Muncie, Indiana Population 2021

67,767
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Muncie is a city located in Delaware County Indiana. It is also the county seat of Delaware County. With a 2020 population of 67,767, it is the 11th largest city in Indiana and the 553rd largest city in the United States . Muncie is currently declining at a rate of -0.17% annually and its population has decreased by -3.31% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 70,085 in 2010. Muncie reached it's highest population of 77,216 in 1980. Spanning over 28 miles, Muncie has a population density of 2,473 people per square mile.

The average household income in Muncie is $47,966 with a poverty rate of 30.99%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $722 per month, and the median house value is $73,500. The median age in Muncie is 28.6 years, 27.8 years for males, and 29.4 years for females.

Muncie Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Muncie was:

  • White: 83.09%
  • Black or African American: 11.07%
  • Two or more races: 3.42%
  • Asian: 1.68%
  • Other race: 0.55%
  • Native American: 0.10%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.09%
The current population of Muncie, Indiana is 67,767 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 68,115.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 70,085.

Muncie, Indiana Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021113,811-162-0.14%
2020113,973-162-0.14%
2019114,135-162-0.14%
2018114,297-949-0.83%
2017115,246-411-0.36%
2016115,657-110-0.10%
2015115,767-720-0.62%
2014116,487-344-0.30%
2013116,831-196-0.17%
2012117,027-874-0.75%
2011117,9012360.20%
2010117,6650.00%

Muncie Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White57,12783.09%
Black or African American7,60911.07%
Two or More Races2,3533.42%
Asian1,1571.68%
Some Other Race3770.55%
American Indian and Alaska Native680.10%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander590.09%
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Muncie Population by Race

Muncie Population Pyramid $2021

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Muncie Median Age

28.6


Total

27.8


Male

29.4


Female

Muncie Adults

There are 57,301 adults, (9,549 of whom are seniors) in Muncie.

Muncie Age Dependency

44

Age Dependency Ratio

20

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24

Child Dependency Ratio

Muncie Sex Ratio

Female

35,827

52.11%

Male

32,923

47.89%

Muncie Population by Age

Muncie Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Muncie Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.1%24.9%
All49.4%50.6%
Male41.3%58.7%
Non Family38.2%61.8%
Female36.4%63.6%

49.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Muncie Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All27,3632.2649.4
Non Family13,5751.5338.2
Married8,4162.9875.1
Female3,9792.936.4
Male1,3933.0841.3

2.84

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

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Muncie Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0902.88%
9th to 12th Grade3,5509.36%
High School Graduate13,13134.64%
Some College7,77120.50%
Associates Degree3,4289.04%
Bachelors Degree4,85312.80%
Graduate Degree4,08910.79%
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Muncie Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Muncie Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White31,85528,0947,709
Black4,1743,628564
Hispanic808664202
2+ Races553484163
Asian525425300
Other Race2311207
Native American513621
Islander2412

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 88.19%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 57.14%.

Muncie Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,473$33,509$26,792
Less Than 9th Grade$17,701$21,594$14,588
High School Graduate$25,595$30,106$22,429
Some College$30,254$36,027$26,600
Bachelors Degree$36,535$43,883$33,158
Graduate Degree$54,923$62,361$44,125

$30,473

Average Earnings

$33,509

Average Male

$26,792

Average Female

Muncie Earnings by Educational Attainment

Muncie Language by Age

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Muncie Language

95.89% of Muncie residents speak only English, while 4.11% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.87% of the population.

Muncie Language

Muncie Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White50,27214,82029.48%
Black6,9082,57337.25%
Multiple2,06193645.41%
Hispanic1,99077739.05%
Asian1,05447044.59%
Other3487220.69%
Native511529.41%

30.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

28.79%

Male Poverty Rate

33.07%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Muncie

The race most likely to be in poverty in Muncie is Multiple, with 45.41% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Muncie is Other, with 20.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.70%. Among those working part-time, it was 48.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.27%.

Muncie Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.02%
High School19.86%
Some College18.99%
Bachelors or Greater8.46%

Muncie Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed54.29%
Male Unemployed44.51%
Female Employed24.96%
Male Employed19.48%

Muncie Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Muncie Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$33,944$47,966
Families$48,796$60,963
Married Families$63,203$74,636
Non Families$23,042$32,684
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Income by Household Type

Muncie Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

30.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

31.6%

Male Marriage Rate

28.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Muncie Married by Age and Sex

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Muncie Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Muncie Marital Status by Race

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Muncie Marital Status

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3,443

Number of Veterans

3,237

Male Veterans

206

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam961
First Gulf War689
Second Gulf War423
Korea231
World War II173

Muncie Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+888
35 to 54824
55 to 64786
65 to 74668
18 to 34277

Muncie Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,1326.41%
Black2714.63%
Hispanic593.69%
Other Race4015.27%

Muncie Veterans by Race

Muncie Veterans by Education

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12.47%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

Muncie Veterans by Education

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57.5%

Labor Force Participation

53%

Employment Rate

7.9%

Unemployment Rate

Muncie Employment by Age

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Muncie Employment by Race

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Muncie Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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74.45%

Born in Muncie

97.70%

Native Born

2.30%

Foreign Born

1.66%

Non Citizen

0.64%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.70% of Muncie residents were born in the United States, with 74.45% having been born in Indiana. 1.66% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Muncie Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202167,767-116-0.17%
202067,883-116-0.17%
201967,999-116-0.17%
201868,115-739-1.07%
201768,854-294-0.43%
201669,148270.04%
201569,121-485-0.70%
201469,606-104-0.15%
201369,710-47-0.07%
201269,757-649-0.92%
201170,4062130.30%
201070,1932,7630.40%
200067,430-3,605-0.52%
199071,035-6,181-0.83%
198077,2168,1341.12%
197069,0824790.07%
196068,60310,1241.61%
195058,4798,7591.64%
194049,7203,1720.66%
193046,54810,0242.45%
192036,52412,5194.29%
191024,0053,0631.37%
190020,9429,5976.32%
189011,3456,1268.07%
18805,2192,2275.72%
18702,9920.00%

Muncie Population by Year