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
3
(7.5)
1
(2.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.5)
1
(2.5)
1
(2.6)
5
(13.0)
3
(8.2)
2
(5.4)
1
(2.6)
5
(13.0)
3
(7.8)
7
(18.4)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
57
(142.5)
52
(130.6)
35
(88.5)
36
(91.6)
24
(61.0)
46
(118.5)
34
(88.6)
47
(128.2)
24
(64.9)
27
(70.2)
39
(101.5)
29
(75.6)
39
(102.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
99
(247.6)
101
(253.6)
77
(194.6)
101
(256.9)
97
(246.6)
90
(231.8)
86
(224.1)
70
(191.0)
69
(186.7)
64
(166.5)
62
(161.3)
55
(143.3)
31
(81.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
305
(762.7)
293
(735.8)
277
(700.2)
246
(625.7)
190
(483.1)
234
(602.6)
239
(622.8)
205
(559.2)
210
(568.1)
186
(483.8)
167
(434.4)
142
(370.0)
168
(440.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
523
(1,308)
453
(1,138)
396
(1,001)
566
(1,440)
544
(1,383)
528
(1,360)
585
(1,525)
649
(1,770)
443
(1,198)
326
(848.0)
285
(741.4)
395
(1,029)
321
(842.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
2,056
(5,142)
2,048
(5,143)
1,693
(4,279)
1,658
(4,217)
1,656
(4,211)
1,609
(4,144)
1,500
(3,909)
1,262
(3,443)
1,218
(3,295)
1,186
(3,085)
1,094
(2,846)
1,467
(3,823)
1,226
(3,216)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
238
(595.2)
170
(426.9)
163
(412.0)
143
(363.7)
107
(272.1)
97
(249.8)
72
(187.6)
59
(160.9)
103
(278.6)
101
(262.7)
89
(231.5)
197
(513.4)
170
(445.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
22
(55.0)
31
(77.9)
8
(20.2)
15
(38.1)
9
(22.9)
23
(59.2)
17
(44.3)
10
(27.3)
8
(21.6)
9
(23.4)
6
(15.6)
20
(52.1)
19
(49.8)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)700.7652.3543.4579.1511.6570.9566.8562.6470.4411.9426.7459.1454.3

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City-data.com crime index in Muskegon, MI

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 83 (76 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.99
Michigan average:

1.66
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Ancestries: German (5.3%), American (4.5%), Dutch (3.4%), Polish (2.6%), Irish (2.5%), English (2.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 14.4 square miles.

Population density: 2,657 people per square mile   (average).

Muskegon, Michigan map

699 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.8%
Michigan:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,489 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,266 (2.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Grand Rapids, MI (35.0 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 (120.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Muskegon Heights, MI (1.3 miles ),
North Muskegon, MI (1.5 miles ),
Roosevelt Park, MI (1.6 miles ),
Norton Shores, MI (1.9 miles ),
Wolf Lake, MI (2.6 miles ),
Fruitport, MI (2.9 miles ),
Ferrysburg, MI (3.1 miles ),
Twin Lake, MI (3.2 miles )

Latitude: 43.23 N, Longitude: 86.25 W

Muskegon nicknames or aliases (official or unofficial): The Beer Tent Capital of the World, Port City, The Riviera of the Midwest, Lumber Queen of the World

Daytime population change due to commuting: +10,429 (+27.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,776 (37.1%)

Area code: 231

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

Muskegon tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 23 buildings, average cost: $93,300
  • 1998: 51 buildings, average cost: $84,100
  • 1999: 53 buildings, average cost: $98,800
  • 2000: 69 buildings, average cost: $97,900
  • 2001: 56 buildings, average cost: $71,800
  • 2002: 53 buildings, average cost: $105,800
  • 2003: 30 buildings, average cost: $130,600
  • 2004: 39 buildings, average cost: $120,200
  • 2005: 36 buildings, average cost: $122,200
  • 2006: 30 buildings, average cost: $118,800
  • 2007: 13 buildings, average cost: $150,400
  • 2008: 8 buildings, average cost: $168,200
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $166,500
  • 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $179,300
  • 2011: 9 buildings, average cost: $157,400
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $139,100
  • 2013: 5 buildings, average cost: $142,800
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $142,800
  • 2015: 33 buildings, average cost: $116,200
  • 2016: 19 buildings, average cost: $173,900
  • 2017: 13 buildings, average cost: $230,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Muskegon, MI residents
Average permit cost in Muskegon, MI
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

7.7%
Michigan:

4.4%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Muskegon, MI
Historical housing units in Muskegon, MI
Most common industries in Muskegon, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (9.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.9%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.5%)
  • Educational services (5.9%)
  • Public administration (4.8%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (12.1%)
  • Transportation equipment (8.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.8%)
  • Construction (7.6%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (5.4%)
  • Public administration (5.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.3%)
  • Educational services (8.3%)
  • Social assistance (4.8%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.6%)
  • Public administration (4.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Muskegon, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (13.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Cashiers (4.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.2%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.9%)

Average climate in Muskegon, Michigan

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Muskegon, 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 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.5
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Muskegon-area historical tornado activity is below Michigan state average. It is 39% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1956, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 38.5 miles away from the Muskegon 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 21.9 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-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 341.2 miles away from Muskegon center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 283.0 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 322.2 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 316.5 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 209.6 miles away from Muskegon 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 182.5 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 topographic map

Hospitals in Muskegon:

  • HACKLEY VISITING NURSE SERVICES AND HOSPICE (888 TERRACE STREET)
  • HARBOR HOSPICE (1050 WEST WESTERN AVE, SUITE 400)
  • INTENSIVA HOSPITAL OF MUSKEGON (1700 CLINTON ST)
  • LIFECARE HOSPITALS OF WESTERN MICHIGAN (1700 OAK AVE)
  • MERCY HEALTH PARTNERS, HACKLEY CAMPUS (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 1700 CLINTON STREET)
  • MERCY HEALTH PARTNERS, MERCY CAMPUS (Voluntary non-profit - Church, 1500 E SHERMAN BOULEVARD)
  • MUSKEGON GENERAL HOSPITAL (1700 OAK AVENUE)
  • SELECT SPECIALTY HOSPITAL-WESTERN MICH (1700 CLINTON STREET-SUITE 2S)

Nursing Homes in Muskegon:

  • BROOKHAVEN MEDICAL CARE FACILI (1890 APPLE AVE)
  • CHRISTIAN CARE NURSING CENTER (1275 KENNETH STREET)
  • HEARTLAND HEALTH CARE CENTER-KNOLLVIEW (1061 W HACKLEY AVE)
  • HILLCREST NURSING CENTRE (695 MITZI ST)
  • KNOLLVIEW MANOR (1061 WEST HACKLEY)
  • LAKE WOODS NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (1684 VULCAN ST)
  • ROOSEVELT PARK NURSING AND REHABILITATION COMMUNIT (1300 W BROADWAY AVE)
  • ROOSEVELT PARK NURSING CENTRE INC (1300 W BROADWAY AVE)
  • SANCTUARY AT MCAULEY (1380 E SHERMAN BLVD)
  • SANCTUARY AT THE PARK (570 S HARVEY STREET)

Dialysis Facilities in Muskegon:

  • DAVITA - APPLE AVE DIALYSIS (2480 E APPLE AVE)
  • RENAL ADVANTAGE - WEST NORTON (1080 WEST NORTON AVE)

Home Health Centers in Muskegon:

  • AMICARE HOME HEALTHCARE (684 HARVEY STREET)
  • GENTIVA HEALTH SERVICES (5906 COMMERCE CENTRE DRIVE)
  • HOMCARE INC. (875 W SUMMIT AVENUE)
  • UNIFIED HOME CARE (493 WEST NORTON AVENUE, SUITE B)

Airports and heliports located in Muskegon:

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Colleges/Universities in Muskegon:

  • Muskegon Community College (Full-time enrollment: 3,310; Location: 221 S Quarterline Rd; Public; Website: www.muskegoncc.edu)
  • Baker College of Muskegon (Full-time enrollment: 3,293; Location: 1903 Marquette Ave; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.Baker.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Muskegon:

  • Grand Valley State University (about 26 miles; Allendale, MI; Full-time enrollment: 21,982)
  • Hope College (about 32 miles; Holland, MI; FT enrollment: 3,535)
  • Grand Rapids Community College (about 35 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 11,296)
  • Cornerstone University (about 38 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 2,573)
  • Calvin College (about 40 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 4,117)
  • Davenport University (about 45 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 6,955)
  • Ferris State University (about 50 miles; Big Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 11,238)

Biggest public high schools in Muskegon:

Private high schools in Muskegon:

  • MUSKEGON CATHOLIC CENTRAL (Students: 512, Location: 1145 W LAKETON AVE, Grades: PK-12)
  • BROADWAY BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 13, Location: 2858 OAK LN, Grades: 1-12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Muskegon:

Private elementary/middle schools in Muskegon:

  • MUSKEGAN CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 260, Location: 1220 EASTGATE ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • WEST SHORE LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 122, Location: 3225 ROOSEVELT RD, Grades: PK-8)
  • MUSKEGON SDA SCHOOL (Students: 9, Location: 3050 EVANSTON AVE, Grades: 1-8)
See full list of schools located in Muskegon

Libraries in Muskegon:

  • MUSKEGON AREA DISTRICT LIBRARY (Operating income: $3,021,207; Location: 4845 AIRLINE ROAD UNIT 5; 231,580 books; 1,405 e-books; 6,290 audio materials; 2,390 video materials; 6 local licensed databases; 554 print serial subscriptions)
  • HACKLEY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,087,371; Location: 316 WEST WEBSTER AVENUE; 139,107 books; 1,984 e-books; 6,215 audio materials; 3,171 video materials; 27 local licensed databases; 2 other licensed databases; 249 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Drew Namith- Michigan State Basketball Player (2001-2005)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Muskegon: North Pier Inner Light (A), Muskegon Lake Light (B), Balcom Marine Center (C), Torreson Marine Incorporated (D), Matts Boat Livery (E), Muskegon Yacht Club (F), Milwaukee Clipper Dock (G), Lake Shore Yacht Club Harbor (H), Hartshorn Light (I), Bank Point Light (J), Hartshorn Municipal Marina (K), Muskegon State Park Channel Campground (L), Muskegon Country Club (M), University Park Golf Course (N), Muskegon City Fire Department Station 4 (O), Muskegon City Fire Department Station 5 (P), Walker Arena (Q), Muskegon County Building (R), Muskegon City Hall (S), Hackley Public Library (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Outlets Mall Shopping Center (1), West Village Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Muskegon include: Grace Temple Apostolic Faith Church (A), New Hope Baptist Church (B), First Presbyterian Church (C), Harbor Unitarian Universalist Church (D), Central Assembly of God Church (E), Spring Lake Chapel (F), Lakeside Lighthouse Chapel (G), Shoreline Community Church (H), Olivet Evangelical Free Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Paul's Episcopal Church Columbarium (1), Lakeside Cemetery (2), Indian Cemetery (3), Evergreen Cemetery (4), Restlawn Cemetery (5), Saint Marys Cemetery (6), Sunrise Memorial Gardens (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Ruddiman Lagoon (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Middle Channel Muskegon River (A), Ryerson Creek (B), Ruddiman Creek (C), South Channel (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Muskegon include: Seyferth Playground (1), Sheldon Playground (2), Smith Playground (3), Veterans Memorial Park (4), Aamodt Park (5), Beachwood Park (6), Kruse Park (7), Campbell Playground (8), Cottage Grove Public Access (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Gillette Nature Center Visitor's Store (Museums; 6585 Lk Harbor Rd) (1), Frederick David (Museums; 2100 East Riley Thompson Road) (2), Hackley & Hume Historic Site (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 484 West Webster Avenue) (3), Golden Token Inc (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1300 East Laketon Avenue) (4), D J'S Playground (Amusement & Theme Parks; 3843 Russell Road) (5), Convention Visitors Bureau (610 West Western Avenue) (6), Art's Steelhead Charters (Tours & Charters; 5009 Whitehall Rd) (7). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Harbor Steakhouse (939 3rd Street) (1), Fairfield Inn & Suites Muskegon (1520 Mount Garfield) (2), Days Inn (3450 Hoyt) (3), Comfort Inn Muskegon (1675 East Sherman Boulevard) (4), Bruelbeck Howard R (440 Whitehall Road) (5), Alpine Motel (4262 Airline Rd) (6), Days Inn Muskegon (3420 Hoyt Street) (7), Cornerhouse Inn (3350 Glade Street) (8), Hampton Inn Muskegon (1401 East Ellis Road) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Tom Shevlin - Football player, Don Nelson - Basketball player and head coach, Jim Bakker - (born 1939), disgraced TV evangelist, Bettye LaVette - Soul singer-songwriter, Frank Stanton (executive) - Broadcasting executive, Beatrice Allard - Girls Professional Baseball League player, Bobby Grich - Baseball player, Nate McLouth - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Pittsburgh Pirates, born: Oct 28, 1981), Cathy O'Brien - Writer, Steve Gorman - Rock drummer.

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 and their reported violations in the past:

WESCO (Population served: 600, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
KINGDOM HALL NORTH (Population served: 151, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
MCCORMICK C-STORE (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
MUSK.CO.MEINERTPARK-PINES CAMP (Population served: 132, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
JONI'S CONES (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
SIDE-O-LAKE RESORT PARK (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (JUN-28-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-28-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUL-07-2006)
WOLF LAKE BAPTIST (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
SNUG HARBOR OUTFITTERS (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Muskegon that have no violations reported:

  • MCDONALD'S (Population served: 2,000, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ARLINGTON ESTATES (Population served: 1,650, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MUSKEGON COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS (Population served: 800, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ROTHBURY WESCO - STORE #51 (Population served: 700, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MUSKEGON COUNTY FAIRGROUND (Population served: 300, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WESCO NEW ERA - STORE #17 (Population served: 300, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TYLER CREEK CAMPGROUND (Population served: 260, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WESCO INC. (Population served: 250, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SHILOH TABERNACLE (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • RUTH ANN'S (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Michigan:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

56.5%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

9.1%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Muskegon in 2010:

  • 3,631 people in state prisons
  • 495 people in college/university student housing
  • 426 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 397 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 101 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 56 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 42 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 35 people in maritime/merchant vessels
  • 11 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 5 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Muskegon in 2000:

  • 3,530 people in state prisons
  • 344 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 333 people in nursing homes
  • 150 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 105 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 89 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 77 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 73 people in other group homes
  • 58 people in halfway houses
  • 40 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 19 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 9 people in other nonhousehold living situations
Arena or stadium:
  • L.C. Walker Arena. Capacity: 6,396.

Banks with most branches in Muskegon (2011 data):

  • The Huntington National Bank: 19 branches. Info updated 2012/04/02: Bank assets: $54,183.4 mil, Deposits: $44,300.3 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 878 total offices, Holding Company: Huntington Bancshares Incorporated
  • PNC Bank, National Association: 8 branches. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Fifth Third Bank: Northside Branch, Lakes Mall Branch, Apple Avenue Banking Center, Terrace Street Branch. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp
  • Community Shores Bank: at 1030 West Norton Avenue, branch established on 1999/01/15; Harvey Street Branch at 5797 Harvey Street, branch established on 2006/11/06. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $208.6 mil, Deposits: $191.6 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Community Shores Bank Corporation
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Roosevelt Park Branch at 2855 Henry Street, branch established on 1890/01/01; Muskegon Meijer Banking Center Branc at 5300 Harvey Street, branch established on 2006/04/18. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Comerica Bank: Eastside Branch at 2133 E Apple Avenue, branch established on 1969/09/08; Norton Shores Branch at 801 West Norton Avenue, branch established on 1965/03/29. 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
  • Michigan Commerce Bank: Muskegon Branch at 281 Seminole Road, branch established on 1997/12/03. Info updated 2010/04/14: Bank assets: $777.0 mil, Deposits: $746.6 mil, headquarters in Ann Arbor, MI, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Capitol Bancorp Ltd.
  • Citizens Bank: Muskegon Branch at 917 West Norton Ave, branch established on 1999/01/01. Info updated 2011/08/01: Bank assets: $9,212.3 mil, Deposits: $7,452.0 mil, headquarters in Flint, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 220 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Republic Bancorp, Inc.
  • Independent Bank: Muskegon Branch at 3251 Henry Street, branch established on 2007/12/05. Info updated 2010/10/20: Bank assets: $2,304.7 mil, Deposits: $2,092.2 mil, headquarters in Ionia, MI, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 107 total offices, Holding Company: Independent Bank Corporation
  • 2 other banks with 2 local branches

For population 15 years and over in Muskegon:

Marital status in Muskegon, MI
  • Never married: 47.6%
  • Now married: 28.4%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 16.1%

For population 25 years and over in Muskegon:

  • High school or higher: 83.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 9.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.0
Michigan average:

10.8

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Muskegon, 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
Here:

1.38 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

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

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

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.
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:
This county:

10.8%
State:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

30.5%
Michigan:

29.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Muskegon County:

13.2%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

47.9%
Michigan:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Muskegon:

44.6%
Michigan:

46.5%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.0
Michigan:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.5%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.4%
Michigan:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
Michigan:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

32.6%
Michigan:

34.2%

General health condition:
Muskegon:

54.9%
Michigan:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.3%
Michigan:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Muskegon, 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 85$433,164$61,1530$0
Other and Unallocable 37$74,386$24,1250$0
Firefighters 34$188,201$66,4240$0
Streets and Highways 25$70,712$33,9420$0
Sewerage 20$92,799$55,6790$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 17$66,753$47,12012$10,641
Financial Administration 16$75,522$56,6426$4,274
Water Supply 9$38,843$51,7910$0
Parks and Recreation 8$19,202$28,8032$1,746
Other Government Administration 6$31,330$62,6607$4,265
Police - Other 0$0 6$3,902
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 257$1,090,912$50,93833$24,828

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

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $12,634,000 ($331.33)
    Police Protection: $8,981,000 ($235.53)
    Regular Highways: $6,710,000 ($175.97)
    Local Fire Protection: $4,476,000 ($117.38)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,120,000 ($81.82)
    Central Staff Services: $2,862,000 ($75.06)
    General - Other: $2,406,000 ($63.10)
    Financial Administration: $1,608,000 ($42.17)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,605,000 ($42.09)
    General Public Buildings: $628,000 ($16.47)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $397,000 ($10.41)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Sewerage: $5,753,000 ($150.87)
    Other - General - Other: $307,000 ($8.05)
    Other - Police Protection: $223,000 ($5.85)
    Other - Housing and Community Development: $140,000 ($3.67)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $13,700,000 ($359.29)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $283,000 ($7.42)

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

  • Charges - Other: $17,142,000 ($449.56)
    Housing and Community Development: $397,000 ($10.41)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $2,358,000 ($61.84)
    Other: $312,000 ($8.18)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $36,000 ($0.94)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,954,000 ($51.24)
    Fines and Forfeits: $607,000 ($15.92)
    Rents: $489,000 ($12.82)
    Donations From Private Sources: $237,000 ($6.22)
    Sale of Property: $192,000 ($5.04)
    Interest Earnings: $184,000 ($4.83)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $6,043,000 ($158.48)
    General Local Government Support: $3,887,000 ($101.94)
    Other: $322,000 ($8.44)
  • Tax - Property: $8,716,000 ($228.58)
    Individual Income: $8,152,000 ($213.79)
    Other License: $1,380,000 ($36.19)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $63,000 ($1.65)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $23,719,000 ($622.04)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $21,354,000 ($560.02)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,451,000 ($195.41)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,086,000 ($133.38)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $18,822,000 ($493.61)

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, MI
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Long John Silver's1
AT&T3Lowe's1
Ace Hardware1Marriott1
Advance Auto Parts2MasterBrand Cabinets6
Aeropostale1Maurices1
American Eagle Outfitters1McDonald's7
Applebee's1Meijer2
Arby's4Men's Wearhouse1
Audi1Menards1
AutoZone1Motherhood Maternity1
Barnes & Noble1New Balance1
Bath & Body Works1Nike3
Baymont Inn1Nissan1
Bed Bath & Beyond1OfficeMax1
Blockbuster1Olive Garden1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Pac Sun1
Burger King3Papa John's Pizza1
Carson Pirie Scott2Payless2
Charlotte Russe1Penske2
Chevrolet1PetSmart1
Chuck E. Cheese's1Pier 1 Imports1
Comfort Inn1Pizza Hut3
Curves4Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Deb1RadioShack3
Decora Cabinetry2Red Lobster1
Domino's Pizza3Red Roof Inn1
Fashion Bug1Rite Aid1
FedEx10Rue211
Finish Line1SAS Shoes1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Sam's Club1
Foot Locker1Sears2
Ford1Shoe Carnival1
GNC3Spencer Gifts1
GameStop2Sprint Nextel8
Gap1Staples1
H&R Block6Starbucks2
Hilton1Subaru1
Holiday Inn1Subway10
Hollister Co.1Super 81
Home Depot1Taco Bell3
Honda1Target1
Hyundai1Toyota1
JCPenney1True Value1
Jimmy John's1U-Haul4
Jones New York3UPS18
Journeys1Vans1
Justice1Verizon Wireless4
KFC1Victoria's Secret1
Kmart1Volkswagen1
Kohl's1Walgreens3
Kroger1Walmart2
La-Z-Boy2Wendy's4
Lane Bryant1Wet Seal1
Lane Furniture3YMCA1
Little Caesars Pizza3

Strongest AM radio stations in Muskegon:

  • WMHG (1600 AM; 5 kW; MUSKEGON, MI)
  • WMUS (1090 AM; daytime; 1 kW; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGVS (850 AM; 1 kW; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • 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)
  • WUBR (1490 AM; 1 kW; WHITEHALL, MI; Owner: UNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTCM (580 AM; 35 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLDR (1210 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KINGSLEY, MI; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)

Strongest FM radio stations in Muskegon:

  • WLCS (98.3 FM; NORTH MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: UNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W215AS (90.9 FM; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WUVS-LP (103.7 FM; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: THE WEST MICHIGAN COMMUNITY HELP NETWORK)
  • 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.)
  • WMMT-LP (106.1 FM; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: MUSKEGON TRAINING & EDUCATION CENTER (M-TEC))
  • 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.)
  • WCXT (105.3 FM; HART, MI; Owner: WATERS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGHN-FM (92.1 FM; GRAND HAVEN, MI; Owner: WGHN, INC.)
  • 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:

  • 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 fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 39Number of bridges
  • 397ft / 121mTotal length
  • $682,000Total costs
  • 761,071Total average daily traffic
  • 42,955Total average daily truck traffic
  • 386,054Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
New bridges in Muskegon, MI - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31920-1929
  • 21940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 241960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 21990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Muskegon, MI
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Muskegon)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 309 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Muskegon, MI)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 72 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 59 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 423 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Muskegon)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 7 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Muskegon)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 77 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 12 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED102$59,61145$61,685207$88,70027$21,4703$278,00051$78,5892$26,095
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED17$72,5656$69,06027$99,8351$41,0000$03$114,6670$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED23$69,57617$41,341172$84,42060$22,0420$023$78,0474$64,580
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN11$61,84511$65,99873$93,7402$12,0000$06$36,8270$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$100,9683$48,00028$93,3042$22,5000$02$27,0000$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 12 tracts in Muskegon, MI

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 9 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$52,6673$71,333
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$34,3134$103,485
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$02$70,470
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$57,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Muskegon, MI
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Muskegon, MI - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 310. The highest number of reported fires - 547 took place in 2002, and the least - 126 in 2014. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Muskegon, MI When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (59.0%), and Outside Fires (22.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Muskegon, MI
    • 3,11159.0%Structure Fires
    • 1,16222.0%Outside Fires
    • 87416.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1302.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Muskegon, MI

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Muskegon, Michigan:

  • Comfort Inn - Muskegon, 1675 E Sherman, Muskegon, Michigan 49444 , Phone: (231) 739-9092, Fax: (231) 739-2264
  • Baymont Inn & Suites, 4677 Harvey Rd, Muskegon, Michigan 49444 , Phone: (231) 798-0220, Fax: (231) 798-0221
  • Shoreline Inn & Suites, 750 Ter Point Blvd, Muskegon, Michigan 49440 , Phone: (231) 720-4200, Fax: (231) 720-4209
  • Red Roof Inn, 150 S Seaway Dr, Muskegon, Michigan 49444 , Phone: (231) 733-4307, Fax: (231) 737-4284
  • Rodeway Inn Muskegon, 4620 Airline Rd, Muskegon, Michigan 49444 , Phone: (231) 733-2511
  • Shoreline Inn, 750 Ter Point Rd, Muskegon, Michigan 49440 , Phone: (866) 727-8483
All 6 fire-safe hotels and motels in Muskegon, Michigan
Most common first names in Muskegon, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1,04175.3 years
William81174.1 years
Robert72670.2 years
Mary71778.9 years
James62569.9 years
Charles55272.7 years
George54275.5 years
Helen41780.6 years
Edward37774.1 years
Frank37776.5 years
Most common last names in Muskegon, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson53575.8 years
Smith42774.2 years
Anderson30675.7 years
Brown24072.6 years
Williams20171.9 years
Jones16882.7 years
Miller16873.7 years
Davis14072.2 years
Nelson13877.5 years
Carlson12474.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Muskegon, MI
  • 94.4%Utility gas
  • 3.7%Electricity
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Wood
  • 0.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Muskegon, MI
  • 84.9%Utility gas
  • 12.1%Electricity
  • 1.4%Other fuel
  • 0.9%No fuel used
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Muskegon compared to Michigan state average:

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

Muskegon on our top lists:

  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest racial income disparities between White and Black householders (with at least 2,000 householders)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped (population 1,000+)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in halfway houses (population 1,000+)"
  • #75 (49441) 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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