Munster Real Estate
Munster, Indiana Real Estate and Community Information
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In 1870 one of the town’s residents originally from the Netherlands opened a General Store, offering groceries, hardware, dry goods, and the first post office services in the area. The resident-turned-shopkeep’s name was Jacob Munster, who up until ten years earlier had still employed the less Anglicized, more traditional spelling of the family name, Monster.
Parks and Recreation
Munster has one of the most extensive Parks and Recreation Departments in Northwest Indiana, and is focused solely on supporting the physical and emotional health of all the town’s residents. Programs offered through the department include many first time as well as annually recurring attractions like the fall Bridal show, annual car shows, and The Grape Escape, a gathering of regional wine and food accompanied by live music. For the athlete there are soccer, softball, and baseball leagues. Don’t forget the Farmer’s Market happening weekly from May through September.
Centennial Park is Munster’s largest and newest town park, with attractions for the whole family. For the family golfer the 9-hole golf course and accompanying driving range was designed by classic rocker Ted Nugent. Facilities also feature banquet hall, soccer fields, playground, restaurant, dog park, walking trails, fishing and more!
According to City-Data.com the median household income for Munster homes from a 2009 study shows an income of $70,125 compared to $45,424 for all of Indiana.
Median home values for Munster in the same time frame were $204,330 compared to $123,100 for the rest of the state.
For current, up to date information on homes for sale in Munster visit the links to the left or contact our office to set up an appointment.
Schools, Health, Transportation
Hospitals and Medical Centers located in Munster include the Community Hospital at 901 Mac Arthur Blvd.; the Franciscan Physicians Hospital at 701 Superior Ave.; and Surgical Hospital of Munster located, 7847 Calumet Ave.
Amtrak stations near Munster include the Dyer station on Sheffield Rd. in Dyer, the Homewood station at 181 1st St. & Park Ave., and the Hammond-Whiting station, located at 1135 Calumet Ave. in Hammond.
Colleges and Universities near Munster include Purdue University-Calumet Campus in Hammond; South Suburban College in South Holland, Illinois; Prairie State College in Chicago Heights, Illinois; Indiana University-Northwest in Gary; Ivy Tech Community College-Northwest, also in Gary; City Colleges of Chicago-Olive-Harvey College in Chicago; and Chicago State University, also in Chicago.
For current, up to date information on local public elementary through high schools please click on the links below.
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