Muncie, IN

68,707 Population
27.4 square miles 2,507 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
1.0%
was 1.1%
Ranked 11th Highest in IN
Population Density
2,507
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
36.2%
was 36.7%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
3.1%
was 2.6%
Ranked 9th Highest in IN
Percent Under 18
14.8%
was 14.8%
Ranked 10th Highest in IN
Percent 65 and Over
14.5%
was 15.0%
Ranked 2nd Highest in IN

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
4
was 6.1
Ranked 13th Lowest in IN
Percent Living in Poverty
28.1%
was 32.7%
Ranked 9th Lowest in IN
Median Household Income
$31,373
was $26,292
Ranked 9th Highest in IN
Gini Income Distribution
 
49.9
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
33,077
was 33,461
Ranked 10th Highest in IN
Median Rent
$623
was $724
Ranked 11th Highest in IN
Total Building Permits
241
was 228
 
Occupied Housing Units
28,042
was 28,881
 
Homeownership Rate
55.1%
was 49.1%
Ranked 5th Highest in IN
Single Family Building Permits
15
was 12
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,206.9
was 1,220.6
Ranked 4th Highest in IN
Rental Vacancy Rate
28.5%
was 23.8%
Ranked 3rd Highest in IN
Multifamily Building Permits
226
was 216
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.2
was 2.2
Ranked 10th 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
93.3%
was 98.6%
Ranked 11th Highest in IN
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
90.1%
Ranked 4th Highest in IN
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 100%
Ranked 1st Highest in IN

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
87.0%
was 85.1%
Ranked 6th Highest in IN
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
24.9%
was 23.2%
Ranked 6th Highest in IN

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