Muncie, Indian Demographic Analysis

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Location and Geography

Located in east-central Indiana is Muncie. It is about 50 miles northeast from Indianapolis. Muncie was incorporated in 1865, and is located in Delaware county. Delaware county is named after the Delaware Indians. Delaware county is a total of 395.91 square miles. 0.95 percent of that land is water. The surface is very level, and the soil is pretty fertile.


The current population of Muncie, Indiana as of 2013 is 70,316. Population shrinkage has been a feature of Muncie and Delaware county for years. As people and residents of Indiana moved into other parts of the state, Indiana’s population had grown by over 9.7 percent, while Muncie’s population had contracted. Muncie’s unfortunate weakness, is that
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With over 140 graduate programs, Ball State University is a medium sized college, although it may feel like a big campus. It has a great academic program, along with great great internships and job opportunities. Students here also have a chance to interact with their career field before actually having to go into it. It has a great graduation rate and the campus not being too small or too big, it is a wonderful university to attend for all of these great reasons.


Muncie, Indiana, gets around 41 inches of rain per year. The US average is about 39 inches. Snowfall is 23 inches. The average US city gets 26 inches of snow per year. The number of days with any measurable precipitation is 121 days. On average, there are about 185 sunny days per year in Muncie, Indiana. The July high is around 85 degrees. The January low is 19 degrees. Muncie, Indiana has a humid continental climate with hot summers and no dry season.


Muncie is home to the Ball State Cardinals. A few of the notable sports include football, men’s basketball, and baseball. Muncie wa also once home to the Muncie Flyers, which are also known as the Congerville Flyers, a professional football team. They played in the National Football League from 1905 to 1925. They were also once home to a minor league hockey team named the Muncie Flyers. For a single season, that hockey team played in the International Hockey League from 1948 until

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