Muskegon Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated May 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Muskegon Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
36,565

Age

Under 5 Years:
5.8%
5 - 17:
16.0%
18 - 24:
11.5%
25 - 34:
15.8%
35 - 54:
24.7%
55 - 64:
12.4%
Over 65 Years:
13.8%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
6.4%
6.4%
High School Graduates
85.0%
85.0%
College Graduated
13.0%
13.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Muskegon
$17,495
$17,495
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

Muskegon
$32,433
$32,433
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
27.9%

Employment Industries in Muskegon

 
Manufacturing
23.6%
23.6%
Healthcare
18.3%
18.3%
Accommodation
11.3%
11.3%
Retail
10.9%
10.9%
Education
5.9%
5.9%
Construction
5.2%
5.2%
Administration
4.8%
4.8%
Other
4.6%
4.6%
Transportation
2.9%
2.9%
Public Service
2.8%
2.8%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
2.4%
2.4%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
White
51.6%
51.6%
Black Or African American
31.9%
31.9%
American Indian And Alaska Native
0.8%
0.8%
Asian
0.2%
0.2%
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
0.0%
0.0%
Other Race / Two or More Races
5.7%
5.7%
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
9.7%
9.7%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

German
10.6%
10.6%
Irish
6.3%
6.3%
Dutch
4.8%
4.8%
English
4.5%
4.5%
Polish
3.8%
3.8%
French
2.6%
2.6%
Italian
1.8%
1.8%
Swedish
1.7%
1.7%
French Canadian
1.3%
1.3%
European
1.2%
1.2%
African
1.0%
1.0%
Norwegian
1.0%
1.0%
Scottish
0.7%
0.7%
Scots-Irish
0.5%
0.5%
Hungarian
0.5%
0.5%
Czech
0.4%
0.4%
Danish
0.3%
0.3%
Finnish
0.3%
0.3%
Czechoslovakian
0.3%
0.3%
Slovak
0.2%
0.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
93.8%
93.8%
Spanish
5.2%
5.2%
Polish
4.1%
4.1%
Italian
2.2%
2.2%
Other Indo-European
0.4%
0.4%
Greek
0.2%
0.2%
Arabic
0.1%
0.1%
West Germanic languages
0.1%
0.1%
Native American languages
0.1%
0.1%
African languages
0.1%
0.1%
Scandinavian languages
0.1%
0.1%
German/Yiddish
0.1%
0.1%
French
0.1%
0.1%
Hungarian
0.0%
0.0%
Navajo
0.0%
0.0%
Pacific Island languages
0.0%
0.0%
Tagalog
0.0%
0.0%
Other Asian languages
0.0%
0.0%
Vietnamese
0.0%
0.0%
Laotian
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Muskegon Residents:
2.4%