Munster SnackAbility

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

Munster, IN Photos

Source: Public Domain

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
23,005
Unemployment
5.7%
Poverty
4.8%
Median Home
$217,700
Median Income
$78,251
Median Rent
$1,072

1 Reviews & Comments About Munster

Overall User Rating
5.0
/5

07/16/2018

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.

Rankings for Munster in Indiana

Best Places Around Munster

1

Tinley Park, IL
Population 57,107

2

Flossmoor, IL
Population 9,440

3

Palos Heights, IL
Population 12,545

4

Orland Park, IL
Population 59,161

5

Orland Hills, IL
Population 7,226

6

Oak Forest, IL
Population 28,027

7

Frankfort Square, IL
Population 9,205

8

Mokena, IL
Population 20,313

9

Palos Hills, IL
Population 17,540

10

Worth, IL
Population 10,780

Map Of Munster, IN

Population over time in Munster

Year Population % Change
2017 23,005 -0.4%
2016 23,103 -0.6%
2015 23,250 -0.3%
2014 23,325 -0.5%
2013 23,445 -0.1%
2012 23,460 0.2%
2011 23,406 0.7%
2010 23,254 -

Crime in Munster Per 100k

Crime Munster IN USA
Violent Crime 101.3 399.0 382.9
Murder 0.0 6.0 5.3
Robbery 79.3 99.0 98.0
Aggravated Assault 4.4 254.6 248.9
Property Crime 2017.5 2416.9 2362.0
Burglary 145.4 452.1 430.4
Larceny 1784.1 1733.8 1694.0
Car Theft 88.1 231.0 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Munster

White
76.4% (17,580)
African American
3.0% (680)
American Indian
0.2% (46)
Asian
4.7% (1,083)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.1% (17)
Two Or More
1.1% (260)
Hispanic
14.5% (3,339)
Race Munster IN USA
White 76.4% 79.8% 61.5%
African American 3.0% 9.1% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 4.7% 2.1% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.1% 1.9% 2.3%
Hispanic 14.5% 6.7% 17.6%

Household Income For Munster, Indiana

Less than $10,000
2.8% (64,413)
$10,000 to $14,999
1.8% (41,409)
$15,000 to $24,999
6.7% (154,133)
$25,000 to $34,999
8.5% (195,542)
$35,000 to $49,999
10.4% (239,252)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.3% (420,991)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.2% (303,666)
$100,000 to $149,999
18.5% (425,592)
$150,000 to $199,999
10.7% (246,153)
$200,000 or more
9.0% (207,045)
Income Munster IN USA
Less than $10,000 2.8% 6.7% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 1.8% 4.9% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 6.7% 10.7% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 8.5% 10.8% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 10.4% 14.7% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.3% 19.4% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.2% 12.8% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 18.5% 12.6% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 10.7% 4.0% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 9.0% 3.4% 6.3%

Gender in Munster

Female
50.1% (11,533)
Male
49.9% (11,471)
Gender Munster IN USA
Female 50.1% 50.7% 50.8%
Male 49.9% 49.3% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Munster for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
1.8% (422)
9-12th Grade
3.5% (802)
High School / GED
25.3% (5,825)
Some College
18.5% (4,258)
Associate's Degree
8.2% (1,877)
Bachelor's Degree
27.7% (6,380)
Master's Degree
10.2% (2,344)
Professional Degree
3.2% (740)
Doctorate Degree
1.5% (353)
Education Munster IN USA
< 9th Grade 1.8% 3.8% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 3.5% 7.9% 7.2%
High School / GED 25.3% 33.8% 27.3%
Some College 18.5% 20.7% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 8.2% 8.5% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 27.7% 16.1% 19.1%
Master's Degree 10.2% 6.8% 8.4%
Professional Degree 3.2% 1.4% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.5% 1.0% 1.4%

Articles About Indiana

Enjoy The Snack?

About HomeSnacks

HomeSnacks is based in Durham, NC.

We aim to deliver bite-sized pieces of infotainment about where you live.

We use data, analytics, and a sense of humor to determine quality of life for places across the nation.

© Chasing Chains, LLC. All rights reserved.