Munster, Indiana Population 2020

22,231

Munster is a city located in Indiana. With a 2020 population of 22,231, it is the 41st largest city in Indiana and the 1697th largest city in the United States. Munster is currently declining at a rate of -0.69% annually and its population has decreased by -5.81% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 23,603 in 2010. Munster reached it's highest population of 23,582 in 2010. Spanning over 8 miles, Munster has a population density of 2,947 people per square mile.

The average household income in Munster is $105,394 with a poverty rate of 4.42%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,110 per month, and the median house value is $222,700. The median age in Munster is 45.2 years, 41.7 years for males, and 47 years for females. For every 100 females there are 99.4 males.

Munster Demographics

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

  • White: 82.94%
  • Other race: 6.10%
  • Asian: 5.31%
  • Black or African American: 3.13%
  • Two or more races: 2.21%
  • Native American: 0.31%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Munster, Indiana is 22,231, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 22,539.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 23,603.

Munster, Indiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White18,94482.94%
Some Other Race1,3946.10%
Asian1,2125.31%
Black or African American7153.13%
Two or More Races5052.21%
American Indian and Alaska Native700.31%

Munster Population Pyramid 2020

Munster Median Age

45.2


Total

41.7


Male

47


Female

Munster Adults

There are 18,073 adults, (4,403 of whom are seniors) in Munster.

Munster Age Dependency

67.1

Age Dependency Ratio

32.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Munster Sex Ratio

Female

11,457

50.16%

Male

11,383

49.84%

Munster Households and Families

Munster Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Munster Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married93.6%6.4%
All87.5%12.5%
Non Family81.1%18.9%
Female80.9%19.1%
Male54.1%45.9%

87.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,6972.5887.5
Married5,0603.293.6
Non Family2,6011.2481.1
Female7532.9880.9
Male2832.854.1

3.13

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

4.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Munster Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2611.62%
9th to 12th Grade5373.33%
High School Graduate4,02624.94%
Some College2,74717.02%
Associates Degree1,3168.15%
Bachelors Degree4,65228.82%
Graduate Degree2,60416.13%

Munster Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White12,97412,4895,938
Hispanic1,7231,521471
Asian798744616
Other Race73158747
Black510444203
Multiple Races15315315
Native American565613

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 77.19%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$53,875$65,087$40,542
Less Than High School$31,632$31,618$
High School Grad$45,045$51,295$26,683
Some College$41,724$58,167$30,992
Bachelors Degree$62,525$76,515$43,937
Graduate Degree$85,817$97,188$73,354

$53,875

Average Earnings

$65,087

Average Male

$40,542

Average Female

Munster Language

Munster Language by Age

Munster Language

80.78% of Munster residents speak only English, while 19.22% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.98% of the population.

Munster Poverty

Munster Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White17,0165773.39%
Asian1,21222018.15%
Hispanic3,2421464.50%
Multiple49913727.45%
Other1,377483.49%
Black65491.38%

4.42%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.82%

Male Poverty Rate

4.01%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Munster

The race most likely to be in poverty in Munster is Multiple, with 27.45% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Munster is Black, with 1.38% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.23%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.60%.

Name Poverty
Some College5.21%
High School4.80%
Bachelors or Greater2.79%
Less Than High School1.78%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed24.00%
Female Unemployed14.19%
Female Employed1.12%
Male Employed1.06%

Munster Income

Munster Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$81,234$105,394
Families$99,386$125,222
Married Families$114,247-
Non Families$41,875$55,133

Munster Marital Status

Munster Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.8%

Male Marriage Rate

53.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Munster Married by Age and Sex

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

Munster Veterans

1,126

Number of Veterans

1,082

Male Veterans

44

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam391
Korea193
First Gulf War145
World War II79
Second Gulf War76
Name Veterans % of Total
White9886.49%
Hispanic1456.84%
Other757.49%
Asian323.21%
Black183.14%
Indian1318.57%

$Munster Veterans by Education

7.69%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.07%

Veteran Disability Rate

Munster Employment Status

63.4%

Labor Force Participation

60.5%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Munster 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

49.87%

Born in Indiana

89.21%

Native Born

10.79%

Foreign Born

2.76%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

89.21% of Munster residents were born in the United States, with 49.87% having been born in Indiana. 2.76% 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
202022,231-154-0.69%
201922,385-154-0.68%
201822,539-140-0.62%
201722,679-154-0.67%
201622,833-137-0.60%
201522,970-188-0.81%
201423,158-91-0.39%
201323,249-128-0.55%
201223,377-98-0.42%
201123,475-107-0.45%
201023,5822,0710.92%
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%