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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 23,664 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Munster is the 42nd 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.

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.

A relatively large number of people in Munster telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 9.28% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

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.

The education level of Munster ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Munster, 45.85% 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 2018 was $48,115, which is wealthy relative to Indiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $192,460 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 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 14.20% 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.