Muskegon Heights employment information

IndexMuskegon HeightsMichiganNational
Income per capita$12,381$27,549$29,829
Median household income$21,903$50,803$55,322
Median income owner occupied$35,182$62,251$70,586
Median income renter occupied$15,952$28,598$35,192
Median earnings male$20,640$35,730$36,919
Median earnings female$15,955$22,948$26,250
Unemployment rate12.2%5.2%4.7%
Poverty level43.5%16.3%15.1%
The Muskegon Heights, MI employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Muskegon Heights is $12,381, which is 55% lower than than the Michigan average and 58% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $21,903, which is 57% lower than than the Michigan average and 60% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Muskegon Heights is 12%, which is 161% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Muskegon Heights is 44% which is 188% higher than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$14,600$21,903$43,806
City
$33,865$50,803$101,606
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Muskegon Heights is 58% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Muskegon Heights is 60% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Muskegon Heights is 161% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Muskegon Heights is 188% higher than the national average.

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Muskegon Heights median earnings by income bracket

Muskegon Heights employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry8.2%0.5%
Manufacturing sector43.3%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%0.6%
Wholesale & retail services9.8%10.7%
Public administration3.1%1.4%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.5%1.0%
Education, health & social services5.0%39.1%
Other24.0%27.6%

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North Muskegon, MI3,785$58,3005%
Spring Lake, MI2,424$52,8245%
Norton Shores, MI24,091$52,2835%
Muskegon Heights, MI10,792$21,90360%

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Fairview, CA10,789$91,07165%
St. Albans, WV10,788$46,53416%
Atchison, KS10,798$41,69625%
Bellefontaine Neighbors, MO10,785$38,47230%
Muskegon Heights, MI10,792$21,90360%
Source: The Muskegon Heights, MI employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).