Muncie, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 138 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -11.0%
 
Males: 63  (46.1%)
Females: 75  (53.9%)
Median resident age:

33.3 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip code: 61857

Estimated median household income in 2017: $35,006 (it was $36,964 in 2000)
Muncie:

$35,006
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $19,362 (it was $14,822 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $63,634 (it was $47,000 in 2000)
Muncie:

$63,634
IL:

$195,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $74,995; detached houses: $75,874

Median gross rent in 2017: $589.

March 2019 cost of living index in Muncie: 84.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 10.5%
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  • Races in Muncie, IL (2010)
    • 14397.9%White alone
    • 21.4%Hispanic
    • 10.7%Two or more races
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Ancestries: American (77.3%), German (12.1%), English (2.8%), Belgian (1.4%), Swedish (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 01/14/1899

Elevation: 659 feet

Land area: 0.18 square miles.

Population density: 765 people per square mile   (low).

Muncie, Illinois map

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,406 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,011 (1.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Champaign, IL (22.0 miles , pop. 67,518).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Indianapolis, IN (92.8 miles , pop. 781,870).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (119.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Fithian, IL (1.2 miles ),
Oakwood, IL (1.9 miles ),
Fairmount, IL (2.2 miles ),
Ogden, IL (2.4 miles ),
Catlin, IL (2.8 miles ),
Homer, IL (2.9 miles ),
Royal, IL (2.9 miles ),
St. Joseph, IL (3.2 miles )

Latitude: 40.12 N, Longitude: 87.85 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 217

Distribution of median household income in Muncie, IL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Muncie, IL in 2017

Muncie satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $72,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $35,000
  • 2017: 2 buildings, average cost: $37,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Muncie, IL residents
Average permit cost in Muncie, IL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.3%
Illinois:

4.5%
Most common industries in Muncie, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (15.2%)
  • Construction (7.6%)
  • Food (7.6%)
  • Public administration (7.6%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (6.3%)
  • Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers (5.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.3%)
  • Food (13.3%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (11.1%)
  • Public administration (8.9%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (6.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.7%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (6.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (29.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (8.8%)
  • Health care (8.8%)
  • Social assistance (8.8%)
  • Chemicals (5.9%)
  • Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers (5.9%)
  • Gasoline stations (5.9%)
Most common occupations in Muncie, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7.6%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6.3%)
  • Food processing workers (6.3%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (3.8%)
  • Religious workers (3.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (11.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (8.9%)
  • Religious workers (6.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.4%)
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Media and communications workers (4.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (11.8%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (8.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.8%)
  • Child care workers (8.8%)
  • Food processing workers (8.8%)
  • Computer specialists (5.9%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (5.9%)

Average climate in Muncie, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Muncie, Illinois average temperatures Muncie, Illinois average precipitation Muncie, Illinois humidity Muncie, Illinois wind speed Muncie, Illinois snowfall Muncie, Illinois sunshine Muncie, Illinois clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 51.9. This is significantly better than average.

City:

51.9
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2000 was 2.04. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.04
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.9
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Muncie-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 76% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/20/1976, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.5 miles away from the Muncie village center injured 18 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.9 miles away from the village center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Muncie-area historical earthquake activity is near Illinois state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 115.1 miles away from Muncie center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 89.5 miles away from Muncie center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 147.2 miles away from Muncie center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 113.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 106.2 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 247.5 miles away from Muncie center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Vermilion County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Muncie topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Muncie:

  • VERMILION MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; DANVILLE, IL)
  • COLONIAL MANOR (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; DANVILLE, IL)
  • DANVILLE POLYCLINIC, LTD. (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; DANVILLE, IL)
  • PROVENA HOME CARE DANVILLE (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; DANVILLE, IL)
  • PRESENCE UNITED SAMARITANS MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 11 miles away; DANVILLE, IL)
  • PROVENA HOSPICE (Hospital, about 11 miles away; DANVILLE, IL)
  • UNITED SAMARITANS MED CENTER-LOGAN (Hospital, about 11 miles away; DANVILLE, IL)

Amtrak station near Muncie:

  • 12 miles: DANVILLE (MC DONALD'S, GILBERT ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Muncie:

  • Danville Area Community College (about 14 miles; Danville, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,229)
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (about 21 miles; Champaign, IL; FT enrollment: 47,528)
  • Parkland College (about 24 miles; Champaign, IL; FT enrollment: 7,326)
  • Eastern Illinois University (about 48 miles; Charleston, IL; FT enrollment: 9,414)
  • Indiana State University (about 51 miles; Terre Haute, IN; FT enrollment: 10,925)
  • Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology (about 52 miles; Terre Haute, IN; FT enrollment: 2,123)
  • Purdue University-Main Campus (about 54 miles; West Lafayette, IN; FT enrollment: 38,271)

Points of interest:

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Church in Muncie: Muncie Baptist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Vermilion County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This village:

2.3 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

61.9%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

7.9%
Whole state:

6.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 4.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Muncie:

Marital status in Muncie, IL
  • Never married: 30.3%
  • Now married: 52.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 1.2%
  • Divorced: 16.2%

For population 25 years and over in Muncie:

  • High school or higher: 88.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.9
Illinois average:

12.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Muncie, IL (based on Vermilion County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant17,20082
Mainline Protestant7,81742
Catholic3,8045
Black Protestant1,2858
Other5685
None50,951-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 16
This county:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 41
Here:

5.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 52
This county:

6.41 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.5%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Vermilion County:

28.1%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Vermilion County:

11.8%
Illinois:

14.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 9$236
Totals for Government 0$0 9$236

Muncie government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $10,000 ($72.46)
    General - Other: $6,000 ($43.48)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($21.74)
    Police Protection: $2,000 ($14.49)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,000 ($21.74)

Muncie government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $14,000 ($101.45)
    Highways: $4,000 ($28.99)
  • Tax - Property: $3,000 ($21.74)
    Public Utilities Sales: $2,000 ($14.49)

Muncie government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $258,000 ($1869.57)

3.62% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($35,122 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.62%
Illinois average:

4.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Champaign County, IL  0.71% ($42,804 average AGI)
from Cook County, IL  0.40% ($24,825)
from Iroquois County, IL  0.11% ($35,097)


4.55% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($39,084 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.55%
Illinois average:

5.50%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Champaign County, IL  0.86% ($42,775 average AGI)
to Cook County, IL  0.29% ($24,583)
to Fountain County, IN  0.17% ($43,959)

Strongest AM radio stations in Muncie:

  • WILL (580 AM; 5 kW; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BOARD OF TRUSTEES)
  • WITY (980 AM; 1 kW; DANVILLE, IL; Owner: VERMILION BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WDAN (1490 AM; 1 kW; DANVILLE, IL; Owner: NEUHOFF BROADCASTING - DANVILLE, INC)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Muncie:

  • WXLS (99.1 FM; DANVILLE, IL; Owner: I.A.I. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGNJ (89.3 FM; ST. JOSEPH, IL; Owner: GOOD NEWS RADIO, INC.)
  • WDNL (102.1 FM; DANVILLE, IL; Owner: NEUHOFF BROADCASTING - DANVILLE, INC)
  • WBGL (91.7 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE,INC)
  • WKIO (92.5 FM; URBANA, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WIXY (100.3 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WEVX (95.3 FM; RANTOUL, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WLRW (94.5 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WGKC (105.9 FM; MAHOMET, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WQQB (96.1 FM; RANTOUL, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WRHK (94.9 FM; DANVILLE, IL; Owner: NEUHOFF BROADCASTING - DANVILLE, INC)
  • WHMS-FM (97.5 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: D.W.S., INC.)
  • WKZS (103.1 FM; COVINGTON, IN; Owner: BENTON-WEATHERFORD BROADCASTING , INC., OF IN.)
  • W293AF (106.5 FM; DANVILLE, IL; Owner: TRUSTEES OF UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS)
  • WPCD (88.7 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: PARKLAND COLLEGE)
  • WFOF (90.3 FM; COVINGTON, IN; Owner: DOXA, INCORP.)
  • WEFT (90.1 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: WEFT/PRAIRIE AIR, INC.)
  • WPGU (107.1 FM; URBANA, IL; Owner: ILLINI MEDIA COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Muncie:

  • WICD (Channel 15; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: WICD LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WCIA (Channel 3; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF CHAMPAIGN, L.L.C.)
  • W52BR (Channel 52; CHAMPAIGN-URBANA, IL; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • WCCU (Channel 27; URBANA, IL; Owner: URBANA-CHAMPAIGN BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • W58DA (Channel 58; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W34CD (Channel 34; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W31BX (Channel 31; DANVILLE, IL; Owner: WAND(TV) PARTNERSHIP)
  • W07DD (Channel 7; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WILL-TV (Channel 12; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BD. OF TRUSTEES)
  • W32CM (Channel 32; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WBXC-CA (Channel 46; CHAMPAIGN/URBANA, IL; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)

Muncie fatal accident list:

Apr 19, 2002 04:49 PM, Us-150, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 19Number of bridges
  • 171ft / 51.5mTotal length
  • $2,148,000Total costs
  • 108,625Total average daily traffic
  • 31,647Total average daily truck traffic
  • 51,627Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Muncie, IL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 21930-1939
  • 81950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Muncie, IL

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • James E Fredrickson, N. 500 East Road (Lat: 40.121944 Lon: -87.844333), Type: 80.8, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: Salmon Pcs, LLC, Chevy- Chase, Phone: (301) 280-3361
  • James E Fredrickson, N. 500 East Road (Lat: 40.121944 Lon: -87.844333), Type: 80.8, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: Salmon Pcs, LLC, Chevy- Chase, Phone: (301) 280-3361

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KC9JVT, Licensee ID: L01174220, Grant Date: 06/06/2016, Expiration Date: 07/20/2026, Certifier: Chad D Wahls, Registrant: Chad D Wahls, Muncie, IL 61857

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Muncie, IL
  • 82.9%Utility gas
  • 15.7%Electricity
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Muncie, IL
  • 55.6%Electricity
  • 44.4%Utility gas


Muncie compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
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