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Muskegon, MI
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Muskegon profile

Living in Muskegon

Muskegon is a medium-sized city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 38,220 people and 22 associated neighborhoods, Muskegon is the 38th largest community in Michigan.

The percentage of adults in Muskegon with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 14.39% of adults in Muskegon have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Muskegon in 2018 was $22,262, which is low income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $89,048 for a family of four. However, Muskegon contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Muskegon is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Muskegon home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Muskegon residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Muskegon include German, English, Irish, Polish, and Dutch.

The most common language spoken in Muskegon is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.