Munster Population

23,761 residents

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Median Income


School Rating

10/10 Rating

All About Munster IN

Munster Indiana 46321 is located on the border of the Indiana/Illinois state line, and is considered within the Chicago metropolitan area. Its 24,000 residents rank among the top earners in Lake County, prompted by the easy access to Chicago jobs.  Community resources such as Centennial Park, a community pool, and The Center for Visual and Performing Arts, along with Five Star schools make Munster a sought-after town.


Munster Schools

Public Schools In Munster Indiana


Munster High School

8808 Columbia Ave., Grades 9-12

Website  –  (219) 836-3200



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School Colors

Red and White

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Wright Middle School

6-8, 8650 Columbia Ave.

(219) 836-6260

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Eads Elementary

K-5, 8000 Jackson Ave.

(219) 836-8635

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Elliott Elementary

K-5, 8718 White Oak Ave.

(219) 838-5250

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Hammond Elementary

K-5, 1301 Fran Lin Pkwy.

(219) 838-2060

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All school data from SchoolDigger.com and publicschoolreview.com

Private Schools In Munster

St Thomas More School

PreK-8, 8435 Calumet Ave., (219) 836-9151

St Pauls Lutheran School

PreK-8, 8601 Harrison Ave., (219) 836-6270

Colleges And Universities

Jeremi College

Occupational Education

1544 45th St.

(219) 237-2929



Wicker Memorial Park. Photo Credit: Denise Mathews with NWIndianaLiving.com

Parks In Munster IN

  • Beach Park – 8101 Beech Ave
  • Bluebird Park – 1900 Holly Ln
  • Briar Creek Park – 10299 Fox Run
  • Burlwood Park – 10139 Burlwood Dr
  • Circle Park – 1700 Inner Circle
  • Cobblestones Park – 801 Treadway
  • Frank Hammond Park – 1101 Fran-Lin Pkwy
  • Grove Park – 8201 Tapper Ave
  • John Friend Park at Westlakes
  • Kiwanis Park – 213 Timrick Dr
  • Orchard Park – 8807 White Oak Ave
  • Stewart Park – 1600 Fran-Lin Pkwy
  • Sunnyside Park – 7800 Hohman Ave
  • Twin Creek Park – 9747 Twin Creek Blvd
  • West Lakes Park – 9701 Margo Ln
  • Community Park Social Center – 8751 Lions Club Dr


map showing where the popular highland indiana neighrborhoods are located

Neighborhoods In Munster

  • Briar Crossing
  • Briar Ridge Country Club
  • Fairmeadow
  • HollywoodHill and Vale Estates
  • Independence Park
  • Maynard
  • West Lakes
  • White Oak Estates


Munster Community Resources

  • Police Department
  • Fire Departments
  • Munster Town Hall
  • Munster Post Office
  • Munster Public Library

Real Estate Market

Housing Market In Munster

The housing market in Munster Indiana is hot, hot, hot as always! Homes for sale in Munster generally sell very quickly. 

Munster is a sought-after community to live in and this demand helps retain and grow the value of homes.

Median Home Values


Home values are on the rise in Munster. The median value rose over 1% since last month and 11.5% in the last 12 months, according to RPR data analysis. The median value of homes in Munster IN is now the highest it’s ever been at just over $290,000.

While the growth flatlined during the initial period when interest rates rose in 2022, Munster home values have rebounded nicely for the summer homebuying season.

Given the shortage of homes for sale in The Region, Munster homes should be in demand, and grow in value.

Monthly Highland Real Estate Market Overview

Whether you are thinking about buying a house in Munster or already own your own home here, it’s important to know what’s going on in the local real estate market. The charts below shows 30 day activity and six month trends of homes listed for sale in Munster Indiana.


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Map Of Munster IN