Muskegon County PUMA, MI

Public Use Microdata Area (PUMA)

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2021 Population
175,633
1.13% 1-year growth
US Senator
Debbie Stabenow
Democratic Party
US Senator
Gary Peters
Democratic Party
2021 Median Age
39.4
0.254% 1-year increase
2021 Poverty Rate
13%
7.95% 1-year decrease
2021 Median Household Income
$57,047
6.67% 1-year growth
2021 Median Property Value
$138,700
9.73% 1-year growth
2021 Employed Population
73,688
0.019% 1-year growth

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In 2021, Muskegon County PUMA, MI had a population of 176k people with a median age of 39.4 and a median household income of $57,047. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Muskegon County PUMA, MI grew from 173,679 to 175,633, a 1.13% increase and its median household income grew from $53,478 to $57,047, a 6.67% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Muskegon County PUMA, MI are White (Non-Hispanic) (75.8%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (13%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.87%), White (Hispanic) (3.22%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (1.81%).

3.52% of the households in Muskegon County PUMA, MI reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99.1% of the residents in Muskegon County PUMA, MI are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Muskegon County PUMA, MI are Muskegon Community College (631 degrees awarded in 2021), Ross Medical Education Center-Roosevelt Park (123 degrees), and Nuvo College of Cosmetology (26 degrees).

In 2021, the median property value in Muskegon County PUMA, MI was $138,700, and the homeownership rate was 76.8%.

Most people in Muskegon County PUMA, MI drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Muskegon County PUMA, MI was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Muskegon County PUMA, MI is home to a population of 176k people, from which 99.1% are citizens. As of 2021, 1.97% of Muskegon County PUMA, MI residents were born outside of the country (3.46k people).

In 2021, there were 5.83 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (133k people) in Muskegon County PUMA, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 22.8k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 6.79k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Muskegon County PUMA, MI are Spanish (3,896 households), German (423 households), and Yiddish, Pennsylvania Dutch or Other West Germanic Languages (238 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
88,043
Women
50.1%
87,538
Men
49.9%

The resident population of United States in 2021 was 175,581 inhabitants, with 49.9% men, and 50.1% women.

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Citizenship

99.1%
2021 Citizenship
99.1%
2020 Citizenship

As of 2021, 99.1% of Muskegon County PUMA, MI residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2020, the percentage of US citizens in Muskegon County PUMA, MI was 99.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Muskegon County PUMA, MI
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    133k ± 258
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    22.8k ± 729
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    6.79k ± 842
5.94%
Hispanic Population
10.4k people

In 2021, there were 5.83 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (133k people) in Muskegon County PUMA, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 22.8k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 6.79k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

5.94% of the people in Muskegon County PUMA, MI are hispanic (10.4k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    944 ± 752 people
  2. India
    365 ± 469 people
  3. Philippines
    159 ± 309 people

In 2021, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Muskegon County PUMA, MI was Mexico, the natal country of 944 Muskegon County PUMA, MI residents, followed by India with 365 and Philippines with 159.

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Foreign-Born Population

1.97%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
3.46k people
2.01%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
3.48k people

As of 2021, 1.97% of Muskegon County PUMA, MI residents (3.46k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2020, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Muskegon County PUMA, MI was 2.01%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    3,896 households (2.36%)
  2. German
    423 households (0.256%)
  3. Yiddish, Pennsylvania Dutch or Other West Germanic Languages
    238 households (0.144%)

3.52% of the households in Muskegon County PUMA, MI reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2021, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Muskegon County PUMA, MI was Spanish. 2.36% of the households in Muskegon County PUMA, MI reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    3,948 ± 398
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,698 ± 321
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,633 ± 286

Muskegon County PUMA, MI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.33 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Muskegon County PUMA, MI employs 73.7k people. The largest industries in Muskegon County PUMA, MI are Restaurants & Food Services (5,613 people), Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing (4,588 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,942 people), and the highest paying industries are Aluminum production & processing ($128,439), Specialized design services ($123,750), and Legal services ($114,688).

Males in Muskegon County PUMA, MI have an average income that is 1.3 times higher than the average income of females, which is $45,852. The income inequality in Muskegon County PUMA, MI (measured using the Gini index) is 0.416, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
36,284
Women
49.2%
37,390
Men
50.8%

The workforce of Muskegon County PUMA, MI in 2020 was 73,674 people, with 49.2% woman, and 50.8% men.

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Occupations

73.7k
2021 Value
0.019%
1 Year growth
± 0.019%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Muskegon County PUMA, MI grew at a rate of 0.019%, from 73.7k employees to 73.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Muskegon County PUMA, MI, are Other assemblers and fabricators (2,662 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,031 people), and Cashiers (1,719 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Muskegon County PUMA, MI.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

73.7k
2021 Value
0.019%
1 Year growth
± 0.019%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Muskegon County PUMA, MI grew at a rate of 0.019%, from 73.7k employees to 73.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Muskegon County PUMA, MI, are Restaurants & Food Services (5,613 people), Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing (4,588 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,942 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Muskegon County PUMA, MI, though some of these residents may live in Muskegon County PUMA, MI and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$42,888
Median earning men ± $1,266
$31,158
Median earning women ± $855

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2021 are Public Administration ($62,225), Wholesale Trade ($55,872), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($54,772).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2021 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($50,677), Public Administration ($46,986), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($43,885).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
2.75%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 155M people employed in Michigan. This represents a 2.75% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Michigan to other states, or from other states to Michigan.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $217B
  2. $58.2B
  3. $51.2B

In 2020, the top outbound Michigan product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $217B, followed by Machinery ($58.2B) and Mixed freight ($51.2B).

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$667B
2020 Value in Michigan
$1.16T
Projected 2050 Value in Michigan
74% growth

In 2020, total outbound Michigan trade was $667B. This is expected to increase 74% to $1.16T by 2050.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Michigan to other states, or from other states to Michigan.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $37.2B
  2. $33.2B
  3. $31.6B

In 2020, the top outbound Michigan domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Ohio with $37.2B, followed by Indiana with $33.2B and Texas and $31.6B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Michigan shares with each state (excluding itself).

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Michigan went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 50.6% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (47.8%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.09%).

Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters are the senators currently representing the state of Michigan. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Michigan is currently represented by 13 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Michigan

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Debbie Stabenow
Senator from Michigan1
Assumed office on January 3, 2001
Gary Peters
Senator from Michigan2
Assumed office on January 3, 2015

Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters are the senators currently representing Michigan.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Michigan

Michigan is currently represented by 13 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Michigan have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2021, universities in Muskegon County PUMA, MI awarded 780 degrees. The student population of Muskegon County PUMA, MI in 2021 is skewed towards women, with 2,866 male students and 4,968 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Muskegon County PUMA, MI are White (603 and 77.7%), followed by Black or African American (54 and 6.96%), Hispanic or Latino (47 and 6.06%), and Two or More Races (31 and 3.99%).

The largest universities in Muskegon County PUMA, MI by number of degrees awarded are Muskegon Community College (631 and 80.9%), Ross Medical Education Center-Roosevelt Park (123 and 15.8%), and Nuvo College of Cosmetology (26 and 3.33%).

The most popular majors in Muskegon County PUMA, MI are Liberal Arts & Sciences (289 and 37.1%), Medical Assistant (124 and 15.9%), and Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (70 and 8.97%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2021 there were 7,834 students enrolled in Muskegon County PUMA, MI, 36.6% men and 63.4% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 5,852 records, of which 62.9% were women and 37.1% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 22 degree-majors awarded
  2. 289 degree-majors awarded
  3. 52 degree-majors awarded

In 2021, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Muskegon County PUMA, MI was Respiratory Therapy Technician with 22 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 631 degrees awarded
  2. 123 degrees awarded
  3. 26 degrees awarded

In 2021, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Muskegon Community College with 631 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2021, 205 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Muskegon County PUMA, MI, which is 0.357 times less than the 575 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2021 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 603 degrees mean that there were 11.2 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 54 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($9,080) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2021.

Public, 2-year ($1,670) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2021.

Public, 2-year ($1,100) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2021, 0.682% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.84% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Muskegon County PUMA, MI in 2021 were High School or Equivalent (47.1k), Some college (35.1k), and Secondary Education (18.6k).

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Muskegon County PUMA, MI was $138,700 in 2021, which is 0.566 times smaller than the national average of $244,900. Between 2020 and 2021 the median property value increased from $126,400 to $138,700, a 9.73% increase. The homeownership rate in Muskegon County PUMA, MI is 76.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.6%.

People in Muskegon County PUMA, MI have an average commute time of 22.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Muskegon County PUMA, MI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Muskegon County PUMA, MI is $57,047. In 2021, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Muskegon County PUMA, MI was Birmingham & Bloomfield Area PUMA, MI with a value of $127,747, followed by Troy & Rochester Area PUMA, MI and Oakland County (Northeast) PUMA, MI, with respective values of $106,562 and $104,027.

Property

$138,700
Median Property Value 2021
±$2,694
$50,803
Median Property Taxes
±$1,496

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Muskegon County PUMA, MI the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

76.8%
Homeownership
2021
62.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2021

In 2021, 76.8% of the housing units in Muskegon County PUMA, MI were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 76.2%.

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Income by Location

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In 2021, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Muskegon County PUMA, MI was Birmingham & Bloomfield Area PUMA, MI with a value of $127,747, followed by Troy & Rochester Area PUMA, MI and Oakland County (Northeast) PUMA, MI, with respective values of $106,562 and $104,027.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Muskegon County PUMA, MI colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$57,047
Median Household Income
± $1,016
66.1k
Number of Households
± 1,751

In 2021, the median household income of the 66.1k households in Muskegon County PUMA, MI grew to $57,047 from the previous year's value of $53,478.

The following chart displays the households in Muskegon County PUMA, MI distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

0.416
2021 Wage GINI in Muskegon County PUMA, MI
0.418
2020 Wage GINI in Muskegon County PUMA, MI

In 2021, the income inequality in Muskegon County PUMA, MI was 0.416 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.605% decline from 2020 to 2021, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Muskegon County PUMA, MI was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Muskegon County PUMA, MI in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2021
  1. Drove Alone (84.1%)
  2. Carpooled (9.47%)
  3. Worked At Home (4.34%)

In 2021, 84.1% of workers in Muskegon County PUMA, MI drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.47%) and those who worked at home (4.34%).

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Commute Time

22.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Muskegon County PUMA, MI have a shorter commute time (22.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.8 minutes). Additionally, 1.26% of the workforce in Muskegon County PUMA, MI have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Muskegon County PUMA, MI distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Muskegon County PUMA, MI have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

13% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Muskegon County PUMA, MI (22k out of 169k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.6%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 55 - 64 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Muskegon County PUMA, MI is White, followed by Black and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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95.1% of the population of Muskegon County PUMA, MI has health coverage, with 47.3% on employee plans, 21.9% on Medicaid, 13.9% on Medicare, 10.8% on non-group plans, and 1.18% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Michigan was $8,055 in 2014. This is a 4% increase from the previous year ($7,745).

Primary care physicians in Michigan see 1246 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.58% decrease from the previous year (1266 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1294 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 332 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,246 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Michigan

Primary care physicians in Michigan see an average of 1,246 patients per year. This represents a 1.58% decrease from the previous year (1,266 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2021, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25% under 18 years, 19.5% between 18 and 34 years, 38.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 17.1% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.4% were men and 51.6% were women.

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Uninsured People

4.89%
Uninsured
47.3%
Employer Coverage
21.9%
Medicaid
13.9%
Medicare
10.8%
Non-Group
1.18%
Military or VA

Between 2020 and 2021, the percent of uninsured citizens in Muskegon County PUMA, MI declined by 0.509% from 4.91% to 4.89%.

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