Muncie, IN

69,701 Population
27.4 square miles 2,574.6 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2014 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
1.1%
was 1.1%
Ranked 11th Highest in IN
Population Density
2,574.6
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
38.7%
was 36.7%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
1.5%
was 2.6%
Ranked 11th Highest in IN
Percent Under 18
18.9%
was 14.8%
Ranked 10th Highest in IN
Percent 65 and Over
12.3%
was 15.0%
Ranked 6th Highest in IN

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
5
was 6.1
Ranked 18th Lowest in IN
Percent Living in Poverty
33.9%
was 32.7%
Ranked 10th Lowest in IN
Median Household Income
$32,334
was $26,292
Ranked 9th Highest in IN
Gini Income Distribution
 
43.1
48.9
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
411.1
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
4,292.1
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
33,002
was 33,461
Ranked 9th Highest in IN
Median Rent
$730
was $724
Ranked 8th Highest in IN
Total Building Permits
241
was 228
 
Occupied Housing Units
26,791
was 28,881
 
Homeownership Rate
50.6%
was 49.1%
Ranked 8th Highest in IN
Single Family Building Permits
15
was 12
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,204.2
was 1,220.6
Ranked 4th Highest in IN
Rental Vacancy Rate
31.9%
was 23.8%
Ranked 3rd Highest in IN
Multifamily Building Permits
226
was 216
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.4
was 2.2
Ranked 7th Highest in IN
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
7.2
was 7.1
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
3.4
was 3.3
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
94.1%
was 98.6%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
86.9%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.6%
was 100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
88.7%
was 85.1%
Ranked 4th Highest in IN
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
21.5%
was 23.2%
Ranked 8th Highest in IN

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