Munster is a town located in the North Township, Lake County, in Northwest Indiana in the United States. The town lies in the Chicago metropolitan area. The 2000 U.S. Census counted the town's population at 21,511. As of 2008, the town's population is estimated at 22,105. The town is home to the Community Hospital, The Centre for Visual and Performing Arts, The Times of Northwest Indiana newspaper, a PepsiAmericas bottling and distribution facility, and The Three Floyds Brewing Company.