Best Places to Live in Munster, Indiana

National center - Northeastern Illinois along Lake Michigan
Pros
-Economic and cultural diversity
-Arts and culture
-Historic interest and preservation
Cons
-Harsh climate
-Cost of living
-Violent crime

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What Bert Has To Say About Chicago-Naperville-Elgin Metro Area

A world-class commercial, industrial and cultural city, Chicago functions as is a major national center and as the major regional center for America’s heartland. It originally emerged as a transport center for cargo headed west and agricultural products headed east by land and water. Although transportation technology has changed, the role has not. The city is the most important passenger and freight transport hub in the country with the largest number of air departures and the most rail traffic in the nation. The commercial and manufacturing economy stands out both for its size and diversity. Over 30 Fortune 500 companies in an assortment of industries have headquarters here. Factories and warehouses extend for miles from the downtown area. Chicago is also a major center for small manufacturing and business. There is probably no more diverse an economy in the country.


QUICK FACTS

City: Munster
Zip Codes: 46321
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 623 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Munster is 6.40% (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Munster jobs have increased by 0.96%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Munster's cost of living is 10.80% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Munster's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Munster's population is 22,984 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 15.21%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 29 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Munster is $206,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 1.40%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Munster public schools spend $10,712 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 20.2 students per teacher in Munster. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Munster

It's a good time to buy in Munster. Home Appreciation is up 1.2% in the last 12 months. Browse Munster Real Estate.

The median home price in Munster is $206,500. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Munster    4 Reviews
living in Munster - 7/26/2013
Munster is a very nice place to live. With many parks, bike paths, and social outlets there is something for everyone. Access to Chicago and its many suburbs provides... (Read More)

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Great Schools - 8/13/2009
Munster has some of the best schools in the state of Indiana. Paying low property taxes compared to many other NW Indiana cities and living so close to Chicago makes ... (Read More)

MUNSTER, IN ANYONE - 4/4/2006
I found what seems like a nice community to raise kids - Munster, IN any comments? I have a three year old and a 6 month old. comments on... (Read More)


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ZIP CODES IN MUNSTER, INDIANA
46321