Murray, KY
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Murray, Kentucky Info Snack

Population
19,171
Unemployment
3.7%
Poverty
31.7%
Median Home
$157,500
Median Income
$30,576
Median Rent
$704

Murray SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
6
Affordability
3
Diversity
7
Safety
8
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
Living Expense Murray Kentucky National Average
Overall 92 89 100
Services 99 100 100
Groceries 100 91 100
Health 92 90 100
Housing 72 70 100
Transportation 95 99 100
Utilities 109 98 100

Murray, KY Photos

Murray Ky Csa Monument
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Roy Stewart Stadium In Murrayc Kentucky
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Rankings for Murray in Kentucky

Map Of Murray, KY

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Population over time in Murray

Year Population % Change
2019 19,171 0.7%
2018 19,037 0.7%
2017 18,900 0.9%
2016 18,726 1.1%
2015 18,515 0.8%
2014 18,375 2.9%
2013 17,858 0.9%
2012 17,706 0.9%
2011 17,555 1.1%
2010 17,366 -

Race / Ethnicity in Murray

White
85.3% (16,353)
African American
6.0% (1,159)
American Indian
0.1% (20)
Asian
2.2% (413)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
3.5% (669)
Hispanic
2.9% (557)
Race Murray KY USA
White 85.3% 84.6% 60.7%
African American 6.0% 8.0% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 2.2% 1.5% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.5% 2.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 2.9% 3.7% 18.0%

Gender in Murray

Female
51.5% (9,867)
Male
48.5% (9,304)
Gender Murray KY USA
Female 51.5% 50.8% 50.8%
Male 48.5% 49.2% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Murray for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
6.0% (1,150)
9-12th Grade
5.0% (958)
High School / GED
28.0% (5,367)
Some College
23.0% (4,409)
Associate's Degree
5.0% (958)
Bachelor's Degree
17.0% (3,259)
Master's Degree
11.0% (2,108)
Professional Degree
1.0% (191)
Doctorate Degree
4.0% (766)
Education Murray KY USA
< 9th Grade 6.0% 6.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 5.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 28.0% 33.0% 27.0%
Some College 23.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 5.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 17.0% 14.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 11.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 4.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Murray, Kentucky

Less than $10,000
18.6% (356,240)
$10,000 to $14,999
10.1% (193,425)
$15,000 to $24,999
16.2% (311,380)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.2% (177,328)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.0% (250,159)
$50,000 to $74,999
13.7% (263,353)
$75,000 to $99,999
7.9% (150,940)
$100,000 to $149,999
6.9% (131,940)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.3% (63,595)
$200,000 or more
1.0% (18,735)
Income Murray KY USA
Less than $10,000 18.6% 8.3% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 10.1% 5.8% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 16.2% 11.1% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.2% 10.5% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.0% 13.8% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 13.7% 17.7% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 7.9% 12.1% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 6.9% 12.5% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.3% 4.3% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 1.0% 3.9% 7.7%

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