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Muncie is a city in Delaware County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named after Indian tribe.
The latitude of Muncie is 40.193N. The longitude is -85.386W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 932 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 66,521.
The five Ball Brothers from Buffalo, NY, moved their families and their glass-making operations here, and soon took a leading role in economic and civic affairs. Ball State University was one recipient of their philanthropy.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Muncie demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Delaware County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Muncie area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 47305 ZIP code.
21% of Muncie residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Muncie ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Muncie was $15,814, compared with $21,587 nationally.
19% of Muncie residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Historic districts in Muncie include Emily Kimbrough Historic District, Old West End Historic District, Walnut Street Historic District, Westwood Historic District, Wysor Heights Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Muncie, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $380. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $661.
Libraries in Muncie include Genealogy, John F Kennedy Branch, Maring-Hunt Library, Vivian Conley Branch ... View libraries
Newspapers in Muncie include Star Press
TV stations in Muncie include WIPB.
National Public Radio programming is carried locally by WBST.
Delaware County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Muncie political report.
The average commute time for Muncie workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 7 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Muncie between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.0 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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