Munster, Indiana Population 2024

23,446

Munster is a city located in Lake County Indiana. Munster has a 2024 population of 23,446. Munster is currently declining at a rate of -0.46% annually and its population has decreased by -1.84% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 23,886 in 2020.

The average household income in Munster is $134,442 with a poverty rate of 7.35%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Munster is 45.6 years, 45.4 years for males, and 45.6 years for females.

Munster Demographics

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

  • White: 77.07%
  • Two or more races: 6.84%
  • Asian: 6.56%
  • Black or African American: 6.06%
  • Other race: 2.56%
  • Native American: 0.91%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Indiana
Land Area (mi²)
7.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
3,107.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.84% (-440)
The current population of Munster, Indiana is 23,446 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 23,886.

Munster, Indiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White18,29077.07%
Two or more races1,6246.84%
Asian1,5576.56%
Black or African American1,4376.06%
Other race6082.56%
Native American2150.91%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Munster Population by Race

Munster Population Pyramid 2024

Munster Median Age

45.6

Total

45.4

Male

45.6

Female

Munster Adults

There are 19,236 adults, (4,712 of whom are seniors) in Munster.

Munster Age Dependency

63.4

Age Dependency Ratio

32.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Munster Sex Ratio

Female12,21351.46%
Male11,51848.54%

Munster Population by Age

Munster Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All9,2962.5186.513.5
Married5,3963.1395.94.1
Non Family2,9331.2175.124.9
Female745372.527.5
Male2223.1156.843.2
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3.09

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

86.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Munster Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Munster Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Munster Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 81.4%.

Munster Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$68,256

Average Earnings

$86,098

Average Male

$51,787

Average Female

Munster Earnings by Educational Attainment

Munster Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Munster Language

84.99% of Munster residents speak only English, while 15.01% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.73% of the population.

Munster Language

Munster Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White16,7761,0846.46%
Hispanic3,2273209.92%
Asian1,55721213.62%
Black1,368977.09%
Multiple1,619553.4%
Other546448.06%
Native215188.37%
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7.35%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.39%

Male Poverty Rate

6.36%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Munster

The race most likely to be in poverty in Munster is Asian, with 13.62% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Munster is Multiple, with 3.4% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.03%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.56%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.07%.

Munster Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School12.53%
Less Than 9th Grade9.21%
Some College6.46%
Bachelors or Greater3.86%
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Munster Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed28.33%
Female Unemployed15.9%
Male Employed2.69%
Female Employed2.08%
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Munster Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Munster Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Munster Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

54.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.6%

Male Marriage Rate

52.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Munster Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Munster Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,358

Number of Veterans

1,230

Male Veterans

128

Female Veterans

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Munster Veterans by War

count

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Munster Veterans by Age

count

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Munster Veterans by Race

Munster Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

11.24%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.79%

Veteran Disability Rate

Munster Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.5%

Labor Force Participation

59.1%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Munster Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Munster Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Munster Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

50.13%

Born in Munster

90.27%

Native Born

9.73%

Foreign Born

2.65%

Non Citizen

7.07%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.27% of Munster residents were born in the United States, with 50.13% having been born in Indiana. 2.65% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Munster Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202922,901-109-0.47%
202823,010-109-0.47%
202723,119-109-0.47%
202623,228-109-0.47%
202523,337-109-0.46%
202423,446-109-0.46%
202323,555-109-0.46%
202223,664-109-0.46%
202123,773-113-0.47%
202023,8861,3786.12%
201922,508-40-0.18%
201822,548-117-0.52%
201722,665-161-0.71%
201622,826-141-0.61%
201522,967-186-0.8%
201423,153-90-0.39%
201323,243-129-0.55%
201223,372-95-0.4%
201123,467-103-0.44%
201023,5702,0599.57%
200021,5111,5627.83%
199019,949-722-3.49%
198020,6714,15725.17%
197016,5146,20160.13%
196010,3135,560116.98%
19504,7532,953164.06%
19401,800
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Munster Population by Year