Muncie, Indiana 

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-1.1% since 2020

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8.9 / 4.9

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Best Places to Live in Muncie, Indiana

Muncie, Indiana is a vibrant city located in the heart of east-central Indiana. This lively community offers its residents plenty of exciting attractions and activities to enjoy. From outdoor recreation like White River Greenway Trail to an abundance of shopping options at Hamilton Town Center, there’s something for everyone here. Muncie also boasts numerous cultural and educational attractions such as Minnetrista Cultural Centre and Ball State University. With its strong economy, excellent education system and abundant amenities, it's no wonder why so many people choose to call Muncie their home! Small town/College town - Northeast Indiana, about 60 miles northeast of Indianapolis.
State: Indiana
County: Delaware County
Metro Area: Muncie Metro Area
City: Muncie
Zip Codes: 47304 47306 47305
Cost of Living: -28.5% lower
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 700 ft above sea level

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Muncie, In Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
All Single Family Homes
College-town amenities
Small-town atmosphere
Cost of living and housing
Low educational attainment
Winter climate

What Bert Has To Say About Muncie Metro Area

Muncie is an agricultural center with a college-town element and a variety of industries. In the 19th century the Ball family started manufacturing canning jars, and Ball jars are still the world standard. The family business endowed Ball State University, a mid-sized school with an attractive campus and and good reputation. The college-town influence and private endowments bring above-average healthcare and a few arts amenities. The Cost of Living Index is one of the lowest in the state and a good value for what’s available. Housing is also very reasonable.


The unemployment rate in Muncie is 5.5% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Muncie jobs have increased by 1.1%. More Economy

Compared to the rest of the country, Muncie's cost of living is 28.5% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Muncie's Cost of Living

June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Muncie, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

In the last Presidential election, Delaware county remained strongly Republican, 55.5% to 42.4%. More Voting Stats

Muncie's population is 65,571 people. Since 2020, it has had a population decline of 1.1%. Learn More...

Average Commute time is 18.9 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

The median home cost in Muncie is Real Estate: $123,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 13.0%.

Muncie public schools spend $13,660 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.6 students per teacher in Muncie. More Education

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Housing Market in Muncie

It's a good time to buy in Muncie. Home Appreciation is up 13.0% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Muncie is $123,900.
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Reviews for Muncie   10 Reviews
Great spot in the middle of the country - 8/6/2021
We moved from Chicago to Muncie and we absolutely love it. The housing prices, taxes, proximity to major cities are all hard to... Read More

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Muncie - 2/17/2013
Muncie offers a nice home town feel with four season... Read More

Muncie - 1/8/2013
Stay away from Muncie, Indiana. The houses might be cheap, (there's a reason) but the roads are terrible, the cost of living is not any different than anywhere else. The... Read More

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