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About Muskegon Heights

Muskegon Heights is a suburb in the Muskegon Metro Area and in the Muskegon County. It has a population of 10,735 and a population density of 3,370, which is 97% above the national average. It has a median age of 31, which is 8 years below the Muskegon Metro median age and 7 years below the national average.


Muskegon Heights has a median home value of $74,400, which is 65% below the Metro average.The average rent of $938 is 19% above the metro average rent and 12% below the national average rent, making it one of the most affordable places to live in Muskegon. The average household income in Muskegon Heights is $31,431 , which is 41% below the Metro average household income and 52% below the national average of household income.


The average school rating in Muskegon Heights is 3. Muskegon Heights also has a crime index 273 that is above the Metro average and above the National average.


$80,300Median Home Value
$216,450 Muskegon Metro Area
$938Median Rent
$1,138 Muskegon Metro Area
3 /10 - 5 /10
School Rating
273
Crime Index
100
National Crime Index
5 mins To Muskegon Metro Area
19 mins Average Travel Time To Work

Muskegon Heights Zip Code

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Muskegon Heights's population is made up of 21% married, 52% single, 22% divorced and 6% widowed. Millennials make up the largest percentage of the population at 29%, while Baby Boomers have the second largest segment at 28%. Homeowners make up 47% of the population in Muskegon Heights.

9,954Population
176,565 Muskegon Metro Area
3,157Population Density
  • 47% Male
  • 53% Female
31 Median Age
39 Muskegon Metro Area
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The Per Capita income in Muskegon Heights is $15,816. The Median Household Income is $35,216 and the Muskegon Heights Unemployment Rate is 20%.

$15,816Income Per Capita
$29,477 Muskegon Metro Area
$35,216Median Household Income
$58,074 Muskegon Metro Area
36% Poverty Rate
14% Muskegon Metro Area
20% Unemployment Rate
6% Muskegon Metro Area
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$80,300Median Home Value
$216,450 Muskegon Metro Area
$938Median Rent
$1,138 Muskegon Metro Area
2Average Household Size
2 Muskegon Metro Area

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Renters
53%
Home Owners
47%
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3 /10 - 5 /10
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Top Schools in Muskegon Heights

Muskegon, Public Schools Of The City Of School District
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1420 Madison Street, Muskegon, MI, 49442
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Muskegon, Public Schools Of The City Of School District
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5 mins
Muskegon Metro Area
19 mins Average Travel Time To Work
Commute To
Gerald R. Ford International Airport
55 mins
Grand Rapids city, MI
43 mins
Baker College Muskegon
9 mins
Indiana University South Bend
2 hr 28 mins
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Muskegon Heights crime index is 273 which is higher than the national average. Click here to see the Safest Places to Live in Muskegon Heights.

273
Crime Index
100
National Crime Index

Crime Index represents the risk of crime occurring in a area and is measured against national index of 100. If the Crime Index of an area is above 100 the crime in that area is relatively higher when compared to US. If the Crime Index of an area is below 100 the crime in that area is lower when compared to US.

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