Living in Murphysboro, IL

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Updated: 2020-03-11

Murphysboro SnackAbility

4
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
4
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
8
Safety
4
Amenities
8
Education
7
Commute
8.5

Murphysboro, IL Crime Report

284
Total Crimes
3,781.1
Total Crimes / 100k People
47.22%
Above National Average

Murphysboro, IL Cost Of Living

81
Murphysboro's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average

Murphysboro, Illinois Info Snack

Murphysboro is a city in and the county seat of Jackson County, Illinois, United States. The population was 7,970 at the 2010 census. The city is part of the Metro Lakeland area. The mayor of Murphysboro is Will Stephens. The government consists of the mayor and 10 city aldermen.
Population
7,951
Unemployment
9.3%
Poverty
16.9%
Median Home
$68,800
Median Income
$39,104
Median Rent
$680

Murphysboro, IL Photos

Source: Public Domain

Rankings for Murphysboro in Illinois

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Map Of Murphysboro, IL

Population over time in Murphysboro

Year Population % Change
2017 7,951 -0.0%
2016 7,952 -0.7%
2015 8,007 -0.6%
2014 8,055 -1.6%
2013 8,189 1.1%
2012 8,102 -0.8%
2011 8,166 -0.3%
2010 8,189 -2.2%
2009 8,375 -
Crime/100k Murphysboro IL USA
Violent Crime 705.6 404.1 368.9
Murder 0.0 6.9 5.0
Robbery 53.3 111.5 86.2
Aggravated Assault 532.6 239.7 246.8
Property Crime 3075.5 1932.8 2199.5
Burglary 1091.7 306.7 376.0
Larceny 1917.2 1472.3 1594.6
Car Theft 66.6 153.8 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Murphysboro

White
80.0% (6,362)
African American
13.9% (1,106)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
0.0% (0)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
3.1% (247)
Hispanic
3.0% (236)
Race Murphysboro IL USA
White 80.0% 61.6% 61.1%
African American 13.9% 14.0% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 0.0% 5.3% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.1% 1.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 3.0% 17.0% 17.8%

Household Income For Murphysboro, Illinois

Less than $10,000
7.0% (56,042)
$10,000 to $14,999
7.4% (58,844)
$15,000 to $24,999
15.7% (124,927)
$25,000 to $34,999
15.3% (121,424)
$35,000 to $49,999
21.0% (167,192)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.6% (140,105)
$75,000 to $99,999
5.7% (45,300)
$100,000 to $149,999
5.7% (45,067)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.9% (14,944)
$200,000 or more
2.7% (21,249)
Income Murphysboro IL USA
Less than $10,000 7.0% 6.5% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 7.4% 4.0% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 15.7% 8.9% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 15.3% 8.6% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 21.0% 12.0% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.6% 17.2% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 5.7% 12.7% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 5.7% 15.6% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.9% 6.9% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 2.7% 7.6% 7.0%

Gender in Murphysboro

Female
52.5% (4,173)
Male
47.5% (3,778)
Gender Murphysboro IL USA
Female 52.5% 50.9% 50.8%
Male 47.5% 49.1% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Murphysboro for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.0% (397)
9-12th Grade
7.0% (556)
High School / GED
34.0% (2,703)
Some College
21.0% (1,669)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (715)
Bachelor's Degree
15.0% (1,192)
Master's Degree
6.0% (477)
Professional Degree
1.0% (79)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (159)
Education Murphysboro IL USA
< 9th Grade 5.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 7.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 34.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 21.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 15.0% 21.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 6.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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