Muskegon County, Michigan Population 2018

Muskegon County, Michigan's estimated population is 173,693 with a growth rate of 0.90% 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
2017173,6931,5450.90%
2016172,148-954-0.55%
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
White138,915
Black or African American23,604
Two or More Races6,490
American Indian and Alaska Native1,256
Asian940
Some Other Race885
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander58

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Muskegon County, Michigan Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Muskegon County, Michigan Median Age

39


Total

38.1


Male

40.2


Female

Muskegon County, Michigan Adults

There are 131,177 adults, (25,994 of which are seniors) in Muskegon County, Michigan.

Muskegon County, Michigan Age Dependency

63.7

Age Dependency Ratio

24.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Muskegon County, Michigan Sex Ratio

Female

86,628

50.32%

Male

85,520

49.68%

Muskegon County, Michigan Households and Families

Muskegon County, Michigan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Muskegon County, Michigan Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.4%9.6%
All74.1%25.9%
Male69.8%30.2%
Non Family62.7%37.3%
Female48.4%51.6%

74.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Muskegon County, Michigan Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All64,9142.5574.1
Married30,7033.1290.4
Non Family21,1821.2462.7
Female9,5353.3648.4
Male3,4943.3469.8

3.07

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

7.1%

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 Grade3,2082.77%
9th to 12th Grade9,3088.03%
High School Graduate40,31734.77%
Some College29,66925.59%
Associates Degree12,55110.82%
Bachelors Degree14,38912.41%
Graduate Degree6,5085.61%

Muskegon County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White94,05686,00218,681
Black14,39711,6461,274
Hispanic4,2283,001385
Multiple Races2,3962,004329
Asian723658231
Native American67353435
Other Race6504064
Islander4121

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 91.44%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 31.95%.

Muskegon County, Michigan Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,466$36,740$24,939
Less Than High School$19,427$22,500$12,854
High School Grad$25,273$30,448$20,559
Some College$30,458$40,246$23,966
Bachelors Degree$45,051$55,271$36,336
Graduate Degree$62,399$67,500$60,385

$30,466

Average Earnings

$36,740

Average Male

$24,939

Average Female

Muskegon County, Michigan Language

Muskegon County, Michigan Language by Age

Muskegon County, Michigan Language

96.55% of Muskegon County, Michigan residents speak only English, while 3.45% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.16% of the population.

Muskegon County, Michigan Poverty

Muskegon County, Michigan Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White128,45917,91713.95%
Black21,0489,66645.92%
Hispanic8,6582,61030.15%
Multiple6,2402,29636.79%
Native1,16034830.00%
Other74315320.59%
Asian90312213.51%

19.58%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.33%

Male Poverty Rate

20.77%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Muskegon County, Michigan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Muskegon County, Michigan is Black, with 45.92% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Muskegon County, Michigan is Asian, with 13.51% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.41%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.09%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.81%.

Muskegon County, Michigan Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.48%
High School17.29%
Some College14.04%
Bachelors or Greater4.19%

Muskegon County, Michigan Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed47.34%
Male Unemployed45.59%
Female Employed11.11%
Male Employed6.38%

Muskegon County, Michigan Income

Muskegon County, Michigan Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$43,920$55,894
Families$53,212$65,045
Married Families$65,877$77,866
Non Families$25,802$33,587

Muskegon County, Michigan Marital Status

Muskegon County, Michigan Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.6%

Male Marriage Rate

46.3%

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

Muskegon County, Michigan Veterans

Muskegon County, Michigan Veterans by War

12,356

Number of Veterans

11,414

Male Veterans

942

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam4,636
First Gulf War1,997
Second Gulf War1,470
Korea1,318
World War II842

Muskegon County, Michigan Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 743,232
35 to 542,875
75+2,744
55 to 642,558
18 to 34947

Muskegon County, Michigan Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White11,08510.21%
Black9515.61%
Hispanic2965.55%
2 or More1815.56%
Indian839.95%
Asian283.63%
Other192.59%
Hawaiian917.31%

Muskegon County, Michigan Veterans by Education

6.91%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.30%

Veteran Disability Rate

Muskegon County, Michigan Employment Status

Muskegon County, Michigan Employment by Age

58.8%

Labor Force Participation

52.6%

Employment Rate

10.4%

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