Hispanic or Latino of any origins were 6.4% of the population.
There were 14,569 households out of which 31.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 33.2% were married couples living together, 20.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 41.4% were non-families.
There were 13,967 households of which 32.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 27.9% were married couples living together, 22.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 43.5% were non-families.
A second mall, The Lakes Mall, was built southeast of town in 2001, resulting in the closure of Muskegon Mall and the rebirth of the City's traditional downtown.Some neighborhoods of Muskegon began as separate villages. The racial makeup of the city was 57.0% White, 34.5% African American, 0.9% Native American, 0.4% Asian, 2.6% from other races, and 4.5% from two or more races.Bluffton was founded as a lumbering village in 1862 in Laketon Township. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 8.2% of the population.Other retail sectors include Apple Avenue, Sherman Boulevard, and Henry Street.The city levies an income tax of 1 percent on residents and 0.5 percent on nonresidents.Nothing you submit will be shared with other site visitors.