About Munster, IL
Munster, IL is located in Livingston County in the state of Illinois.
The total City Population for Munster is about 20,133 with about 7 people per square mile.
The Average Home Value is $86,000, which is roughly 46% lower than the Average Home Value of $158,411 for the state of Illinois, and roughly 60% lower than the National Average of $217,072.
The Median Income Per Household is about $48,564, which is roughly 30% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $69,427 for the state of Illinois, and roughly 25% lower higher than the National Average of $65,026.
Demographic DetailsAverage # of People Per Household: 2.40
Male Population Estimate: 49%
Female Population Estimate: 51%
Median Age: 41.7
Male Median Age: 40.0
Female Median Age: 43.4
Racial Demographic Estimates
J. B. Pritzker
Voting Results by Party
NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Munster specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Livingston County: About 1.68053 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)
Average # of Violent Crimes for Livingston County: About 124.62 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)
Livingston County is about 57% lower than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 57% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.
Illinois is ranked #10 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 70.95 out of 100.
Wage PoliciesOverall Wage Policy Score: 61.76
The average living wage for the state of Illinois is $32.53/hr, while the states minimum wage is $11.00/hr, which can be set above the state standard, and is extended to farm workers. This gives Illinois a minimum wage score of 62.16 compared to all other states.
The minimum wage for tipped employees is $6.60/hr, which gives Illinois a minimum wage for tipped employees score of 48.44 compared to all other states.
The weekly unemployment (UI) benefit for Illinois is $232.80, resulting in a UI benefit score of 54.57 compared to all other states.
Worker Protection PoliciesOverall Worker Protection Score: 71.43
✓ Illinois does offer protections for workplace breastfeeding.
✓ Illinois does mandate equal pay across gender and race.
✓ Illinois does prohibit pay secrecy practices in the workplace.
✓ Illinois does restrict access to salary history to reduce gender and racial bias.
X Illinois does provide some form of paid family leave.
X Illinois does provide some form of paid sick leave.
X Illinois does not provide flexible scheduling of worker shifts.
X Illinois does not mandate pay reporting or "call-in" pay by employers.
X Illinois does not provide split shift pay regulation.
X Illinois does not provide workers advanced notice of shift scheduling.
✓ Illinois does provide some form of sexual harassment protection in state law.
✓ Illinois does extend workers compensation mandates to farmworkers.
✓ Illinois does not extend worker protections to domestic workers.
Right To Organize PoliciesOverall Right To Organize Score: 70
✓ Illinois does legalize project labor agreements to ensure a fair wage to workers on contract.
✓ Illinois does not protect workers against wage theft retaliation.
✓ Illinois does partially require collective bargaining for public workers.
✓ Illinois does provide collective bargaining for teachers.
✓ Illinois does provide wage negotiations for teachers.
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Additional Location DetailsZip Code(s): 61364
TimeZone: Central (GMT -06:00)
Daylight Saving: Yes
Average Elevation: 621.0 ft.
Area Code(s): 815, 779