Muenster (/ˈmʌnstər/ MUN-stər) is a primarily German Catholic city in western Cooke County, Texas, United States, along U.S. Route 82. The population was 1,544 at the 2010 census.
Muenster is located in western Cooke County at 33°39′03″N 97°22′32″W / 33.650937°N 97.375659°W / 33.650937; -97.375659.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.5 square miles (6.6 km), of which 2.3 acres (9,506 m), or 0.14%, is covered by water.
As of the census of 2000, 1,556 people, 588 households, and 401 families resided in the city. The population density was 1,209.3 people per square mile (465.7/km). The 628 housing units averaged 488.1 per square mile (188.0/km). The racial makeup of the city was 97.62% White, 0.13% Native American, 0.51% Asian, 0.71% from other races, and 1.03% from two or more races. About 2.19% of the population was Hispanic or Latino of any race.
Of the 588 households, 35.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.1% were married couples living together, 7.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.8% were not families. Around 28.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 17.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.57 and the average family size was 3.20.
In the city, the population was distributed as 29.5% under the age of 18, 6.0% from 18 to 24, 26.9% from 25 to 44, 18.3% from 45 to 64, and 19.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females, there were 88.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 83.8 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $39,125, and for a family was $48,000. Males had a median income of $29,688 versus $22,697 for females. The per capita income for the city was $20,638. About 4.3% of families and 5.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.7% of those under age 18 and 8.1% of those age 65 or over.