Munster, Indiana Population 2021

22,370
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Munster is a city located in Lake County Indiana. With a 2020 population of 22,370, it is the 41st largest city in Indiana and the 1702nd largest city in the United States . Munster is currently declining at a rate of -0.24% annually and its population has decreased by -5.22% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 23,603 in 2010. Munster reached it's highest population of 23,572 in 2010. Spanning over 8 miles, Munster has a population density of 2,965 people per square mile.

The average household income in Munster is $108,477 with a poverty rate of 4.47%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,149 per month, and the median house value is $228,400. The median age in Munster is 45.3 years, 42.2 years for males, and 46.6 years for females.

Munster Demographics

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

  • White: 85.42%
  • Black or African American: 3.89%
  • Asian: 3.82%
  • Other race: 3.57%
  • Two or more races: 2.97%
  • Native American: 0.33%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Munster, Indiana is 22,370 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 22,529.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 23,603.

Munster, Indiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White19,38185.42%
Black or African American8833.89%
Asian8673.82%
Some Other Race8103.57%
Two or More Races6732.97%
American Indian and Alaska Native750.33%
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Munster Population by Race

Munster Population Pyramid $2021

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Munster Median Age

45.3


Total

42.2


Male

46.6


Female

Munster Adults

There are 17,952 adults, (4,346 of whom are seniors) in Munster.

Munster Age Dependency

66.8

Age Dependency Ratio

31.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Munster Sex Ratio

Female

11,353

50.04%

Male

11,336

49.96%

Munster Population by Age

Munster Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Munster Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married95.2%4.8%
All88%12%
Non Family79%21%
Female77%23%
Male65.1%34.9%

88.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Munster Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,6352.5988
Married5,1073.1995.2
Non Family2,5581.1879
Female7213.1977
Male2492.9465.1

3.14

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

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Munster Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2471.55%
9th to 12th Grade5313.32%
High School Graduate3,75423.49%
Some College2,76217.28%
Associates Degree1,4378.99%
Bachelors Degree4,75129.73%
Graduate Degree2,50115.65%
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Munster Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Munster Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White13,07112,5726,015
Hispanic1,5011,275467
Asian593545507
Black544529239
Other Race4062809
2+ Races31431410
Native American575714

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 85.50%.

Munster Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$56,661$67,224$44,668
Less Than 9th Grade$31,555$31,814$21,836
High School Graduate$45,179$53,433$26,422
Some College$43,028$64,357$39,167
Bachelors Degree$63,476$79,474$53,028
Graduate Degree$81,024$90,301$72,136

$56,661

Average Earnings

$67,224

Average Male

$44,668

Average Female

Munster Earnings by Educational Attainment

Munster Language by Age

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Munster Language

82.81% of Munster residents speak only English, while 17.19% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.52% of the population.

Munster Language

Munster Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White17,2946813.94%
Hispanic2,8301746.15%
Multiple6679213.79%
Asian8678910.27%
Other786293.69%
Black836182.15%

4.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.15%

Male Poverty Rate

4.79%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Munster

The race most likely to be in poverty in Munster is Multiple, with 13.79% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Munster is Black, with 2.15% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.55%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.40%.

Munster Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School5.10%
Less Than 9th Grade3.43%
Some College3.31%
Bachelors or Greater3.30%

Munster Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed17.48%
Male Unemployed8.81%
Female Employed1.69%
Male Employed1.28%

Munster Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Munster Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$84,254$108,477
Families$105,129$128,452
Married Families$116,048-
Non Families$45,240$58,759
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Income by Household Type

Munster Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.2%

Male Marriage Rate

54.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Munster Married by Age and Sex

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Munster Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Munster Marital Status by Race

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Munster Marital Status

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1,149

Number of Veterans

1,116

Male Veterans

33

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam399
Korea182
First Gulf War139
World War II96
Second Gulf War93

Munster Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+550
65 to 74307
35 to 54205
55 to 6451
18 to 3436

Munster Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0776.94%
Hispanic1125.87%
Asian406.03%
Black182.46%
Native American1418.67%

Munster Veterans by Race

Munster Veterans by Education

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10.92%

Veteran Poverty Rate

46.27%

Veteran Disability Rate

Munster Veterans by Education

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63.9%

Labor Force Participation

61.4%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Munster Employment by Age

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Munster Employment by Race

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Munster 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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49.35%

Born in Munster

91.13%

Native Born

8.87%

Foreign Born

2.05%

Non Citizen

6.82%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.13% of Munster residents were born in the United States, with 49.35% having been born in Indiana. 2.05% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Munster Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202122,370-53-0.24%
202022,423-53-0.24%
201922,476-53-0.24%
201822,529-130-0.57%
201722,659-156-0.68%
201622,815-143-0.62%
201522,958-187-0.81%
201423,145-93-0.40%
201323,238-129-0.55%
201223,367-99-0.42%
201123,466-106-0.45%
201023,5722,0610.92%
200021,5111,5620.76%
199019,949-722-0.35%
198020,6714,1572.27%
197016,5146,2014.82%
196010,3135,5608.05%
19504,7532,95310.20%
19401,8000.00%

Munster Population by Year