Munster, IN

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Living in Munster

Munster is a medium-sized town located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 22,476 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Munster is the 40th largest community in Indiana.

Munster real estate is some of the most expensive in Indiana, although Munster house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Munster is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Munster is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Munster who work in management occupations (14.61%), sales jobs (11.17%), and office and administrative support (10.21%).

Also of interest is that Munster has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Because of many things, Munster is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Munster a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Munster has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Munster’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

For the size of the town, public transportation in Munster is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the train. For Munster, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.

Munster is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 45.37% of adults in Munster have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.

The per capita income in Munster in 2018 was $42,177, which is wealthy relative to Indiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $168,708 for a family of four.

Munster is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Munster home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Munster residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Munster also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 12.70% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Munster include German, Polish, Irish, Italian, and English.

The most common language spoken in Munster is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.