Muskegon is a city located in Muskegon County Michigan. It is also the county seat of Muskegon County. With a 2020 population of 35,109, it is the 31st largest city in Michigan and the 1124th largest city in the United States . Muskegon is currently declining at a rate of -2.03% annually and its population has decreased by -8.57% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 38,401 in 2010. Muskegon reached it's highest population of 48,429 in 1950. Spanning over 18 miles, Muskegon has a population density of 2,482 people per square mile.
The average household income in Muskegon is $44,261 with a poverty rate of 27.91%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $706 per month, and the median house value is $73,000. The median age in Muskegon is 35.8 years, 35 years for males, and 36.9 years for females.