Population density (sq mi)2,69317891
Median age35.339.537.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)37%55%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1849%41%43%
Speak English96%91%79%
Speak Spanish3%3%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Muskegon is 1413% higher than Michigan
  • The median age in Muskegon is 11% lower than Michigan
  • In Muskegon 59.56% of the population is White
  • In Muskegon 31.66% of the population is Black
  • In Muskegon 0.22% of the population is Asian

Compare Muskegon, MI Demographics


      Muskegon population breakdown by race

      American Indian0.83%0.53%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.02%0.03%0.18%
      Mixed race6.72%2.74%3.06%
      Other race0.99%1.12%4.75%
      In Muskegon, 7.8% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Muskegon age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Muskegon, MI demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).