Muncie Population By Year

Population Graph For Muncie, 1990 - 2022
Year Population Rank in US Growth Rate
2021 65,292 585 0.1%
2020 65,241 585 -0.7%
2010 70,085 464 -0.1%
2000 70,852 397 -0.1%
1990 71,828 320

Muncie Population Facts

What is the current population of Muncie?

Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Muncie is 65,292. Muncie, Indiana is the 585th largest city in the US.

What county is Muncie, Indiana in?

Muncie is located entirely in Delaware County.

What is the size of Muncie, Indiana in square miles?

Muncie has an area of 27.2 square miles.

What was the peak population of Muncie?

The peak population of Muncie was in 1990, when its population was 71,828. In 1990, Muncie was the 320th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 585th largest city in the US. Muncie is currently 9.1% smaller than it was in 1990.

How quickly is Muncie shrinking?

Muncie has shrunk 7.8% since the year 2000. Muncie, Indiana's growth is extremely below average. 95% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

What is the population density of Muncie, Indiana?

Muncie has a population density of 2,577 people per square mile.

Similarly Sized Cities In Indiana

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
325 Carmel 100,777 88.1%
447 Bloomington 79,968 12.5%
474 Hammond 76,984 -7.0%
526 Noblesville 70,926 135.9%
528 Lafayette 70,835 15.3%
552 Gary 68,325 -33.3%
585 Muncie 65,292 -7.8%
589 Greenwood 64,918 76.7%
649 Kokomo 59,691 27.3%
671 Terre Haute 58,525 -1.6%
727 Anderson 54,817 -8.0%
740 Elkhart 53,949 2.5%
780 Mishawaka 51,074 8.6%

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
579 Janesville, Wisconsin 65,942 9.1%
580 Union City, New Jersey 65,638 -2.1%
581 Lynwood, California 65,505 -6.3%
582 Lorain, Ohio 65,430 -4.7%
583 Victoria, Texas 65,377 8.0%
584 Kenner, Louisiana 65,364 -7.1%
585 Muncie, Indiana 65,292 -7.8%
586 Conway, Arkansas 65,121 49.1%
587 Malden, Massachusetts 65,074 15.5%
588 Cheyenne, Wyoming 65,051 21.7%
589 Greenwood, Indiana 64,918 76.7%
590 Brentwood, California 64,870 162.2%
591 Utica, New York 64,501 6.6%

Muncie Demographics

What is the voting age population of Muncie, Indiana?

The total voting age population of Muncie, Indiana, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 56,206. The voting age population is 46.9% male and 53.1% female.

What percentage of Muncie, Indiana residents are senior citizens?

According to the latest census statistics, 13.9% of the residents of Muncie are 65 or older.

What are the racial demographics of Muncie, Indiana?

The racial demographics of Muncie are 83.1% White, 11.1% Black, 3.4% Two or more races, 1.7% Asian, 0.5% Other, 0.1% American Indian and 0.1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 3.4% of the population identifies as Hispanic.

What percentage of Muncie, Indiana residents are below the poverty line?

In Muncie, 31.0% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 34.6%. On a per-household basis, 19.9% of families are below the poverty line in Muncie.

What percentage of Muncie, Indiana residents are in the labor force?

Among those aged 16 and older, 57.5% of Muncie residents are in the labor force.

What are the education levels among Muncie, Indiana residents?

Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 87.8% of Muncie residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 23.6% have a bachelor's degree and 10.8% have a graduate or professional degree.

What percentage of Muncie, Indiana residents speak a non-English language at home?

Among Muncie residents aged 5 and older, 4.1% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 1.9% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.1% speak an Asian language.

Muncie Income & Labor Statistics

What is the unemployment rate in Muncie, Indiana?

The unemployment rate in Muncie is 7.9%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.

What percentage of Muncie, Indiana residents work for the government?

In Muncie, 15.5% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.

What is the median income in Muncie, Indiana?

The median household income in Muncie is $33,944.

Muncie Housing & Rent Statistics

What percentage of housing units are owner-occupied in Muncie, Indiana?

In Muncie, 49.4% of housing units are occupied by their owners.

What percentage of housing units are rented in Muncie, Indiana?

Renters occupy 50.6% of housing units in Muncie.

What percentage of Muncie, Indiana housing units were built before 1940?

Of all the housing units in Muncie, 22.9% of them were build before 1940.

What percentage of Muncie, Indiana housing units were built after 2000?

In Muncie, 7.8% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 2,500 units.

What is the median monthly rent in Muncie, Indiana?

The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Muncie is $722.

What percentage of households in Muncie, Indiana have broadband internet?

In Muncie, 76.2% of households have an active broadband internet connection.


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