Muncie, Indiana Population 2020

68,083

Muncie is a city located in Indiana. With a 2020 population of 68,083, it is the 11th largest city in Indiana and the 548th largest city in the United States. Muncie is currently declining at a rate of -0.33% annually and its population has decreased by -2.86% 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 2,484 people per square mile.

The average household income in Muncie is $45,516 with a poverty rate of 30.48%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $716 per month, and the median house value is $70,800. The median age in Muncie is 28.7 years, 28.4 years for males, and 29.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 90.6 males.

Muncie Demographics

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

  • White: 83.04%
  • Black or African American: 11.60%
  • Two or more races: 2.75%
  • Asian: 1.77%
  • Other race: 0.68%
  • Native American: 0.10%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.07%
The current population of Muncie, Indiana is 68,083, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 68,529.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 70,085.

Muncie, Indiana Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020113,538-617-0.54%
2019114,155-617-0.54%
2018114,772-617-0.54%
2017115,389-287-0.25%
2016115,676-89-0.08%
2015115,765-711-0.61%
2014116,476-341-0.29%
2013116,817-190-0.16%
2012117,007-871-0.74%
2011117,8782260.19%
2010117,6520.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White57,43483.04%
Black or African American8,02011.60%
Two or More Races1,9042.75%
Asian1,2211.77%
Some Other Race4690.68%
American Indian and Alaska Native670.10%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander490.07%

Muncie Population Pyramid 2020

Muncie Median Age

28.7


Total

28.4


Male

29.1


Female

Muncie Adults

There are 57,405 adults, (9,648 of whom are seniors) in Muncie.

Muncie Age Dependency

44.8

Age Dependency Ratio

20.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Muncie Sex Ratio

Female

36,283

52.46%

Male

32,881

47.54%

Muncie Households and Families

Muncie Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Muncie Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.5%23.5%
All51.3%48.7%
Male45.9%54.1%
Non Family39.1%60.9%
Female38.9%61.1%

51.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All27,4812.2751.3
Non Family13,4931.5339.1
Married8,7372.9976.5
Female3,9582.9338.9
Male1,2933.0545.9

2.87

Average Family Size

2.27

Average Household Size

6.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Muncie Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,2673.32%
9th to 12th Grade3,85810.12%
High School Graduate12,52732.85%
Some College8,12121.29%
Associates Degree3,3198.70%
Bachelors Degree4,90512.86%
Graduate Degree4,14110.86%

Muncie Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White32,06927,8627,745
Black4,1223,616607
Hispanic821608193
Asian662558368
Multiple Races482399143
Other Race2591428
Native American494126
Islander237

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 87.72%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 55.59%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,042$35,006$26,156
Less Than High School$16,736$20,601$15,242
High School Grad$27,156$31,841$22,090
Some College$28,455$33,286$25,804
Bachelors Degree$35,802$43,440$32,446
Graduate Degree$48,819$56,827$43,622

$30,042

Average Earnings

$35,006

Average Male

$26,156

Average Female

Muncie Language

Muncie Language by Age

Muncie Language

95.47% of Muncie residents speak only English, while 4.53% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.15% of the population.

Muncie Poverty

Muncie Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White50,68414,21328.04%
Black7,3742,96340.18%
Multiple1,70285850.41%
Hispanic1,97281941.53%
Asian1,10855850.36%
Other4388820.09%
Native49816.33%

30.48%

Overall Poverty Rate

27.84%

Male Poverty Rate

32.97%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Muncie

The race most likely to be in poverty in Muncie is Multiple, with 50.41% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Muncie is Native, with 16.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.35%. Among those working part-time, it was 48.66%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.71%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.92%
Some College18.92%
High School17.90%
Bachelors or Greater9.18%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed65.60%
Male Unemployed36.70%
Female Employed24.34%
Male Employed18.74%

Muncie Income

Muncie Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$33,616$45,516
Families$47,813$57,268
Married Families$60,625$68,462
Non Families$22,694$31,457

Muncie Marital Status

Muncie Marital Status

Marriage Rates

31.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

33.2%

Male Marriage Rate

29.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Muncie Married by Age and Sex

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

Muncie Veterans

3,750

Number of Veterans

3,543

Male Veterans

207

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,118
First Gulf War598
Second Gulf War394
Korea306
World War II249
Name Veterans % of Total
White3,3446.83%
Black3505.94%
Hispanic684.21%
Other299.24%
2 or More272.74%

$Muncie Veterans by Education

12.21%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Muncie Employment Status

57.8%

Labor Force Participation

53%

Employment Rate

8.2%

Unemployment Rate

Muncie Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

74.87%

Born in Indiana

97.30%

Native Born

2.70%

Foreign Born

1.90%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.30% of Muncie residents were born in the United States, with 74.87% having been born in Indiana. 1.90% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202068,083-223-0.33%
201968,306-223-0.33%
201868,529-422-0.61%
201768,951-223-0.32%
201669,174400.06%
201569,134-477-0.69%
201469,611-104-0.15%
201369,715-41-0.06%
201269,756-643-0.91%
201170,3992080.30%
201070,1912,7610.40%
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%