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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 minus
  11. Commute
    grade B

editorial

Muskegon County is located in Michigan with a population of 175,633. In Muskegon County, most residents own their homes. In Muskegon County there are a lot of bars, coffee shops, and parks. Many families live in Muskegon County and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Muskegon County are above average.

About

Population
175,633

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$138,700
National
$244,900
Median Rent
$826
National
$1,163
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    23%
  • Own
    77%
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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 B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    14%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    37%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    34%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    national  11%

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