Living in Murray, KY

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Updated: 2020-03-11

Murray SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
6
Affordability
3
Diversity
7
Safety
7
Amenities
8.5
Education
8
Commute
10

Murray, KY Cost Of Living

92
Murray's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average

Murray, Kentucky Info Snack

Murray is a home rule-class city in Calloway County, Kentucky, in the United States. It is the seat of Calloway County and the 20th-largest city in Kentucky. The city's population was 17,741 during the 2010 U.S. census, and its micropolitan area's population was 37,191.
Population
19,037
Unemployment
4.6%
Poverty
34.1%
Median Home
$153,000
Median Income
$29,384
Median Rent
$675

Murray, KY Photos

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Rankings for Murray in Kentucky

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Map Of Murray, KY

Population over time in Murray

Year Population % Change
2017 19,037 0.7%
2016 18,900 0.9%
2015 18,726 1.1%
2014 18,515 0.8%
2013 18,375 2.9%
2012 17,858 0.9%
2011 17,706 0.9%
2010 17,555 1.1%
2009 17,366 -

Race / Ethnicity in Murray

White
85.2% (16,224)
African American
5.4% (1,029)
American Indian
0.3% (60)
Asian
2.8% (531)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
3.4% (651)
Hispanic
2.8% (542)
Race Murray KY USA
White 85.2% 84.8% 61.1%
African American 5.4% 7.9% 12.3%
American Indian 0.3% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 2.8% 1.4% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.4% 2.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 2.8% 3.6% 17.8%

Household Income For Murray, Kentucky

Less than $10,000
21.1% (402,261)
$10,000 to $14,999
10.8% (204,753)
$15,000 to $24,999
14.5% (276,135)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.0% (172,014)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.9% (245,811)
$50,000 to $74,999
13.2% (251,715)
$75,000 to $99,999
7.3% (138,470)
$100,000 to $149,999
7.1% (134,981)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.1% (59,842)
$200,000 or more
0.9% (17,711)
Income Murray KY USA
Less than $10,000 21.1% 8.8% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 10.8% 6.1% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 14.5% 11.5% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.0% 10.9% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.9% 14.1% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 13.2% 17.8% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 7.3% 11.6% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 7.1% 11.9% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.1% 3.9% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 0.9% 3.5% 7.0%

Gender in Murray

Female
50.7% (9,658)
Male
49.3% (9,378)
Gender Murray KY USA
Female 50.7% 50.8% 50.8%
Male 49.3% 49.2% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Murray for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
7.0% (1,332)
9-12th Grade
6.0% (1,142)
High School / GED
27.0% (5,139)
Some College
23.0% (4,378)
Associate's Degree
4.0% (761)
Bachelor's Degree
18.0% (3,426)
Master's Degree
10.0% (1,903)
Professional Degree
1.0% (190)
Doctorate Degree
4.0% (761)
Education Murray KY USA
< 9th Grade 7.0% 6.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 6.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 27.0% 33.0% 27.0%
Some College 23.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 4.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 18.0% 14.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 10.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 4.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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