The City of Muncie had a population of 70,126 as of July 1, 2016. Muncie ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Indiana. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Muncie is located at latitude 40.1988 and longitude -85.3951 in Delaware County. The formal boundaries for the City of Muncie (see map below) encompass a land area of 27.41 sq. miles and a water area of 0.2 sq. miles. Delaware County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 951 feet.
The City of Muncie (GNIS ID: 2395138) has a C6 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that partially is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent or partially coextensive with a county subdivision but treated as independent of any county subdivision. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Muncie population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Muncie: Muncey Town, Munseetown, Munsey.
|Population in Households||61,349|
|Population in Familes||39,342|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||8,777|
|Average Household Size||2.22|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||32,137 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||13,750 (42.8%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||13,935 (43.4%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||4,452 (13.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$77,364|
|Average Home Value||$99,698|
|Median Household Income||$30,522|
|Average Household Income||$43,085|
|Per Capita Income||$17,737|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||-0.43%|
|Per Capita Income||1.55%|
The table below compares Muncie to the other 680 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 11||99th|
|Population Density1||# 44||94th|
|Diversity Index2||# 85||88th|
|Median Household Income||# 663||3rd|
|Per Capita Income||# 632||7th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Indiana Census Data Comparison Tool.