Munster is a medium-sized town located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 22,717 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 a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 85.27% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Munster is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Munster who work in management occupations (15.06%), office and administrative support (13.03%), and sales jobs (11.62%).
Because of many things, Munster is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Munster really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Munster perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Like elsewhere in America, most people in Munster use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of Munster‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding the train. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.
The education level of Munster ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Munster, 42.68% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.
The per capita income in Munster in 2010 was $39,915, which is wealthy relative to Indiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $159,660 for a family of four. However, Munster contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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 Asian. Munster also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 14.51% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Munster include German, Irish, Polish, Italian, and English.
The most common language spoken in Munster is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.