is a city located in Delaware County, Indiana
. As of the 2000
census, the city had a total population of 67,430. The city is the county seat
of Delaware County6
Geography\nMuncie is located at 40°11'36" North, 85°23'17" West (40.193243, -85.388194)1
According to the United States Census Bureau
, the city has a total area of 62.7 km²
). 62.6 km² (24.2 mi²) of it is land and 0.04% is water.
Demographics\nAs of the census
, there are 67,430 people, 27,322 households, and 14,589 families residing in the city. The population density
is 1,076.7/km² (2,788.2/mi²). There are 30,205 housing units at an average density of 482.3/km² (1,248.9/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 85.72% White, 10.97% African American
, 0.27% Native American
, 0.79% Asian
, 0.09% Pacific Islander, 0.67% from other races, and 1.49% from two or more races. 1.44% of the population are Hispanic
of any race.
There are 27,322 households out of which 23.7% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 36.4% are married couples living together, 13.0% have a female householder with no husband present, and 46.6% are non-families. 34.1% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.8% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.24 and the average family size is 2.86.
In the city the population is spread out with 19.8% under the age of 18, 24.6% from 18 to 24, 24.2% from 25 to 44, 18.3% from 45 to 64, and 13.2% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 29 years. For every 100 females there are 89.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 86.5 males.
The median income for a household in the city is $26,613, and the median income for a family is $36,398. Males have a median income of $30,445 versus $21,872 for females. The per capita income for the city is $15,814. 23.1% of the population and 14.3% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 24.2% are under the age of 18 and 9.7% are 65 or older.