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Muenster is a city in Cooke County, in the Gainesville metro area.

The community was named after city in Germany

The latitude of Muenster is 33.651N. The longitude is -97.376W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,001 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,645.


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Median household income
Local
$39,125
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Muenster demographic reports
Founded as a German Catholic colony

Oil was discovered here in the 1930s

Local festivals include:
  • Germanfest - April 27-29, 2007
Dates often change. Check Muenster web sites and events links in the sections below.
Muenster attractions: Y.O. Ranch
Historic sites and museums: Muenster Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Muenster demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Cooke County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 76252 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

62% of Muenster residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Muenster ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Muenster was $20,638, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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16% of Muenster residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Muenster, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $360.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $865.


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Libraries in Muenster include Muenster Public Library ... View libraries

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Cooke County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Muenster political report.

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The average commute time for Muenster workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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