Murray County, Minnesota Population 2018

Murray County, Minnesota's estimated population is 8,346 with a growth rate of -1.38% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Murray County, Minnesota is the 75th largest county in Minnesota.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20178,346-117-1.38%
20168,4631631.96%
20168,300-86-1.03%
20158,386-47-0.56%
20148,433-74-0.87%
20138,507-66-0.77%
20128,573-57-0.66%
20118,630-67-0.77%
20108,697-963-9.97%
19909,660-1,847-16.05%
198011,507-1,001-8.00%
197012,508-2,235-15.16%
196014,743-58-0.39%
195014,801-259-1.72%
194015,0601,1588.33%
193013,9022711.99%
192013,6311,87615.96%
191011,755-156-1.31%
190011,9115,21977.99%
18906,6923,08885.68%
18803,6043,3951624.40%
1870209180620.69%
1860290.00%

Murray County, Minnesota Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White8,191
Two or More Races74
Asian66
Some Other Race39
Black or African American35
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander33
American Indian and Alaska Native25

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

Murray County, Minnesota Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Murray County, Minnesota Median Age

47.6


Total

46.4


Male

48.6


Female

Murray County, Minnesota Adults

There are 6,677 adults, (2,048 of which are seniors) in Murray County, Minnesota.

Murray County, Minnesota Age Dependency

82.8

Age Dependency Ratio

44.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Murray County, Minnesota Sex Ratio

Female

4,266

50.41%

Male

4,197

49.59%

Murray County, Minnesota Households and Families

Murray County, Minnesota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Murray County, Minnesota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.6%8.4%
All80.7%19.3%
Non Family67.3%32.7%
Male67.3%32.7%
Female67.2%32.8%

80.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Murray County, Minnesota Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,7152.2380.7
Married2,0482.7891.6
Non Family1,3401.1667.3
Female1743.1167.2
Male1533.3967.3

2.76

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

5.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Murray County, Minnesota Households

Murray County, Minnesota Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3215.26%
9th to 12th Grade2884.72%
High School Graduate2,29037.49%
Some College1,43623.51%
Associates Degree68511.21%
Bachelors Degree75112.30%
Graduate Degree3375.52%

Murray County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,8255,2881,014
Hispanic1468812
Asian504720
Islander333333
Black23126
Multiple Races22223
Other Race1610
Native American1313

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 native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Murray County, Minnesota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,525$41,123$24,619
Less Than High School$15,625$21,250$11,417
High School Grad$28,250$36,029$18,750
Some College$35,387$45,331$24,508
Bachelors Degree$40,089$50,000$37,554
Graduate Degree$61,063$76,250$51,563

$33,525

Average Earnings

$41,123

Average Male

$24,619

Average Female

Murray County, Minnesota Language

Murray County, Minnesota Language by Age

Murray County, Minnesota Language

95.48% of Murray County, Minnesota residents speak only English, while 4.52% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.55% of the population.

Murray County, Minnesota Poverty

Murray County, Minnesota Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,7986318.09%
Hispanic2856522.81%
Native252392.00%
Black352160.00%
Multiple741621.62%
Other391230.77%
Asian62711.29%

9.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.63%

Male Poverty Rate

10.69%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Murray County, Minnesota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Murray County, Minnesota is Native, with 92.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Murray County, Minnesota is White, with 8.09% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.79%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.27%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.50%.

Murray County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.05%
High School7.44%
Some College6.56%
Bachelors or Greater2.68%

Murray County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed29.71%
Female Employed8.46%
Female Unemployed6.12%
Male Employed2.54%

Murray County, Minnesota Income

Murray County, Minnesota Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$51,801$65,907
Families$68,451$79,333
Married Families$72,183$
Non Families$31,357$40,090

Murray County, Minnesota Marital Status

Murray County, Minnesota Marital Status

Marriage Rates

60.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.4%

Male Marriage Rate

59.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Murray County, Minnesota Married by Age and Sex

Murray County, Minnesota Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Murray County, Minnesota Marital Status by Race

Murray County, Minnesota Veterans

Murray County, Minnesota Veterans by War

730

Number of Veterans

693

Male Veterans

37

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam300
Korea120
First Gulf War60
Second Gulf War58
World War II51

Murray County, Minnesota Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+249
65 to 74227
55 to 64109
35 to 54104
18 to 3441

Murray County, Minnesota Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White72611.22%
Black412.12%
Hispanic31.71%

Murray County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

2.97%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.52%

Veteran Disability Rate

Murray County, Minnesota Employment Status

Murray County, Minnesota Employment by Age

64.1%

Labor Force Participation

61.4%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

Murray County, Minnesota Employment by Race

Murray County, Minnesota Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Murray County, Minnesota

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Slayton21552035-120-5.57%
Fulda13181231-87-6.60%
Chandler270255-15-5.56%
Lake Wilson249235-14-5.62%
Currie233226-7-3.00%
Avoca147139-8-5.44%
Iona137132-5-3.65%
Hadley6158-3-4.92%
Dovray5754-3-5.26%
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