Living in Murphysboro, IL

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Murphysboro, Illinois Info Snack

Population
7,757
Unemployment
10.7%
Poverty
19.6%
Median Home
$70,500
Median Income
$36,184
Median Rent
$594

Murphysboro SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
3
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
8
Safety
5
Amenities
8
Education
6
Commute
8.5

Murphysboro, IL Crime Report

169
Total Crimes
2,278.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
-8.00%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Murphysboro
/ 100k People
Illinois
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 169 2,278.5 2,253.4 2,476.7
Violent Crime 54 728.1 406.9 366.7
Murder 0 0.0 6.6 5.0
Robbery 5 67.4 98.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 47 633.7 254.0 250.2
Property Crime 115 1,550.5 1,846.5 2,109.9
Burglary 31 418.0 271.7 340.5
Larceny 82 1,105.6 1,426.6 1,549.5
Car Theft 2 27.0 148.2 219.9

Murphysboro, IL Cost Of Living

81
Murphysboro's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Murphysboro Illinois National Average
Overall 81 98 100
Services 91 98 100
Groceries 105 97 100
Health 92 100 100
Housing 46 95 100
Transportation 95 112 100
Utilities 101 97 100

Murphysboro, IL Photos

Liberty Theater In Murphysboro
Source: Public Domain

Rankings for Murphysboro in Illinois

Map Of Murphysboro, IL

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Population over time in Murphysboro

Year Population % Change
2019 7,757 -2.4%
2018 7,951 -0.0%
2017 7,952 -0.7%
2016 8,007 -0.6%
2015 8,055 -1.6%
2014 8,189 1.1%
2013 8,102 -0.8%
2012 8,166 -0.3%
2011 8,189 -2.2%
2010 8,375 -

Race / Ethnicity in Murphysboro

White
76.3% (5,922)
African American
14.0% (1,084)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
0.1% (11)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
2.7% (207)
Hispanic
6.9% (533)
Race Murphysboro IL USA
White 76.3% 61.3% 60.7%
African American 14.0% 14.0% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 0.1% 5.4% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.7% 1.9% 2.4%
Hispanic 6.9% 17.1% 18.0%

Gender in Murphysboro

Female
53.6% (4,160)
Male
46.4% (3,597)
Gender Murphysboro IL USA
Female 53.6% 50.9% 50.8%
Male 46.4% 49.1% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Murphysboro for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (232)
9-12th Grade
9.0% (698)
High School / GED
35.0% (2,714)
Some College
25.0% (1,939)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (620)
Bachelor's Degree
11.0% (853)
Master's Degree
6.0% (465)
Professional Degree
1.0% (77)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (155)
Education Murphysboro IL USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 9.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 35.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 25.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 11.0% 21.0% 20.0%
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%

Household Income For Murphysboro, Illinois

Less than $10,000
6.6% (51,134)
$10,000 to $14,999
5.5% (42,690)
$15,000 to $24,999
19.3% (149,885)
$25,000 to $34,999
17.0% (131,589)
$35,000 to $49,999
19.0% (147,540)
$50,000 to $74,999
14.2% (110,244)
$75,000 to $99,999
6.6% (50,900)
$100,000 to $149,999
7.6% (58,640)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.0% (15,715)
$200,000 or more
2.2% (17,357)
Income Murphysboro IL USA
Less than $10,000 6.6% 6.3% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 5.5% 3.8% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 19.3% 8.6% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 17.0% 8.4% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 19.0% 11.6% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 14.2% 16.7% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 6.6% 12.8% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 7.6% 16.1% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.0% 7.4% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 2.2% 8.3% 7.7%

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