Murray, Utah Population 2019

Murray, Utah's estimated population is 49,308 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Murray, Utah is the 15th largest city in Utah based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 4001.33 people/mi² (1544.92 people/km²).

The overall median age is 35.9 years, 35.6 years for males, and 36.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 89.8 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were households in the city, with an average size of 2.57 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was %, with a median rent of $/month. The median house has rooms, and has a value of $.

The median income for households in Murray, Utah is $57,662, while the mean household income is $77,086.

Murray Ut Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Murray Ut was:

  • White: 88.35%
  • Two or more races: 3.42%
  • Other race: 2.73%
  • Asian: 2.17%
  • Black or African American: 1.91%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 1.02%
  • Native American: 0.39%

How Many People Live in Murray, Utah?

49,308
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201849,308-63-0.13%
201749,3712100.43%
201649,1611180.24%
201549,0432930.60%
201448,7501860.38%
201348,5643490.72%
201248,2151,0742.28%
201147,1414160.89%
201046,72512,7013.22%
200034,0242,7420.84%
199031,2825,5321.97%
198025,7504,5441.96%
197021,2064,4002.35%
196016,8067,8006.44%
19509,0063,2664.61%
19405,7405681.05%
19305,1725881.21%
19204,5845271.23%
19104,0570.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White43,326
Two or More Races1,677
Some Other Race1,341
Asian1,065
Black or African American939
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander501
American Indian and Alaska Native189

Murray Ut Population Pyramid 2019

Murray Ut Median Age

35.9


Total

35.6


Male

36.5


Female

Murray Ut Adults

There are 38,455 adults, (7,898 of whom are seniors) in Murray Ut.

Murray Ut Age Dependency

60.5

Age Dependency Ratio

25.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Murray Ut Sex Ratio

Female

25,843

52.70%

Male

23,195

47.30%

Murray Ut Households and Families

Murray Ut Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Murray Ut Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.3%21.7%
All64.3%35.7%
Male55.1%44.9%
Non Family54.8%45.2%
Female43.7%56.3%

64.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All19,0022.5764.3
Married8,8323.2478.3
Non Family6,8361.3154.8
Female2,3743.3443.7
Male9603.5355.1

3.16

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

6.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Murray Ut Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4981.49%
9th to 12th Grade2,0306.09%
High School Graduate7,87523.62%
Some College9,35728.07%
Associates Degree3,0839.25%
Bachelors Degree6,72020.16%
Graduate Degree3,77511.32%

Murray Ut Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White28,22426,5949,096
Hispanic3,0402,298469
Other Race711505157
Asian702667438
Multiple Races617519145
Black459389152
Islander28828874
Native American13013076

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 62.39%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,319$43,500$29,980
Less Than High School$22,871$27,115$21,060
High School Grad$32,137$37,872$28,498
Some College$31,312$34,410$27,292
Bachelors Degree$48,550$72,434$35,079
Graduate Degree$53,868$61,323$50,281

$36,319

Average Earnings

$43,500

Average Male

$29,980

Average Female

Murray Ut Language

Murray Ut Language by Age

Murray Ut Language

87.70% of Murray Ut residents speak only English, while 12.30% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.68% of the population.

Murray Ut Poverty

Murray Ut Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White39,2003,7989.69%
Hispanic5,67495716.87%
Other1,33735426.48%
Black91324727.05%
Asian1,06514213.33%
Islander50114027.94%
Multiple1,628513.13%

10.87%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.21%

Male Poverty Rate

10.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Murray Ut

The race most likely to be in poverty in Murray Ut is Islander, with 27.94% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Murray Ut is Multiple, with 3.13% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.09%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.84%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.53%
High School9.96%
Some College8.54%
Bachelors or Greater5.48%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed24.15%
Male Unemployed18.24%
Female Employed8.24%
Male Employed6.14%

Murray Ut Income

Murray Ut Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$57,662$77,086
Families$71,609$89,385
Married Families$83,757$104,017
Non Families$40,380$49,936

Murray Ut Marital Status

Murray Ut Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.2%

Male Marriage Rate

44.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Murray Ut Married by Age and Sex

Murray Ut Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Murray Ut Marital Status by Race

Murray Ut Veterans

2,397

Number of Veterans

2,302

Male Veterans

95

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam843
First Gulf War410
World War II340
Second Gulf War304
Korea253

Murray Ut Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,1946.35%
Hispanic1513.89%
2 or More9711.47%
Asian323.41%
Indian3117.51%
Black295.52%
Other141.48%

Murray Ut Veterans by Education

12.35%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.70%

Veteran Disability Rate

Murray Ut Employment Status

68.8%

Labor Force Participation

65.9%

Employment Rate

4.1%

Unemployment Rate

Murray Ut Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

65.04%

Born in Utah

92.09%

Native Born

7.91%

Foreign Born

4.29%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

92.09% of Murray Ut residents were born in the United States, with 65.04% having been born in Utah. 4.29% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.