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Muskegon Heights, MI (Michigan) Houses and Residents

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

$59,666
Michigan:

$155,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $36,622 - $83,852

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $77,746
Here:

$77,746
State:

$200,684

In 2-unit structures: $251,245
Here:

$251,245
State:

$141,485

Mobile homes: $64,947
Here:

$64,947
State:

$52,615

Muskegon Heights,MI index of house prices

Total population: 10,799 (All urban)

Houses: 5,370 (4,165 occupied: 1,965 owner occupied, 2,137 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

52%
State:

29%

Housing density: 1,695 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017: $56,794.

Median contract rent in 2017: $360 (lower quartile is $271, upper quartile is $421)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2017: $532


Median gross rent in Muskegon Heights, MI in 2017: $439

Housing units in Muskegon Heights with a mortgage: 787 (14 second mortgage, 14 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,219

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $39,744

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $37,608

Median monthly housing costs: $568


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Muskegon Heights, Michigan Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 1946

Median year apartment built: 1950

Household type by relationship:

Households: 10,888
  • In family households: 8,927 (640 male householders, 2,015 female householders)
    761 spouses, 4,056 children (3,947 natural, 6 adopted, 95 stepchildren), 504 grandchildren, 315 brothers or sisters, 87 parents, 246 other relatives, 457 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,849 (785 male householders (728 living alone)), 778 female householders (658 living alone)), 269 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 91

Size of family households: 890 2-persons, 733 3-persons, 550 4-persons, 192 5-persons, 189 6-persons, 39 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,380 1-person, 173 2-persons, 12 3-persons.

651 married couples with children.
2,068 single-parent households (175 men, 1,893 women).

95.9% of residents of Muskegon Heights speak English at home.
1.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (95% speak English very well, 5% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (70% speak English very well, 30% speak English well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 75 (0.7%)
(80.0% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.6
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

5.0
State:

4.4

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Muskegon Heights, Michigan
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Muskegon Heights, Michigan
  • 0no bedroom
  • 541 bedroom
  • 5862 bedrooms
  • 9323 bedrooms
  • 2864 bedrooms
  • 915+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Muskegon Heights, Michigan
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Muskegon Heights, Michigan
  • 5no bedroom
  • 3911 bedroom
  • 8582 bedrooms
  • 7073 bedrooms
  • 1344 bedrooms
  • 395+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Muskegon Heights in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Muskegon Heights in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 241no vehicle
  • 9521 vehicle
  • 5812 vehicles
  • 1533 vehicles
  • 534 vehicles
  • 525+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Muskegon Heights in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Muskegon Heights in renter-occupied apartments
  • 648no vehicle
  • 1,1231 vehicle
  • 2432 vehicles
  • 113 vehicles
  • 54 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Muskegon Heights, Michigan
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Muskegon Heights, Michigan
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 383 rooms
  • 3194 rooms
  • 5685 rooms
  • 4076 rooms
  • 2497 rooms
  • 2238 rooms
  • 1489+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Muskegon Heights, Michigan
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Muskegon Heights, Michigan
  • 51 room
  • 702 rooms
  • 2503 rooms
  • 5104 rooms
  • 7375 rooms
  • 3116 rooms
  • 2167 rooms
  • 828 rooms
  • 119+ rooms
Year house built
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
  • Muskegon Heights, MI household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in Muskegon Heights, MI in 2017
  • 829Less than $10,000
  • 814$10,000 to $19,999
  • 484$20,000 to $29,999
  • 660$30,000 to $39,999
  • 295$40,000 to $49,999
  • 316$50,000 to $59,999
  • 133$60,000 to $74,999
  • 193$75,000 to $99,999
  • 66$100,000 to $124,999
  • 19$125,000 to $149,999
  • 52$150,000 to $199,999
  • 7$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2017 in Muskegon Heights, MI

  • Distribution of house value in Muskegon Heights, MI in 2017
  • 103Less than $10,000
  • 52$10,000 to $14,999
  • 146$15,000 to $19,999
  • 87$20,000 to $24,999
  • 174$25,000 to $29,999
  • 143$30,000 to $34,999
  • 160$35,000 to $39,999
  • 171$40,000 to $49,999
  • 133$50,000 to $59,999
  • 91$60,000 to $69,999
  • 46$70,000 to $79,999
  • 58$80,000 to $89,999
  • 54$100,000 to $124,999
  • 9$125,000 to $149,999
  • 73$150,000 to $174,999
  • 61$175,000 to $199,999
  • 17$200,000 to $249,999
  • 64$250,000 to $299,999
  • 52$300,000 to $399,999
  • 81$500,000 to $749,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in Muskegon Heights, MI

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in Muskegon Heights, MI in 2017
  • 60Less than $100
  • 74$100 to $149
  • 63$150 to $199
  • 70$200 to $249
  • 68$250 to $299
  • 58$300 to $349
  • 99$350 to $399
  • 179$400 to $449
  • 122$450 to $499
  • 284$500 to $549
  • 200$550 to $599
  • 111$600 to $649
  • 93$650 to $699
  • 24$700 to $749
  • 11$750 to $799
  • 144$800 to $899
  • 44$900 to $999
  • 11$1,000 to $1,249
  • 88No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2017

Percentage of workers working in this county: 68.4%
Number of people working at home: 64 (1.8% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 69
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 706
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 614
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 719
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 507
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 164
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 268
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 108
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 131
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 225
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 57
  • 90 or more minutes: 28
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Muskegon Heights

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,136 (87%)
  • Carpooled: 245 (10%)
  • Walked: 20 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 64 (3%)
Class of Workers in 2017
  • Unemployment by race in 2017
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 17.1%Males
  • 13.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 13.8%Males
  • 15.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 11.1%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 12.3%Males
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Muskegon Heights, Michigan
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Muskegon Heights, Michigan
  • 162010 or later
  • 112000 to 2009
  • 301990 to 1999
  • 261980 to 1989
  • 381970 to 1979
  • 41Before 1970
Ancestries in Muskegon Heights, MI

First ancestries reported:

  • African: 138 (1.8%)
  • American: 97 (1.3%)
  • English: 79 (1.0%)
  • Irish: 51 (0.7%)
  • German: 42 (0.6%)
  • European: 35 (0.5%)
  • Italian: 35 (0.5%)
  • Dutch: 28 (0.4%)
  • Polish: 22 (0.3%)
  • French: 20 (0.3%)
  • Norwegian: 18 (0.2%)
  • Ukrainian: 5 (0.07%)
  • Greek: 3 (0.04%)
  • Hungarian: 3 (0.04%)
  • Swedish: 1 (0.01%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents (%):

Dominica
Muskegon Heights:

43.1% (28)
Michigan:

100.0% (-1)

Philippines
Muskegon Heights:

24.6% (16)
Michigan:

100.0% (-1)

Yemen
Muskegon Heights:

21.5% (14)
Michigan:

100.0% (-1)

Panama
Muskegon Heights:

9.2% (6)
Michigan:

100.0% (-1)

Japan
Muskegon Heights:

7.7% (5)
Michigan:

100.0% (-1)

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

  • This state: 8,450
  • Other state: 2,230
  • Northeast: 162
  • Midwest: 745
  • South: 1,047
  • West: 180

75.3% of Muskegon Heights residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 46.5% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 56.1% lived in Michigan.


Muskegon Heights:

75.3%
State average:

85.8%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 96
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 11
  • 5th and 6th grade: 27
  • 7th and 8th grade: 87
  • 9th grade: 13
  • 10th grade: 43
  • 11th grade: 143
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 77
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,359
  • Less than 1 year of college: 189
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 505
  • Associate degree: 207
  • Bachelor's degree: 130
  • Master's degree: 13
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 4
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 72
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 18
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 48
  • 9th grade: 17
  • 10th grade: 94
  • 11th grade: 254
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 75
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,110
  • Less than 1 year of college: 284
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 865
  • Associate degree: 393
  • Bachelor's degree: 177
  • Master's degree: 78
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 18
Educational Attainment for Females
Muskegon Heights marital status for males
Muskegon Heights marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,975
  • One, attached: 61
  • Two: 242
  • 3 or 4: 364
  • 5 to 9: 307
  • 10 to 19: 69
  • 20 to 49: 52
  • 50 or more: 166
  • Mobile homes: 103

Median worth of mobile homes: $18,342

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2017: 0.8%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2017: 5.0%

House/condo owner moved in on average 19 years ago

Renter moved in on average 1 years ago

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

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 24
Here:

1.8%
Michigan:

10.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 55
Here:

8.5%
Michigan:

8.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 85
Here:

18.7%
Michigan:

15.3%
School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students
School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students
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