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Muskegon County, Michigan Facts

Facts
State Michigan
Land area 499.3 square miles
Population Density 344.9 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 171,008
Population change -0.7%
Under 5 years of age 6.3%
Under 18 24.1%
65 and over 14.8%
Females 50.6%
White 81.4
Hispanic or Latino of any race 5.2
Asian 0.7%
Two or more races 2.7%
Black or African American 14.2%
Native American 1%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 88%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 17.2%
Veterans 13,255
Households and Housing
Households 65,008
Persons per household 2.5
Living in the same house for one year or more 83.4%
Median household income $40,979
The per capita income $20,621
Live below the poverty line. 19.9%
housing units 73,066
Multi-unit structures 14%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $100,900
Residents owning their homes. 74.4%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 11,233
Women-owned firms 27.3%
Asian-owned firms 0.7%
Hispanic-owned firms 1.2%
Black-owned firms 5%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $1,656,745
Retail sales per capita $9,507
Manufacturers shipments $3,675,844
Merchant wholesaler sales $0