Living in Munster, IN

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Updated: 2020-03-11

Munster SnackAbility

9
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
8
Diversity
8
Safety
8
Amenities
9
Education
9
Commute
5

Munster, IN Crime Report

396
Total Crimes
1,752.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
-31.77%
Below National Average

Munster, IN Cost Of Living

109
Munster's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average

Munster, Indiana Info Snack

Munster is a town located in North Township, Lake County, in Northwest Indiana, United States. This bedroom community lies in the Chicago metropolitan area, approximately 30 miles (48 km) southeast of the Chicago Loop, and shares municipal boundaries with Hammond to the north, Highland to the east, Dyer and Schererville to the south and Lansing and Lynwood directly west of the Illinois border. The 2010 U.S. Census counted the town's population at 23,603.
Population
22,840
Unemployment
4.6%
Poverty
4.4%
Median Home
$222,700
Median Income
$81,234
Median Rent
$1,110

Munster, IN Photos

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Rankings for Munster in Indiana

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Map Of Munster, IN

Population over time in Munster

Year Population % Change
2017 22,840 -0.7%
2016 23,005 -0.4%
2015 23,103 -0.6%
2014 23,250 -0.3%
2013 23,325 -0.5%
2012 23,445 -0.1%
2011 23,460 0.2%
2010 23,406 0.7%
2009 23,254 -
Crime/100k Munster IN USA
Violent Crime 92.9 382.3 368.9
Murder 0.0 6.5 5.0
Robbery 70.8 88.7 86.2
Aggravated Assault 17.7 251.6 246.8
Property Crime 1659.6 2179.3 2199.5
Burglary 70.8 377.6 376.0
Larceny 1540.1 1572.7 1594.6
Car Theft 48.7 229.1 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Munster

White
75.8% (17,313)
African American
3.1% (706)
American Indian
0.2% (45)
Asian
5.2% (1,196)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.2% (45)
Two Or More
1.1% (246)
Hispanic
14.4% (3,289)
Race Munster IN USA
White 75.8% 79.5% 61.1%
African American 3.1% 9.2% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 5.2% 2.2% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.1% 2.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 14.4% 6.8% 17.8%

Household Income For Munster, Indiana

Less than $10,000
3.7% (84,038)
$10,000 to $14,999
0.7% (16,545)
$15,000 to $24,999
5.9% (134,986)
$25,000 to $34,999
7.6% (173,066)
$35,000 to $49,999
11.3% (257,892)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.3% (396,029)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.1% (298,860)
$100,000 to $149,999
19.2% (438,574)
$150,000 to $199,999
9.2% (210,883)
$200,000 or more
12.0% (273,124)
Income Munster IN USA
Less than $10,000 3.7% 6.3% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 0.7% 4.6% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 5.9% 10.3% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 7.6% 10.5% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 11.3% 14.3% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.3% 19.3% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.1% 13.1% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 19.2% 13.3% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 9.2% 4.4% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 12.0% 3.8% 7.0%

Gender in Munster

Female
50.2% (11,457)
Male
49.8% (11,383)
Gender Munster IN USA
Female 50.2% 50.7% 50.8%
Male 49.8% 49.3% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Munster for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
1.0% (228)
9-12th Grade
3.0% (685)
High School / GED
25.0% (5,710)
Some College
17.0% (3,882)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (1,827)
Bachelor's Degree
29.0% (6,623)
Master's Degree
11.0% (2,512)
Professional Degree
4.0% (913)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (456)
Education Munster IN USA
< 9th Grade 1.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 3.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 25.0% 34.0% 27.0%
Some College 17.0% 20.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 29.0% 17.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 11.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 4.0% 1.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 1.0% 1.0%

1 Reviews & Comments About Munster

Overall User Rating
5.0
/5

HomeSnacks User

Thank you for recognizing Munster as one of the best places to live in Indiana. We agree and many more agree, also.

We are experiencing substantial growth, primarily as residents of the Chicago area flee the high taxes, high insurance, and corrupt government in Illinois.

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