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Population (year 2000): 12,049. Estimated population in July 2005: 11,821 (-1.9% change)
Males: 5,452 (45.2%), Females: 6,597 (54.8%)

Zip code:

Median resident age: 29.0 years
Median household income: $21,778 (year 2000)
Median house value: $42,400 (year 2000)

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Races in Muskegon Heights:

  • Black (77.8%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (16.4%)
  • Hispanic (3.5%)
  • Two or more races (2.2%)
  • Other race (1.6%)
  • American Indian (1.5%)

Ancestries: German (3.6%), United States (3.5%), Subsaharan African (3.2%), Irish (1.9%), English (1.8%), French (1.6%).

New! Heights, Michigan forum

Elevation: 625 feet

Land area: 3.2 square miles

Muskegon

For population 25 years and over in Muskegon Heights

  • High school or higher: 68.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.0%
  • Unemployed: 12.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Muskegon Heights city

  • Never married: 43.2%
  • Now married: 27.8%
  • Separated: 4.0%
  • Widowed: 9.0%
  • Divorced: 16.0%

1.4% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -1,156 (-8.8%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: MI Wyoming, (42.9 miles pop. 69,368).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: WI Milwaukee, (118.1 miles pop. 596,974).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (136.5 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: MI Muskegon, (1.6 miles Shores, MI Norton (2.1 miles Park, MI (2.1 miles Roosevelt Muskegon, MI (4.0 miles North MI (8.0 miles Fruitport, MI (8.4 miles Ferrysburg, Lake, MI (9.2 miles Wolf Lake, MI (9.5 miles Spring


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 4 buildings, average cost: $47,700
  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $65,200
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $114,700
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $114,700
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $114,700
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $114,700
  • 2003: 7 buildings, average cost: $114,700
  • 2004: 9 buildings, average cost: $114,700
  • 2005: 9 buildings, average cost: $114,700

Latitude: 43.20 N, Longitude: 86.24 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 231


Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (35.2%), Educational,health and social services (20.3%), Retail trade (11.6%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +677 (+5.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 599 (15.5%)


 

Crime in Muskegon Heights by Year

Type 1999 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 1 2 4 0 2
    per 100,000 8.3 16.6 33.2 0.0 16.6
Rapes 26 29 23 10 17
    per 100,000 215.8 240.7 190.9 83.0 141.1
Robberies 56 36 51 44 48
    per 100,000 464.8 298.8 423.3 365.2 398.4
Assaults 184 208 235 202 183
    per 100,000 1527.1 1726.3 1950.4 1676.5 1518.8
Burglaries 319 168 213 246 329
    per 100,000 2647.5 1394.3 1767.8 2041.7 2730.5
Thefts 656 796 771 735 744
    per 100,000 5444.4 6606.4 6398.9 6100.1 6174.8
Auto thefts 286 169 254 213 196
    per 100,000 2373.6 1402.6 2108.1 1767.8 1626.7
1132.5 1021.8 1175.0 1006.4 1064.6


Average climate in Muskegon Heights, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Muskegon Heights-area historical tornado activity is below Michigan state average. It is 36% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1956, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 36.9 miles away from the Muskegon Heights city center killed 18 people and injured 340 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/11/1965, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.6 miles away from the city center killed 5 people and injured 142 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Eddie Spencer - College basketball player (Central Michigan Chippewas).


Hospitals/medical centers near Muskegon Heights:
  • LIFECARE HOSPITALS OF WESTERN MICHIGAN (about 4 miles; MUSKEGON, MI)
  • NORTH OTTAWA COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 12 miles; GRAND HAVEN, MI)
  • HACKLEY HOSPITAL (about 17 miles; MUSKEGON, MI)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Muskegon Heights:
  • MUSKEGON COUNTY (about 3 miles; MUSKEGON, MI; ID: MKG)
  • GERALD R. FORD INTERNATIONAL (about 56 miles; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; ID: GRR)
  • KALAMAZOO/BATTLE CREEK INTERNATIONAL (about 83 miles; KALAMAZOO, MI; ID: AZO)
Other public-use airports nearest to Muskegon Heights:
  • FLYING-A-RANCH (about 12 miles; FRUITPORT, MI; ID: 39Z)
  • GRAND HAVEN MEML AIRPARK (about 13 miles; GRAND HAVEN, MI; ID: 3GM)
  • HAT FIELD (about 14 miles; NUNICA, MI; ID: 5N7)

Local government website:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Muskegon Heights:
  • MUSKEGON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 4 miles; MUSKEGON, MI; Full-time enrollment: 2,365)
  • GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY (about 27 miles; ALLENDALE, MI; FT enrollment: 15,124)
  • HOPE COLLEGE (about 32 miles; HOLLAND, MI; FT enrollment: 2,918)
  • GRAND RAPIDS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 44 miles; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; FT enrollment: 7,590)
  • AQUINAS COLLEGE (about 47 miles; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; FT enrollment: 2,022)
  • CALVIN COLLEGE (about 52 miles; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; FT enrollment: 4,148)
  • FERRIS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 63 miles; BIG RAPIDS, MI; FT enrollment: 8,593)
Public high school in Muskegon Heights:
  • MUSKEGON HEIGHTS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 556; Location: 2441 SANFORD STREET; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Muskegon Heights:
  • EDGEWOOD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 390; Location: 3028 HOWDEN STREET; Grades: PK - 06)
  • MUSKEGON HEIGHTS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 334; Location: 55 E. SHERMAN BOULEVARD; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • THEODORE ROOSEVELT SCHOOL (Students: 241; Location: 525 W. SUMMIT AVENUE; Grades: KG - 06)
  • CHARLES A. LINDBERGH SCHOOL (Students: 231; Location: 160 E. BARNEY AVENUE; Grades: KG - 06)
  • M.L. KING JR. ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 205; Location: 600 E. BARNEY STREET; Grades: PK - 06)
  • ELLEN G. LOFTIS SCHOOL (Students: 196; Location: 2301 SIXTH STREET; Grades: KG - 06)
  • GLENDALE EARLY CHILDHOOD ACADEMY (Students: 18; Location: 3001 JEFFERSON STREET; Grades: PK - PK)

Cemetery: Mona View Cemetery (1).

Creek: Little Black Creek (A).

Park in Muskegon Heights: Mona Lake Park (1).


Muskegon Heights compared to Michigan state average:
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Muskegon Heights:
  • WMHG (1600 AM; 5 kW; MUSKEGON, MI)
  • WGVS (850 AM; 1 kW; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WMUS (1090 AM; daytime; 1 kW; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPNW (1260 AM; 10 kW; ZEELAND, MI; Owner: LANSER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOOD (1300 AM; 20 kW; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTCM (580 AM; 35 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WLDR (1210 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KINGSLEY, MI; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WUBR (1490 AM; 1 kW; WHITEHALL, MI; Owner: UNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGHN (1370 AM; 1 kW; GRAND HAVEN, MI; Owner: WGHN, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Muskegon Heights:
  • WLCS (98.3 FM; NORTH MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: UNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W215AS (90.9 FM; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WMRR (101.7 FM; MUSKEGON HEIGHTS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSHZ (107.9 FM; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMUS-FM (106.9 FM; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSNX-FM (104.5 FM; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGVS-FM (95.3 FM; WHITEHALL, MI; Owner: GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WEFG-FM (97.5 FM; WHITEHALL, MI; Owner: UNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGHN-FM (92.1 FM; GRAND HAVEN, MI; Owner: WGHN, INC.)
  • WMMT-LP (106.1 FM; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: MUSKEGON TRAINING & EDUCATION CENTER (M-TEC))
  • WUVS-LP (103.7 FM; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: THE WEST MICHIGAN COMMUNITY HELP NETWORK)
  • WCXT (105.3 FM; HART, MI; Owner: WATERS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBLV (90.3 FM; TWIN LAKE, MI; Owner: BLUE LAKE FINE ARTS CAMP, INC.)
  • WSHN-FM (100.1 FM; HOLTON, MI; Owner: NOORDYK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGNB (89.3 FM; ZEELAND, MI; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WKLQ (94.5 FM; HOLLAND, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGVU-FM (88.5 FM; ALLENDALE, MI; Owner: BD OF CONTROL,GRAND VALLEY ST UNIV.)

TV broadcast stations around Muskegon Heights:
  • WOMS-CA (Channel 29; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W67DN (Channel 67; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WZZM-TV (Channel 13; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: COMBINED COMMUNICATIONS CORP. OF OKLAHOMA, INC.)
  • WMKG-LP (Channel 38; NORTON SHORES, MI; Owner: KELLEY ENTERPRISES)
  • WTLJ (Channel 54; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: TCT OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WGVU-TV (Channel 35; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • W42CB (Channel 42; HESPERIA, MI; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION HOLDINGS, INC.)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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