Check out the new Livability magazine!

The Muskegon Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce is excited to bring you a new resource for all things Muskegon County! The new Livability magazine and webpage are full of information on what Muskegon has to offer. Check out all the festivals hosted in Downtown, the new living options available, learn what it’s like to live in a transforming downtown, and so much more.   

Follow the links below to check out the online version of the publication, explore the website, and be sure to stop into the Chamber of Commerce to pick up your own print copy! 


Community Data

Business Type Number Downtown % of Downtown Business Total Employees % of Downtown Employees
Retail 44 13.5% 250 6.4%
Service 145 44.7% 1,400 35.9%
Restaurants/Breweries 24 7.4% 220 5.6%
Manufacturing 6 1.8% 385 9.8%
Government Branches 37 11.4% 1,100 28.2%
Legal 24 7.4% 165 4.2%
Finance, Insurance and Real Estate 44 13.5% 370 9.5%


Number of Families in Muskegon Area

Number of Households in Muskegon Area

Festival Attendees (Annually)

Museum Visitors (Annually)


Population Details

Demographic 3 Mile Radius From Downtown 5 Mile Radius From Downtown Lakeshore Area
Population 58,926 103,666 200,759
Average Income (Projected Value*) $42,430 $49,801 $55,410
Median Age 33.7 37.0 39.0


Percentage of Households that are Families

Per Capita Income

Median Home Value for Muskegon Area



Looking to relocate?

When you move to beautiful Downtown Muskegon, be sure to choose Bellabay Realty or CORE Realty! No one will know the area better than the amazing realtors at each business. They work right here in downtown every day and will be the perfect fit for your home purchase!

Have an idea that could make Muskegon better? Need help learning about Downtown Muskegon? Contact us!
380 W. Western Ave Suite 202 Muskegon, MI 49440 Phone: 231 724 3180 [email protected]
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