Muskegon employment information

Income per capita$14,533$26,143$28,555
Median household income$25,989$49,087$53,482
Median income owner occupied$39,736$60,317$68,142
Median income renter occupied$18,256$26,554$33,219
Median earnings male$18,106$34,444$36,116
Median earnings female$16,169$22,340$25,692
Unemployment rate11.2%7.0%5.8%
Poverty level35.8%16.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Muskegon is 49% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Muskegon is 51% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Muskegon is 92% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Muskegon is 129% higher than the national average.

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Muskegon median earnings by income bracket

Muskegon employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry7.2%0.8%
Manufacturing sector31.0%0.9%
Financial & insurance services1.1%2.2%
Wholesale & retail services13.2%14.4%
Public administration2.6%5.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.5%0.8%
Education, health & social services14.1%39.1%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Ferrysburg, MI2,939$60,06912%
North Muskegon, MI3,769$56,8936%
Twin Lake, MI1,858$53,6760%
Spring Lake, MI2,413$51,8893%
Lakewood Club, MI1,200$51,1214%
Muskegon, MI37,822$25,98951%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
The Acreage, FL37,773$73,56038%
Valley Stream, NY37,764$88,14565%
Wheeling, IL37,886$57,5438%
Lancaster, TX37,731$49,5907%
Montclair, CA37,685$48,7679%
Muskegon, MI37,822$25,98951%
Source: The Muskegon, MI employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.