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Muskegon County, Michigan (MI)

County population in 2017: 173,693 (77% urban, 23% rural); it was 170,200 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 32,689
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 16,589
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 49,238
Renter-occupied apartments: 16,338 (it was 14,092 in 2000)
% of renters here:

22%
State:

28%

Land area: 509 sq. mi.

Water area: 950.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 341 people per square mile   (high).

March 2019 cost of living index in Muskegon County: 81.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (21.3%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (19.5%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (11.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 60%
  • Government: 6%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 34%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Muskegon County, MI (2017)
    • 132,30577.7%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 24,67114.5%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 10,0055.9%Hispanic or Latino
    • 4,7532.8%Two or more races
    • 1,1130.7%Asian alone
    • 9310.5%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 670.04%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

38.9 years
Michigan median age:

39.8 years
Males: 86,303  (49.7%)
Females: 87,390  (50.3%)
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Average household size:
Muskegon County:

2.0 people
Michigan:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $49,229 ($38,008 in 1999)
This county:

$49,229
Michigan:

$54,909

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $592 (lower quartile is $439, upper quartile is $713)
This county:

$592
State:

$693


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $119,900 (it was $84,400 in 2000)
Muskegon:

$119,900
Michigan:

$155,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $75,100 - $175,500

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $151,889
Here:

$151,889
State:

$200,684

Townhouses or other attached units: $166,898
Here:

$166,898
State:

$176,879

In 2-unit structures: $143,117
Here:

$143,117
State:

$141,485

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $66,147
Here:

$66,147
State:

$149,303

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $252,877
Here:

$252,877
State:

$150,425

Mobile homes: $32,800
Here:

$32,800
State:

$52,615

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $996
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $425

Institutionalized population: 4,928

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 19
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 52
  • Burglaries: 163
  • Thefts: 590
  • Auto thefts: 52

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 8
  • Robberies: 5
  • Assaults: 68
  • Burglaries: 233
  • Thefts: 908
  • Auto thefts: 74
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 817 buildings, average cost: $94,400
  • 1998: 839 buildings, average cost: $94,200
  • 1999: 852 buildings, average cost: $104,100
  • 2000: 803 buildings, average cost: $126,600
  • 2001: 816 buildings, average cost: $118,100
  • 2002: 680 buildings, average cost: $132,100
  • 2003: 739 buildings, average cost: $132,000
  • 2004: 703 buildings, average cost: $141,200
  • 2005: 590 buildings, average cost: $152,700
  • 2006: 425 buildings, average cost: $151,300
  • 2007: 280 buildings, average cost: $156,800
  • 2008: 189 buildings, average cost: $166,900
  • 2009: 67 buildings, average cost: $179,300
  • 2010: 84 buildings, average cost: $183,300
  • 2011: 93 buildings, average cost: $178,400
  • 2012: 136 buildings, average cost: $179,900
  • 2013: 168 buildings, average cost: $181,300
  • 2014: 172 buildings, average cost: $216,000
  • 2015: 241 buildings, average cost: $187,700
  • 2016: 233 buildings, average cost: $196,200
  • 2017: 257 buildings, average cost: $213,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Muskegon, MI residents
Average permit cost in Muskegon, MI
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,014 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,749 (1.7%)

Distribution of median household income in Muskegon, MI in 2017
Distribution of house value in Muskegon, MI in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Muskegon, MI in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 15.0%
Muskegon County:

15.0%
Michigan:

14.2%
(10.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.3% for Black residents, 24.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 22.3% for American Indian residents, 14.4% for other race residents, 33.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 38.9 years old
(Males: 37.6 years old, Females: 40.7 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43.2 years old, Black residents: 34.4 years old, American Indian residents: 52.8 years old, Asian residents: 45.2 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 21.7 years old, Other race residents: 27.8 years old)

Area name: Muskegon-Norton Shores, MI MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Muskegon County is $410 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $533 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $705 a month.

Cities in this county include: Muskegon, Norton Shores, Muskegon Heights, Wolf Lake, North Muskegon, Roosevelt Park, Whitehall, Montague, Twin Lake, Ravenna.

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

2018 air pollution in Muskegon County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.031 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Muskegon County: Camp Anna Behrens (A), Pilgrim's Run Golf Club (B), Three Seasons RV Park (C), United Brethren Church Camp (D), Bass Beach Campground (E), Holland Lake Golf Course (F), Whitefish Lake Golf Club (G), Birchwood Golf Course (H), Snow Lake Kampground (I), Hickory Hills Golf Course (J), Nature's Chain of Lakes Campground (K), Family Campground (L), Edmore Golf Course (M), Crystal Motor Speedway (N), South Shore Campground (O), Crystal Golf Course (P), Red Pines Campground (Q), Brookside Golf Course (R), Morley Rest Area (S), Millers Station (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Muskegon County include: Church of Christ (A), Cowden Lake Church (B), Church of Brethren (C), Cutler Savage Church (D), Daniel Broc Church (E), Day Bethel Church (F), Evergreen Church (G), Fairplains Church (H), Faith Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Pierson Cemetery (1), Burke Cemetery (2), Palmer Cemetery (3), Klees Cemetery (4), Cato Cemetery (5), Crystal Cemetery (6), Evergreen Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Marl Lake (A), Mann Lake (B), Turk Lake (C), Mahaney Lake (D), Twin Lake (E), Twin Lakes (F), Twin Stone Lakes (G), Rainbow Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: West Branch Fish Creek (A), Bacon Creek (B), Wabasis Creek (C), Townline Creek (D), Horseshoe Creek (E), Stony Creek (F), Black Creek (G), Brimmer Creek (H), Butternut Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Muskegon County include: Stanton State Game Area (1), Spangs County Park (2), Schmied Park (3), First Lake Park (4), Victory Lane Sport Park (5), Little Denmark Evangelical Lutheran Church Historical Marker (6), Edmore State Game Area (7), Flat River Park (8), Flat River State Game Area (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Bennington County, Vermont , Ionia County , Mecosta County , Montcalm County , Newaygo County , Oceana County , Shiawassee County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.6%
Michigan:

4.4%

Unemployment by year in Muskegon, MI
County total employment by year in Muskegon, MI
County average yearly wages by year in Muskegon, MI

Current college students: 7,581
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 90.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 19.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 3,400 (67.5% naturalized citizens)

Muskegon County:

2.0%
Whole state:

7.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 4282010 or later
  • 6752000 to 2009
  • 6571990 to 1999
  • 4831980 to 1989
  • 4291970 to 1979
  • 954Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 74.9%

Muskegon County marital status for males Muskegon County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 57,510
  • One, attached: 1,699
  • Two: 1,441
  • 3 or 4: 1,765
  • 5 to 9: 2,022
  • 10 to 19: 1,771
  • 20 to 49: 874
  • 50 or more: 2,066
  • Mobile homes: 4,964

Housing units in Muskegon County with a mortgage: 27,390 (381 second mortgage, 1,410 home equity loan, 40 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 21,113

Here:

56.3% with mortgage
State:

60.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Muskegon County

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-
Muskegon County Religion Details
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.

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
Here:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 34
This 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.
Michigan:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 117
This county:

6.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Muskegon County:

10.8%
Michigan:

9.7%

Adult obesity rate:
Muskegon County:

30.5%
State:

29.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.2%
State:

13.4%

Agriculture in Muskegon County:

Average size of farms: 136 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $84,955
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $700.51
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 22.39%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 36.23%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $77,755
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 57.02%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $63,674
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 88.99%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 15.58
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 47.03%
Corn for grain: 11103 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 1248 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 4627 harvested acres
Vegetables: 2,784 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 3,233 acres

Tornado activity:

Muskegon County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Michigan state average. It is 7606546.5 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 18 fatalities and 347 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 4/3/1956, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado killed 18 people and injured 340 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Muskegon County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 88% 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 343.5 miles away from Muskegon County center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 282.3 miles away from the county 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 county 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 318.8 miles away from the county center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 210.6 miles away from Muskegon County 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 185.0 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Michigan Flooding, Incident Period: April 16, 2013 to May 15, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4121: June 18, 2013, FEMA Id: 4121, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Michigan Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3225: September 07, 2005, FEMA Id: 3225, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Michigan Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: May 20, 2004 to June 08, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1527: June 30, 2004, FEMA Id: 1527, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Michigan Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 11, 2000 to December 31, 2000, Emergency Declared EM-3160: January 10, 2001, FEMA Id: 3160, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Michigan Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 02, 1999 to January 15, 1999, Emergency Declared EM-3137: January 27, 1999, FEMA Id: 3137, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Michigan Severe Storms And Straight-Line Winds, Incident Period: May 29, 1998 to May 31, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1226: June 24, 1998, FEMA Id: 1226, Natural disaster type: Storm, Wind
  • Michigan SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: September 10, 1986 to October 10, 1986, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-774: September 18, 1986, FEMA Id: 774, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Michigan SEVERE STORMS AND FLOODING, Incident Period: September 05, 1985 to September 28, 1985, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-744: September 18, 1985, FEMA Id: 744, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Michigan Blizzards and Snowstorms, Incident Period: January 27, 1978, Emergency Declared EM-3057: January 27, 1978, FEMA Id: 3057, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Blizzard
  • Michigan Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Icing, Flooding, Incident Period: March 19, 1976, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-495: March 19, 1976, FEMA Id: 495, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 1 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

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).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Muskegon

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 53,500 (84.3%)
  • Carpooled: 5,975 (9.4%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 336 (0.5%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 261 (0.4%)
  • Bicycle: 410 (0.6%)
  • Walked: 776 (1.2%)
  • Worked at home: 2,223 (3.5%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Production occupations (24%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (25%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (8%)
  • Germany (6%)
  • Canada (6%)
  • Laos (4%)
  • Philippines (4%)
  • Netherlands (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Muskegon County


  • German (10%)
  • Dutch (9%)
  • American (8%)
  • English (5%)
  • Polish (4%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • European (2%)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Muskegon County, Michigan in 2000:

  • 3,530 people in state prisons
  • 955 people in nursing homes
  • 344 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 222 people in other group homes
  • 150 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 150 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 120 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 117 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 105 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 99 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 89 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 58 people in halfway houses
  • 47 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 29 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 25 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 11 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 6 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

People in group quarters in Muskegon County, Michigan in 2010:

  • 3,631 people in state prisons
  • 800 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 495 people in college/university student housing
  • 495 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 397 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 201 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 90 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 67 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 61 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 35 people in maritime/merchant vessels
  • 34 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 21 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 13 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 5 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $52,153.

4.51% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($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.
3.27% relocated from other counties in Michigan ($34,918 average AGI)
1.23% relocated from other states ($11,991 average AGI)
Muskegon County:

1.23%
Michigan average:

1.59%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
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)
from Newaygo County, MI  0.22% ($34,229)
from Kalamazoo County, MI  0.07% ($30,438)
from Ingham County, MI  0.07% ($39,070)
from Allegan County, MI  0.06% ($42,075)


4.47% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($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.
3.13% relocated to other counties in Michigan ($32,408 average AGI)
1.33% relocated to other states ($13,702 average AGI)
Muskegon County:

1.33%
Michigan average:

1.85%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
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)
to Newaygo County, MI  0.25% ($38,719)
to Kalamazoo County, MI  0.08% ($30,120)
to Allegan County, MI  0.06% ($32,875)
to Ingham County, MI  0.06% ($27,179)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.7
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 12.8

Births per 1000 population in Muskegon County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 9.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Muskegon County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.8

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Muskegon County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 12.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 3.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Muskegon County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Muskegon County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Muskegon County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Muskegon County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Muskegon County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Muskegon County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 29,512 (22,245 aged, 7,267 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 2,530 (5%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Muskegon County, Michigan in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (1,932)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (1,768)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (1,241)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (1,139)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (992)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (843)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (658)
  • Hypertensive heart disease without (congestive) heart failure (569)
  • Unspecified dementia (510)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (506)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.72
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 11,939
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 231
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 66,929

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,240
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 960
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 5

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 44
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 69

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 11
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 29.0. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 17.4
  • Other - 11.6

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 98.6. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 53.0
  • Suffocation - 24.9
  • Other - 20.7

Household type by relationship:

Households: 173,693
  • In family households: 138,905 (20,610 male householders, 22,227 female householders)
    29,762 spouses, 50,973 children (47,421 natural, 1,069 adopted, 2,483 stepchildren), 4,285 grandchildren, 1,982 brothers or sisters, 1,203 parents, 2,955 other relatives, 4,908 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 27,668 (10,928 male householders (8,828 living alone)), 10,816 female householders (9,461 living alone)), 5,924 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 7,120

Size of family households: 19,809 2-persons, 10,032 3-persons, 7,445 4-persons, 3,676 5-persons, 1,363 6-persons, 512 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 18,289 1-person, 2,815 2-persons, 289 3-persons, 351 4-persons.

19,985 married couples with children.
14,374 single-parent households (3,854 men, 10,520 women).

95.8% of residents of Muskegon speak English at home.
2.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (76% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (83% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (65% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (87% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 1% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $924,198,000 ($5,299 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $91,791,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $428,403,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $193,712,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $2,409,000
Federal grants: $187,054,000
Federal procurement contracts: $85,022,000 ($79,438,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $27,599,000 ($2,293,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,488,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $81,694,000
Federal Government insurance: $23,461,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 12,492
Here:

71 per 1000 residents
State:

68 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 8,445
Here:

48 per 1000 residents
State:

45 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +600
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+12 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +903
Here +5 per 1000 residents
State -16 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Muskegon County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 17.93 millions of gallons per day (12% from ground, 88% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.4

Year house built in Muskegon County, Michigan
  • Year house built in Muskegon County, Michigan
  • 1,3972014 or later
  • 7532010 to 2013
  • 7,5812000 to 2009
  • 9,1281990 to 1999
  • 4,8621980 to 1989
  • 9,8001970 to 1979
  • 8,2481960 to 1969
  • 10,4421950 to 1959
  • 8,2191940 to 1949
  • 13,6821939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Muskegon County, Michigan
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Muskegon County, Michigan
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Muskegon County, Michigan
  • 01 room
  • 1772 rooms
  • 7503 rooms
  • 4,8634 rooms
  • 12,3305 rooms
  • 10,5966 rooms
  • 6,9437 rooms
  • 5,3398 rooms
  • 7,5059+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Muskegon County, Michigan
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Muskegon County, Michigan
  • 3231 room
  • 6532 rooms
  • 2,4133 rooms
  • 5,2064 rooms
  • 4,2375 rooms
  • 1,5656 rooms
  • 1,1177 rooms
  • 4128 rooms
  • 1529+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Muskegon County, Michigan
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Muskegon County, Michigan
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Muskegon County, Michigan
  • 0no bedroom
  • 8161 bedroom
  • 9,9322 bedrooms
  • 26,2143 bedrooms
  • 8,9794 bedrooms
  • 2,5625+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Muskegon County, Michigan
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Muskegon County, Michigan
  • 323no bedroom
  • 3,7911 bedroom
  • 6,9882 bedrooms
  • 4,0763 bedrooms
  • 6334 bedrooms
  • 2675+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Muskegon County, Michigan in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Muskegon County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Muskegon County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 1,862no vehicle
  • 14,6931 vehicle
  • 19,8292 vehicles
  • 8,2073 vehicles
  • 2,8714 vehicles
  • 1,0415+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Muskegon County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Muskegon County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 3,258no vehicle
  • 8,3031 vehicle
  • 3,6852 vehicles
  • 5923 vehicles
  • 504 vehicles
  • 1905+ vehicles

84.4% of Muskegon County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 41% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 78% lived in Michigan.

Muskegon County:

84.4%
State average:

85.8%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 146,341
  • Other state: 23,259
  • Northeast: 2,754
  • Midwest: 8,998
  • South: 7,478
  • West: 4,029
Year householders moved into unit in Muskegon County, MI
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Muskegon County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 80.7%Utility gas
  • 8.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.3%Wood
  • 3.1%Electricity
  • 1.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.5%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 77.9%Utility gas
  • 13.9%Electricity
  • 5.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.5%Other fuel
  • 0.9%No fuel used
  • 0.6%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 545
Here:

3.2%
Michigan:

10.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 929
Here:

8.4%
Michigan:

8.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 2,250
Here:

27.4%
Michigan:

15.3%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Muskegon County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,944,000
  • Charges - Other: $24,354,000
    Sewerage: $16,978,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,943,000
    Regular Highways: $2,839,000
    Air Transportation: $1,039,000
    Parks and Recreation: $756,000
  • Construction - Correctional Institutions: $16,293,000
    Transit Utilities: $2,816,000
    Sewerage: $2,492,000
    Air Transportation: $160,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $74,523,000
    Regular Highways: $15,020,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $13,638,000
    General - Other: $12,195,000
    Sewerage: $8,784,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $8,443,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $8,385,000
    Correctional Institutions: $8,133,000
    Police Protection: $5,420,000
    Solid Waste Management: $5,401,000
    Transit Utilities: $4,738,000
    Financial Administration: $3,678,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,400,000
    Water Utilities: $2,381,000
    Air Transportation: $1,520,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,104,000
    Parks and Recreation: $730,000
    Housing and Community Development: $341,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $9,787,000
    Health and Hospitals: $3,466,000
    Transit Utilities: $2,319,000
    Air Transportation: $1,430,000
    Housing and Community Development: $146,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,945,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $3,116,000
    Transit Utilities: $152,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $179,638,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $176,713,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $43,785,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $40,860,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,359,000
    Rents: $1,322,000
    Interest Earnings: $745,000
    Sale of Property: $622,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $523,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Transit Utilities: $1,315,000
    General - Other: $586,000
    Solid Waste Management: $339,000
    Air Transportation: $137,000
    Health - Other: $8,000
    Parks and Recreation: $6,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $61,076,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,099,000
    Transit Utilities: $613,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,323,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $53,177,000
    Highways: $15,941,000
    Other: $9,737,000
    Health and Hospitals: $9,147,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,595,000
    Transit Utilities: $1,229,000
  • Tax - Property: $29,414,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,153,000
    Other License: $63,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $51,979,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $589,000

Muskegon County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,944,000
  • Charges - Other: $24,354,000
    Sewerage: $16,978,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,943,000
    Regular Highways: $2,839,000
    Air Transportation: $1,039,000
    Parks and Recreation: $756,000
  • Construction - Correctional Institutions: $16,293,000
    Transit Utilities: $2,816,000
    Sewerage: $2,492,000
    Air Transportation: $160,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $74,523,000
    Regular Highways: $15,020,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $13,638,000
    General - Other: $12,195,000
    Sewerage: $8,784,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $8,443,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $8,385,000
    Correctional Institutions: $8,133,000
    Police Protection: $5,420,000
    Solid Waste Management: $5,401,000
    Transit Utilities: $4,738,000
    Financial Administration: $3,678,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,400,000
    Water Utilities: $2,381,000
    Air Transportation: $1,520,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,104,000
    Parks and Recreation: $730,000
    Housing and Community Development: $341,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $9,787,000
    Health and Hospitals: $3,466,000
    Transit Utilities: $2,319,000
    Air Transportation: $1,430,000
    Housing and Community Development: $146,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,945,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $3,116,000
    Transit Utilities: $152,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $179,638,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $176,713,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $43,785,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $40,860,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,359,000
    Rents: $1,322,000
    Interest Earnings: $745,000
    Sale of Property: $622,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $523,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Transit Utilities: $1,315,000
    General - Other: $586,000
    Solid Waste Management: $339,000
    Air Transportation: $137,000
    Health - Other: $8,000
    Parks and Recreation: $6,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $61,076,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,099,000
    Transit Utilities: $613,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,323,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $53,177,000
    Highways: $15,941,000
    Other: $9,737,000
    Health and Hospitals: $9,147,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,595,000
    Transit Utilities: $1,229,000
  • Tax - Property: $29,414,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,153,000
    Other License: $63,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $51,979,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $589,000

Muskegon County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,944,000
  • Charges - Other: $24,354,000
    Sewerage: $16,978,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,943,000
    Regular Highways: $2,839,000
    Air Transportation: $1,039,000
    Parks and Recreation: $756,000
  • Construction - Correctional Institutions: $16,293,000
    Transit Utilities: $2,816,000
    Sewerage: $2,492,000
    Air Transportation: $160,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $74,523,000
    Regular Highways: $15,020,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $13,638,000
    General - Other: $12,195,000
    Sewerage: $8,784,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $8,443,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $8,385,000
    Correctional Institutions: $8,133,000
    Police Protection: $5,420,000
    Solid Waste Management: $5,401,000
    Transit Utilities: $4,738,000
    Financial Administration: $3,678,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,400,000
    Water Utilities: $2,381,000
    Air Transportation: $1,520,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,104,000
    Parks and Recreation: $730,000
    Housing and Community Development: $341,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $9,787,000
    Health and Hospitals: $3,466,000
    Transit Utilities: $2,319,000
    Air Transportation: $1,430,000
    Housing and Community Development: $146,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,945,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $3,116,000
    Transit Utilities: $152,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $179,638,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $176,713,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $43,785,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $40,860,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,359,000
    Rents: $1,322,000
    Interest Earnings: $745,000
    Sale of Property: $622,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $523,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Transit Utilities: $1,315,000
    General - Other: $586,000
    Solid Waste Management: $339,000
    Air Transportation: $137,000
    Health - Other: $8,000
    Parks and Recreation: $6,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $61,076,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,099,000
    Transit Utilities: $613,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,323,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $53,177,000
    Highways: $15,941,000
    Other: $9,737,000
    Health and Hospitals: $9,147,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,595,000
    Transit Utilities: $1,229,000
  • Tax - Property: $29,414,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,153,000
    Other License: $63,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $51,979,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $589,000

Muskegon County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,944,000
  • Charges - Other: $24,354,000
    Sewerage: $16,978,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,943,000
    Regular Highways: $2,839,000
    Air Transportation: $1,039,000
    Parks and Recreation: $756,000
  • Construction - Correctional Institutions: $16,293,000
    Transit Utilities: $2,816,000
    Sewerage: $2,492,000
    Air Transportation: $160,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $74,523,000
    Regular Highways: $15,020,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $13,638,000
    General - Other: $12,195,000
    Sewerage: $8,784,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $8,443,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $8,385,000
    Correctional Institutions: $8,133,000
    Police Protection: $5,420,000
    Solid Waste Management: $5,401,000
    Transit Utilities: $4,738,000
    Financial Administration: $3,678,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,400,000
    Water Utilities: $2,381,000
    Air Transportation: $1,520,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,104,000
    Parks and Recreation: $730,000
    Housing and Community Development: $341,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $9,787,000
    Health and Hospitals: $3,466,000
    Transit Utilities: $2,319,000
    Air Transportation: $1,430,000
    Housing and Community Development: $146,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,945,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $3,116,000
    Transit Utilities: $152,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $179,638,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $176,713,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $43,785,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $40,860,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,359,000
    Rents: $1,322,000
    Interest Earnings: $745,000
    Sale of Property: $622,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $523,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Transit Utilities: $1,315,000
    General - Other: $586,000
    Solid Waste Management: $339,000
    Air Transportation: $137,000
    Health - Other: $8,000
    Parks and Recreation: $6,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $61,076,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,099,000
    Transit Utilities: $613,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,323,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $53,177,000
    Highways: $15,941,000
    Other: $9,737,000
    Health and Hospitals: $9,147,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,595,000
    Transit Utilities: $1,229,000
  • Tax - Property: $29,414,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,153,000
    Other License: $63,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $51,979,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $589,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 5,480
  • Number of aged recipients: 162
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 5,318
  • Number of recipients under 18: 1,056
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 3,877
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 547
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 1,854
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 2,746
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 44 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 ORIGINATED685$86,934415$108,3492,816$125,416152$35,9473$278,000229$132,51186$59,291
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED60$80,21737$95,054322$124,33222$42,9550$018$117,05621$63,762
APPLICATIONS DENIED161$80,311112$98,2141,188$121,857191$27,8850$080$135,05064$74,625
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN78$89,96255$111,236561$129,78622$43,7730$026$145,6927$82,143
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS24$90,00018$95,167204$131,85310$42,6000$08$100,7508$72,750
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 36 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED63$138,41339$134,4364$150,0000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED35$126,00038$140,9744$181,0002$50,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED15$117,53329$178,5172$115,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$153,0009$123,6671$255,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$97,0002$108,0001$99,0000$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Muskegon, MI
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Muskegon, MI - Value
Most common first names in Muskegon County, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1,24475.3 years
William97874.2 years
Robert89170.1 years
Mary83878.8 years
James73269.5 years
Charles67372.8 years
George66475.3 years
Helen50680.3 years
Edward47174.2 years
Frank45676.4 years
Most common last names in Muskegon County, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson64375.9 years
Smith51674.3 years
Anderson36476.3 years
Brown27872.7 years
Williams22372.4 years
Miller19874.1 years
Jones18481.8 years
Nelson17176.9 years
Davis15772.2 years
Carlson15475.5 years
Businesses in Muskegon County, MI
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Long John Silver's1
AMF Bowling1Lowe's1
AT&T4Marriott1
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets6
Advance Auto Parts3Maurices1
Aeropostale1McDonald's10
American Eagle Outfitters1Meijer3
Applebee's1Men's Wearhouse1
Arby's4Menards1
Audi1Motherhood Maternity1
AutoZone3New Balance1
Barnes & Noble1Nike4
Bath & Body Works1Nissan1
Baymont Inn1OfficeMax1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Old Navy1
Blockbuster1Olive Garden1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Pac Sun1
Burger King6Papa John's Pizza2
Carson Pirie Scott2Payless2
Charlotte Russe1Penske2
Chevrolet2PetSmart1
Chuck E. Cheese's1Pier 1 Imports1
Cold Stone Creamery1Pizza Hut5
Comfort Inn2Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Curves4Quiznos1
DHL1RadioShack4
Deb1Ramada1
Decora Cabinetry2Red Lobster1
Discount Tire1Red Robin1
Domino's Pizza3Red Roof Inn1
Fashion Bug1Rite Aid4
FedEx14Rue211
Finish Line1SAS Shoes1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Sam's Club1
Foot Locker1Sears3
Ford1Shoe Carnival1
GNC4Spencer Gifts1
GameStop2Sprint Nextel9
Gap1Staples1
Goodwill1Starbucks2
H&R Block8Subaru1
Hilton1Subway14
Hobby Lobby1Super 82
Holiday Inn1T.J.Maxx1
Hollister Co.1Taco Bell5
Home Depot1Target1
Honda1Toyota1
Hyundai1Toys"R"Us1
JCPenney1True Value1
Jones New York4U-Haul5
Journeys1UPS22
Justice1Verizon Wireless4
KFC3Victoria's Secret1
Kmart1Volkswagen1
Kohl's1Walgreens6
Kroger1Walmart2
La-Z-Boy3Wendy's4
Lane Bryant1Wet Seal1
Lane Furniture5YMCA3
Little Caesars Pizza5

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