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Muskegon County
  • County in Michigan

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B
  2. Housing
    grade B
  3. Nightlife
    grade A
  4. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  5. Diversity
    grade B+
  6. Jobs
    grade B minus
  7. Weather
    grade C minus
  8. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  9. Health & Fitness
    grade B+
  10. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  11. Commute
    grade B

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Muskegon County is located in Michigan with a population of 173,297. In Muskegon County, most residents own their homes. Many families live in Muskegon County and residents tend to have moderate political views.

About

Population
173,297

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$117,900
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$760
National
$1,062
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    25%
  • Own
    75%
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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    303.6
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    6.8
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    82
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    93.9
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    647
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    3,359.1
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    268.9
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade unavailable
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    14%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    38%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    34%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    national  12%

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