Latest Data (2017)
Population 38,131
Nationwide Rank 1009

Quick Facts

Muskegon, Michigan is the 1,009th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Muskegon, Michigan is a city.

Muskegon, Michigan is currently 5.5% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Muskegon, Michigan's growth is extremely below average. 92% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Muskegon, Michigan Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
999 Royal Palm Beach, Florida 38,592 75.6%
1000 Wheeling, Illinois 38,562 6.3%
1001 Stanton, California 38,528 2.5%
1002 Atlantic City, New Jersey 38,429 -4.9%
1003 Hollister, California 38,404 10.2%
1004 Martinez, California 38,373 6.7%
1005 Lynnwood, Washington 38,273 13.1%
1006 Columbia, Tennessee 38,266 14.9%
1007 Aventura, Florida 38,202 51.1%
1008 Carpentersville, Illinois 38,162 22.5%
1009 Muskegon, Michigan 38,131 -4.8%
1010 Tupelo, Mississippi 38,114 11.1%
1011 Rock Island, Illinois 38,110 -3.8%
1012 Lake Worth, Florida 38,107 6.9%
1013 Brookfield, Wisconsin 38,045 -1.8%
1014 Huber Heights, Ohio 37,986 -0.6%
1015 Hanover Park, Illinois 37,982 -0.7%
1016 Meridian, Mississippi 37,940 -8.1%
1017 Valley Stream, New York 37,935 4.4%
1018 Fort Lee, New Jersey 37,907 6.2%
1019 Muskogee, Oklahoma 37,858 -3.3%

Similarly Sized Cities In Michigan

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
460 Wyoming 75,938 9.1%
463 Kalamazoo 75,807 -1.5%
477 Rochester Hills 74,205 7.6%
482 Southfield 73,208 -6.5%
606 Taylor 61,276 -7.1%
629 Pontiac 59,792 -11.6%
630 Novi 59,715 25.7%
632 St. Clair Shores 59,635 -5.3%
637 Royal Oak 59,112 -1.4%
680 Dearborn Heights 55,758 -4.4%
743 Kentwood 51,747 13.9%
752 Battle Creek 51,286 -3.8%
788 East Lansing 48,844 4.8%
790 Portage 48,816 8.6%
796 Saginaw 48,677 -20.9%
819 Roseville 47,501 -1.1%
909 Midland 41,950 0.3%
1009 Muskegon 38,131 -4.8%
1050 Lincoln Park 36,655 -8.4%
1147 Holland 33,366 -4.7%
1156 Bay City 33,188 -9.6%
1174 Jackson 32,704 -9.7%
1176 Eastpointe 32,511 -4.4%
1264 Madison Heights 30,050 -3.2%
1276 Oak Park 29,654 -8.4%
1302 Southgate 29,084 -4.4%
1303 Port Huron 29,051 -9.9%
1318 Burton 28,643 -5.7%
1379 Allen Park 27,156 -7.8%
1409 Garden City 26,650 -11.3%
1453 Mount Pleasant 25,847 -0.1%
1505 Wyandotte 24,977 -10.9%
1518 Walker 24,822 12.6%
1540 Norton Shores 24,501 8.5%
1542 Inkster 24,453 -18.7%
1600 Romulus 23,457 1.8%
1608 Auburn Hills 23,296 15.6%
1696 Hamtramck 21,752 -5.3%
1731 Birmingham 21,142 9.7%
1738 Ypsilanti 21,076 -5.6%
1769 Adrian 20,689 -7.1%
1775 Marquette 20,629 -0.2%
1815 Ferndale 20,070 -9.0%
1830 Monroe 19,875 -9.8%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 38,131 1,009
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