Latest Data (2016)
Population 38,349
Nationwide Rank 991

Quick Facts

Muskegon, Michigan is the 991st largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Muskegon, Michigan is a city.

Muskegon, Michigan is currently 5.0% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Muskegon, Michigan's growth is extremely below average. 93% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Muskegon, Michigan Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
981 Lancaster, Texas 38,867 49.4%
982 Spanish Fork, Utah 38,861 87.3%
983 Tupelo, Mississippi 38,842 13.2%
984 Pleasant Grove, Utah 38,756 64.9%
985 Atlantic City, New Jersey 38,735 -4.2%
986 Stanton, California 38,644 2.8%
987 Delaware, Ohio 38,643 49.2%
988 Marion, Iowa 38,480 44.8%
989 Milton, Georgia 38,411 147.4%
990 Muskogee, Oklahoma 38,352 -2.1%
991 Muskegon, Michigan 38,349 -4.2%
992 Florence, South Carolina 38,317 21.5%
993 Wheeling, Illinois 38,315 5.6%
994 Brighton, Colorado 38,314 79.9%
995 Carpentersville, Illinois 38,291 23.0%
996 Martinez, California 38,259 6.4%
997 Indian Trail, North Carolina 38,222 180.5%
998 Rock Island, Illinois 38,210 -3.6%
999 Roy, Utah 38,201 14.7%
1000 Plant City, Florida 38,200 26.4%
1001 Hobbs, New Mexico 38,143 33.3%

Similarly Sized Cities In Michigan

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
454 Kalamazoo 75,984 -1.3%
458 Wyoming 75,567 8.6%
478 Rochester Hills 73,422 6.4%
479 Southfield 73,100 -6.6%
597 Taylor 61,177 -7.2%
619 St. Clair Shores 59,775 -5.1%
620 Pontiac 59,698 -11.7%
630 Novi 59,211 24.7%
634 Royal Oak 59,006 -1.6%
671 Dearborn Heights 55,761 -4.4%
741 Kentwood 51,689 13.7%
742 Battle Creek 51,534 -3.4%
774 Saginaw 48,984 -20.4%
779 East Lansing 48,870 4.9%
788 Portage 48,508 7.9%
805 Roseville 47,602 -0.9%
898 Midland 42,096 0.7%
991 Muskegon 38,349 -4.2%
1038 Lincoln Park 36,720 -8.2%
1132 Holland 33,543 -4.2%
1134 Bay City 33,511 -8.7%
1160 Jackson 32,918 -9.1%
1166 Eastpointe 32,673 -3.9%
1255 Madison Heights 30,088 -3.0%
1270 Oak Park 29,645 -8.4%
1282 Port Huron 29,231 -9.3%
1286 Southgate 29,085 -4.4%
1308 Burton 28,648 -5.6%
1370 Allen Park 27,214 -7.6%
1396 Garden City 26,719 -11.1%
1418 Mount Pleasant 26,313 1.6%
1497 Wyandotte 24,955 -10.9%
1510 Walker 24,775 12.4%
1531 Inkster 24,462 -18.7%
1541 Norton Shores 24,340 7.7%
1597 Romulus 23,281 1.0%
1626 Auburn Hills 22,795 13.1%
1689 Hamtramck 21,752 -5.3%
1731 Ypsilanti 21,018 -5.9%
1732 Birmingham 21,007 9.0%
1761 Adrian 20,676 -7.2%
1766 Marquette 20,570 -0.5%
1798 Ferndale 20,099 -8.9%
1810 Monroe 19,986 -9.3%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2016 38,349 991
2015 38,401 979
2014 38,393 972
2013 37,213 990
2012 37,046 984
2011 37,016 975
2010 38,401 930
2009 39,259 900
2008 39,385 889
2007 39,325 880
2006 39,429 867
2005 39,530 847
2004 39,630 835
2003 39,855 828
2002 39,545 832
2001 39,836 816
2000 40,071 801
1990 40,355 674