Murray County, Georgia Population 2018

Murray County, Georgia's estimated population is 39,782 with a growth rate of 1.08% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Murray County, Georgia is the 50th largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201739,7824241.08%
201639,358-18-0.05%
201639,376-118-0.30%
201539,4941760.45%
201439,318670.17%
201339,251-119-0.30%
201239,370-40-0.10%
201139,410-133-0.34%
201039,54313,39651.23%
199026,1476,46232.83%
198019,6856,69951.59%
197012,9862,53924.30%
196010,447-229-2.14%
195010,676-461-4.14%
194011,1371,92220.86%
19309,215-275-2.90%
19209,490-273-2.80%
19109,7631,14013.22%
19008,6231621.91%
18908,4611922.32%
18808,2691,76927.22%
18706,500-583-8.23%
18607,083-7,350-50.92%
185014,4339,738207.41%
18404,6950.00%

Murray County, Georgia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White38,067
Some Other Race400
Black or African American387
Two or More Races319
Asian164
American Indian and Alaska Native21

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Murray County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Murray County, Georgia Median Age

37.4


Total

36


Male

39.1


Female

Murray County, Georgia Adults

There are 29,322 adults, (5,117 of which are seniors) in Murray County, Georgia.

Murray County, Georgia Age Dependency

62.5

Age Dependency Ratio

21.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Murray County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

19,838

50.40%

Male

19,520

49.60%

Murray County, Georgia Households and Families

Murray County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Murray County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.8%24.2%
All65.7%34.3%
Non Family58.9%41.1%
Male43.7%56.3%
Female43.4%56.6%

65.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Murray County, Georgia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,2662.7465.7
Married7,9793.3175.8
Non Family3,8651.2658.9
Female1,7083.1743.4
Male7143.3543.7

3.19

Average Family Size

2.74

Average Household Size

4.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Murray County, Georgia Households

Murray County, Georgia Education

Murray County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,96311.48%
9th to 12th Grade5,09319.73%
High School Graduate9,23735.79%
Some College4,37716.96%
Associates Degree1,3345.17%
Bachelors Degree1,7016.59%
Graduate Degree1,1034.27%

Murray County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White22,75116,2302,617
Hispanic2,5941,251127
Black1968817
Other Race16085
Multiple Races148102
Asian987243
Native American219

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 73.47%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 43.88%.

Murray County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,055$31,488$25,618
Less Than High School$24,724$26,677$17,009
High School Grad$27,813$30,907$24,224
Some College$30,178$36,018$26,039
Bachelors Degree$41,381$50,924$32,891
Graduate Degree$47,261$45,662$53,750

$29,055

Average Earnings

$31,488

Average Male

$25,618

Average Female

Murray County, Georgia Language

Murray County, Georgia Language by Age

Murray County, Georgia Language

87.11% of Murray County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 12.89% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.68% of the population.

Murray County, Georgia Poverty

Murray County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White32,6205,88818.05%
Hispanic5,4881,28823.47%
Black3117223.15%
Multiple2905518.97%
Other392184.59%
Native211257.14%

18.83%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.08%

Male Poverty Rate

19.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Murray County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Murray County, Georgia is Native, with 57.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Murray County, Georgia is Other, with 4.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.12%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.73%.

Murray County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.75%
High School12.33%
Some College10.41%
Bachelors or Greater9.09%

Murray County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed36.25%
Male Unemployed35.15%
Male Employed7.88%
Female Employed7.80%

Murray County, Georgia Income

Murray County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,136$47,674
Families$46,561$53,677
Married Families$52,695$
Non Families$18,948$28,897

Murray County, Georgia Marital Status

Murray County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.0%

Male Marriage Rate

53.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Murray County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

Murray County, Georgia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35To44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Murray County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Murray County, Georgia Veterans

Murray County, Georgia Veterans by War

1,943

Number of Veterans

1,836

Male Veterans

107

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam858
First Gulf War307
Second Gulf War144
Korea94
World War II72

Murray County, Georgia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74608
55 to 64531
35 to 54337
75+330
18 to 34137

Murray County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,9176.73%
Hispanic451.40%
Black134.71%
2 or More84.04%
Indian523.81%

Murray County, Georgia Veterans by Education

12.88%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

Murray County, Georgia Employment Status

Murray County, Georgia Employment by Age

59.4%

Labor Force Participation

54.2%

Employment Rate

8.9%

Unemployment Rate

Murray County, Georgia Employment by Race

Murray County, Georgia Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Murray County, Georgia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Chatsworth43064264-42-0.98%
Eton905897-8-0.88%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990