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Muskegon, MI Metro Area


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2022 population: 176,565   ( 4,377 from 2010)
Land area: 503.9 square miles
Population density: 350.4 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:133,424 75.57% 0.2%
Black:24,00513.60% 2.4%
Indian:1,2570.71% 1.4%
Asian:1,1580.66% 23.6%
2+ races:5,4153.07% 39.0%
Hispanic:11,3066.40% 36.9%
Total non-White:43,14124.43% 10.5%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:4,252 12.1
Deaths:4,93214.0
Net Migration: 1,2193.5
Net Immigration: 1350.4
Change in White population:292 0.2
Change in Non-White pop.:4,085 2.4




Race Breakdown with Components of Population Change

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Year:
Total population:
White:
Black:
Indian:
Asian:
2+ races:
Hispanic:
Total non-White:

2010
172,188
133,13277.32%
24,59914.29%
1,2400.72%
9370.54%
3,8972.26%
8,2614.80%
39,05622.68%

2000
170,200
135,37979.54%
23,97114.08%
1,2370.73%
7270.43%
2,7521.62%
6,0013.53%
34,82120.46%

1990
158,983
132,16483.13%
21,38813.45%
1,3650.86%
7640.48%
n/a
3,3022.08%
26,81916.87%

1980
157,589
133,90584.97%
19,27512.23%
1,2660.80%
3370.21%
n/a
2,7371.74%
23,68415.03%

1970
157,426
137,92387.61%
16,48610.47%
4660.30%
1110.07%
n/a
2,2211.41%
19,503 12.39%

Decade:
Components:
Births:
Deaths:
Net Migration:
Net Immigration:
Change in White population:
Change in Non-White pop.:

2000's
NumberRate
21,984 12.9
14,7438.7
-3,353-2.0
9400.6
-2,247 -1.3
4,235 2.5
1990's
NumberRate
24,197 15.2
15,2609.6
8230.5
2960.2
3,215 2.0
8,002 5.0
1980's
NumberRate
25,695 16.3
13,916 8.8
-9,335 -5.9
n/a
-1,741 -1.1
3,135 2.0
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
-14,593 -9.3
n/a
-4,018 -2.6
4,181 2.7

Age, Family & Household Data for Muskegon, MI Metro Area

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Year:
 
Median Age:
Under 18:
Voting Age Population:
Over 65:
Households:
Persons Per HH:
Families (%HH):
Married Couples (%Fams):
Single Mothers (%Fams):
Non-Family (%HH):

2022
NumberPercent
39.4
39,748 22.5%
136,817 77.5%
30,933 17.5%
66,595
2.55
44,773 67.2%
31,395 70.1%
5,512 12.3%
21,822 32.8%

2010
NumberPercent
38.2
42,787 24.8%
129,401 75.2%
23,352 13.6%
65,616
2.53
44,707 68.1%
31,118 69.6%
6,099 13.6%
20,909 31.9%

2000
NumberPercent
35.6
46,709 27.4%
123,491 72.6%
21,908 12.9%
63,491
2.59
44,702 70.4%
33,217 74.3%
5,924 13.3%
18,789 29.6%

1990
NumberPercent
32.6
44,725 28.1%
114,258 71.9%
20,761 13.1%
57,827
2.66
42,602 73.7%
33,166 77.9%
5,197 12.2%
15,225 26.3%

1980
NumberPercent
29.3
48,456 30.7%
109,133 69.3%
16,844 10.7%
54,609
2.83
41,905 76.7%
34,485 82.3%
4,574 10.9%
12,704 23.3%

2022 Housing Data for Muskegon, MI Metro Area

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units74,639 
Median Value$162,300 
Occupied66,59589.2%
Vacant8,04410.8%
Owned51,46077.3%
Rented15,13522.7%
Median Rent$915 
Single-Family Units59,50879.7%
    Detached57,74077.4%
    Attached1,7682.4%
Buldings with 5+ Units6,8909.2%
Mobile Homes5,1756.9%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Muskegon, MI Metro Area

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0002,9224.4%
$10,000 to $14,9992,8934.3%
$15,000 to $19,9992,9014.4%
$20,000 to $24,9993,0854.6%
$25,000 to $29,9993,2144.8%
$30,000 to $34,9993,2814.9%
$35,000 to $39,9992,8284.2%
$40,000 to $44,9993,0964.6%
$45,000 to $49,9992,4863.7%
$50,000 to $59,9995,7948.7%
$60,000 to $74,9997,39011.1%
$75,000 to $99,9999,78914.7%
$100,000 to $124,9996,68210.0%
$125,000 to $149,9994,2136.3%
$150,000 to $199,9993,3335.0%
$200,000 or more2,6884.0%
Median Household Income61,347 
Per Capita Income30,812 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to U.S.84 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI3,9605.9%
Public Assistance1,7432.6%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps11,69117.6%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed68,36866.0%
Unemployed5,6175.4%
In Armed Forces550.1%
Total Labor Force74,04071.5%
Not in Labor Force29,57428.5%
Real Unemployment Rate 34.0%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector31,35725,03555.6%
Non-Profit1,8095,05226.4%
Self-Employed3,2332,07860.9%
Local Government1,8543,45834.9%
State Government9481,00648.5%
Federal Government65941061.6%
Total Private + Self34,59027,11356.1%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.5,2709,92634.7%
Total39,86037,03951.8%
Pct. Govt.10.8%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts9,11511.8%
Sales and Office Occupations14,37318.6%
Professional, Technical13,72117.8%
Service Occupations14,31118.6%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing2330.3%
All others25,56233.2%
White Collar 48.3%
Industry
 Number%
Manufacturing20,19026.2%
Health care and social assistance11,23314.6%
Retail trade8,19710.6%
Accommodation and food services6,1368.0%
Educational services4,9726.5%
Construction4,3185.6%
Other services3,6144.7%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.3,2064.2%
Transportation and warehousing3,0023.9%
Public administration2,5003.2%
Professional, scientific, technical2,2152.9%
Finance and insurance1,7972.3%
Wholesale trade1,3561.8%
Real estate and rental and leasing1,3401.7%
Arts, entertainment, recreation1,1981.6%
Information7060.9%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting5190.7%
Utilities4360.6%
Management770.1%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction700.1%

2022 Ancestry, Citizenship & Language Data for Muskegon, MI Metro Area

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican8,5134.84%
Puerto Rican7810.44%
Cuban1340.08%
Dominican2840.16%
Total Central American5530.31%
Costa Rican690.04%
Guatemalan1940.11%
Honduran300.02%
Nicaraguan310.02%
Panamanian370.02%
Salvadoran1920.11%
Other Central American00.00%
Total South American860.05%
Argentinean20.00%
Bolivian100.01%
Chilean300.02%
Colombian190.01%
Ecuadorian00.00%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian250.01%
Uruguayan00.00%
Venezuelan00.00%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic3880.22%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Korean3720.21%
Indian3110.18%
Chinese2450.14%
Filipino1640.09%
Vietnamese390.02%
Japanese250.01%
Bhutanese110.01%
Cambodian100.01%
Thai50.00%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English159,94696.5%
Spanish3,9622.4%
German, other Germanic6900.4%
Other Indo-European2850.2%
Other Asian1640.1%
French, Haitian, Cajun1410.1%
Tagalog1220.1%
Other1020.1%
Arabic770.0%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
German28,84016.4%
English14,4028.2%
Dutch14,3408.2%
Irish14,0848.0%
Polish7,9604.5%
French5,2893.0%
American5,1822.9%
Swedish4,7232.7%
Italian3,9512.2%
European2,6561.5%
Scottish2,2841.3%
Norwegian2,2831.3%
French Canadian2,0831.2%
Danish1,0990.6%
Hungarian9760.6%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen174,24599.0%
Not a citizen1,7021.0%
Native172,57098.1%
Foreign-born3,3771.9%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Muskegon, MI Metro Area

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
2,923 2.4%6,622 5.5%42,794 35.2%44,011 36.2%17,502 14.4%7,639 6.3%
  Average years of education: 13.1
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 2,923 2.4%
9-12 Years 6,622 5.5%
H.S. Grad or GED 42,794 35.2%
Some College 44,011 36.2%
Bach. Degree 17,502 14.4%
Grad Degree 7,639 6.3%
Average years of education: 13.1

Source for the above data: U.S. Census Bureau / American Community Survey (5 year-estimates)


Historical Labor Force Data for Muskegon, MI Metro Area

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 146,878 134,452 12,426 8.5%
1991 146,430 130,870 15,560 10.6%
1992 148,658 132,330 16,328 11.0%
1993 152,148 138,728 13,420 8.8%
1994 156,864 145,124 11,740 7.5%
1995 156,828 146,630 10,198 6.5%
1996 158,212 148,916 9,296 5.9%
1997 162,500 154,688 7,812 4.8%
1998 164,466 157,608 6,858 4.2%
1999 167,888 160,660 7,228 4.3%
2000 171,334 164,066 7,268 4.2%
2001 172,220 161,520 10,700 6.2%
2002 171,378 157,916 13,462 7.9%
2003 176,302 160,652 15,650 8.9%
2004 179,060 165,630 13,430 7.5%
2005 180,358 167,786 12,572 7.0%
2006 180,796 167,904 12,892 7.1%
2007 178,752 165,676 13,076 7.3%
2008 177,230 162,140 15,090 8.5%
2009 175,390 149,866 25,524 14.6%
2010 153,810 132,100 21,710 14.1%
2011 150,902 134,322 16,580 11.0%
2012 151,830 136,768 15,062 9.9%
2013 152,916 137,916 15,000 9.8%
2014 154,736 142,830 11,906 7.7%
2015 155,366 146,202 9,164 5.9%
2016 155,318 146,766 8,552 5.5%
2017 155,800 147,566 8,234 5.3%
2018 156,272 149,114 7,158 4.6%
2019 154,586 148,142 6,444 4.2%
2020 155,080 137,362 17,718 11.4%
2021 150,976 139,954 11,022 7.3%
2022 153,342 145,526 7,816 5.1%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com