Muskegon County, Michigan Population 2019

Muskegon County, Michigan's estimated population is 173,693 with a growth rate of 0.34% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Muskegon County, Michigan is the 12th largest county in Michigan.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017173,6935910.34%
2016173,1027290.42%
2015172,3732020.12%
2014172,171-25-0.01%
2013172,1962,1091.24%
2012170,0871120.07%
2011169,975-1,923-1.12%
2010171,89812,9158.12%
1990158,9831,3940.88%
1980157,5891630.10%
1970157,4267,4834.99%
1960149,94328,39823.36%
1950121,54527,04428.62%
194094,5019,87111.66%
193084,63022,26835.71%
192062,36221,78553.69%
191040,5773,5419.56%
190037,036-2,977-7.44%
189040,01313,42750.50%
188026,58611,69278.50%
187014,89410,947277.35%
18603,9470.00%

Muskegon County, Michigan Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White139,308
Black or African American23,426
Two or More Races7,140
American Indian and Alaska Native1,094
Asian909
Some Other Race809
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander21

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Muskegon County, Michigan Population Pyramid 2019

1,0002,0003,0004,0005,0006,0007,000 Male Population1,0002,0003,0004,0005,0006,0007,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Muskegon County, Michigan Median Age

39.1


Total

38


Male

40.6


Female

Muskegon County, Michigan Adults

There are 131,935 adults, (26,768 of whom are seniors) in Muskegon County, Michigan.

Muskegon County, Michigan Age Dependency

64.2

Age Dependency Ratio

25.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Muskegon County, Michigan Sex Ratio

Female

86,789

50.25%

Male

85,918

49.75%

Muskegon County, Michigan Households and Families

Muskegon County, Michigan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Muskegon County, Michigan Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.5%9.5%
All74.3%25.7%
Male67.3%32.7%
Non Family63.3%36.7%
Female49.2%50.8%

74.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Muskegon County, Michigan Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All65,2162.5574.3
Married30,7043.0990.5
Non Family21,4521.2663.3
Female9,4273.3849.2
Male3,6333.467.3

3.05

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

7.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Muskegon County, Michigan Households

Muskegon County, Michigan Education

Muskegon County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,4192.93%
9th to 12th Grade8,3267.13%
High School Graduate40,69034.85%
Some College29,49725.26%
Associates Degree13,12111.24%
Bachelors Degree14,97812.83%
Graduate Degree6,7295.76%

Muskegon County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White94,49686,92219,432
Black14,63012,0551,291
Hispanic4,3663,216387
Multiple Races2,3702,058354
Native American72958737
Asian726628247
Other Race579376
Islander4

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 91.98%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 34.02%.

Muskegon County, Michigan Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,553$37,739$26,442
Less Than High School$20,528$25,333$11,857
High School Grad$26,117$30,856$21,359
Some College$31,733$41,651$26,002
Bachelors Degree$45,598$53,396$38,475
Graduate Degree$61,170$69,320$58,771

$31,553

Average Earnings

$37,739

Average Male

$26,442

Average Female

Muskegon County, Michigan Language

Muskegon County, Michigan Language by Age

Muskegon County, Michigan Language

96.53% of Muskegon County, Michigan residents speak only English, while 3.47% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.17% of the population.

Muskegon County, Michigan Poverty

Muskegon County, Michigan Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White128,59317,16113.35%
Black20,8788,45540.50%
Hispanic8,8292,73130.93%
Multiple6,7692,43235.93%
Native99136036.33%
Other69516924.32%
Asian85811713.64%

18.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.39%

Male Poverty Rate

19.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Muskegon County, Michigan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Muskegon County, Michigan is Black, with 40.50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Muskegon County, Michigan is White, with 13.35% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.34%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.12%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.38%.

Muskegon County, Michigan Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.74%
High School16.98%
Some College13.43%
Bachelors or Greater4.37%

Muskegon County, Michigan Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed49.58%
Male Unemployed47.79%
Female Employed10.35%
Male Employed5.90%

Muskegon County, Michigan Income

Muskegon County, Michigan Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,077$59,074
Families$55,421$68,221
Married Families$67,990$81,421
Non Families$27,099$36,649

Muskegon County, Michigan Marital Status

Muskegon County, Michigan Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.1%

Male Marriage Rate

46.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Muskegon County, Michigan Married by Age and Sex

Muskegon County, Michigan Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Muskegon County, Michigan Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Muskegon County, Michigan Veterans

Muskegon County, Michigan Veterans by War

12,146

Number of Veterans

11,269

Male Veterans

877

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam4,680
First Gulf War1,928
Second Gulf War1,440
Korea1,132
World War II714

Muskegon County, Michigan Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 743,326
75+2,746
55 to 642,606
35 to 542,531
18 to 34937

Muskegon County, Michigan Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White10,8569.95%
Black9865.74%
Hispanic4057.34%
2 or More1935.88%
Indian617.27%
Other344.96%
Asian162.09%

Muskegon County, Michigan Veterans by Education

6.54%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.43%

Veteran Disability Rate

Muskegon County, Michigan Employment Status

Muskegon County, Michigan Employment by Age

58.9%

Labor Force Participation

53.6%

Employment Rate

8.9%

Unemployment Rate

Muskegon County, Michigan Employment by Race

Muskegon County, Michigan Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Muskegon County, Michigan

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Muskegon3840338349-54-0.14%
Norton Shores23994243403461.44%
Muskegon Heights1085610795-61-0.56%
Roosevelt Park38313826-5-0.13%
North Muskegon3784379280.21%
Whitehall27062723170.63%
Montague23612358-3-0.13%
Lakewood Club12911289-2-0.15%
Ravenna1219121900.00%
Fruitport10931130373.39%
Casnovia 31932892.82%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990