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Muncie, IN Metro Area

Counties include: Delaware

Largest City: Muncie (2012 population: 70,087)

Population per Square Mile: 299.6

Square Miles: 392.1

Population over TimeNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Yesterday (2010)117,671111.8%6,483,797
Today (2013)117,484111.8%6,570,902
Tomorrow (2020 projection)*116,719111.7%6,852,121
Percent Change 2010 to Today-0.2%10 1.3%

*Projection based on 2010 Census counts.
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau; Indiana Business Research Center

Components of Population Change, 2012-2013NumberRank of 12Percent of StateIndiana
Net Domestic Migration-1845 -1,179
Net International Migration12711 9,404
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)107110.4%25,992

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Population Estimates by Age, 2012NumberRank of 12Pct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
Preschool (0 to 4)6,230115.3%6.5%
School Age (5 to 17)16,8401014.3%17.8%
College Age (18 to 24)23,734820.2%10.1%
Young Adult (25 to 44)24,7871121.1%25.4%
Older Adult (45 to 64)27,7801223.7%26.5%
Seniors (65 and older)17,9931015.3%13.6%

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau; Indiana Business Research Center

Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2012NumberRank of 12Pct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
American Indian or Alaska Native Alone324120.3%0.4%
Asian Alone1,263111.1%1.8%
Black Alone8,28897.1%9.4%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone70100.1%0.1%
Two or More Race Groups2,373112.0%1.8%
Hispanic or Latino Origin (can be of any race)    

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Household TypesNumberRank of 12Pct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
Households in 2012 (includes detail not shown below)46,06812100.0%100.0%
Married With Children6,9281315.0%20.2%
Married Without Children13,5191129.3%30.1%
Single Parents4,20919.1%9.8%
Living Alone13,5481129.4%27.6%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year estimates.

HousingNumberRank of 12Pct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
Total Housing Units in 2012 (estimate)52,17211100.0%100.0%
Total Housing Units in 2012 (includes vacant units)52,36411100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied (Pct. distribution based on all housing units)29,8551057.0%62.6%
Renter Occupied (Pct. distribution based on all housing units)16,2131131.0%26.1%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year estimates.

EducationNumberRank of 12Percent of StateIndiana
School Enrollment (2012/2013 Total Reported) 15,605111.4%1,115,499

Sources: Indiana Department of Education; U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year estimates.

Income and PovertyNumberRank of 12Percent of StateIndiana
Per Capita Personal Income (annual) in 2012$32,3181184.8%$38,119
Welfare (TANF) Monthly Average Families in 2013220111.9%11,711
Food Stamp Recipients in 201320,391102.2%922,273
Free and Reduced Fee Lunch Recipients in 20138,167101.6%509,427

Sources: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis; U.S. Census Bureau; Indiana Family Social Services Administration; Indiana Department of Education

Health and Vital StatisticsNumberRank of 12Percent of StateIndiana
Births, 20111,294101.5%83,750
Births to Teens, 2011138111.7%8,010
Deaths, 20111,201102.1%58,154

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2012NumberRank of 12Percent of StateIndiana
Total Resident Labor Force54,245111.7%3,168,712
Annual Unemployment Rate9.54117.3%8.1
February 2014 Unemployment Rate7.83113.0%6.9

Source: STATS Indiana, using data from the Indiana Department of Workforce Development

Earnings by Industry, 2012 Earnings ($000)Pct Dist.
In Region
IMPORTANT: The BEA is no longer producing employment by industry for counties. For more information on the loss of data due to
sequestration, go to http://www.bea.gov/about/pdf/bea_fy2013_budget_impact.pdf.
Total by place of work$2,448,740100.0%
Wage and Salary$1,725,27870.5%
Farm Proprietors$33,3501.4%
Nonfarm Proprietors$228,8669.3%
  Accommodation, Food Serv.$75,7453.1%
  Arts, Ent., Recreation$9,1930.4%
  Health Care, Social Serv.$484,92419.8%
  Professional, Tech. Serv.$154,4216.3%
  Retail Trade$199,5588.1%
  Trans., Warehousing$61,5802.5%
  Wholesale Trade$65,3792.7%
  Other Private (not above)$395,726*16.2%*

Source: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis
* These totals do not include county data that are not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.

Residential Building Permits, 2012UnitsPct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
Cost ($000)State Cost ($000)
Total Permits Filed260100.0%100.0%$17,915$2,349,911
3- and 4-Family00.0%1.6%$0$15,508
5+ Family21683.1%23.1%$10,380$246,728

Notes: Detail cost may not sum to total due to rounding. Greene County does not currently issue building permits, so it is excluded.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Largest Cities and Towns in Muncie, IN Metro Area

in 2012
Percent of Region
* This place crosses county lines, so only population in this region is shown.
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